Team8 Fintech- Business Research Analyst

  • Team8
  • Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Full-time
About The Position

Team8 is hiring an exceptional Business Research Analyst to the Fintech foundry in Tel-Aviv. In this role, you will support the team’s core activities including company creation, ideation and validation processes, and thought leadership initiatives. This function is an integral part of our ambitious effort to tackle big opportunities, create category-leading companies, and dramatically increase their chances of success. 

You will be part of the business research team, and be responsible for gathering and analyzing information on companies, industries, and technologies; forming analysis of competitive landscapes as well as customer and partner segments; identifying and monitoring market trends, and preparing reports, white papers, articles, blog posts, and more. This is a hands-on position.

In this role, you will play an important role in supporting critical projects and initiatives, working closely with our domain experts, the broader platform team as well as with the founders of our portfolio companies. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the most exciting platforms in the startup and venture ecosystem for a 9-month journey, where you’ll get exposure to the fascinating worlds of venture capital, startups, and fintech, work closely with leaders in the domain, and gain invaluable industry experience.  

Exceptional candidates may be evaluated for full-time positions at Team8.

Role & Responsibilities: 

*Fintech Thought Leadership Support – Creating and identifying content and research around thought leadership activities (reports, blogs, etc.) that inform our company building process, partnership initiatives, positioning in the market, and our overall fintech thesis

*Supporting Ideation & Company Building – research problems and opportunities, analyzing competitive landscapes, trends, support development of GTM strategies and deep product reviews and comparison. Perform market research and sizing analysis, and support the identification of early customers, partners, and use-cases. 

*Fintech Thesis Development – ongoing development of our fintech thesis and monitoring industry trends. Tracking key industry reports and extracting critical insights to inform the fintech investment team.

Requirements:
  • Minimum BA in business, finance, accounting, or economics 
  • Someone who is autodidactic, curious, and hard-working; Analytical, detail-oriented, and tech-savvy 
  • A team player with a collaborative approach who is also independent, process-driven, and extremely organized
  • Someone who likes to read and works well with large amounts of information and data, with a proven ability to distill the essence of the research and articulate the conclusions in a short and accurate manner
  • A native English speaker (spoken and written) with strong communication skills, who feels comfortable writing docs and presentations in English 
  • Able to jump from one topic to another, and go wide or deep depending on the task

Advantages:

  • Prior experience working in investment banking, strategic consulting, venture capital, or market research firms is a plus
  • Prior work experience in the domains of Fintech, Capital Markets, Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance, Credit & Lending, Payments, or Real Estate, etc. is a plus
  • Familiarity with common data sources such as Gartner, Pitchbook, Factset, etc.

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