(Junior) Associate (f/m/x) – Growth Equity Frankfurt or Munich

About Yttrium

Yttrium is Europe’s leading B2B Tech growth fund with over USD 830m under management. We back ambitious B2B technology companies led by talented teams solving complex problems with cutting-edge technology in areas such as cybersecurity, FinTech, AI, IndustrialTech, and HRTech. Our active partnership approach helps scale our portfolio companies into global champions, leveraging our extensive corporate network and investment experience.

Founded in 2015, we have built a unique firm and portfolio of exceptional entrepreneurs. Our firm’s name, ‘Yttrium,’ reflects our mission and momentum – a rare-earth element, discovered in Europe and now used to empower modern technology globally. We are proud to have invested in global platforms such as Pricefx, who solve increasingly complex pricing challenges for their customers; NavVis, who are the gold standard in indoor mapping with unmatched speed and accuracy; or VMRay, who help Fortune 100 companies and governments defend against the most sophisticated cybersecurity attacks.


Our culture

Our culture is fast-paced, energetic, and innovative. We operate as one team, supporting each other to push our firm to new heights. With offices in Munich, Frankfurt, and London, we work to build an inclusive environment where everyone can do their best work. We believe in the superpower of diversity and strive to bring out the best in each other and our partners.


Your tasks include

  • End-to-end deal support, from sourcing and due diligence to value creation and exit
  • Business and market research
  • Screening and identification of investment opportunities
  • Preparation of financial analysis and investment committee presentations
  • Financial modelling and valuation of companies and deal structures
  • Being an integral part of portfolio company deal teams, supporting founders and management teams on key initiatives
  • Developing a view on emerging technologies and trends (e.g., robotics software, industrial VR/AR applications, regtech, or payments)

Your profile

  • Excellent academic track-record and credentials with a graduate degree (Master) from a leading university
  • 1-3 years of prior work experience, ideally in fund/IB/consulting roles (or equivalent)
  • Strong technical skills (corporate finance modelling/valuation)
  • Very good skills in MS Office (particularly Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Passionate about new technologies and interacting with entrepreneurs
  • Team-first mentality and ability to collaborate in small and large groups
  • Entrepreneurial mindset to build global leaders in our portfolio while continuing to craft a top technology investment firm with us
  • Fluent in English and German

We are offering the rare chance to join our team as a full-time Junior Associate or Associate at our Frankfurt or Munich location.

Please reach out to Nicole Schneider (nicole.schneider@yttrium.com) for further information or to apply for the role directly at careers@yttrium.com.

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