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Hackmind

Entrepreneur in residence - Business Development at Hackmind

Berlin · Full Time
Hackmind is an AI-focused incubator backed by crypto fund in Berlin, the capital of cryptocurrency. We invest in raw technical talents with ambitious visions and risky ideas to transform slow industry using AI and decentralized approaches. Read More
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Job Description

We’re Hackmind. Welcome.

We fund and support scientists & engineers to build decentralized AI startups from ideation to launch. Hackmind is an AI-focused incubator in Berlin, the capital of cryptocurrency. We invest in raw technical talents with ambitious visions and risky ideas to transform slow industry using AI and decentralized approaches.

This is Hackmind. Adventure awaits you…

As a Business Development Manager, you will use your skills to:

General:
· Demonstrate leadership across all stages of the Hackmind´s business model, including innovation, product development, incubation and commercialization

Innovation:
· Explore and analyze markets and trends in the blockchain industry
· Perform competitive analysis and identify current best practices and market leaders
· Size the existing customer market, as well as identify trends and relative positioning
· Analyze decentralized projects deal flow to understand imminent disruptions and identify tech acceleration opportunities
· Establish key performance indicators for venture outcomes while also defining the business model and case for new ventures, products and services
· Define the business model options and case for new ventures, products and services
· Develop the economic model and business plan for new ventures, products and services
· Test and validate assumptions while creating a sensitivity analysis for key drivers
· Assess internal capabilities and capacities to develop a sourcing strategy
· Create the framing report (an overview and explanation of the project scope, objective and hypothesis) for new initiatives
· Collaborate with the Design, Marketing and Product Development leads to define a minimum viable business build (or product / service)

Incubation:
· Plan and deliver new ventures, products and services
· Identify required partners for regulatory requirements or support needs

Business Development and IP Creation:
· Create intellectual property, points of view and industry/ topic platforms
· Contribute to the development of thought leadership across a range of emerging business, technology and design topics

As a Business Development Manager, you will need:

· 2-3 years experience with strategy development, business planning and future visioning, as well as quantitative and economic modeling (preferred)
· Design or product development expertise
· A background in product prototyping and testing
· A bachelor’s degree (business, psychology, economics, strategy or equivalent from a top-tier institution preferred)
· A master’s degree preferred (postgraduate, MBA or equivalent study)
· Some experience in a high-pressure start-up environment with exposure to multidisciplinary teams and/or involvement with a top-tier consulting firm

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What We're Building

We value founders who are willing to take technical risks in their endeavors. Twice a year, we invite technical founders to explore their risky ideas and build startups in our Berlin office for 6 months. Currently, we have founders from 16 countries in residence developing projects from decentralized K12 education to AI-empowered pest control for agriculture.

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Abtin Setyani
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Leonardo Bassani da Silveira
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Julien Frédonie
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