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Team8 Fintech-Strategy and Business Research Manager



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Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Team8 is seeking an exceptional Strategy and Business Research Manager to join its fintech foundry in Tel Aviv. In this influential role, you will spearhead strategy and business research initiatives, contributing to Team8’s company creation, ideation, and validation processes. Your expertise will be instrumental in addressing significant opportunities, establishing category-leading companies, and enhancing their likelihood of success.

As a trusted advisor to founders, you will focus on ideation, business and product strategy, and comprehensive research.

As the Strategy and Business Research Manager, your responsibilities will encompass the following key areas within Team8’s fintech foundry:

  • Conduct market research to bolster ideation processes, encompassing the exploration of problems and opportunities, competitive landscape analysis, and trend identification.
  • Participate in and extract valuable insights from the validation process of newly created companies, aiding in crystallizing opportunities and drawing conclusions.
  • Provide business analysis support to the foundry’s portfolio companies, guiding them in defining product/market fit and preparing for subsequent rounds of capital raising.
  • Drive thought leadership activities to position the foundry, including identifying and monitoring market trends, and preparing reports, white papers, articles, blog posts, and speaking engagement materials.

We are seeking an independent team player with a curious mindset, a strong work ethic, and prior experience in market research and competitive analysis. The successful candidate should be process-driven, exceptionally organized, detail-oriented, and capable of distilling vast amounts of information into clear and well-articulated conclusions.

In this strategic role, you will be integral in creating and managing processes, projects, and initiatives, collaborating closely with domain experts, the broader platform team, and the founders of our portfolio companies.



  • At least 4 years of experience in business strategy, market research and analysis, and/or fintech product strategy roles.
  • Deep Fintech domain knowledge and expertise.
  • Analytical, tech-savvy, and proficient with numbers, spreadsheets, and reporting tools.
  • Native proficiency in English (spoken and written).
  • Comfortable navigating diverse topics and collaborating with multiple stakeholders, capable of both broad and in-depth analyses.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.


  • Previous experience in a fintech company (fintech, digital banking, insurance, crypto, e-commerce, or payments).
  • Prior experience in product roles, venture capital, strategic consulting, or market research firms.
  • Financial background/education.
  • MBA or Master’s degree in a related field.

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