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Entrepreneur in Residence Internship Programm
About the Program

The Entrepreneur in Residence Internship Program from High Rise Ventures has duration between 3 to 6 months (full time) depending on the performance during the assignments. During this time you are assigned a Mentor at High Rise Ventures and will also work in parallel very close with one of our founders (CEO or COOs) as their right hand in all sorts of topics that a Managing Director has over their desks, including but not limited to: Business Development, Investor Relationships and Operations. With the Mentor from HRV, you will have the opportunity to work on new foundings topics with and for our Company Builder and Venture Capital. You have the opportunity to work hand-to-hand to serial founders, exconsultants, excorporate managers and highly skilled international talents that are revolutionizing the PropTech concept in Germany and in Europe. If you deliver an outstanding performance and you have passion for our topics, you may either get the chance to found a company with High Rise Ventures backing you financially and strategically or to join one of our Portfolio StartUps.​

Activites & Responsibilities – What is expected from you?
  • You will be responsible of your autonomous development and implementation of projects

  • You will work hands-on-hands with our Founders and the High Rise Ventures Team

  • You will gain practical experience in:

    • Business Development: Support negotiation of contracts with suppliers, cooperation partners, application to founding programs, etc.

    • Sales: Coordinate and support sales initiatives for customer acquisition and traction, support Upsells initiatives, identification of new sales channels and its implementation

    • Marketing: Coordinate and support all online and offline marketing activities

    • Controlling: Support the Managing Directors in updates to Business Plan

    • Product Development: Involve yourself as a customer within Design Sprints for improvement of the products and services

    • Project Management: You will give proper structure and follow up to special projects in any area for backoffice or with direct impact on the Business Model

    • Operations: You will have contact with the customer and serve as First Level Support for Onboarding, Customer Service and other Touchpoints needed.

    • Management: You will support all activities related to Investors Relations (new and current), Financing rounds and capital acquisition

  • You are about to complete or recently completed successfully your studies – preferable with a business or technical orientation

  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and maybe already some experience through other internships or even personal projects that you can sell as learnings and relevant for this job.

  • You find exciting topics around Internet, Digitalization, StartUp Founding and ist definitely a pathway you want for your future career.

  • You are motivated, engaged and drive things forward

  • You have a positive can-do attitude: you love having multiple projects running simultaneously and getting your hands into new projects and challenges - always keen to get things done fast

  • You have an analytical strength with which you naturally break problems apart into their components and excel at connecting topics from many different domains

  • You can work autonomously, you are well structured and also know how to work in teams

  • Alternatively, you might also be someone with some experienced gained (less than five years) and want to make a career change or plunge in the StartUp scene. You might have a founding idea or not, but you are looking for a partner to do your first attempt. You are welcome with us!

  • You speak fluent English and basic German. You also have the willingness to take your German skills (step by step) to a negotiation level.

We offer
  • Exclusive insight into the metholodigy of High Rise Ventures and our portfolio companies

  • Challenging and multidisciplinary responsibilities with much space for creativity and implementation of own ideas

  • High and accelerated learning curve of founding topics with the hand to serial founders and industry experts

  • Great team spirit in a lively StartUp environment with dynamic growth

  • Extended network in the PropTech StartUp scene –Investors, founders, experts, customers, partners

  • Flexible work hours and space

  • Involvement and expertise development in innovation topics for Real Estate, such as Future of Work, Future of Living, etc.

  • An open minded, motivated, young and cool team with an office in Berlin Mitte

  • Access to frequent workshops and events relevant to StartUps and PropTech

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