Internship Strategy

Company
Naspers
Type
Internship
Location
Curius
Sector
Master

Description

Naspers is a global internet group (assets ~$120B) and one of the leading technology investors worldwide, with geographic focus on fast-growth markets. The firm is active in 130+ countries and has investments in some of the world’s most prominent platforms in classifieds, food delivery, payments, eCommerce, online video, and media (e.g. Delivery Hero, Tencent, OLX etc.). Naspers was founded in 1915 in South Africa.

Internship / role description

  • Unique opportunity to learn from an international team with top-tier consulting, investment banking and tech experience
  • Strategy internship in the venture capital space, providing analytical support on firm strategy and potential investment opportunities in online/tech/start-ups
    • Analyze markets, companies, competitors and prospective investments in online/tech
    • Analyze online databases, market reports and web tools to extract company performance, growth rates, and other key relevant metrics
    • Build Excel models to process data
    • Develop PowerPoint slides to distill key insights
  • Paid internship with travel allowance
  • ~40 hours per week commitment
  • Based in company offices in the Amsterdam area
  • Opportunity to be placed in portfolio companies for top performers (asides from staying within the Naspers group, past interns have gone on to leading tech and consulting firms)

Requirements

  • Demonstrable interest in the internet sector, tech start-ups, venture capital and strategy
  • Very strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Attention to detail and affinity working with large data sets, online tools, and market reports
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent grades at university
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint a plus
  • EU work permit absolute requirement (no sponsorship possible)
  • 6 months commitment (shorter timeframes will be considered only in exceptional circumstances)
  • Availability to start within the next 2 months (preferred)

Application

  • Please include a brief motivation letter alongside CV
  • If you are interested in this opportunity, send your application to: Nikhil.sebastian@naspers.com