Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Venture Studios
TribalScale is an innovation firm that brings organizations - from the startup to the enterprise - into the future. We build digital products, transform teams, and grow startups. We’re headquartered in Toronto and have offices around the world. The future is bright, and we’re always looking for excited technologists to create with us.
Some of the platforms that we work with:
- Mobile & Web (iOS, tvOS, Android)
- Voice User Interfaces (Amazon Alexa, Google Home)
- Connected Cars and Homes
- OTT (Roku, Fire TV)
- Beacon Solutions
- VR & AR
ABOUT VENTURE STUDIOS
TribalScale Venture Studios is a $100 million, 5-year program that partners with entrepreneurs to create disruptive startups. The program is a new model for Corporate Innovation Labs in partnership with entrepreneurs & Fortune 500 Companies. Venture Studios is predicated on partnership, and leverages innovation from both inside and outside of an enterprise with the objective of creating new disruptive companies from the ground up. Venture Studios will initially be focused on three industries in which TribalScale has deep domain expertise, enterprise customers, and connections to senior executives: Financial Services, Automotive, and Media. We are focused on partnering with entrepreneurs who are looking to build startups using Artificial Intelligence (AI), Voice, Blockchain, Internet-of-Things (IoT), Augmented & Virtual Reality (AR/VR).
You have a track record in creating something new, and you are passionate about technology and product development. You have created one or two startups in the past, and are aware of the pitfalls and success factors of venture development. You want to contribute your skills and experience in a way that creates a lasting impact. You strive in fast-paced, collaborative environments, and are able to adapt to rapid changes quickly.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
- Own and manage the go-to-market and business development strategy of a portfolio product.
- Work with Product Managers to develop product strategy and oversee end-to-end delivery.
- Work with Venture Studios team on due-diligence, legal, financial, equity sharing, and other funding requirements.
- Interface with industry advisors and mentors, and incorporate insights into product strategy for successful launch.
- Lead the team in the follow-on funding round, manage investor relations and other ecosystem interactions (investor meetings, pitch, etc.)
- Lead business development and subsequent funding rounds for new venture.
- Entrepreneurial experience: we love people who’ve launched a technology startup in the past - successfully exited or otherwise
- You are Consistently up-to-date with the latest industry and market trends, as well as best practices.
- Very strong communication skills and ability to positively influence.
- Good network and contacts in the regional ecosystem
- Track record of fundraising for a technology Venture
BONUS POINTS FOR
- Experience domain knowledge in one or more of the following industries:
- Financial Services
- Travel and Hospitality
WHY YOU WANT TO BE AT TRIBALSCALE
- Our values: Meritocracy, empowerment, and transparency.
- Our skills: Our teams were at the front the mobile revolution, are expert builders in Voice tech, and now, they’re connecting the world. They’ve work with brands including the NBA, Twitter, ABC, the CBC, Autonomics, and tons more.
- You matter: Everyone sits at the table and brings value. We love to be challenged, are happy to go with the flow, and we trust our gut.
- Growth: We’re a rocketship ready to take-off, you’ll get your hands dirty in every aspect of the business and there are tremendous opportunities for personal and professional growth. Seize them.
Stay Happy & Healthy
- Health benefits: 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
- Wealthsimple Group Retirement Savings Plan (GRSP)
- Generous maternity and paternity leave policies
- Daily hot breakfast
- Fully stocked kitchen: unlimited drinks and snacks
- Office fitness and social events
- Office closed over Winter holidays
- Corporate-discounted GoodLife membership
- Perkopolis: company perk plan
- Free Netflix membership
Make Meaningful Connections
- Friday socials to cap off a great week
- Regular office activities: game nights, movie nights, group fitness, and more
- Quarterly team events: axe-throwing, beach day, and more
- Take your pick at a gaming break: Super Smash Bros, foosball, ping pong
Discover Your Potential
- Tickets to local events, conferences & meetups
- Out-of-town conference subsidies
- $2000 annual professional development allowance
- Weekly Lunch & Learns with industry leaders
- $3000 referral bonus
Want To See The World?
Our employees have the opportunity to rotate through our offices, giving employees the chance to travel, experience new cultures and discover their full potential.