Katapult Company Profile

Business Developer



At Katapult we're on a mission to accelerate people, money, and resources towards impact. To that end, we need an arsenal of commercial partners who not only want to see us succeed but who also want to join our mission. Katapult is therefore seeking an experienced and impact-driven Business Developer.So, are you motivated by building professional relationships built on mutual value creation? Do you want to contribute to grow and finance successful impact companies? Do you like to work with a purpose-driven and highly motivated team of experts? Well then, read on...The roleThe Business Developer will be leading Katapult’s new partnership strategy and pursuing primarily commercial partnerships. This includes activities such as building and maintaining partnership relationships, building new sources of revenue and exploring business opportunities within our current and future network. This person is a classic "rainmaker" and thrives with responsibilities such as:Expanding Katapults professional network by generating new partnerships leads and establishing new agreementsSuggesting new business models and securing new sources of revenue coming from our partnershipsDrive internal change management initiatives based on partnership agreementsThe candidate can show past achievements where he or she has built networks and has a proven track record from business development or sales activities. The candidate will be working closely with other investment professionals in the Katapult system, and contribute to all areas of our business.What we look for7+ years of business development experienceAn outstanding track recordPassionate about climate technology investments and tech startupsA large network of potential partners and collaboratorsUnderstanding of and experience from venture capitalAbility to succeed in a fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly evolving organizationSector expertise in one or more of our target areas: ocean, transportation renewable energy, smart cities, mobility, carbon capture, food, agriculture, or new frontiers.Outgoing, well-organized, and energetic with a ’take charge and get stuff done' attitudeExcellent English written and verbal communication skillsWhat we offerA clear purpose in life100 % positionStarting date: to be agreed uponFlexible working hoursCompetitive compensation with bonus schemesUnique opportunity to work closely with impact investments and the global startup ecosystemHQ centrally located in Oslo with a flexible remote working cultureAbout KatapultKatapult is a system working to make impact investing mainstream and mobilize capital and use exponential technologies as a tool to scale businesses solving the world’s greatest challenges. We have built a world-leading investment and accelerator vehicle where we invest in global talents, profitable technology, with a positive impact on people and the planet.Through our existing investment and accelerator vehicles Katapult Accelerator and Katapult Ocean, we have to date invested in 90 companies from 32 different countries, all using technology to build a better world. We have huge ambitions of launching new thematic verticals when the timing is right, and this year we are doubling down our efforts on supporting early-stage companies building solutions to help solve the climate crisis through our next vertical, Katapult Climate.For our next chapter, we are seeking a business developer who can help us establish the right partners and collaborators who can help us get to the next level over the coming decade. If you fit these criteria, we have a perfect opportunity for you.Ready to join Katapult’s mission of building a better world through impact investments, technology, and entrepreneurship?