Co-Founder (m/f) for Valendo

Berlin, Germany

General description

We’re FinLeap, a Fintech company builder based in Berlin and active in more than ten countries. Along with our passionate co-founders, we launch several start-ups per year. Our environment is diverse, exciting, fast-paced and changing every day. We’re now looking for a Co-Founder & Managing Director (m/f) for one of our ventures, Valendo, specialised in inventory financing.

Valendo was launched early 2015 and offers financing solutions in order to bypass liquidity shortages using valuable assets. Valendo‘s online business model and innovative asset loan products target a wide range of B2B customers in Germany, with an addressable market of roughly EUR 4 billion. The scalable business model enables rapid expansion in Europe.

Your specialty is running the show. When something new comes on your radar, your first thought is “Challenge Accepted.” It’s a thought that only lasts a millisecond, because you’re already springing into action. You’ll be our new company’s visionary, pragmatist, driver and doer, and just thinking about it gets you pumped. So, roll up your sleeves, take the wheel and let’s go!

Your Role & Responsibilities:

  • Leading the company strategically and driving the business from all angles
  • Tackling challenges across functions with a hands-on mentality
  • Representing the company towards large customers and strategic partners
  • Ensuring a fluid communication with our shareholders
  • Leading a great team and developing a sustainable company culture

Our Perfect Match:

  • Holds a master’s or bachelor’s degree, preferably from a top university
  • Has a background of credit decision processes
  • Ideally comes from a factoring business environment
  • Understands and has the correct balance between hands on and strategic perspective
  • Has good coaching skills and is able to develop a team in various areas
  • Can inspire people and uses this skill to both sell and motivate
  • Is both structured and creative, knows how to balance those and when flexibility is required
  • Is fluent in both German and English

About Us: 

  • We empower entrepreneurs to reshape finance
  • A mix of serial entrepreneurs and industry experts work together to ensure each company’s success
  • Talented, dedicated and passionate people are at the core of our business
  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated—both in and out of the office  
Interested?­ Submit your CV along with relevant working documents online.
We’re looking forward to being in touch!
Sonia from the Recruiting Team