With a record number of VC firms now actively investing in the Nordics, we will be providing a semi-regular update on which of them are hiring in order to get an idea of who may be ramping up, who may be about to close a new fund, and of course, providing those who are interested in a job in Nordic VC with the latest opportunities.
“We are kicking off another search for an associate to join our Copenhagen office. Sunstone is one of Europe’s leading venture firms, with over $1BN in committed capital. We are based in Copenhagen and in Berlin and invest in technology startups all across Europe. We were privileged to be early investors in European successes such as Prezi, Neo4j, GetYourGuide, Boozt.com, Seriously, Dubsmash and many more.”
Roles: Associates and Analysts
“We’re looking for exceptional Analysts and Associates to help us find the most exciting early stage software and internet companies in Europe and build relationships with the most promising founders. You will also help founders at every step to a successful exit. We are based in London but we invest across Europe, working with leading companies such as Mimecast, iZettle, Showpad, Property Partner and many others.”
Role: Venture and Foresight Associate
“Schibsted’s Venture and Foresight group works with the startup, academic and venture ecosystems to understand the major themes and identify the “next big thing”.
Schibsted Media Group empowers people every day, in every corner of the world. We operate Internet marketplaces in more than 30 countries across the globe. Our solid foundations in traditional and digital media make us a unique ambassador between the past and the future, and with 200 million monthly active users, our insights are on the global scale.
The Venture & Foresight team is a new group which will work help our product leaders take advantage of the most important consumer, technology and business trends impacting us.”
“Idinvest Partners is looking for a highly motivated and talented individual to join its Venture Capital team as an Analyst in its office in Paris.
The Analyst will participate in all team meetings and will be invited to several board meetings. The job is based in Paris but will involve a lot of travelling around Europe (Copenhagen, Stockholm, Berlin, London, Lisbon and Amsterdam mainly”
“In the tech world, things move fast and companies are born anywhere in the world. I’m able to have an ear to the ground with The Nordic Web – the content is fresh, local, and of high quality, which is exactly what you need as a seed investor.
In fact, it’s through Neil Murray’s newsletter that I first heard about Mapillary. Several months later, I was fortunate to lead our firm’s investment in the Company to help drive the creation of a crowdsourced visual representation of our world”
— Nathan Benaich, Playfair Capital