Founder / C-level Mgmt
Entrepreneurship Fellowship

Polymath
Bogotá, Colombia

About Polymath Ventures 

Founded in 2012, Polymath Ventures is a digital group that creates businesses from scratch, to scale massively across emerging markets. We take a hands-on approach, producing our own deal flow, attracting high potential entrepreneurs and providing extensive operational support to our companies throughout their lifecycle. To date, Polymath operates 6 startups:

  • Táximo (Colombia | Peru | Mexico). Taximo’s mission is to provide drivers with the opportunity to have access to vehicles and by this mean, improve their capacity to build capital and sustain their families through a financing and renting digital platform
  • Aflore (Colombia). Aflore is the first direct sales network for financial services in Latin America; a company that, powered by technology, brings loans and insurance products directly to the homes of the underbanked.
  • Autolab (Colombia). Autolab’s mission is to open opportunities to people through affordable, reliable mobility by connecting and organizing the world of aftermarket.
  • Vincu (Colombia). VincuVentas is an employment technology venture transforming employability in emerging markets by solving the supply-and-demand disconnect for sales positions through its AI recruitment platform
  • Elenas (Colombia). Elenas leverages the power of personal relationships and the scalability of marketplaces in order to improve income opportunities for millions of women across Latin America through their digital direct sales platform.
  • Nido (Mexico). Nido is an online platform for renting rooms in Mexico City that provides landlords an easy way of increasing their rental income and roomies a seamless experience to find their ideal room

 

Description 

The next tech wave in China is “going overseas” (出海). However, the market is in shortage of Chinese talent with strong technical skills and solid local operation experience to play critical roles for the international expansion process. 

The China Entrepreneurial Fellowship Program is designed for Chinese digital talent to build hands-on, local operation experience in Latin America, while strengthening leadership skills in a multi-disciplinary and international environment.

 

Features

  • 1 year program - with options to extend your stay
  • Placement at a VP-level role or higher inside a venture in the Polymath Ventures Group, in areas of Growth and Acquisition, Product Management, Data Science, or Software Development
  • Opportunity to work in Bogota, Colombia, Mexico City, Mexico, or Lima, Peru
  • Options to rotate into another venture after one year
  • Training programs dedicated to the cohort on topics ranging from Human-Centered Design and Problem Solving to Lean and Agile Operations
  • Mentorship with venture founders
  • Access to all functional and leadership trainings provided by Polymath University

 

Benefits

  • First-hand tech venture operating experience in Latin America’s fastest growing sectors
  • Personal growth to become the next-generation of leaders in the global tech ecosystem
  • Early pioneers to understand the frontier emerging markets in Latin America
  • Greater personal impact on the organizations and ecosystems in Latin America
  • Balancing business with impact. You will see how we create value for investors, users, and employees
  • Unique credentials to become strategically valuable talent in the further globalization of Chinese tech
  • Exposure to Polymath’s model of designing and growing new businesses
  • Once-in-a-life-time fun lifestyle in Latin America!

 

Qualifications

On the formal side of things, you will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in one of the following areas in a Chinese tech company: Growth and Acquisition, Product Management, Data Science, or Software Development
  • Incredible analytical horsepower and ability to synthesise 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, Spanish is a plus
  • High empathy and ambition to build big
  • Great risk appetite and comfort with ambiguity
  • Leadership skills and ability to influence people

On top of that, we are looking for

  • Growth mindset - You have a deep desire to learn and improve yourself, and have the resilience required to fail, get up and try again
  • Bias to action - You don’t act hastily, but deliberately: you try something out, see if it works, and then try again
  • Ownership - You solve the problem at hand, demonstrate follow-through, and simply put: get things done
  • Day 1 attitude - You never take an expert view and approach each challenge you face with a beginners’ mindset

 



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About Polymath

Polymath Ventures is a company builder for emerging markets. Using a combination of business and design-thinking, Polymath creates new business ventures — from scratch, to scale massively across Latin America. Our companies address the latent needs of the growing middle class through innovative products and services.



More about Polymath
6

Fully operating companies designed, launched, and grown.

350

Talented and passionate individuals from across the globe working to build great companies.

$26M

Funding raised for our ventures.

3

countries where our companies operate