Director of Research, FinTech

| Greater NYC Area

Passionate about following fintech, and everything from the latest hot fintech startup to blockchain to the growth of Amazon’s financial services businesses? Smart enough to help predict which emerging trends will flourish and which will fade (using data and not your gut)? Are you a proven leader? Are you able to help a team package insights into readable, visually engaging, and understandable research content? If yes, keep reading.Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop a team of hungry and smart analysts who have created industry-leading research on tech and innovation trends across financial services. This includes handling research calendar for the team and assignment queues across public, syndicated, and custom research deliverables.
  • Edit data-driven research and reports that combine our proprietary data with outside data sets to identify key trends and analyze the momentum of fintech companies
  • Help align the team’s work with the interests of our clients and prospects. In some instances, you will have to develop and give client and prospective client presentations to discuss market trends in consumer businesses.
  • Help the team understand and develop forward-looking analyses and insights for top financial services areas including insurance, banking, payments, wealth management, and more
  • Support PR requests with data and category knowledge
  • You should be passionate and knowledgeable about technology and have some background in adjacent disciplines such as venture capital, corporate strategy, corporate finance, and M&A

Required Experience:

  • Writing experience a requirement – can be within the fields of market research, equity research, vertical journalism, or consulting in fintech or related area
  • Expertise within financial or researching the industry
  • 12+ years leading a team and a research pipeline
  • Comfort in private and public markets including public company financial metrics/ratios
  • Ability to synthesize data and develop meaningful conclusions and predictive insights
  • Strong communication/presentation skills and leadership abilities. You should feel comfortable speaking to clients/prospects as an authority on the business and the category
  • Ability to multi-task and handle the details while keeping an eye on the big picture
  • Strong MS Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • BA/BS required; relevant graduate degrees a plus
  • 4H's: Happy, Helpful, Humble and Hungry

CB Insights values diversity, different perspectives, collaboration, and curiosity.Perks and Benefits:

  • Subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k with up to 4% match
  • $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

498 7th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10018
498 7th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10018

An Insider's view of CB Insights

What are some social events your company does?

To help foster cross team communication & collaboration, here are some things CB Insights does:

- yearly company offsite
- monthly company-wide team building events (past events include: bubble ball, game night, talent show, spelling bee, wine tasting, field day, etc.)
- quarterly new hire social
- volunteer
- CBI jeopardy
- holiday party

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What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our team brings new datasets to the platform. A few valuable ones are patents, earnings transcript & press articles from special verticals.Instead of just surfacing the data, we run topic modeling, sentiment analysis & improving recommendation systems.The innovative way of feeding info helps clients to be sensitive to trends moving in the industry.

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What are CB Insights Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
CB Insights 401(K) program allows employees to starting contributing their 4th month of employment.
401(K) Matching
CB Insights 401(K) program matches upto 4% of an employee's contribution with immediate vesting.
Performance Bonus
CB Insights offers a performance bonus for all non-commissioned roles based on company and personal performance.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Subsidized Health Insurance, 401(K) with Matching, Yearly Education Stipend, Lunch Stipend, 3D Printer, Office Gong, Awesome Team Building Events

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