Fintech Investment Intern

Team: Factory - Corporate Development (Full-time)
Location: London, United Kingdom

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    👋 Hey, We're Founders Factory

    We're the world’s best partner for founders. Started by Brent Hoberman and Henry Lane Fox, Founders Factory has received investment from L’Oreal, easyJet, Guardian Media Group, Aviva, Holtzbrinck, CSC and M&S. We have also launched in Johannesburg with Standard Bank. Combined with our full-time team of 70 specialists we offer founders the best platform to launch or scale their startup.

    Our incubator creates 13 new startups every year. We validate ideas, build founding teams, find first customers and invest directly in each startup. Our accelerator invests in 35 startups every year. We invest cash, six months of bespoke support from our team and provide commercial opportunities with our investors. We're also Europe's Hottest Startup Accelerator according to the Europas, read more here.

    Founders Factory is looking to hire an investment intern in Fintech to support our efforts in sourcing and qualifying early-stage start-ups for FF Paris and FF London.

    Each year we invest in 5 start-ups in each of our 6 verticals and the role will be focused on securing the best entrepreneurs and new technologies from across Europe. The candidate will need to have a good understanding of technology and will need to be able to build a network to help us source companies.

    The role will cover

    • Deal Flow: track, source, contact, analyse, present and recommend the most relevant investment opportunities to FinTech team
    • Due Diligence: dive deep into a certain business, including commercial, financial and operational analysis, market research, competitor analysis
    • Events: support with events and investment committees
    • The role will also require you to support the whole team with ad-hoc tasks 

    Requirements

    • Passion for and strong knowledge of technology and startups 
    • Analytical mind to be able to qualify and understand different concepts and business models
    • Preferably with first internship experience in a fast-paced work environment (startup, VC, consulting, banking)
    • Available for 6 months, starting in August 2019 and desire to keep on working for Founders Factory full-time basis
    • Analytical, humble and pragmatic person with a can-do attitude
    • Fluent in English
    📈 Benefits

    We provide all the excitement and freedom of an early stage startup but with the stability and resources of a large organisation. This is your rare chance to contribute across the full business spectrum to become a founder in the future:

    Growth: Work with and meet exceptional talent. Learn faster than you ever have before. Access our large network of investors and customers.
    Autonomy: Freedom to execute, build businesses, not just products.
    Support: marketing, legal, finance, fundraising, growth, business development and recruitment.
    Health and Wellness: Comprehensive extended health care coverage from Vitality.
    Office Space: Desk space in fully-serviced office on High Street Ken with table tennis table, scooters and breakout spaces.
    Office Meals: Catered lunches 2 days a week, unlimited breakfast, healthy snacks, freshly ground coffee and Paul’s Irish Bar.

    We are committed to building a diverse culture and are eager to receive applications from all backgrounds. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination.

    Please note: we have an overwhelming number of applications and will do our best to get back to you within 72 hours if you fit the bill.

    Could this be you?

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