Research Consultant
  • Holland FinTech
  • Amsterdam

About us – Holland FinTech

We’re a network of more than 500 players across the financial value chain – all of whom are committed to the embracing the positive impact of technology to make financial solutions more accessible across the board. From the way we pay, to how we send money, and how we manage funds – everything is touched by innovative technologies such as open banking, platforms, blockchain, and Artificial intelligence.

Fintech is the collective term for financial innovations driven by (digital) technology. Examples are crowdfunding, Bitcoin, mobile payments, big data and more. Our members range from startups to established companies in technology and financial services, such as banks, insurance companies or pension funds, but also include investors, governmental institutes and other stakeholders in the Fintech ecosystem. We leverage our global network and knowledge to empower our members to deliver their innovative solutions worldwide.

Not only do these technologies empower people to take better control over their finances, but they also help our economy grow . Therefore, we are building the Dutch, European and global ecosystem for Fintech companies. We work closely together with organizations like TechLeap and Startup Amsterdam and various startup programs.

Are you looking for a way to get involved and to play an important role in our young and fast growing organization? If so, we’re looking for you to join us and strengthen our team as a great research consultant.


We are looking for someone with an academic education, who is internationally oriented and who is fluent in English (especially in writing). Being able to speak and write in other languages is a pro.

Who you are…?

  • You have knowledge and interest in tech, finance, innovation, startups and venture capital;
  • You have a masters in a related study (i.e. Business administration, Economics or Finance);
  • You can work independently on assigned projects;
  • You have excellent analytical skills, and high attention to detail;
  • You are able to articulate technical topics in an engaging way;
  • You know how to keep your finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the fintech world;
  • You know you way around the internet and social media;
  • You have a good feel for source reliability – how to tell if what you’re reading makes sense and is credible – and see the bigger picture;
  • You like to work in a small, dynamic, international team;
  • You have the ability to plan and prioritize and take into account deadlines and resources;
  • You are able to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines.

What can we offer you?

We can provide you with some exclusive insights into the next generation of Tech and Financial Services, an economy that will be only become mainstream in a couple of years from now. We offer this dynamic position in an ambitious startup team, where you will have plenty of space to explore your skills and develop yourself. You have the opportunity to be in touch with our large network of financial institutions, investors, large corporates, startups and other stakeholders. Besides the great learning environment, we offer a competitive compensation package with the potential to grow along with the company.

Your Responsibilities as a Research Consultant

You will be helping to create our insights and story as an organization!

  • Obtaining in-depth knowledge about fintech, financial innovation, digital technologies, regulations and venture capital;
  • Researching market developments using reports, social media and other sources and tools;
  • Creating digestible market overviews, insights and opinion pieces on trends in the industry;
  • Creating proprietary research, surveys and questionnaires, making use of our network;
  • Writing blogs and reports in co-operation with the marketing team;
  • Executing (commercial) research assignments for third parties;
  • Making our knowledge base accessible for our team and our members;
  • Helping shape our events’ content and visit these events to meet the people in fintech;
  • Support account management with our programming and services based on proper data; 

What it comes down to

Are you ambitious? Is innovation your passion and do you want to learn all about the next generation of financial services? Do you love to dive deep into developments and at the same time keep in mind what your stakeholders need? Can you easily create order in the chaos? Do you want to work in a startup environment and help build our great organisation? If so, we would love to hear from you!

Apply for this role by sending an email to with your CV and motivation letter before September 30th.


Application procedure

  1. Deadline – 30th September
  2. First Selection Round: Challenge – 1st of October-4th of October
  3. Second Selection Round: Call – 7th of October-11th of October
  4. Third Selection Round: In Person Interview – 14th of October-18th of October
  5. Final Decision – by October 21st
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