Web3 DeFi Analyst Internship

Corporate Profile

Helicap is one of Asia's fastest-growing FinTech firms specialising in the private investments and alternative lending space in Asia Pacific. Powered by our proprietary credit analytics engine, we analyse and evaluate millions of data points from non-bank financial institutions and high-growth startups to extract meaningful investment insights and address a $740 billion market opportunity. We provide curated private debt and private equity investments with attractive risk-adjusted returns to a wide network of investors, including Family Offices, HNWIs, Impact Funds, and Institutional Investors. Through these investments, we aim to fill a financing gap and enable financial access for over 300 million underbanked companies and people in the region.

Helicap is based out of Singapore with subsidiaries licensed or registered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS): - Helicap Investments; RFMC registered with MAS - Helicap Securities; CMS License for Dealing in Securities by MAS. We have raised over $30 million and our investors include Temasek-backed Tikehau, Phillip Capital, Credit Saison, East Ventures, as well as senior executives from Temasek, GIC, Morgan Stanley, and Blackrock.

Read more about us:

- $5M strategic funding from Tikehau Capital and PhillipCapital

- Not just a lender, Helicap crunches credit data

- Helicap $10M Series A


The internship spans from Dec-May (Spring), May-Aug( Summer), and Aug-Dec (Winter), with flexibility on the starting and ending dates with the potential for conversion. Candidates will be given a stipend, meal allowances as well as transport allowance when required.

Job Description

We are embarking on a new phase of our growth by moving into the world of Decentralised Finance – but with a twist. Rather than traditional on-chain overcollateralized DeFi, we are building a protocol that will offer on-chain lenders with access to off-chain yields generated from Real World Assets, the same type of investments that have powered Helicap’s business since inception. We are seeking a DeFi Web3 Analyst to join the team for LOA Internship (August 2024 to December 2024) to help develop and market this new business.

Key Responsibilities:

Investor relations:

  1. Assist in preparation (design, develop and publish to investors) of investment materials, including teaser, investor presentation and whitepaper
  2. Identify new and existing relationships with crypto investors, including VC, family offices, private investors, and crypto funds
  3. Build, participate and maintain relationships with a large group of suitable investors for investment into the fund, including taking notes during meetings, maintaining an internal CRM platform to organise and track fundraising progress
  4. Coordinate investor due diligence and onboarding


  1. Conduct DeFi industry research and derive analysis to create internal and external reports
  2. Monitor markets across TradFi/CeFi/DeFi and contribute to jointly-authored daily newsletter


  1. Publicise and market the protocol via social media and other communication channels (Twitter, Telegram, Discord, etc)
  2. Supporting on other brand and product campaigns to raise awareness about the Web3 decentralised lending protocol

  • Other ad-hoc duties/projects as assigned as the role evolves

Skill Sets and Requirements

  • Undergoing a penultimate year and above undergraduates/postgraduates with a business / accountancy / marketing / statistics / computer science background
  • History of outstanding academic and professional achievement
  • Previous experience in consulting, investment banking, corporate finance, investor relations, venture capital, private equity or web3 projects with excellent attention to detail with strong analytical skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Basic understanding with DeFi protocols, including trends, themes, tokenomics, etc
  • Enjoy networking with investors
  • Open-minded, curious, and willing to learn
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Programming skills are a plus but not required
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

How to apply

We are looking for candidates who are ambitious, entrepreneurial, enjoy startup culture, do multiple tasks, and are willing to learn. Helicap is a fast-growing startup where every hire counts - Candidates must be willing to be flexible on job scope and take a long-term view. We want to hear from you if you've built a successful track record and enjoy working in a startup culture.

To apply, send a resume to with the following details:

  • Email subject: [Role you are applying for][First Name][Last Name]
  • Attach your CV and Cover letter