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TDK Ventures invests globally in early-stage hard-tech entrepreneurs and works intimately with them to help scale their impact. Join our team and scale your VC career by serving the next Impact Scalers.

Your VC job: help start-up companies achieve their dreams

TDK Ventures is looking for talented, driven individuals to join our VC team. If the thought of helping innovative start-up companies achieve their dreams appeals to you, we need to talk. With presence in Silicon Valley, Boston, Tokyo and soon India and China, TDK Ventures offers you the opportunity to work with other motivated and exceptional individuals in helping to make the world a better place.

Be a part of a corporate venture capital group that is leading in sustainability and social value. Join a team whose heritage includes an 85-years proven track-record of solving the hardest problems.

Position Open

TDK Ventures is seeking a deeply technical and highly effective program manager to support its portfolio of entrepreneurs. The Portfolio Program Associate will apply deep technical knowledge, partnerships building, and program management skills to the core investment areas of focus for TDK Ventures in Renewable Energy, Materials Technologies, Cleantech, Industry 5.0, Mobility, Computing & Connectivity. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an award-winning, top-tier Corporate Venture Capital fund in Silicon Valley. 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 Portfolio Program Manager, the Portfolio Program Associate will work closely with the TDK Ventures team, to engage with startups all around the world, understand deeply their key technologies and solutions and support detailed exploration of collaborative synergies with global TDK teams and assist in program management of the projects from start to finish. The goal is to explore, identify, secure, and track mutual value creation between the startups and TDK. This position’s responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Position Open

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 with dedicated funds, 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.

Position Open

This person will ideally have a deep technical background with strong business acumen and help research, source, screen, diligence, invest and assist the next cohort of world-changing technology companies. The Associate would report to the Managing Director and would be involved in all aspects of the business. We are looking for someone who is a motivated and enthusiastic self-starter who works on own initiative with light supervision. The candidate must be confident and positive, high-energy, cultured, capable of easily interacting with senior management of a large multinational organization.

This role requires the candidate to have a degree in a relevant science, technology, or engineering discipline in addition to relevant work experience in a related field. The successful Associate will be passionate about science and technology and will be enthusiastic about getting into the details of how a technology works in addition to explaining it to others.

Position Open

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 with dedicated funds, 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.

Position Open

TDK Ventures is searching for a Technical Principal to join our Platform team and support our Engagement Team. As a top tier Corporate Venture Capital (CVC), TDK Ventures aims to be a technology thought leader and impact scaler. You will utilize your many years of hands-on and strategic technology development to support our Engagement Team with Technology Explorations between innovative startups and TDK teams all around the world. TDK Ventures’ industry focus areas include Renewable Energy, Materials, Cleantech, Industry 5.0, Mobility, Computing, Connectivity & Healthtech.

The Technical Principal conducts Technology Explorations to identify potential mutual value creation scenarios with TDK teams to augment collaborations with both TDK Ventures portfolio and non-portfolio companies (“startups”). The Technical Principal will support the Engagement Team to ensure TDK Ventures brings consistent, visible and appreciated value to startups. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an award-winning, top-tier CVC fund while partnering with early stage deep-tech startups. TDK Ventures continues to pioneer corporate venturing with its “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.

Position Closed

TDK Ventures is currently seeking a Portfolio Program Manager for its Startup Liaison function. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an award-winning, top-tier Corporate Venture Capital fund in Silicon Valley. The Portfolio Program Manager will ensure TDK Ventures brings consistent, visible and appreciated value to portfolio companies. You will continuously explore and identify potential mutual value creation scenarios (TDK Goodness and Synergies) with TDK teams around the world to further collaborations with TDK Ventures portfolio and non-portfolio companies.

Position Closed

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:

Position Closed

TDK Ventures is currently seeking a Financial Principal. This is an exciting opportunity to work with award-winning top-tier Corporate Venture Capital fund in Silicon Valley. The Financial Principal is responsible for Financial Modelling of prospective investment opportunities, Financial Performance Management of TDK Ventures Portfolio, and Financial Compliance. The role is central to TDK Ventures investment decisions, involves liaising with the most innovative hard-tech startups in the world, as well as internal TDK teams.

Position Closed

TDK Ventures is currently seeking a Legal Principal. This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned legal counsel to work in an award-winning top-tier Corporate Venture Capital fund in Silicon Valley. The Legal Principal is responsible for supporting investments due diligence efforts and termsheet negotiations, bringing value to portfolio companies and drive legal compliance. The role is central to TDK Ventures’ investments, and involves liaising with the most innovative hard-tech startups and investors in the world.