Summer 2024 Internship at Wintermute Ventures

London / Remote
Ventures /
Full-time /
About Wintermute 

Wintermute is one of the largest crypto-native algorithmic trading companies in digital assets. We provide liquidity algorithmically across most cryptocurrency exchanges and trading platforms, a broad range of OTC trading solutions as well as support high profile blockchain projects and traditional financial institutions moving into crypto. Wintermute also has a Wintermute Ventures arm that invests in early stage DeFi projects.

Wintermute was founded in 2017 by industry leaders and has successfully navigated crypto industry cycles. Culturally, we combine the best of the two worlds: the technology standards of high-frequency trading firms in traditional markets and the innovative and entrepreneurial culture of technology startups. To Wintermute digital assets is not just another asset class, we believe in the innovative potential of blockchain, the fundamental innovations, we have a long-term view on the digital asset market and are taking a leadership position in building an innovative and compliant market. Read more here.

About Wintermute Ventures 

Wintermute Ventures is the investment arm of the Wintermute, through its investment arm, Wintermute Ventures, aims to contribute to the advancement of the decentralized world. As a value-adding investor, Wintermute Ventures fosters innovation in early-stage Web3 projects by developing strategic relationships and contributing to positive outcomes through its deep expertise in DeFi and Cefi. Since 2020, it has invested in more than 100 projects.


You will need to be independent, adaptable and be creative with a solution-oriented mindset. Some examples of your role include:

Some examples of your role:

    • Ad hoc projects - take ownership of ad hoc projects that help the desk optimise their work flow. This could be related to portfolio management, investment sourcing, deal flow analytics or marketing/branding intitiatves.
    • Research - Conduct deep-dive comprehensive research on various chains and DeFi protocols.
    • Due Diligence  - help the team perform due diligence on investment prospects including protocol research, technical due diligence, tokenomics analysis, market research, product reviews, competitive analysis, metrics analysis and customer/user reviews.
    • Admin - Take ownership of logging trades to account for portfolio activity. This extends to labelling on-chain activity (trades, staking rewards, airdrops, etc.) for accounting purposes and liaising with internal / external parties including trading desks, middle office, finance functions and administrative support.
    • Portfolio management - proactively identify new investment opportunities and recommendations (buying, staking, LP’ing).

Hard Skills requirements

    • A business fluent level of English.
    • Advanced command of Excel/Google Sheets.
    • A proven track record of personal on-chain activity, especially in the DeFi space.
    • Strong written and analytical skills for deal analysis and internal reporting.
    • Familiarity with analysing on-chain transactions using block explorers across multiple chains.
    • The ability to think analytically and strategically about investment decisions and ongoing work with existing portfolio companies.
    • The ability to work well within a team and be self-guided on a day-to-day basis.

Bonus requirements

    • A technical background or experience in data science is a plus.
    • Strong network in crypto is a plus.
    • An understanding of venture capital and crypto deal terms.


    • Competitive compensation
    • Flat company structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly
    • Work alongside industry experts and connect with professionals across various departments.
    • Engaging projects offering accelerated responsibility and ownership compared to traditional finance environments.
    • Work flexibility: This is a remote role given the venture team is remote but you can chose to come to the office in either London or Singapore (subject to work permits)
    • Dynamic and Multicultural work environment (20 nationalities and counting!)