Position: Internship


Are you interested in becoming an expert in areas such as AI, robotics or drones, screening the Swiss market for the best startups in those fields and guiding them as a project manager through the 3-month accelerator program of the Swiss Startup Factory in partnership with Red Bull Media House?

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The Swiss Startup Factory (SSUF) began in 2014 driven by the ambition to create global companies that disrupt the prevailing norms, products, and business models. Our core business is a three-month program that provides early-stage startups with financing, services, coaching, mentoring, office space, and access to a large entrepreneurial and investor network. To take this to the next level Red Bull Media House has partnered with the SSUF for the new accelerator starting in February 2017.


Position Detail

  • Boost your expertise in areas such as AI, robotics and drones
  • Analyse opportunities and trends in the relevant markets
  • Write industry innovation reports and articles
  • Screen the Swiss market for startups fitting in to the accelerator
  • Lead the acquisition of those identified startups
  • Organize and execute events with universities and associations to support your startup acquisition
  • Support the startups daily in operational matters during the Accelerator program
  • Manage the communication between Red Bull Media House, startup and SSUF
  • Create an investor and business partner acquisition strategy together with the startups


Applicant Profile

  • Good to excellent completed education and further education preferable in Business Administration or Engineering
  • Practical experience in the startup environment
  • Interest and knowledge in AI, robotics and drones
  • Fluent in German, English and any further language is an advantage
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience working cross functionally and interacting with, influencing and presenting to partners at all levels
  • Team management skills
  • Attention to detail, organized with a Can-Do mind set
  • Smart-thinker (Out of the Box & Around the Box)


Our Offer

  • Work in a startup environment, which places importance on creating a productive and cooperative working atmosphere
  • Full support from the Swiss Startup Factory AG to develop your project management skills
  • Possibility to work with industry experts and shape the Swiss startup ecosystem
  • Begin: Asap
  • Place of work: Zurich


Be ready to work in a young and dynamic work environment with a great international team. If this opportunity has sparked your interest, please send a cover letter and your CV as well as recent work references, if applicable, with your possible starting date at: hr@ssuf.ch.

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