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XPRESS Ventures is a leading company builder in the digital logistics space. Our goal is to co-found and scale LogTech startups by giving founders access to infrastructure, expertise and a network of customers, venture capitalists and talent. Founded in 2020, we oversee a portfolio of 5 startups in last-mile delivery, pharma, certification and fulfillment. As part of FIEGE Logistik, one of Europe's leading contract logistics providers, XPRESS is a team of 7 ex-founders and innovators based in the Maschinenraum in Berlin.


XPRESS focuses on developing own business models (Internal Building) and investing in the pre-seed LogTech startups (Deal Flow). We are hiring an ambitious summer intern to gain first-hand insight in both sections of our company building and to contribute in case-related projects from end to end. Our goal is to give ownership early on to enable a steep learning curve while mentoring along the process. The internship will start in July/August '23 with a minimum duration of 3 months. The application window closes at 31st of January.

your role
  • Explore new LogTech business models around real use cases including customer interviews, market screenings and value proposition testings
  • Analyze markets, competitive landscapes and value propositions as part of our due diligence for pre-seed investments
  • Contribute to the organization and execution of an XPRESS-hosted founder-competition with international partners and service providers
  • Prepare briefings and presentations on new startups, pitch meetings and internal decision making processes
  • Assist in the data and knowledge collection of our deal funnel, market research and venture network
your qualifications
  • Currently enrolled in business, economics or tech-related studies in bachelor or master studies
  • First experience a fast-paced environment of either start-up, consulting, venture capital or investment banking
  • Passion for digital business models, start-ups and VC ecosystem and motivated to learn about early-stage investing in one of the most-growing VC verticals
  • Good skills in PPT and Excel
  • Great in communication skills, written and verbally
  • Fluent German and English
  • Plus: passion and first touchpoints with logistics
your benefits
  • Dedicated onboarding to give you ownership on working steps in our deal flow process
  • Steep learning curve at the interception of logistics, technology and start-ups
  • (Net)work with founders and experts from across the ecosystem and logistics industry
  • Direct mentoring by an XPRESS Venture Architect
  • Competitive compensation
  • Offsite learning sessions
  • Co-working office at the Maschinenraum