About IT Inkubator (ITI)
ITI commercializes technology from the IT Institutes of the Max Planck Society and Saarland University through building disruptive global high-tech startups or licensable products. ITI draws on a vast pool of intellectually property protected cutting-edge technologies and the brains behind them from Max Planck Society, whose research output worldwide is only second to Harvard, and Saarland University, one of Germany’s leading computer sciences universities.
We support our ventures not only with substantial capital and infrastructure on favorable terms, but also with proposing business ideas, solidifying business strategies, identifying markets, securing intellectual property, professional project and software development management as well as obtaining funding.
About the Job
As a Co-Founder with ITI you will be responsible to transform technology into a product and eventually form a company around it. This involves but is not limited to developing a business model, assembling a team, setting up the operations, gaining first market validation, heading the financing round in the second half of the incubation period, and form a market leading company within its field. A founding team should optimally be comprised of 3-4 co-founders with different backgrounds in technology and business from academia and the industry. You will be in the driver seat of your venture and also own a substantial equity stake in it.
During this challenging task you will be intensely supported by ITI experts with know-how, money and a vast contact network to e.g. talent, industry partners, financiers, and potential customers. Through your work you will gain first hand experience in building a company from scratch, while working with top of the class technologists and technologies.
Who we´re looking for
You have earned an outstanding degree in science, engineering and/or an MBA-equivalent from a top school. You have substantial professional experience from the IT industry, management consulting, investment banking or, preferably, have started your own company already. Moreover, you have a proven track record of personal, academic and professional achievements. Beyond your managerial skills, you have strong structuring and analytical skills with the ability to set up efficient business processes and manage P&L. Your high drive and ambition to perform is as impressive as your knowledge of the software industry. You are independent and flexible and strive for speed as well as for the potential to work globally. Entrepreneurial drive and the ability to achieve goals in a fast paced environment complete your profile.
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