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Internship - Research Fellow 

We are looking for a talented research fellow who is self-motivated and passionate in the startup ecosystem to join our growing team!

This is an exciting, fast-paced role. You will mainly be assisting the program team from startup selection, program design to portfolio management. You will be exploring and contributing to the startup ecosystem together with SparkLabs Taipei, so we’re looking for someone who isn’t afraid of rolling up their sleeves to take the initiative and can work well under pressure. If you find comfort working in a dynamic and hands-on role, we would love to meet you!

A little bit about us:


SparkLabs Taipei is part of the SparkLabs accelerator network — a global accelerator network founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Established in 2018, SparkLabs Taipei offers a strategically designed accelerator program to help founders grow and scale their startups into world-class businesses. Since our inception, we’ve already accelerated 35 startups. ​

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research and support deal sourcing.

  • Assist in program operation, including weekly training design and weekly meetings preparation.

  • Support portfolio management activities, including reviewing portfolio updates, preparing for alumni community events, and sharing relevant industry development updates.

  • Support ad hoc internal operations (including note taking, internal systems management, meeting preparation, etc.)
     

 

Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills both in Chinese and English.

  • Have experience in collecting data and consolidating information into actionable items, reports, and presentations.

  • Be proactive, outgoing, self-motivated, and most importantly fun to work with!

  • Have a service mentality and take full ownership of topics.

Preferred (not required, but good to have):

  • If you have startup experience, it would be even more perfect!

  • If you have a business/ engineering/ finance background, we would love to meet you as well.

How to Apply

The expected commitment will be ideally at least 24 hours per week from mid-Sep to Feb 2022. To indicate your interest in this job opening, please 

  1. send your CV to team@sparklabstaipei.com 

  2. with the email subject line: [Apply] SparkLabs Taipei Team - (Role you want to apply) -(Your Name).

  3. Provide a 2 pager (A4) brief summary of

    • Your favorite company in our portfolio and why?

    • A technology or industry that you believe is poised for growth

    • A private company you’d want to invest in and why?

 

Kindly note that although we would like to get back to all applicants, only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding!