We are an Axel Springer-backed company based in Berlin. hy’s mission is to fully understand the transformational power of the global tech and digital ecosystem and utilize it to the benefit of corporates, governments and their leaders. hy is a portfolio company of Axel Springer SE, Europe’s leading digital media company and transformational pioneer. hy is based in Berlin with offices in Tel Aviv and Palo Alto.
Organized as a platform, hy facilitates the capabilities of transformative technology companies, entrepreneurs, experts, and investors worldwide. Egon Zehnder and KPMG are strategic partners of hy, offering their global network and expertise as part of hy‘s customized services and solutions. We at hy are committed to a culture of inclusivity and mutual respect.
At hy, the Solutions team is responsible for designing and implementing transformational innovation and growth strategies along the instruments of ‘build’, ‘partner’ and ‘invest’. Through hy’s projects on venture investing, corporates and investors manage to create shortcuts to their digital transformation, quickly yielding considerable strategic and financial return.
As an Intern for Venture Investing, you will assist the members of the Solutions team working on projects and topics related to (corporate) venture capital. You will support our team with (a) client-focused work on specific projects and (b) general research on new trends in venture investing and its implications for clients’ strategies and operations.
Our projects cover the strategy, execution and implementation of state-of-the-art venture investing activities. Therefore, you will work on a range of project modules with different deliverables. Your support, including amongst others data analysis, market research and the preparation of client documents and presentations, will ensure the smooth running of several projects simultaneously.
In your daily routine, you will also closely cooperate with other teams within hy and support the day-to-day operations within our growing organisation.
You have a great interest in venture investing and you are very structured in your work approach and passionate about hy’s mission. Furthermore, you are able to effectively communicate all this to others on a highly professional level.
Successfully completed Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Management or a related field
Relevant practical experiences in venture capital, M&A, top-tier management consulting and/or strategy units of leading corporates
Absolute passion for technology and its impact on business models
Excellent analytical skills and affinity for quantitative reasoning
Strong customer focus in communicating, solving problems and preparing documents with great attention to detail
Excellent knowledge of Powerpoint/Excel and experience with research databases
Ability to work independently, under limited supervision and in a team
Proficiency in German and English
Availability to work full-time in Berlin, preferably for at least 6 months
At hy, we offer a competitive salary, an encouraging atmosphere and a great, highly motivated team. We believe in providing our team with extras which are high quality and meaningful.