Innovation Analyst

  • Research
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Innovation Analyst

Job description

The rapid growth of requires a keen and curious Innovation Analyst who is equipped to use our database to deliver leading insights and reports on request of our clients. You should be genuinely interested in innovation, technology trends or the startup & scaleup environment, eager to provide meaningful content in support of our community, and know a good story when you see it.

As part of the Intelligence Unit your primary objective is to derive original, creative and solid insights from the database; containing intelligence about startups, innovation and venture capital investment. You’ll be able to spot interesting trends and angles in a user-friendly data platform, and turn them into a compelling narrative that grabs the attention of our readers, in influential reports and eye-catching taglines. You’ll need to be highly numerate, and comfortable playing with data to discover new insights and create data charts. Within the bandwidth of your interest or experience you can focus on becoming an authority within specific Industry or Technology segments, allowing you to contribute to enhancing our dataset within the definition of our data strategy, through stretching and challenging this definition continuously - you’ll be shaping how an industry talks about a sector. You’ll also be working directly with clients to understand and interpret their needs into mutual success.

If you are a keen, concise and a no-nonsense individual, with commercial skills, a good understanding of technology and a proactive mindset, please read further!

About Dealroom

Dealroom is Europe’s leading provider of startup data & insights. Founded in Amsterdam in 2013, our mission is to support entrepreneurship and innovation, by providing the most trusted intelligence and insights on company journeys. We enable Venture Capital firms, corporates, advisory firms and governments to stay at the forefront of innovation, discover the world’s most promising companies and identify strategic opportunities.

Our core products:

1/ The Dealroom SaaS platform offers an intuitive interface to identify and track promising startups and analyze broader industry/business model trends.

2/ The Dealroom API, enables our clients to integrate Dealroom’s investment-grade data straight into their own applications and processes.

3/ Custom research projects combine Dealroom data with expert insights, to create market-leading industry deep-dives and trend analysis.

4/ Dealroom Ecosystem Solutions, provide open-access community startup data platforms to support local governments, founders and investors. Our curated and crowdsourced data and insights foster industry connections and showcase domestic tech sector strength on the global stage. Examples include Berlin, The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Our clients include world-leading firms such as Mckinsey, BCG, Deloitte, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Sony, Sequoia, Insight VP, Balderton Capital, EQT and many others, that all rely on Dealroom Data in their strategic decision-making.


We operate from the heart of Amsterdam. Our passion for startups, scale-ups, and innovation lives in our work, informing reliable intelligence and new insights for our users. Our 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 6 company values: Empathy, Courage, Positivity, Curiosity, Focus Outward, and be Hungry

Job description

The Innovation Analyst will:

  • Take responsibility for market unique and influential content for reports, posts, or presentations
  • Analyse our database, and external sources and generate noteworthy insights and trends
  • Contribute to the quarterly content and research objectives, and the outline of our annual content strategy
  • Work closely with Partnerships and Customer Success Teams to engage with customers in delivering influential content
  • Become the authority, internally and externally, for a specific technology or industry segments.
  • Work closely with Development, Product Management, and the Data teams to bring our platform and processes to the next level

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary
  • Freedom and responsibility to execute on your own ideas
  • Positive, empathic and outward-focused colleagues, and customers working at the forefront of innovation and technology
  • Perks designed to set you up for success in a new reality:
    • When working in the office, a team lunch-pack provided
    • Apple or Windows laptop of your choice
    • Flexible working hours
    • Home-office setup (screen, etc)
    • Travel reimbursement
  • Additionally:
    • Take your birthday off
    • Eligibility to earn Employee Stock Units
    • Learning & development budget
  • More to come!

Job requirements

  • Up to 5 years of work experience within data science, data journalism, content or within the Venture Capital or Private Equity domain, or similar relevant experience
  • Comfortable creating content
  • Passion for technology, startups and venture capital markets
  • You have a structured way of working and don’t lose sight of the important details
  • You’re always looking for ways to optimise and automate repetitive support processes to free up time
  • Comfortable with working in a multicultural and fast-growing startup work environment
  • Self-motivated, detailed, ability to prioritize, proactive and ambitious
  • EU citizenship or already in the possession of a Dutch working permit
  • Fluent in English. Any additional European language is a big advantage
  • Nice to have: experience working with BI and Data Analysis tools (PowerBI, Tableau, R, Python)