Investment Intern - New York, full-time, 6+ months

New York, United States · Investment Team


Illuminate Financial is an enterprise fintech venture capital fund.

We invest in emerging technology solutions used by financial market institutions (banks, asset managers, hedge funds, quantitative funds, market infrastructure providers). Our investors and industry partners include some of the largest end users of technology solutions in this space, including IHS Markit, Deutsche Boerse Group and five global banks.

At Illuminate, we believe there is an ongoing fundamental shift in the underlying financial markets infrastructure. We closely follow the themes that influence this shift, such as the technology drivers (Cloud, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Big Data, Crpyto etc.), functional industry trends, and regulatory adoption triggers. We leverage our extensive formal and informal network to validate the solutions we see and match them against relevant, high priority industry challenges our industry partners face.

For further information on our portfolio companies, please visit:

ROLE: This is a full-time, paid internship starting in May/June 2019 in our New York office.

The role will cover all aspects of the investment process:


You will join the Illuminate team of thirteen, including five investors and three partners across London and New York. Our team includes experienced financial markets professionals with backgrounds that include banking (Deutsche Bank, HSBC, JPMorgan), entrepreneurship (Creditex/T-Zero), consulting (McKinsey, Bain & Co), financial technology (Murex) and extensive investment experience.


This position is ideally suited for a candidate with up to 3-4 years work experience.


This is an opportunity to be involved in an exciting young fund in one of the most innovative and fast-growing areas of the financial sector.

This is a paid internship. Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis.

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