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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Software & Information Technology
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 02,2021
    • Entrusting Package
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    Internship – Crypto & Digital Assets Strategy

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Corporate - Business strategy

    About PayU
    PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers.

    As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day.

    PayU is an early mover in the crypto and digital assets space, having invested in this industry since 2015. We are backers of prestigious initiatives like Diem and Bakkt, as well as innovative DeFI projects like Celo. We see the potential of digital assets in delivering on our vision of financial inclusion and want to become an important player in this growing industry.

    PayU is part of Prosus (PRX.AS), a $200+ billion internet group and one of the most successful global tech investors, with investment in companies like Tencent, OLX, Delivery Hero.


    • Role: Internship – Crypto & digital assets strategy
    • Team: Global Strategy & Investment
    • Start date: as soon as possible
    • Duration: 6 months
    • Workplace: Amsterdam

    Your role:

    • Join a small and nimble team tasked with shaping PayU digital assets strategy
    • Actively research the crypto industry, both in India and globally, to understand key market developments
    • Develop a deep understanding of blockchain technology and the implications for PayU core business
    • Prepare industry analysis and deliver actionable insights to the team
    • Engage with early-stage projects and communities, participating in the grass-root development of crypto
    • Participate in the investment process with deal sourcing, investment evaluation, due diligence and execution – for both equity and token investments
    • Support portfolio management for the existing crypto investments of PayU

    Your profile:

    • You are first and foremost, a Crypto Believer – you see the potential of crypto to disrupt existing financial infrastructure and personally have ‘skin in the game’
    • You have a technical background or degree (computer science, engineering & natural sciences or similar)
    • You have up to two years of work experience or completed some internships, best in entrepreneurial environments (in a startup, VC, tech company or similar)
    • You are a digital native, naturally curious and love to check out new products – you particular in the crypto space
    • You are a self-starter, able to work independently, and take initiative
    • You are a team player with a strong work ethic, humility and personal integrity
    • You are curious with a deep willingness to learn and explore the weird parts of the crypto space
    • You are fluent in spoken and written English
    • Bonus points: you are a long term HODLer and have personally tried DeFi applications

    About us:
    At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more

    Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce
    As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities.
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