🚀 About Antler
Antler is a global early-stage venture capital firm investing in tomorrow's defining technology companies. Antler is on a mission to improve the world by identifying, investing in and challenging 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 major startup ecosystems across five continents, including New York, Toronto, London, Berlin, Bangalore, Singapore, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh, and Sydney. Since launching in 2017, we have invested in over 900 companies worldwide, and our portfolio represents over 30 different industries, such as healthtech, proptech, deeptech and fintech.
Antler aspires to be the world’s leading early-stage VC and a value-adding partner for exceptional founders from pre-idea to IPO.
💡 The Role
The primary objective of this role is to spearhead Antler Iberia's operations from Madrid, particularly in scouting, program execution, and supporting our portfolio companies during subsequent fundraising rounds.
- Strategically drive and plan the end-to-end program across Portugal and Spain, which runs 2 to 3 times annually, creating 15-30 standout companies from our Iberian cohorts each year.
- Assist our invested companies as they progress to later stages of funding.
- Devise regional strategies to support top-tier founders, determining.
- Serve as the market knowledge expert and consultant.
- Contribute to talent-related discussions and projects, offering guidance to the management team.
- Streamline the onboarding process for accepted applicants, ensuring a seamless experience.
- Champion the Antler brand with enthusiasm and dedication.
🎓 Key experience
- Venture Capital and/or Entrepreneurial background, either as a founder or a C-level executive in a rapidly growing tech company.
- Strong business acumen with experience reviewing numerous ideas, decks, and companies.
- Prior involvement in high-growth technology companies.
- A demonstrated interest in managing teams and coaching founders
- A robust network within the tech and startup communities of Lisbon/Madrid.
🧬 Personal attributes
- A dynamic individual with a high energy level, an independent mindset, and an innate entrepreneurial spirit, complemented by a collaborative, team-driven approach.
- Exceptional communication skills in both oral and written forms, fluent in English, Portuguese, and/or Spanish.
- The ability to establish strong credibility, both internally and externally.
- An outstanding track record of academic, entrepreneurial, and professional success.
- Sharp commercial acumen and intellectual curiosity, with a history of leveraging personal networks, such as with family offices and individual investors.
- Meticulous attention to detail, consistently producing reliable and precise outputs.
- Proficiency in Google Suite.
💎 What we offer
- Leave a lasting legacy: Play a pivotal role in shaping hundreds of groundbreaking companies in Iberia that will lead the next tech revolution.
- Join a highly competent, industrious team within a rapidly expanding global firm.
- Dive into the realm of Venture Capital, accumulating expertise in investment and the formation of early-stage companies.
- Gain valuable experience in aiding early-stage companies.
- Influence the trajectory and success of the companies you collaborate with.
- Looking ahead, seize the opportunity to shoulder more significant responsibilities within Antler, be it in investment, portfolio management, or ascending to a broader regional or global role.
Where exceptional people build incredible companies.