TDK Ventures is the Corporate Venture Capital arm of TDK Corporation, and invests in startups to bolster innovation in materials science, energy/power and related areas typically underrepresented in venture capital portfolios. Established in 2019 as a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK Corporation, the corporate venture company’s vision is to propel the digital, energy and environmental transformations of segments such as Cleantech, Energy, Materials, Industrial, Mobility and Medical and the wider IoT/IIoT markets. TDK Ventures invests globally in early stage hard-tech entrepreneurs to help accelerate their dreams and serves our portfolio companies by bringing the full “TDK Goodness” to them, including technical expertise and access to global markets where TDK operates. We believe in a sustainable world where digital, energy and environmental transformations will improve billions of lives. Our mission is to help accelerate learning and contributions to society, investing in start-ups with similar idealism.
TDK Ventures is seeking a highly experienced talent acquisition professional to provide full cycle recruitment for high level strategic roles. As a top tier Corporate Venture Capital (CVC), TDK Ventures will provide recruitment as a service for only the highest level executive and technical positions within our portfolio companies. You will utilize your many years of recruitment strategy and hands on recruiting experience to fill crucial roles that will help to ensure the success of our portfolio companies. TDK Ventures’ industry focus areas include Renewable Energy, Materials Technologies, Cleantech, Industry 5.0, Mobility, Computing & Connectivity. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an award-winning, top-tier CVC fund in Silicon Valley while partnering with early stage deep-tech startups. TDK Ventures continues to pioneer corporate venturing with “TDK Goodness” to entrepreneurs in the deep-tech space. Currently, TDK Ventures is investing with $200M AUM and is backed by TDK Corporation – a Japanese electronics conglomerate.
Reporting to the President, the Recruitment Principal will work closely with the TDK Ventures portfolio of entrepreneurs to strategize on key executive and technical positions to ensure they are prepared to have the right people in place at the right time. You will seek to understand their technologies and solutions and support the development of effective talent acquisition strategies and execute on them while applying, knowledge, experience and a deep network in the technology sectors. This position’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to: