Pontstraat 90, Deurle, Belgium
Thia is hiring an investment professional to help build the future
Who are we? Thia Ventures is a venture capital investor focused on the intersection of biotech x food x health. This is one of the most dynamic and essential fields of human endeavor today. We bring robust investor muscle to early-stage ventures: powerful industry substance, wide networks, and longstanding experience. We marry all this with the drive and speed of a lean team with a clear focus.
In our first 2 years, we built a portfolio of 17+ promising companies, and we are just getting started.
Who are we looking for? We want a highly motivated scientist with a Graduate Degree in life sciences related to our space (nutrition, biochemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, …) to join our young team.
A degree, PhD in particular, in a subject that is relevant to our food investment focus is a significant plus.
If you are looking for a highly motivating and fast-paced environment, if you want to contribute to the growth of a focused venture capital fund investing in biotech x food x health, if you are hands-on, success-driven and if you like to work with good people, this will be a superb challenge for you!
As an investment professional, you will:
§ Source and screen startup companies that match Thia Ventures’ investment strategy
§ Work as part of the team in the evaluation of investment opportunities together with industry experts
§ Assist in executing transactions
§ Support portfolio companies in their development
§ Do deep-dives in emerging technologies, industries, and companies to give the team a clear view on the state of the art and on the position of the relevant players
§ Coordinate team activities
What you bring:
§ Graduate degree (PhD, Master or equivalent) in nutrition, biochemistry, biotechnology, microbiology…
§ (Intellectual) love for our space of biotech x food x health
§ Notions of finance appreciated, at least some interest
§ Outstanding analytical thinking, ability to prioritize and manage many tasks in parallel
§ Full written and spoken fluency in English (French is a plus)
§ Entrepreneurial mindset and a natural team player
What we offer:
§ Dynamic, challenging and exhilarating venture environment in state of the art field
§ High level of exposure: lean team - high intensity – lots of autonomy - international scope
§ Competitive package, of course
From where we build: Ghent (BE) – biotech hub with global standing ; we are also open to alternative geographic setups.