Managing Director for Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars in Tel Aviv job
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Managing Director: Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars
Tel Aviv, Israel
Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network, founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow.
Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund. Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Program supercharges success and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partners build relationships with our worldwide network of entrepreneurs to help fuel business growth and achieve innovation goals. Techstars Venture Capital Fund invests in the most innovative and disruptive Techstars companies to fuel their success. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,000 companies with an estimated market cap of over $8 billion.
About Barclays and Rise:
Rise, created by Barclays, brings together a global community of top innovators to create the future of financial services. With a diverse network of talent, world-class accelerator programmers and dedicated workspaces in seven of the world’s top FinTech ecosystems, Rise is an exclusive place for FinTech companies to collaborate, scale and innovate at pace. Rise is host to the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. This is going to be the third programme run together, designed to shape and scale the next generation of FinTech businesses. It connects startups to mentors from across Barclays and the Techstars network, as well as giving access to Barclays data and APIs to create new solutions for our customers and clients. We also run the Barclays Accelerator in New York and London.
Managing Director Job Summary
Techstars operates 30+ Accelerator programs around the globe and we’re looking for a Managing Director (MD) who can lead our Accelerator and investment strategy in Tel Aviv in partnership with our corporate partner. The MD is part of the Accelerator program team, working closely with one operationally focused Program Manager (PM), the corporate partner and several cross functional team members who support the program. The MD’s focus is investment - sourcing, recruiting and investing in the best companies; the PM’s focus is operations - executing on Techstars proven playbook and delivering the best possible experience for Founders. The MD consults with the partner to set the strategic direction and investment profile within the program, including a curated team of mentors, investors, business advisors and resources from the partner organization. The MD partners with other operations units within Techstars to ensure the exceptional delivery of our programs, but the MD is ultimately responsible for turning good companies into great ones.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Techstars is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, nor any other basis prohibited by law.