Entrepreneur in Residence 6 month programme
This is an exciting opportunity to work with the team at the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT), immerse yourself in the Fintech ecosystem, and to drive real change in financial services.
What is the LHoFT?
The LHoFT Foundation is a public private sector initiative that drives technology innovation for Luxembourg’s Financial Services industry, connecting the domestic and international FinTech community to develop solutions that shape the world of tomorrow.
The LHoFT connects with and creates value for the entire Luxembourg financial ecosystem; financial institutions, Fintech startups & trailblazers, IT industry, research and academia as well as the regulatory and public authorities.
Its founding private sector partners are : BGL BNP Paribas, Clearstream (Deutsche Börse Group), BCEE, Deloitte, Foyer Group, KPMG, POST Luxembourg, Six Payment Services, PwC, Société Générale, Telindus (Proximus Group), State Street and Temenos.
The other partners of the initiative are the Government of Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, the City of Luxembourg and the University of Luxembourg.
The LHoFT offers an exciting, fun and energizing work environment, interacting with many different stakeholders from financial services, government, advisory and legal firms, as well as international and domestic entrepreneurs.
The selected candidate will work at the ground-breaking House of Startups in the LHoFT offices, where no day is ever quite the same.
Fulfilment and achievement are part of daily life and core to the LHoFT’s values.
What is the role?
We are currently seeking individuals to be a part of a team of Entrepreneurs In Residence (EIRs) working with the CEO and LHoFT team in developing new projects into operational businesses or initiatives, identifying new opportunities through research and actively participating in the LHoFT’s broader activities.
it is designed to help budding entrepreneurs and enthusiastic to gain exposure to the Fintech and startup environment, to learn from experienced business mentors in the ecosystem, to network and build new relationships, and to possibly develop a viable new Fintech business with the guidance and support of the LHoFT team.
there is considerable freedom and opportunity depending on your drive.
Selected candidates will be given free desk space in the LHoFT innovation hub at the House of Startups (HoST). They will be expected to liaise with the LHoFT team and discuss / report on projects, assist in general activities such as events, workshops and conferences, but will also have time to focus on their own priorities within an active environment.
They will be expected to maintain the standards and values of the LHoFT, help in developing the community and cooperation between stakeholders and to be a conscientious and respectful team member.