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Fintechs will create 7,500 jobs in Spain

The jobs most in demand will be for Information Technology professionals, business developers and for communication or marketing tasks.

Finnovating, an international open innovation consultancy, celebrated the fourth edition of the Fintech Unconference. Which brought together the 100 most innovative CEOs in the technological financial sector. Which already employs 7,500 professionals in Spain.

The fourth edition of the Fintech Unconference was held at Fintech Plaza, a space dedicated to uniting the technological ecosystem. With the presence of institutions such as the CNMV, Banco de España and the Central Bank of Uruguay and large companies that bet for innovation and collaboration with Fintech startups such as American Express, Eversheds Sutherland Nicea, EY, Nationale-Nederlanden, Oracle and Utopicus, and startup partner Ariadnext.

Defendant profiles

The 345 scaleups and startups present in Spain seek to create 3,500 direct jobs in the next 12 months and another 4,000 indirect. This is according to data extracted by the Fintech Observatory of Finnovating, in direct contact with the sector.

Regarding the most demanded profiles, 52% seek IT professionals meaning experts in information technology. And 23% business development. Lastly, 12% for communication or marketing tasks.

Finally, Rodrigo García de la Cruz, CEO of Finnovating, stressed that:

The consolidation of the sector and its maturity make international expansion take special prominence, especially in Latin America. Where we have already accompanied European scaleups for the first Fintech Unconference held in Colombia, and which will continue this year Mexico, Peru and Chil.

Also published on Medium.

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