Venture Catalyst

Job summary

Barcelona, Spain
Full-time

OneRagtime is a next-generation venture capital fund-as-a-platform specialized in sourcing, financing and scaling early-stage tech startups from across Europe. Our fully digitalized investment process offers our exclusive investor community the freedom and flexibility to choose how they invest.

Our model is powered by the OneRagtime community, with our strong connections and relationships within the tech ecosystem. Our mission is an ambitious one: to empower exceptional entrepreneurs to succeed internationally. To do this, we select the most innovative tech startups from across Europe and back them, leveraging our curated community of investors and entrepreneurs.

We strongly believe that the key to success for our startups is to be supported and backed by the right people. This is what the OneRagtime community is about. It’s an ecosystem in which startups can bloom and become the next global champions thanks to access to capital, network, knowledge and operational resources. And as we believe in the power of technology and data combined with human talents, we are building our tech platform to digitalize all our activities and develop our business at scale.

Could you be the next to join us?

OneRagtime in figures: 20 talents from 8 different countries with a presence in Barcelona and Paris. 250+ investors, 30+ startups backed, 3 exits. 1 unicorn.

The position:

As a Venture Catalyst, you will source, invest in exceptional founders and startups and help them to scale.

At OneRagtime, no two days are the same. The following tasks will be part of your new role:

  • Source and manage a deal flow of international startups and entrepreneurs
  • Enrich our databases by entering data provided by the startups we meet with in order to fuel our tech products disrupting classic Venture Capital
  • Assess investment opportunities and perform market research, data analysis and financial modelling
  • Represent OneRagtime at entrepreneur and investor events to meet new entrepreneurs
  • Negotiate and close the investments
  • Monitor and help our portfolio companies
  • Work with our investor community, making sure they are engaged to support our projects
  • Help the team structure new activities and projects: growth hacking and partnerships, business development,
  • Help define the product specifications of OneRagtime’s platform and deepdive: we have one obsession at OneRagtime, digitalize and automatize as much as we can and leverage data and algorithms

What we are looking for:

We are looking for someone who shares the same values as our team

  • Passionate about startups and the tech industry
  • A strong academic record. We love dual engineering/business profiles
  • Ability to take initiatives and be quickly autonomous
  • 2 to 5 year-experience in venture capital, in M&A or entrepreneurship
  • Engineering background with experience in Artificial Intelligence and/or mathematics
  • Strong entrepreneurial attitude and willingness to become an entrepreneur while looking at Venture Capital as the best MBA training for that
  • Negotiation savviness and intuition backed by data
  • International mind-set is a must; an international background is even better!
  • Bilingual in English and French, both written and spoken is a MUST. Spanish/Italian/German a plus 

Why OneRagtime:  

  • Join a truly international team (you’ll hear at least 4 different languages in our offices!), of tech-savvy talent backed up by the wisdom of industry leaders. It’s a fast-paced workplace where business, tech and creative profiles come together and learning from each other
  • Be a part of the OneRagtime adventure! We are building something quite At this early stage in our journey, you’ll have ownership over your projects and really make your mark
  • Be fully immersed in the European tech ecosystem where you will make a genuine contribution to shaping the future of technology. The projects you help to support today will be the innovation of tomorrow
  • Thrive within a Venture Capital that does things a little differently, we combine the best practices of VCs with a startup and people-first attitude at the heart of everything that we do
  • Work in Europe’s most exciting tech cities and engage with exceptional entrepreneurs and passionate investors across Europe

Our values

  • We build strong relationships based on trust
  • We pursue excellence and efficiency from start to finish
  • We believe in the power of technology and collective intelligence
  • We grow with passion and curiosity
  • We are resilient by design
  • We take our work seriously, not ourselves

Please send your CV and cover letter to contact@oneragtime.com.