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Innovation Analyst

RemoteNetherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamIntelligence

Job description

Tech startups can sprout up anywhere, but their growth potential is tied to the richness of their home turf. Without access to the right insights, knowledge, and funding, even promising startups run out of steam. Thriving tech ecosystems are a cornerstone for innovation, job creation and economic growth. Data transparency has the power to accelerate entrepreneurship. While Dealroom is best known for sharing startup data and discovering industry trends – e.g., to help venture capital firms spot the next Spotify tree in the startup forest – helping foster tech ecosystems is also part of our mission.

In recent years, Dealroom has gained a strong reputation for high-quality content and data for venture capital firms, startups, corporates, and governments. Insights and content curated by our Intelligence Unit frequently runs headlines in The Economist, Financial Times, The New York Times, and other leading titles. Do you want to dive deep into specific startup sectors and themes? Create industry leading insights in areas like biotech, foodtech and impact? Then we need you as our Innovation Analyst!

As Innovation Analyst you’ll

  • Leverage Dealroom data to create compelling insights on trends within startup and venture capital ecosystems, and emerging innovation sectors

  • Analyze, discover and showcase emerging trends for the creation of meaningful, influential industry reports, newsletter and event content;

  • Lead research projects end to end - from ideation and client management, to data analysis and storytellin -, to enable investors and corporates to make better data-driven decisions;

  • Innovate and improve, work across departments and come up with new ideas to delight our customers

Being part of Dealroom’s Intelligence Unit, means you will work under the joint-mentorship of our Thematic Research lead, Head of Research and Head of Content. Your main objective is to derive original, creative and robust insights from our database, containing intelligence about startups, innovation, and venture capital investment. It doesn’t stop there. You get to control and improve the quality and curate the content of the database. Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of recurring and ad-hoc reports which are widely shared across the Venture Capital industry and leading corporates. Of course you will be efficiency minded, always looking to automate or optimize steps in the creation of these reports in order to scale our future impact and for you to keep focusing on what’s new. And yes, your work will be read for sure. Our newsletter reaches the mailbox of tens of thousands of influential readers globally.

Job requirements

On our wishlist

  • A smart, highly numerate storyteller, with a passion for innovation, startups or emerging technologies - and we very much welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply

  • 1-3 years of work experience in delivering research and/or experience related to the venture capital ecosystem. A broad interest plus passion for innovation, technology trends, startups, venture capital markets and impact;

  • Organized, logical with a genuine interest in improving data quality, crunching numbers and playing with data to discover interesting trends and angles in our data platform;

  • You know how to turn these insights into a compelling narrative for our readers, create influential reports, data charts, and eye-catching taglines;

  • Strong attention to details: identifying patterns and solving puzzles are your strength (Rubik’s cube, anyone?)

  • Proficiency with Google Suite & Microsoft Office, with a strong emphasis on Google Sheets, Google Slides and Excel;

  • Advanced speaking and report-writing skills for effective communication (fluent command of English is essential!).

What you can expect

  • A suitable salary + shares and vesting opportunities

  • A job you own. Show us what you’ve got and complete us!

  • An Apple or Windows laptop of choice, flexible hours, a home office setup, travel expenses, a generous development budget, weekly yoga & workout sessions (paddle!)

  • A truly inclusive setting: whatever your favorite cuisine is, you can exchange recipes with your team members from over 30 countries

  • We’re not afraid of working remotely, but the doors of our Amsterdam office (and soon Lisbon!) are wide open. And don’t forget our quarterly conferences and retreats!

  • A scale-up environment in which the right dose of insight and initiative can turn your ideas into reality fast Our assurance that we will continue to deliver on all of the above (and more) as we are on a solid growth path with the support of our series A funding!

Ready to further research this opportunity?

Want to know more? No problem. Mak will gladly talk you through the position. Contact him via [email protected] or WhatsApp/Call via +31 6 18609889.

Dealroom is a leading global provider of data and intelligence on startups and ecosystems.

Dealroom’s mission is to accelerate entrepreneurship & innovation through data transparency.

With our headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and an international team of 70 employees, we are ready for the next phase.

Today, Dealroom already has a well-recognized brand in the startup ecosystem, and clients located across four continents.

In the next phase, we want to become a globally leading data provider for our three core segments: VC, enterprise, and government.

Our passion for startups, scale-ups, and innovation lives in our work.

The team is ambitious, diligent, and proactive, but with a strong sense of fun, as seen at weekly team drinks! We continuously strive to live our values.

While we do have a spacious office in Amsterdam, we also support the possibility of working remotely and provide the necessary equipment and resources to set you up for success in a hybrid work environment.

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