StartUp Co-founder/CEO

LAB Miami Ventures
Published
May 21, 2018
Category
Other  
Job Type
Employment Type
Full-Time
Salary Type
Paid - Monetary, Paid - Equity
Required Documents
Resume
School years
Senior, Masters, Doctorate, Alumni, Anyone
Contact Person Name
Shelli Kashriel

Description

LAB Miami Ventures is constantly seeking amazing co-founders for the businesses we build. We are looking for visionaries and creative thinkers who enjoy building new solutions from the ground up.

Both technical and non-technical co-founders. May come from many backgrounds, but likely to fit one of these profiles:
● Prior StartUp founders with a strong track record looking for a new project
● Former management consultants, investment bankers or mid-level corporate
executives with proven career success that want to actually start and scale a new
business
● Amazing Engineers/Computer Scientists with entrepreneurial passion, seeking
business experience

ABOUT LAB Miami Ventures:

LAB Miami Ventures builds startups and empowers the Miami ecosystem through 4 practice areas:
1. Events -​ providing a bridge that connects leading startups with established
corporations and investors. Our events include:
○ “Future of” Summits: annual innovation summits that bring together industry
experts and startups in 4 different verticals:
■ Real Estate Tech (June 12, 2018 - http://www.futureofrealestate.miami/)
■ Logistics Tech (November 14, 2018 -
https://www.futureoflogistics.miami/))
■ Travel Tech (February 12, 2019 - http://www.futureoftravel.miami/)
■ Fintech (October 4-5, 2018 - http://www.finnovista.com/event/miami-
2018/)
○ BrainFood - a monthly event co-hosted with Endeavor in which local
entrepreneurs share secrets of their success. These monthly gatherings will
help Miami startups and entrepreneurs understand the opportunities and
challenges of launching and growing a business.
○ Product Council - a quarterly gathering to share product/startup stories,
network, and learn valuable lessons from seasoned product veterans.
2. Coworking - ​We built Miami’s first coworking space in 2012 called the LAB Miami in
the heart of the Wynwood Art District.
3. Venture Studio - ​A venture builder and incubator where we monitor market trends
to identify new solutions. We then develop in-house and partner with highly
motivated entrepreneurs. Some of our portfolio companies include MyRentHero,
OrderOut and Partsium.
4. Corporate Services - ​We support corporates’ innovation strategies by connecting
them with our vast network to learn about new and upcoming tech solutions.

More about LAB Ventures: www.LABVentures.co

Desired Skills

Profile:
● Strong business acumen
● Ability to assess market trends
● A “client mind reader” who can detect and solve client needs quickly
● Drive to get sh*t done
● “Everything is possible” type of mentality and a true “go-getter”
● Self-motivated hustler who doesn’t get frustrated easily
● High energy individual with focus, persistence and patience
● Strong leader, willing to take hard decisions quickly, and correct course when
needed
● Experience managing and building teams
● Strong written and verbal communication skills – ability to persuade and inspire
● A fundraising shark
● Open to accepting feedback, seeks outside counsel
● Previous coding/programming experience highly desired
● Previous experience working in a StartUp environment highly desired

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:
● Lead the development of a new company, from inception to launch to full scale
operations
● Product definition, develop detailed requirements and supervise development
● Coordinate marketing materials creation
● Business development – the founder must act as Chief Revenue Officer!
● Full P&L responsibility
● Recruit hire train and supervise an A+ team
● Lead fundraising efforts and investor pitches
● Report regularly to Board of Directors
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