Black Mangroves
About the company: 

About us

At Black Mangroves, we use data, analytics, and insights to answer complex entrepreneurship-related questions and to advise Fortune 500 companies, Investors, Startups, and Governments on their startup engagements. Last but not least, Map of the Money, a Black Mangroves’ co-publication on active investors, helps Southeast Asian founders to raise capital.

You will be part of the Black Mangroves founding team, giving you the opportunity to learn from, and with, the Managing Director, a veteran of the Southeast Asian startup ecosystem:

  • 10+ years of working experience in Startup Ecosystems
  • Entrepreneur in Residence and Bootcamp Instructor at INSEAD
  • Angel Investor & all-star mentor at Techstars
  • Co-authored: How do the World’s Biggest Companies Deal with the Startup Revolution?
  • Worked at 500 Startups and INSEAD
Job Description and Requirements:  

About the Job

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for

  • Relaunching, monetizing, and growing two newsletters that have several thousands of subscribers
  • Maintaining and expanding Map of the Money
  • Maintaining and improving databases on startups and investors
  • Performing primary research on Startup Ecosystems (entrepreneurship, startups, venture capital, corporate Innovation, …) for clients and publications by leveraging access to leading investors, Fortune 500 executives as well as prominent entrepreneurs.

Things you could be asked to do include: analysis of data, drafting a report or presentation, benchmark solutions. Your job description will evolve based on the results you achieve.

This position will suit you if you are looking for

  • Fast learning environment
  • Unique opportunity to learn about the startup ecosystem, especially Southeast Asia
  • Using the latest tools such as Airtable or Superhuman
  • Hybrid work environment: co-working space/home
  • Flexible working hours
  • Casual dress code

About you -

  • Passionate about startups, venture capital, startup ecosystems, and innovation
  • Hunger for learning

How your profile will be evaluated

  • Attitude
  • Motivation
  • Ability to deliver  
  • Ability to progress

Minimum Qualifications

- Diploma or Bachelor degree, or equivalent practical experience

- Analytical mind with excellent data collection and analysis skills

- An astute communicator with a strong command of English (both written and verbal)

- A highly organized and meticulous person

- A resourceful, flexible problem-solver Preferred Qualifications

- Working experience in a startup, or unsupervised environment

- Overseas working or studying experience

- Proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia or Mandarin (reading, writing, listening, and speaking)

- Effective project management skills

- Excellent communication skills

- Some experience in market research


Please write to

- Provide a short introduction in less than 250 words

- Salary expectations

- Resume

Job Type

Full Time


SGD 3,000 to 4,500



Closing Date

May 31 2021