Be8 Venture is a growth stage Venture Capital Fund based in Berlin with a strong commitment towards innovation throughout the entire food and beverage value chain (i.e. Innovative Food, E-Grocery, Retail & Gastro Tech, Packaging & Waste). 

At Be8 Ventures, you will be a part of our vision to create value beyond money and empower innovators to grow the future of the food ecosystem.

We are a team of food enthusiasts and believe that passion and expertise as our core attributes will enable us to support founders and to grow our portfolio in size and value.

Join our growing team as an 
 

Investment Manager (Food Tech) (m/f/d)

 

Your Future:

  • With your experience as an investor or technical consultant in the food and beverage space you you will become a Be8 domain expert and you contribute to our long-term strategy of showing deep sector knowledge.
  • You will use your food sector expertise to support our founders, entrepreneurs and junior team members you will lead. 
  • At Be8 Ventures, you will take part in detailed analyses of relevant markets and companies across various sectors to identify companies with untapped potential.
  • As part of our team you will build and develop a strong deal pipeline and lead the evaluation of investment opportunities autonomously as well as negotiations with founders and co-invest partners.
  • You will manage the portfolio post-investment including its ongoing performance assessment. You will work proactively on the identification of the portfolio companies’ risks and opportunities and together with the team you will actively assist in the value creation process of these assets.

Your Strengths:

  • You have an excellent academic background in Food Science, Food Technology, Molecular Biology or a related field.
  • 3-5 years work experience in venture capital investing, investment funds, family offices or food focussed consultancies. Alternatively, you have operational startup experience as a founder.
  • You already have an established network in the space of food and beverages, food tech or agritech that contains investors, founders or supporters with deep sector expertise.
  • You have a structured and data driven work approach, a hands-on personality, team-play-spirit and efficient self-time management. As an empathetic and trustworthy team player with high accountability you are respected from colleagues, network and founders.
  • Passionate about food, health, nutrition, and sustainability.
     

Our Promises:

  • We work with talented and inspiring colleagues

  • We take ownership from day one and empower through exchange

  • We believe that diversity is the basis for optimal results

  • We communicate openly and respect each other

 

Interested? Become part of our team and shape the future of Be8. Get in touch with Anil Mercan: