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Investment Manager

Who are we?

The World Fund is a €350M venture capital fund built around the belief that decarbonisation is the key value driver for the future.

We back entrepreneurs building climate tech for a regenerative world.

We invest in world-changing technologies and business ideas. Our diverse and international team is made up of entrepreneurs, scientists, communication and policy specialists, investors, and visionaries. We are a driven, passionate team of go-getters, working together to have a global impact.

We are looking for an Investment Manager to join our growing Amsterdam team!

What will you be doing?

  • Independently providing deal flow generation through;
    • Making public appearances on behalf of the World Fund, at events or in media
    • Maintaining and developing your unique entrepreneurial, industry and VC network
    • With the support of our interns and associates, you will lead on hypothesis development and use it to identify and evaluate deals
  • Leading the end-to-end execution and due diligence of investment opportunities with support from the investment team, including analysis, modelling and negotiations
  • Active Portfolio Management for our startups, we expect you to take Board Seats
  • Providing mentorship and support to individuals within the investment team, which will include quarterly travel to our other offices

And who are you?

  • Independent and self-starter, capable of taking on projects with limited supervision
  • Excellent communicator, able to express ideas and viewpoints in a compelling way
  • Energised by a start-up culture of getting stuck in and supporting everyone to deliver
  • Comfortable in a collaborative, diverse environment where we are encouraged to challenge one another so the best ideas come first
  • Highly personable and contributes to a warm, fun and friendly team culture
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in venture capital or investing, as well as relevant experience in other roles that give you an ‘edge’
  • We are looking for you to have either;
    • a technical background in chemistry, biology, engineering or similar
    • a strong financial background with relevant tech experience
  • Track record in leading and closing deals, and as an independent board member or observer supporting portfolio companies
  • Passion for climate (we look for voluntary or professional activities undertaken in a climate tech field) with demonstrated deep knowledge in at least one of our climate tech verticals
  • Supportive of diverse opinions and able to constructively challenge viewpoints
  • Fluent in English, with another language a plus
  • You are reliable according to § 1 (20) no. 1 - 3 of the German Anti Money Laundering Act.
  • Experience in the startup ecosystem and in directly interacting with entrepreneurs
  • Sector expertise in Transport & Mobility, or Agriculture
  • Ability to speak Dutch or French (although this is not required for the role)
  • Excellent network in one of our climate verticals and/or the Benelux region, UK or France

Our commitment to you

  • You will join our diverse and high-performing team, with dedicated feedback and development opportunities
  • Whilst working with World Fund you will be joining us at our team events. We run week-long strategic ‘offsites’ every quarter and have additional investment team meetings through the year.
  • You will be based in Amsterdam at the sustainable co-working space Edge, which includes free access to a gym and has an onsite restaurant with delicious lunches. However we are a distributed organisation and encourage and support time spent in the other offices working alongside the whole team.

How to apply?

Please send your application to with all required documents detailed below:

Please be aware that we cannot offer visa support as a part of this role.

  • CV
  • Cover Letter [please refer to the requirements in the job profile]

We are looking forward to receiving your application!



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