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March 22, 2016

Wanted: Accelerator Associate betahaus X

Are you passionate about startups and do you thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and culture? Do you want to work with a young, fun, and inspiring team and enjoy being in a fast paced environment? If so, you are a perfect candidate for betahaus x! At betahaus, you will have the opportunity to work in a very flat hierarchical structure with the ability to be assigned to important projects and tasks for the betahaus team and accelerator. Additionally, you will have an amazing opportunity to network yourself with the Berlin startup scene.

This position is open to applicants with various degrees of expertise;  depending on expertise, a pay is negotiable


Starting Date ...

April 2016


Duration ...

3-6 Months

Job Description

  • Conduct research on new technologies, startup news and investments, co-working trends ...
  • Create Startup Intelligence newsletters ...
  • Community management of startup alumni network and partners ...
  • Monitor ecosystem for up and coming players to be involved in the accelerator ...
  • Work on a growth hacking strategy for our online content ...
  • Co-create a new team structure in this growing department of betahaus


  • Fluent in English, German fluency or proficiency a plus ...
  • You have a business degree in or are currently studying in a relevant field ...
  • Knowledge or strong interest of network startup ecosystem ...
  • Entrepreneurial mindset ...
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills ...
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build trust with co-workers/startups ...
  • Comfortable with communicating with both startups and corporates

To Apply

Think you're a good fit? We'd love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and a short motivation letter to Yatan at yatan@betahaus.de, under the subject 'X Associate’. For other announcements, job or internship opportunities, check out this link.

Toni: Currently, we’ve somehow ended up in this niche of building a lot of internal tools for startups and teams. But this is not the only thing we want to do. What I like about it is that we’re starting projects from scratch and we have full control over them. 

Martin: The first project we worked on was a tool for a large scale real estate development company. What they needed was a tool for their Sales people - to be able to mark their different spots and locations at different stages of the sales funnel. So we created a tool that helps them in this process.

Toni: And this one actually served as a starting point for the tool we’ve developed for  betahaus, which aims to allow the Sales and Management team to see which team rooms are occupied right now, which ones are free or will be occupied in a few weeks or months, so no double bookings appear. 

Alex: These two projects were more focused on real estate, let’s say, but we’ve also done more design-heavy projects like the one we did for Artique which is an online artists agency. For them, we built a whole website and an online system to present their artists starting only from their logo. It had to be very flexible, because the artists needed to be able to edit their own profiles, putting their resume, changing colours.

Toni: Honestly, we have skillsets that you don’t usually find in developers. Because we've had lives that were not just about computer science. I think to some extent this is what makes us different. 

Martin: I believe one of the reasons why people pick us over other studios is because it can be very hard working with developers. If you’re not understanding their work, if the communication is not flowing, you, as a client can feel lost. We're easy to communicate with and we’re always open to feedback and we're open to discuss anything. In the end, after all iterations, if you say we need to start the website from scratch and that you don’t like the idea, we won’t take it personally. 

Alex: Also, I think, since we all work as coding teachers, we are officially qualified to explain what coding is to people who don't code, which is actually really rare because a lot of developers, as Martin says, don't want to, or literally just don't know how to articulate what they're doing. Whereas we are trained in articulating what it is that we're doing, why it's meaningful and why it takes a certain amount of time.

Photo by Lea GK

Alex: Zimt & Mehl - the Turkish bakery around the corner. It’s just soo good.

Martin: Oh, there is this Italian restaurant called Ristorante del Arte

Tony: Oh, my God, this place is so funny. It looks like a pretty average Italian restaurant, but the whole interior design inside is just decorated in such a weird way. The entire place is covered in frescoes. They have crystal chandeliers and Easter bunnies. Some Greek columns. It has a different name on the menu, on the side and on the Internet. And it was an ex-shoe-store.

Want to get in touch with Obst Digital? Come around betahaus | Neukölln and meet them here or send them an email to contact@obst.digital !


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