OPINNO is an Open Innovation company based in San Francisco, California, USA, specialized in Business Acceleration and Technology Commercialization. The Company provides services in the United States, primarily in the San Francisco Bay area, for business startups, technology companies and technology centers from Europe, America and Asia. Opinno brings together entrepreneurs, investors, researchers and ideas in major cities around the world to drive growth, innovation, and change with our Programs and Labs.
Opinno Labs is our core business: we work from our San Francisco office with researchers, innovators, startups and corporations to spin up new companies in Silicon Valley. We pull together technical and business talent to build businesses out of technology. Opinno Labs operates with a network to build new companies and this includes technology, people and investment inside our Opinno spaces.
Our Labs analyst position is suited for a young, talented person with a passion for innovation, international markets and the entrepreneurial world.
The candidate must be independent and motivated with an outstanding ability to absorb new concepts and communicate these effectively to the rest of the team, potential partners and investors. We are looking for someone young, driven forward, and educated in finance and technology if possible.
An important part of the work will be conduct research, identify & analyze leading technology start-ups as well as emerging ventures, identify key growth markets / new technologies innovations, define & recommend strategies for a new ventures including mergers, acquisitions, licensing, IPO potential, reinvestment, assist new ventures with creating industry specific business plans, evaluate & select business investments plans for client portfolios tailored to American Venture Capital requirements.
Research, identify and evaluate new investment opportunities in Spain and South America
Utilize engineering and marketing knowledge, assist in gathering and analyzing products and technology of top U.S. and European competitors
Identify key growth markets and the latest technology innovations from universities, entrepreneurs and research labs and corporations in order to promote and foster innovation by creating new successful ventures and launching them in Silicon valley.
Analyze and identify the most likely leading technology corporations to benefit from Labs. Understand the opportunity space and make sure the corporations we select and work with tap earlier into local knowledge “hot spots” adopting emerging applications to create future business opportunities staying ahead of competition
Define and recommend exits strategies for the new ventures: merger or acquisition, licensing, IPO or reincorporate the venture into corporation
Support the creation of different business plans for different startups inside our portfolio
Project coordination from the beginning, proposal writing for growth and labs programs
Evaluate and select business plans/investment opportunities and conducted business plan/model revision and redesign adapting it to the American culture of venture capital.
Participate in interviews of executive management teams and venture capitalists
A passion to contribute to changing the world through innovation and entrepreneurship, good problem solving skills, excellent proficiency in English and Spanish, great enthusiasm for learning, a responsible and conscientious personality, a high level of adaptability.
Engineer background with understanding of finance is required.
Deep Knowledge of Spanish and South American markets is required.
Engineer and finance background.