The post starts with these words: “Are you a servant leader of leaders? Can you ‘GiveFirst’ with no expectation of anything in return? Do you believe that collaboration drives innovation? Do you believe that entrepreneurs can change the world? If so read on . . .”
The announcement is about the recruitment that has been launched for a Managing Director to lead the accelerator and investment strategy for Techstars in Knoxville. Among the other qualifications that the organization requires are: (1) founder experience, preferably as a Chief Executive Officer experiencing both success and failure in the start-up world; (2) a minimum of 10 years of experience in fast-paced environments within technology, start-ups, entrepreneurship and venture capital; (3) a fit with the Techstars’ culture of #givefirst, entrepreneurial inclination, high quality and network-focused; (4) expertise in term sheets, negotiations and fundraising; and (5) a strong investor mental model and demonstrated results of your investment decisions, both good and bad.
Founded in 2006, Techstars has invested in more than 2,200 companies that today have a combined market cap valuation of $37.8 billion. More information about the program will be announced soon.
Here’s a link to the job description and application.