MobilityXlab is a collaboration platform where globally-operating companies work with emerging companies to promote innovation with ground-breaking ideas. These startup companies are offered an opportunity to accelerate through strategic partnerships with six global companies in mobility and connectivity with the objective of finding new solutions for future mobility in order to drive positive change.
MobilityXlab is founded by CEVT, Ericsson, Veoneer, Volvo Cars, Volvo Group and Zenseact. MobilityXlab is co-founded and hosted by Lindholmen Science Park; with the support by Vinnova & Västra Götalandsregionen. Please note that your employment will be at Lindholmen Science Park AB.
MobilityXlab Tech Scout - About the role
MobilityXlab’s mission is to accelerate global innovation for future mobility and a sustainable tomorrow. We are now looking for a Tech Scout to join our team at MobilityXlab and further strengthen our ability to find the best startup to match our corporate partners' strategic innovation objectives. At MobilityXlab we believe in openness, collaboration, and trust.
Are you a strategic relationship-builder with a passion for tech, connecting dots, and understanding the value of process and structure? If yes, continue to read!
What you will be doing
Source, pre-screen, and review tech startups in line with MobilityXlab’s strategic focus areas.
Proactively identify, network, and attend industry events to scout and monitor interesting startups.
Establish a network with top-tier investors and partners to secure our startup deal flow.
Research emerging technology trends, conferences and events; source, package and share information with the MobilityXlab team and partners.
Represent and promote MobilityXlab at relevant startup events.
Work closely with the MobilityXlab team and partner companies in order to identify needs, opportunities, and challenges and that may enable fast growth and success.
Responsible for planning and executing the startup screening process for our partners.
This is the job for you, if you...
Have a broad technical background, experience, and/or understanding of the automotive industry
Have at least two years of experience from local and or global innovation/startup ecosystems
Preferable have experience in tech investment in Venture Capital or a Corporate Venture Capital Fund
Have strong communication skills both in speaking and writing
Enjoy running projects from start to finish
Thrive in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment – with the flexibility, proactiveness and can-do attitude needed to deliver superb work in a small and dynamic team
Are able to carry out several tasks at the same time and are self-motivated
What we offer
We will be able to offer you a unique opportunity to work in a collaborative, global environment which will provide you the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally. You will work in a unique ecosystem of large corporate companies in combination with startups and emerging businesses from all over the world.
Location: Gothenburg (Lindholmen), Sweden. Occasional travel is required when restrictions allow.
Apply at the latest 31st of January with your CV and personal letter (below).