Startup-Program Operations Internship/Alternance


Paris, France




Sep 15

Are you passionate about supporting exceptional people in their entrepreneurship journey? Do you want to be part of a leading early-stage VC in France?

We are currently looking for a eager, organized and driven student for an internship role or alternance in Paris who will be at our founders' side from day zero until they pitch for investment .

📝 Responsibilities

Program execution & operations (80% or the role)

Be the first point of contact for the founders who join our founder residency program

  • Support the program team in running the Antler France founder program 
  • Plan, coordinate and execute program sessions for founders e.g. panel discussions, masterclasses, team challenges
  • Collaborate with experienced entrepreneurs and advisors to bring the most value to the cohort
  • Deliver an outstanding entrepreneurial experience to 50+ founders
  • Manage program operations in Airtable and other no-code tools

Founder scouting (10% of the role)

  • Optimise our messaging & scouting strategies to attract world-class founders
  • Work with our Founder Scouting team to select exceptional individuals who fit our program 

Investment & Due Diligence (10% of the role)

  • Perform due diligence on program teams and business ideas, incl. market sizing & competitive analysis
  • Give feedback to cofounding teams in test pitches every Friday during the cohort
  • Shadow & support investment committees

🎓 Requirements

You are a top performing, driven student with full-time availability for at least 6 months in Paris.

  • You are fluent in English - French is a big plus
  • You have relevant experience in VC, start-ups, consulting or innovation
  • You are either in your second or third year of your Bachelor or during a Master while being currently enrolled in your studies or doing a gap year
  • You are able to join us in person in our offices in Paris (valid work permit in France / Student visa) 

Further, you are:

  • Passionate about entrepreneurship: You have a passion for technology, entrepreneurship and helping people build companies that push technology forward.
  • A teamplayer: At Antler we support each other and face challenges together. You play with and not against your colleagues. 
  • A good communicator: You have good communication skills and a genuine interest in other people. 
  • A problem solver who likes to roll up their sleeves: you have strong problem solving skills and are a fast learner. You hustle to take things from zero to one in various projects to get things off the ground

💎 What we offer

  • A fast-growing organization with ownership from day one providing you with opportunities to grow & learn
  • An environment of outstanding founders right in our office
  • Opportunity to broaden your network with founders, advisors and investors
  • A fun and global team, all dedicated to making Antler and our portfolio companies a huge success
  • A strong company culture, promoting respect & diversity with constant feedback loops and individual employee development

🚀 About Antler

Antler is a global early-stage venture capital firm that invests in the defining technology companies of tomorrow. Antler is on a mission to fundamentally improve the world by identifying, investing in, and supporting the world’s most exceptional people to build groundbreaking technology companies.

We believe anyone with the right grit, spike, drive, and ambition can change the world. Antler is present in most of the major startup ecosystems across five continents, including in hubs such as New York, London, Berlin, Bangalore, Singapore and Sydney. Since launching in 2017, Antler has attracted ~60,000 applications to its programs and invested in the top 1% of founders, resulting in over 300 companies across the world. Our portfolio covers over 30 different industries, including healthtech, proptech, deeptech and fintech.

The aspiration for Antler is to be the world’s leading early-stage VC, and a value-adding partner for exceptional founders from pre-idea to IPO.

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