Speedinvest is a leading European venture capital fund for digital startups.
Thanks to our operational approach and international network, we have managed to become a focal point in the European startup community.
Speedinvest has successfully invested in companies such as Bnext, Curve, Tide, Payworks and Wefox.
Join an international and diverse team of motivated, talented and results-focused colleagues who share a passion to drive impact and be a true partner to start-
ups! About the position : As an Associate at Speedinvest in Qatar, you will be an integral part of the Fintech team and drive a range of activities and strategic projects, including : Sourcing : Proactively source investment candidates, receive referrals and build relationships with founders, incubators, and accelerators in Qatar.
Investment Evaluation : Perform in-depth financial analysis and due diligence for potential investments including financial modeling, customer analysis, market sizing, and industry research.
Evaluate companies, create shortlists, and prepare investment recommendations for approval by the investment committee.
Work in close coordination with the investment team to ensure timely execution of transactions. Relationship Management : Develop and maintain professional relationships with key stakeholders in Qatar and the Middle East, including founders, partners, banks, insurance companies, regulators and investors.
Liaison with decision makers and prepare meetings for portfolio companies and Partners. Portfolio Support : Support portfolio companies in establishing partnerships in Qatar, oversee the identification of potential partners in the local ecosystem.
Monitor the implementation and progress of strategic partnerships and projects, (product / distribution / licensing partnerships, setup of branch offices, geographic expansion, setup of joint ventures, fundraising rounds, etc.
Your Profile : University graduate preferably in Business Administration / Economics / Finance from a reputed university.
Relevant work experience, preferably in consulting, business development, private equity, venture capital or similar. Professional qualification like CFA, CPA, ACCA, CA etc is a plus.
You have the ability to build and maintain a professional network and you have a genuine interest in and a good understanding of the local banking sector in Qatar and the region. Mandatory English.
Experience with Arabic is preferred. Maintain highest standards of professional conduct, ethics, and integrity in the provision of services.
What we offer : Remuneration : Salary range of €2.500 to €3.000 (tax free-gross for net), depending on your qualifications etc.
Rotation : opportunity of secondment at Speedinvest offices (London, Berlin, Munich, Vienna, San Francisco) or portfolio companies globally.
If you like being able to drive impact and enjoy working closely with technology start-ups in the Middle East, we look forward to receiving your application via job.