What separates a Bicycle Ventures internship from any other internship in the world?
Picture a ladder, other companies put you at the bottom and force you to painstakingly climb. At Mutual Catalysis you are placed at the top of the ladder and given the chance to succeed or plummet.
When we see potential in people, we give them the opportunity and the environment to prove themselves. We hand pick students/recent graduates who are ready to do something worthwhile and give them the ultimate responsibility of personally running a start up.
Our ideal candidate is driven and ready to make a serious commitment. Coming in for an interview with Mutual Catalysis; rather than applying for a specific position, you are selling yourself. Bringing a business idea is optional; the most important thing is your talent, intelligence and drive.
Assisned to a business concept or if you can sell us on the idea, developing your own
Recieving seed funding and mentorship
receiving a large equity stake in your venture
connected with the necessary people and resources to make your work effective
guided through business plan competitions and traditional fund raising
expected to work hard and enjoy it
expected to think on your feet
expected to develop strong leadership and management, as you'll be hiring your own interns before long
finding our what needs to get done, set a schedule, and do it
attend weekly or biweekly meetings
Students/graduates with strong business sense
Professional training in another field (i.e. engineering or hospitality management) are preferred; however we encourage anyone to apply
The important thing is that you are good at something and generally a hard worker/quick learner. That's what entrepreneurship is all about.
You must have at least a high school diploma
equity and performance based bonuses