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Founding Analyst: Neuropathy

The role is simple: Identify the best possible opportunities for starting new biotech ventures, including your own.

 

Disclaimer: This role is not like anything you’ve ever seen before. At DSV we are redefining how science-driven ventures and built and scaled.

 

Particulars: Full-time Founding Analyst role at £22.5K for at least 6 months (open ended) with an opportunity to start your own company (a spinout) with pre-seed/seed investment of £150K from DSV. London-based (remote possible).

 

What you will do: Lead DSV’s venture creation activity for neuropathy. Your primary output will be at least 3 venture-backable opportunities/projects though you will by no means work alone to achieve this! Your day-to-day will involve bringing together gifted scientists and engineers to inspire drive forward innovative, convergent, commercially opportunistic science. More detail below.

 

What you will gain: We take a first principles approach to reinvent tough, high value sectors. This represents an opportunity to develop knowledge, network and experience at the cutting edge of innovation in a sector that you are exceptionally passionate about. The role is intellectually challenging, highly creative, and exceptionally purposeful.

 

Responsibilities

1. Opportunity identification and ideation (supported by Sector Manager)

2. Recruitment and team formation (supported by Head of Talent)

3. Venture de-risking and venture acceleration (supported by Head of Funding and Venture Partners)

4. Company formation (if you choose to join one of the ventures as a Co-founder)

 

1. OPPORTUNITY IDENTIFICATION AND IDEATION: accomplish deep commercial scoping to understand the most exciting opportunities and assess feasibility

  • Characterising challenges and opportunities in the area of neuropathy.
  • Develop and articulate deep understanding of status-quo and state of the art, what hasn’t worked and what might work. Identify potential areas of cross-over with other opportunities and sciences to take advantage of having a broader view than most.
  • Generate several novel starting points in line with possible solution space.

 

2. RECRUITMENT AND TEAM FORMATION: work with the most gifted, entrepreneurial scientists in the world to form unique, highly specialist founding teams

  • Work with Head of Talent to bring in both junior and senior talent in order to map out ideas and demonstrate traction with potential customers.
  • Generate three plausible venture opportunities for investment.

 

3. VENTURE DE-RISKING AND ACCELERATION: coordinating commercial and technical development to de-risk brand new companies

  • Move rapidly through the market testing process through weekly team catch ups with Head of Funding and Venture Partners.
  • Gather evidence of clear market need/demand (traction).
  • Engaging technical experts (academic advisors) to support/guide tech development.

 

Must have

Traits:

  • entrepreneurial
  • highly creative
  • critical thinking and deep analysis
  • network-driven

 

Nice to have

Experience in:

  • startup founder, venture capital, corporate innovation
  • brainstorming
  • recruiting
  • event-management

Founding Analyst: Neuropathy

The role is simple: Identify the best possible opportunities for starting new biotech ventures, including your own.

 

Disclaimer: This role is not like anything you’ve ever seen before. At DSV we are redefining how science-driven ventures and built and scaled.

 

Particulars: Full-time Founding Analyst role at £22.5K for at least 6 months (open ended) with an opportunity to start your own company (a spinout) with pre-seed/seed investment of £150K from DSV. London-based (remote possible).

 

What you will do: Lead DSV’s venture creation activity for neuropathy. Your primary output will be at least 3 venture-backable opportunities/projects though you will by no means work alone to achieve this! Your day-to-day will involve bringing together gifted scientists and engineers to inspire drive forward innovative, convergent, commercially opportunistic science. More detail below.

 

What you will gain: We take a first principles approach to reinvent tough, high value sectors. This represents an opportunity to develop knowledge, network and experience at the cutting edge of innovation in a sector that you are exceptionally passionate about. The role is intellectually challenging, highly creative, and exceptionally purposeful.

 

Responsibilities

1. Opportunity identification and ideation (supported by Sector Manager)

2. Recruitment and team formation (supported by Head of Talent)

3. Venture de-risking and venture acceleration (supported by Head of Funding and Venture Partners)

4. Company formation (if you choose to join one of the ventures as a Co-founder)

 

1. OPPORTUNITY IDENTIFICATION AND IDEATION: accomplish deep commercial scoping to understand the most exciting opportunities and assess feasibility

  • Characterising challenges and opportunities in the area of neuropathy.
  • Develop and articulate deep understanding of status-quo and state of the art, what hasn’t worked and what might work. Identify potential areas of cross-over with other opportunities and sciences to take advantage of having a broader view than most.
  • Generate several novel starting points in line with possible solution space.

 

2. RECRUITMENT AND TEAM FORMATION: work with the most gifted, entrepreneurial scientists in the world to form unique, highly specialist founding teams

  • Work with Head of Talent to bring in both junior and senior talent in order to map out ideas and demonstrate traction with potential customers.
  • Generate three plausible venture opportunities for investment.

 

3. VENTURE DE-RISKING AND ACCELERATION: coordinating commercial and technical development to de-risk brand new companies

  • Move rapidly through the market testing process through weekly team catch ups with Head of Funding and Venture Partners.
  • Gather evidence of clear market need/demand (traction).
  • Engaging technical experts (academic advisors) to support/guide tech development.

 

Must have:

Traits

  • entrepreneurial
  • highly creative
  • critical thinking and deep analysis
  • network-driven

 

Nice to have:

Experience in

  • startup founder, venture capital, corporate innovation
  • brainstorming
  • recruiting
  • event-management