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FIRST is a not for profit company, promoted by IIT Kanpur to drive innovation and incubation within the ecosystem. We are looking for passionate individuals who are into the start-up ecosystem and interested in supporting the start-ups to take them to next level.

Position

Start-up Specialist

Key Result Areas
  • Identify business indicators to enable decision making in terms of pivoting or persevere.
  • Perform thorough due diligence.
  • Analyzing business metrics based on Unit Economics.
  • Conduct Monthly/Quarterly Portfolio Review.
  • Prepare start-ups for follow-on funding/scaling up to next stage.
  • Mentor match making based on start-up’s requirements.
  • Understand start-up’s needs and accordingly providing appropriate incubation support.
  • Pipeline building and vet good start-ups.
  • Help developing incubation ecosystem.
Experience
    7-10 years of overall work experience with 2-3 years of managing start-ups.
  • Person with hands-on experience in building start-up Co.s from grounds up as founder or key employee
  • Person with good understanding of financial models, business models, operations and basics of marketing.
Qualification
    B.Tech/M.Tech/MBA from reputed colleges.
Position

Start-up Associate

Key Result Areas
  • Identify business indicators to enable decision making in terms of pivoting or persevere.
  • Perform thorough due diligence.
  • Analyzing business metrics based on Unit Economics.
  • Conduct Monthly/Quarterly Portfolio Review.
  • Prepare start-ups for follow-on funding/scaling up to next stage.
  • Mentor match making based on start-up’s requirements.
  • Understand start-up’s needs and accordingly providing appropriate incubation support.
  • Pipeline building and vet good start-ups.
  • Help developing incubation ecosystem.
Experience
    7-10 years of overall work experience with 2-3 years of managing start-ups.
  • Person with hands-on experience in building start-up Co.s from grounds up as founder or key employee
  • Person with good understanding of financial models, business models, operations and basics of marketing.
Qualification
    B.Tech/M.Tech/MBA from reputed colleges.