Co-Founder (m,f,x) – High-Impact Health-Tech Startup

  • Co-Founder
  • Berlin, Germany

Co-Founder (m,f,x) – High-Impact Health-Tech Startup

Job description

About Atlantic Food Labs

Atlantic Food Labs is the place where new food companies are built. We work together with extraordinary entrepreneurs, whose innovations will define the next era of food, health, and sustainability. We provide (pre-)seed venture capital and build companies from scratch.

Our Venture Development team continuously investigates business cases in the future-of-food and health space. Motivated by the current global health care challenges, AFL performed an in-depth analysis of chronic diseases and their implications for both patients and the medical system. This pointed towards a huge opportunity to revolutionize conventional treatment methods, significantly easing patients’ lives and target a multi-billion-dollar market. This is why AFL is looking for you in order to build an impactful health-tech product and brand from scratch.


Your Role

As a Co-Founder, you will be building your own company with us from scratch. While you lead the way we will enable and advise you throughout the journey. You will define and execute the company's vision, business case, and product roadmap. Together with your Co-Founders, you will be jumping headfirst into strategic, operational, product, marketing, and finance-related tasks. Thus, accounting for all critical functions of a typical early-stage startup and its overall success

Your Responsibilities

  • Within the first three months, you will build up a strong financial, technical and strategic investment case for your own business
  • You will continuously develop hypotheses and validate them (e.g. through expert interviews, market analysis, customer surveys, etc.)
  • You will define the core activities of the business in detail and set up all required processes for a successful market entry
  • Build up relevant sales channels and the complete marketing strategy from scratch, i.e. by launching a first online presence, reaching out to potential sales cooperation partners, etc.
  • Own the fundraising process (projections, pitch deck, and VC meetings) and secure the first pre-seed VC money for your startup
  • Own the operative KPIs, financial model and investor reporting
  • Recruit, build and manage a team of A-players

Our Offer

  • The opportunity to build your own business together with strong VC-backing
  • A high-growth, ambitious food startup environment with an exponential learning curve
  • Full ownership over exciting and challenging projects
  • A team of talented and motivated individuals looking to change the world
  • Great networking opportunities within the Atlantic Food Labs family and Berlin startup ecosystem
  • Free office space in our amazing office in Berlin in Mitte (incl. rooftop terrace)


What you need to succeed in this role

  • 5+ years of high-performance environments: med-tech startup, strategy consulting, investment banking, VC, E-Commerce - previous experience as a founder is a strong plus
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and drive to always be in problem-solving mode in a highly ambiguous environment
  • Strong hands-on attitude and willingness to take on various tasks inside and outside your field of expertise
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing technical and/or regulatory projects, processes or systems
  • Strong communication and influencing skills – clear, concise, and persuasive in style
  • Comfortable when making decisions using limited information and resources
  • Integrity, self-motivation, and a keen drive to improve the health and food system
  • Strong Interest in chronic disease relief, prevention, and healthy nutrition
  • Fluency in English and German