Startup Factory
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Co-Founder - Safome

Permanent
Intermediate
Job start As soon as possible
Brussels-Capital

Job description

Startup Factory is a startup studio offering a formula to efficiently create and develop a start up venture from inception to scaling in partnership with corporate players. 

Every project starts with an idea coming from a corporate partner who doesn’t have flexibility, mentality or talent’s ressources to develop it in intern. For this reason, the corporate players decide to work in partnership with us to develop projects in our startup studio.

With an average of a new company every six weeks, we try to understand what the best condition is to build  innovative digital businesses. We make sure that we have a very considerable  added value  when convincing corporate partners. We also show that there are different ways for early stage startups to find product market fit in a short period of time and at a low cost capital than before. 

Opportunity

In today’s market, there are a lot of possibilities to join an incubation structure, but Startup Factory is more than an external accompanying organization.  A lot of corporate partners are ready to entrust new projects to our startup’s studio, and we have the willingness to work hand in hand with entrepreneurs, to have an impact on their environment by solving real problem using technology.

Working into a startup studio provides a lot of advantages  to an entrepreneur.

To encourage them to focus on the sales’s context and  rapidly  develop their value proposition with the aim of increasing value to their customers, we are hands on and able to assist projects on with the required critical skills like technological aspects or digital marketing aspects. 

We also seek to create a community passionate about the entrepreneurial adventure and we are looking for entrepreneurs who want to be part of this community by sharing these values : ambition, exchange of ideas through the community and the desire to learn and growth quickly. 

Offer

Safome wants to disrupt the smart alarm market by providing a service answering 95% of the needs at affordable costs.  We'll cover issues such as :fire, burglary by warning and connecting families, friends and neighbourhood. A cutting edge home security solution combined with instant messaging.

Profile

As CEO or co-founder, you will be responsible for : 

  • Confirming the demand for this type of service through a lean startup approach : customer discovery
  • Finding and selling service to early adopters
  • Finding the key elements with the highest added value for early adopters
  • Identifying and signing the first partners, piloting the execution of the service,  
  • Being an inspirational leader to hire the right profiles and complete the team in the short term  
  • Defining the vision and values of the startup which is the main key to success

As CEO or co-founder, you possess the following competences and skills : 

  • Being passionate about the entrepreneurial adventure
  • Having the good mindset and deploying all energy to lead the project
  • Having affinity with the project’ field
  • Being expert in problem solving and focused on “learning by doing”
  • Being able to manage plenty of stuff at the same time 
  • Being able to become independent in work
  • Being able to adapt work to changing conditions
  • Having lean analytics approach
  • Using Business Model Canvas 
  • Having strong communication skills  
  • Being motivated, professional, dynamic and creative

Recruitment Process

  • 15 min call
  • Face to face interview at the Co.station office.