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Deep Tech Startup Co-Founder



Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2022

About TandemLaunch

TandemLaunch is a unique Canadian start-up foundry. We create cutting-edge technology companies based on research taken straight from major university labs. We focus on commercializing innovations in consumer electronics, hardware-enabled technologies, and artificial intelligence. As a Co-Founder, you will be the heart of our start-up foundry and the innovative drive behind our success.

About the venture:

We are building a venture around a novel technique to accurately fingerprint and classify complex mixtures of liquids. This system has the capability to identify specific components within a mixture, making it a valuable tool in industries such as pharmaceuticals, environmental monitoring, and food production. Our goal is to improve the accuracy and efficiency of liquid sensing, providing businesses and consumers with reliable information.

What you’ll get to do

Develop a profitable start-up by leveraging your research skills and technical expertise

Work with cutting-edge technologies from world-class laboratories in the deep-tech sector

Identify patentable intellectual property and execute technical due diligence to create your startup’s patent portfolio

Design and implement a technological roadmap to develop a minimum viable product in 18-24 months

Provide scientific leadership and guidance to your team to validate your product’s core functions

What we offer

  • $600-800K in pre-seed funding
  • A founding equity stake in your start-up
  • Group health insurance and a modest stipend
  • Access to our investor networks

What we’re looking for

  • Masters/PhD in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with analog and digital circuits, signal processing, and microcontrollers
  • Strong background in power electronics, energy harvesting and circuit design
  • Familiarity with power electronics and/or embedded systems design
  • Experience in designing and building prototypes for power generation and energy storage systems would be a plus.
  • Understanding of safety standards and regulations for electrical systems and components.
  • Self-motivated and proactive personality with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Proactive team player with leadership aspirations and hustle
  • Strong communication skills to translate key features into salient benefits for technical and non-technical audiences

How it works

  • Submit your application and get contacted by our team
  • Create a company idea with the support of our team
  • Develop the idea into a viable investment
  • Unlock the $600-$800k early-stage funding

TandemLaunch is committed to building a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. We welcome applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates who will contribute to the enrichment of ideas and perspectives.