Finance Tech Startup

This award-winning fintech startup company is dedicated to providing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with solutions to short-term financing problems (working capital), using technology and innovative business models.  While SMEs benefit from better solutions for financing their businesses, investors will also gain new investment opportunities that were always controlled by a few institutions. The company is eager to work with an intern who can help take their company to the next level.  The intern will get to work alongside the company’s founders and be an integral part of their great team in a dynamic work environment in a co-working space with other startups in the financial heart of the city.  This is a great opportunities for students interested in finance, technology, and business.

Country: Uruguay
Industry: Finance & Consulting; Development & Sustainability; Technology & Web Development; Entrepreneurship & Startups
Sector: For-Profit Company
Office Size: Very small (1 to 10 full-time staff members)

Intern Project Examples:

1 - Business Development Intern

The company is at a pivotal moment in its company’s growth trajectory.  The business development intern will conduct a market analysis for the company’s expansion to a new country or market in Latin America.  The project will involve research and analysis and will result in a report with recommendations that will be presented to the company’s directors and used to determine future strategic plans.

Spanish Level Required: Intermediate
Academic Background and Technical Skills: The ideal candidate will have knowledge and/or experience in market research, market prospecting, and financial concepts.

2 - Research and Analysis Intern

The company is constantly striving to improve its products and services.  The intern will conduct research on related best practices from different regions and prepare a report with recommendations based on the best practices for how to improve the product or program.

Spanish Level Required: Intermediate
Academic Background and Technical Skills: Knowledge of financial concepts and strong research skills are necessary.

3 - Graphic and Web Design Intern

The company is developing the technical platform around its existing and future products.  The intern will build a new mobile application to support the company’s products and services.

Spanish Level Required: Basic
Academic Background and Technical Skills: Ideal candidates will understand financial concepts and have mobile application development skills.

4 - Fundraising Intern

In order to help fund the company’s work, the intern will research and identify possible grants available from international funding sources and then prepare and write grant proposals in collaboration with the organization’s program directors.

Spanish Level Required: Intermediate
Academic Background and Technical Skills: Financial concepts and grants knowledge from different regional countries to open a market are needed for this role.