Fusion Corporate Innovation Analyst (German Speaking)

  • Carouge, Switzerland

Fusion Corporate Innovation Analyst (German Speaking)

Job description

Fusion sits at the intersection of industry-leading corporations, innovative start-ups, and a global network of experts and entrepreneurial support organizations. This unique ecosystem gives us access to high potential ventures and deep insights into the technological and business model trends impacting corporations.


We work with our corporate Clients to build the future of their business, through impactful and sustainable technology-driven innovations: by partnering with innovative start-ups; by building new internal ventures; by unlocking their own innovation organization and by investing in high-potential start-ups.


The Fusion team is composed of seasoned entrepreneurs, venture capital and innovation strategy professionals, as well as industry experts with years of experience and an extensive professional network. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Corporate Innovation Analyst.


As part of the Fusion Client Advisory team, you will be actively involved in four main areas:


  • Actively contribute to the Fusion tech-radar by continuously screening and curating technology-related news, including relevant trends, start-ups, business models and opportunities.

Your main role in this area will be to identify key technology and business model trends and innovations, in selected industries (fintech, insurtech, lifetech, proptech, etc.). You will have to carry out strategic analysis (e.g., market research, benchmark, etc.), in order to address specific questions from Fusion’s Clients; leverage this knowledge to help producing informative content for the Fusion team and ecosystem; evaluate opportunities.


  • Help our Clients innovate & grow through impactful partnerships with leading-edge start-ups, in order to drive efficiency and new revenues streams.

Your main role in this area will be to support the following activities: identify innovative and high potential startups and other technology-driven service providers that could be of interest for our Clients; from fact sheets, to preliminary analysis to full due diligence. You will also support the rest of the team with the acceleration and coaching of the selected startups until the validation and implementation of “Proof of Concept” (POC).


  • Design and build new ventures and innovative business models within our Clients’ organizations.

Your role in this area will be to support the following activities: identify value creation opportunities and elaborate new venture ideas (ideation workshop, hackathon, etc.); design the new product/service (design sprints) and develop the Business Plan; set up the new venture team, in charge of developing the prototype / MVP; define the go-to-market strategy and organize the commercial launch.


  • Enhance our corporate Clients’ innovation machine, enable and accelerate their digital transformation.

In this area, you will support the following activities: carry out digital readiness audits and digital awareness workshops; design digital transformation strategies and roadmaps; define and drive internal innovation enhancement programs (agile projects setup, etc.); elaborate intrapreneurship programs, including training and coaching of the Client’s innovation teams.


To be successful in your new challenge, your skills and experience should include:

• At least 2-3 years of experience in a top-tier strategy consulting firm, venture capital or corporate venture

• Master’s degree in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Digital transformation or related fields, from HEC, EPFL or other university and Ecole de Commerce.

• An entrepreneurial and “hands-on” experience, ideally in a technology-driven start-up

• Fluent in German and English, French proficiency is a strong plus

• Strong interest in Startups & Technology and willingness to learn in this area quickly

• Detail oriented, capacity in producing impactful content and presentation

• Advanced proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Great team player and also able to work on projects autonomously


Are you passionate about what you do? Would you like to drive yourself forward, always wanting to do things in the most impactful way? Does that sound like you? Then you should join us!