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CEO and Co-Founder (f/m) at a portfolio company of FACTOR10

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
FACTOR10 is a company-builder with offices in Berlin, Cologne and London. It was established by serial tech-entrepreneurs to specialize in building and scaling new digital businesses together with established companies to master digital disruption. The idea was born out of a discussion at the World Economic Forum 2016 and developed to a company consisting of an international team with more than 60 employees, who are either experienced tech-entrepreneurs or skilled engineers with diverse specializations such as AI, hardware and IoT. In the last years, we have partnered with established companies located all over Europe operating in diverse industries. Selected examples are adidas, Otto Group, Uponor and Vattenfall. 
About the job
At FACTOR10 we are co-creating new, digital businesses together with large, established companies. By combining the virtues of startups with the strengths of more traditional businesses, we use hidden assets and insights and turn them into new digital business opportunities with our entrepreneurs working side-by-side with vertical industry experts. We are looking for a smart, ambitious and driven co-founder for one of our portfolio companies.
Who We’re Looking for
Would you like to lead a high-growth start-up? Come join a dynamic, focused and passionate team. We are looking for an assertive leader who can manage effectively, think critically and work passionately.We need someone who is able to work colaboratively with our corporate partners and their vertical industry experts. This is a great opportunity to scale a high-energy, mission-driven and funded company.
We offer
  • a CEO and Co-Founder position alongside other experienced entrepreneurs/startup professionals in a high-growth environment
  • The opportunity to shape a true tech company from the very start
  • An environment set up for full ownership which embraces freedom and autonomy, team spirit and open communication
  • Access to a large network in start-up and corporate environment; strong synergies
  • competitive salary package and substantial equity 
  • Opportunity to learn in a super fast startup environment and at the same time making a major impact on our business
  • Full focus on execution due to secured funding from co-creation partners and FACTOR10
Your challenges
  • Set the vision, mission and overall strategy including long-term goals and go-to-market approach
  • Manage burn-rate and fundraises                
  • Drive early revenue-, customer- and product development setting clear and ambitious milestones Hire, develop and retain a high-performance team.
  • Shape a company culture that is achievement-driven, cohesive and fun.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the market and its competitive landscape.
  • Design and scale a performance-driven organization with your strong ideas and execution excellence.
Your skills
  • Founder or C-Level experience in a high-growth startup
  • Proven track record of building successful products and high caliber teams
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university (MBA preferred)
  • Experience in managing Board of Directors and corporate stakeholders to keep regular updates on business performance and progress
  • Management Consultancy experience is a plus
  • Strong leadership experience in a high-pressure, execution-focused environment managing multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders (e.g. top-tier consulting, investment banking, technology company)
  • Fluent in English and German 

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