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LAB Miami Ventures builds startups and empowers the Miami ecosys

About LAB Miami Ventures:LAB Miami Ventures builds startups and empowers the Miami ecosystem through 4 practice areas:

1) Events -​ providing a bridge that connects leading startups with established corporations and investors. Our events include:

  • “Future of” Summits: annual innovation summits that bring together industry experts and startups in 4 different verticals: Real Estate Tech, Logistics Tech, Travel Tech, and Fintech.
  • BrainFood – a monthly event co-hosted with Endeavor in which local entrepreneurs share secrets of their success. These monthly gatherings will help Miami startups and entrepreneurs understand the opportunities and challenges of launching and growing a business.
  • Product Council – a quarterly gathering to share product/startup stories, network, and learn valuable lessons from seasoned product veterans.

2) Coworking – ​We built Miami’s first coworking space in 2012 called the ​LAB Miami in the heart of the Wynwood Art District 5
3) Venture Studio – ​A venture builder and incubator where we monitor market trends to identify new solutions. We then develop in-house and partner with highly motivated entrepreneurs. Some of our portfolio companies include ​MyRentHero​, ​OrderOut​ and ​Partsium​.
4) Corporate Services – ​We support corporates’ innovation strategies by connecting them with our vast network to learn about new and upcoming tech solutions.

JOB DESCRIPTION – StartUp Co-founder/CEO

LAB Ventures is constantly seeking amazing co-founders for the businesses we build. We are looking for visionaries and creative thinkers who enjoy building new solutions from the ground up.

Both technical and non-technical co-founders. May come from many backgrounds, but likely to fit one of these profiles:

●  Prior StartUp founders with a strong track record looking for a new project
●  Former management consultants, investment bankers or mid-level corporate executives with proven career success that want to actually start and scale a new business
●  Amazing Engineers/Computer Scientists with entrepreneurial passion, seeking business experience

Profile:

●  Strong business acumen
●  Ability to assess market trends
●  A “client mind reader” who can detect and solve client needs quickly
●  Drive to get sh*t done
●  “Everything is possible” type of mentality and a true “go-getter”
●  Self-motivated hustler who doesn’t get frustrated easily
●  High energy individual with focus, persistence and patience
●  Strong leader, willing to take hard decisions quickly, and correct course when needed
●  Experience managing and building teams
●  Strong written and verbal communication skills – ability to persuade and inspire
●  A fundraising shark
●  Open to accepting feedback, seeks outside counsel
●  Previous coding/programming experience highly desired
●  Previous experience working in a StartUp environment highly desired

Responsibilities:
●  Lead the development of a new company, from inception to launch to full scale operations
●  Product definition, develop detailed requirements and supervise development
●  Coordinate marketing materials creation
●  Business development – the founder must act as Chief Revenue Officer!
●  Full P&L responsibility
●  Recruit hire train and supervise an A+ team
●  Lead fundraising efforts and investor pitches
●  Report regularly to Board of Directors

Benefits:
●  We offer a unique opportunity for excellent founders to de-risk the process of entrepreneurship – we can provide a modest base salary as well as a large equity stake, capital to fund the business, and a solid business model with proven product-market fit, corporate partners, and clear path to success.
●  Work alongside experienced entrepreneurs who have successfully launched, scaled and sold significant businesses such as Patagon.com, Open English, Feathr, Carbocoque, and Reed Exhibitions
●  We provide capital, work space, business development, support services and a deep network of mentors and industry experts
●  We build businesses, usually B2B, which leverage existing assets of and solve problems for our corporate partners – reducing market risk for new ventures
●  You will be based in Wynwood, the coolest neighborhood in Miami;
●  We will consider sponsoring amazing founders for a US work visa

LAB Miami Ventures is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to hiring and supporting amazing people from historically underrepresented communities in the technology sector.

To apply for this job email your details to tigre@labventures.co

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