Co-Founder & Product-Oriented CTO Food Startup (m/f/d)

Co-Founder & Product-Oriented CTO Food Startup (m/ in Zurich area




other, Full time

Offering Equity



Sparrow Ventures is a Zurich-based venture builder and growth equity investor. With a unique organizational structure and an experienced team of business-driven experts, Sparrow Ventures' focus lies on building and investing in companies in a multitude of relevant fields, in particular eCommerce, FinTech, LogisticTech, Digital Health and Happiness, Community & Lifestyle. Sparrow Ventures is an autonomous operating subsidiary of Migros – one of the largest retailers in Europe.

We are about to launch a new food startup in Switzerland after having tested the product successfully. We are looking for a designated product-oriented CTO as a first hire around whom we will build a winning startup team to turn this venture into a great success case.


  • Very good understanding how to translate user requirements into a product roadmap leading to product-market-fit and growth
  • Deep understanding of state-of-the-art technologies
  • Ability to lead and to ramp-up an international tech team
  • Solid understanding of how to build a scalable infrastructure including sound make-or-buy decisions
  • Passion for building companies with a strong hands-on attitude
  • Get st done mindset
  • Proven domain expertise
  • Scale-up experience in a startup or corporate setting
  • Fluency in German and English (an additional Swiss language is a plus)
  • Master’s degree with outstanding academic results


  • Be part of an ambitious story building a category leader
  • Fame and glory for what you will have built
  • No bullshit, down to earth, yet high caliber work environment at Sparrow Ventures
  • General benefits of running a corporate venture: only one investor, stability, commitment to ambitious goals, access to industry expertise and a strong partner ecosystem
  • Attractive compensation package

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