2019-10-14 19:30News

Minc Incubator is looking for a new Business Coach

- are you our new team member?

We're looking for a business coach to join the team and work with the startups in Minc Incubator. It's an important position - you'll be responsible for coaching the startups in the program and help develop the process in order to secure a high quality dealflow. Are you who we're looking for?

Part time applicants are very welcome to apply. 

WHO WE ARE

Minc is located in Malmö, Southern Sweden - which is the world’s fourth most inventive region, and the city to raise the fourth most VC in all of Scandinavia, behind only the capitals of Stockholm, Helsinki, and Copenhagen.

We’re one of the largest startup houses in Sweden, with more than 800 yearly applications from all over Europe. Over the years, we’ve helped nurture hundreds of startups, including groundbreaking tech companies and international success stories like Hövding, Orbital Systems, and Polar Rose. Today, our households several different startup offerings and programs, including the accelerator Fast Track Malmö which was voted Sweden’s best accelerator program in 2017.

At Minc, we’re striving to become the leading startup house in Europe and to make Malmö one of the most attractive cities for startups in Europe. It’s a bold vision, and so are we. Our mission is to offer the best services available to help startups grow into fast-scaling, international businesses, solving real problems. To get there, we have a broad, international network of investors, as well as an ambitious, passionate and experienced team. We are a team of people with strong dedication to create both business value and impact for Malmö and Skåne.

ABOUT MINC INCUBATOR

Established in 2002, Minc Incubator was one of the first startup incubators in Scandinavia. Almost 200 startups have passed through our program since the start - two of which have been sold to Apple. Over the years, we’ve worked with companies from a multitude of sectors, ranging from fintech, to edtech and medtech. We have a broad international network of investors and a close collaboration with the universities in Malmö and Lund as well as other startup organisations in Sweden. Financing is an important part of our offering and each startup that takes part in our programs has the chance to receive an early investment from our business angel fund, Fast Track Capital.    

WHO YOU ARE

As a business coach, you’re the closest person to the startups in the incubator program. You’ll meet the startups on a weekly basis, helping them with all things business development, ranging from team questions, business model, IP, and selling strategies, to financing and product development.

As a business coach, you always put the startup first. You have a broad knowledge of the crucial early stages of a startup, and you know who to contact when a field specialist is needed.

Working closely with the team of business coaches, you will discuss the progress of the startups, and help develop the incubator to make sure we maintain our position as one of the best incubator programs in Scandinavia.

As a business coach, you’re an inspiration to others. You’re comfortable in talking before a crowd, and you have a way with words. We expect you to enjoy giving inspirational talks about the incubator and Minc in order to secure a high-quality deal flow and to strengthen relationships with strategic partners.

YOU WILL:

  • Be responsible for the business coaching of startups in the incubator program
  • Evaluate startups and be part of decisions regarding deal flow to the incubator 
  • Be part of the startup selection and evaluation process for our Fast Track Capital fund
  • Be part of developing the Minc Incubator process and Minc in general
  • Hold workshops with the incubator startups
  • Give talks and take part in networking activities to build strategic alliances and secure a good deal flow to the incubator

 

WE EXPECT YOU TO:

  • Be an experienced startup coach, business developer or have experience from being a founder of a startup or taking part in one
  • Have a coaching attitude, an open mind and a willingness to learn and develop
  • Be a dedicated team player, yet also a self-starter
  • Have a desire to help people and startups to grow and develop
  • Always feel curious about new ideas, business models, technical advancement and to get to know new people
  • Be acquainted with different models such as Business Model Canvas, NABC, and the Mom Test
  • Feel comfortable in giving talks and advice in both Swedish and English
  • Have a broad network of people and partners who can help startups
  • Fit the Minc principles of diversity and inclusion, being bold and being transparent and our values of respect, engagement, and creativity
  • Work experience in product development, technology, sales, and marketing are a plus
  • Knowledge about sustainability and the agenda 2030 are a plus

Are you our new team member?

Send your CV and cover letter, in Swedish or English, to work@minc.se

Deadline for the application is 31st October, however, we will evaluate the applications continuously. If you have any specific questions as to the role, please contact Kinga Broel-Plater at kinga@minc.se.  

 

We look forward to receiving your application!

 



About Minc

Startuphuset Minc i Malmö hjälper entreprenörer att bygga snabbväxande, internationella bolag. Minc blev nyligen framröstat som Sveriges bästa coworking space och rymmer i dagsläget Minc Incubator, den prisbelönade acceleratorn Fast Track Malmö, samt Startup Labs, en förinkubator där alla med en innovativ och skalbar affärsidé kan jobba gratis i upp till sex månader. Huset rymmer också Scaleup Workspace, kontorsplatser för växande startups, och Minc Lounge, ett kombinerat café och workspace.

Contacts

Kinga Broel-Plater
Head of Incubator
Kinga Broel-Plater