Restarting Private Banking*

* Polybius is not yet a licensed financial institution nor is it yet offering any financial services. We are working hard on getting there though!

Meet Polybius

Your only port of call to personal finance

Modern-day finance is getting more vivid, complicated and diverse. We have to rely on a range of tools and providers when planning, investing and managing our financial life. As if earning the money wasn’t hard enough! Here is where Polybius kicks in creating a single point of access and control over all your finances.

We are a group of finance and tech professionals convinced that you deserve a banking experience, not a banking headache. That is why we are building a currency-agnostic ecosystem allowing you to control, manage and optimize your finances regardless of who you are and what financial instruments you are used to. Just as it should be -- easy, transparent and quick.

Smart technologies

Polybius will combine features of modern banking, IoT, Big Data and Blockchain-based technologies while also meeting the highest security and UX requirements

The Digital Pass

The Digital Pass technology will serve as an automation and digitalization solution giving the user full control over their digital identity and serving as a trusted agent for KYC processes. Our goal is to integrate entire industries enabling full portability of data with ease, but never outside of the data owner’s sight.

Worldwide

Polybius financial services will be fully interconnected with international systems to respond to the transaction needs of our customers. We are pioneering our solution in Belgium, then broader EU and then taking it worldwide!

Roadmap

2018

Q1

  • DigiPass MVP

Q2

  • Belgian company registration
  • Brussels HQ established
  • Financial audit completed

Q3

  • New website and product design
  • Platform development
  • Core team onboarded
  • Application for financial license

Q4

  • Step up marketing effort
  • Polybius platform closed testing
2019

Q1

  • Licensing completion
  • Launch of platform open testing

Q2

  • Platform live

Technologies

SSL

Biometrics

Decentralised
Ledgers

Smart contracts

Open API

Internet of Things

Big Data

Applied AI

Team

Ivan Turygin

Co-Founder

Sergei Potapenko

Co-Founder

Anton Altement

CEO & Co-Founder

Edgar Bers

Communications & Media Manager

Mathieu Hardy

Chief Product Officer

Jobs

We are growing our team in Brussels -- come join us! Don’t despair if you don’t see a suitable role; just send us your CV / LinkedIn profile and a few lines about what you’d like to do to [email protected]. We’ll then do our best to make it happen! Also, please check back often as the list is regularly updated!

Join us today!

Do you have the relevant knowledge and skills in the fields of banking,
finance, regulations or blockchain technologies?

Please contact us at [email protected]

Communications Mastermind Director

Description

We are looking for a confident story-teller, excellent networker and technology savvy person to join our team as a Communications Mastermind Director in Brussels, Belgium to build our communications team from the ground up. We expect you to have experience in creating a brand, telling its story and engaging with its community.

We have a range of products from identity to finance and your job will be to engage with all our stakeholder - customers, token-holding folks, the press, institutional actors,... - to let them know who we are and where we can help, to build trust and thought leadership.

Polybius is an early stage company set out to reinvent Private Banking and bridge the traditional and token economy. Our goal is to deliver financial peace of mind through understandable, loyal and democratized access to financial products.

Responsibilities

  • Tell our story, make it heard far and wide and be attentive to feedback
  • Manage the company brand, voice and reputation
  • Create and deploy communications strategy and message for delivery of corporate culture and business strategy (top, middle and bottom of marketing funnel) across channels
  • Stay in sync with our user community
  • Manage the conversation with our tokenholder community
  • Create a closed-loop analytics feedback with the Marketing, Product and People teams to measure and optimize the customer and employee journey in order to evaluate all communications actions on business & culture
  • External Communications
    • Manage Media relations and maximize media opportunities
      • Get company featured on radio, podcasts, TV, youtube, blogs, press
      • Create and launch press releases
      • Deploy marketing campaigns with Marketing and Product teams
    • Develop delivery and packaging plans for corporate messages across all channels; web and physical : trade shows, seminars, startup competitions, industry associations, radio, podcasts
    • Policy - reach out to relevant policy makers by leveraging partnerships and industry association to advocate in favour of our customers
    • Keep external stakeholders (including tokenholders) abreast of our developments
    • Develop crisis management procedures
  • Operational Marketing - with input from the Marketing and product teams
    • Create rich and creative content that is optimized for each channels and search engines
    • Oversee the delivery of the content with web, social media, email, video, guerilla marketing tactics
  • Internal
    • Today it’s not too hard, but as we grow develop the strategy help the teams stay in sync!
  • ... feel like adding something you would like to do… ? We’re a very young company, so there is space for job-crafting and opportunities to deviserify, try things and grow!

Works for: the CEO - aka Anton

Work with: Product Teams, Developer Teams, UX Designers, Marketing team

Candidate characteristics

  • Proficiency in:
    • Content management systems
    • Analytical tools
    • Social Media Management
  • A demonstrated track record of successful development and implementation of data-drive marketing and communications strategies across all types of media
  • Experience in investor relations is a strong plus
  • Personal network of journalists, media people and opinion influencers
  • Proven ability to translate nuanced, balanced research and ideas into accessible and engaging formats - Strong writing, editing, proofreading
  • Preferred B2C experience in the traditional retail finance / banking, FinTech or consumer goods
  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Experience sourcing and managing a network of key suppliers and in finding and hiring great people to build the perfect lean team
  • Strategic Planning: good problem solving, organizational and analytical skills and the ability to evolve strategy based on research, data and industry trends
  • Cross Functional Teams: Experience working with distributed teams. Good at building consensus between teams. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to navigate all levels of the organization.
  • Strong verbal & written English as well as French and/or Flemish; Russian is a plus
  • Age & gender are irrelevant; ; open mindedness, tolerance and hatred of office politics is a must
  • Not afraid of location-based work (yes, we do believe in face contact and live conversations). We are happy to relocate you if you’re not in Brussels yet!
  • Keen interest for alpine skiing or snowboarding would be awesome, same for international experience (e.g. lived or worked abroad)

We offer

  • Working at the forefront of the changing technology landscape, the blockchain (r)evolution and the rethinking of finance and identity management
  • Participate in building up of the company from the ground up (you’ll be within the first 10 to join our offices in Brussels)
  • Fast-paced environment within a flat-structure organization
  • Opportunities to learn / expand horizons
  • Tolerant office culture
  • We’ll hook you up with a laptop and a good phone plan (obviously!)
  • Unique vacation allowance scheme
  • Competitive compensation package
  • The chance to do well and do good since we are in the process of pledging 1% https://pledge1percent.org/
  • ...and other ther perks we’ll tell you about when we meet !


Chief Legal Counsel

Candidate characteristics:

  • 7+ years of experience in legal & regulatory fields gathered at bank / law firm / financial regulator / fintech or a mixture thereof
  • Has been involved full-time in at least one fintech venture before
  • Good understanding of the European financial regulatory environment and its principles
  • Goal-oriented and open-minded to alternative approaches instead of dogmatic thinking
  • Experienced in managing and working with external legal services providers; strong network amongst them is a plus
  • Ability to understand and negotiate common company working documents such as commercial agreements, NDAs and labor contracts
  • Familiarity with IP and copyright regulation
  • Demonstrable team management experience and desire to do so in the future
  • Not afraid of location-based work (yes, we do believe in face contact and live conversations)
  • Strong verbal & written English as well as French and/or Flemish; Russian is a plus
  • Age & gender are irrelevant; ; open mindedness, tolerance and hatred of office politics is a must
  • Keen interest for alpine skiing or snowboarding would be awesome, same for international experience (e.g. lived or worked abroad)

We offer:

  • Working at the forefront of the changing European regulatory landscape
  • Participate in building up of the company from the ground up
  • Fast-paced environment within a flat-structure organization
  • Opportunities to learn / expand horizons
  • Tolerant office culture
  • We’ll hook you up with a laptop and a good phone plan (obviously!)
  • Unique vacation allowance scheme
  • Competitive compensation package


Business Analyst

Candidate characteristics:

  • Ability to understand complex concepts and boil them down to essence
  • Ample experience in data interpretation and analysis as well as hypothesis development and testing
  • Management consulting firm or investment banking experience strongly desirable
  • Keen interest in digital identity and personal finance
  • Intense and goal-oriented personality
  • Strong verbal and written presentation skills
  • Not afraid of location-based work (yes, we do believe in face contact and live conversations)
  • Strong verbal & written English as well as French and/or Flemish
  • Age & gender are irrelevant; open mindedness, tolerance and hatred of office politics is a must
  • Keen interest for alpine skiing or snowboarding would be awesome, same for international experience (e.g. lived or worked abroad)

We offer:

  • Ability to make an impact on the European fintech scene
  • Participate in building up of the company from the ground up
  • Fast-paced environment within a flat-structure organization
  • Opportunities to learn / expand horizons
  • Tolerant office culture
  • We’ll hook you up with a laptop and a good phone plan (obviously!)
  • Unique vacation allowance scheme
  • Competitive compensation package


Product Manager: Digital ID

Description

We are looking for a confident and technology focused person to join our team as a Digital Identity Product Owner in Brussels, Belgium. We expect you to have experience in identity technology and be enthusiastic about blockchain application therein. The job might require regular travel to San Marino.

Our product is the solution to the identity problem in financial services. It is a blockchain-based reusable verified identity package you can share to unlock access to new services without sending scans of your documents all over the internet or relying on clunky hardware.

Polybius is an early stage company set out to reinvent Private Banking and bridge the traditional and token economy. Our goal is to deliver financial peace of mind through understandable, loyal and democratized access to financial products.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the product remains state of the art and fit-for-purpose.
  • Take full ownership of Polybius’ identity product and drive it forward with a strong focus on delivering best in class user experience
  • Coordinate with, Engineering, and San Marino JV team (https://blog.polybius.io/joint-venture-between-san-marino-innovation-and-polybius-places-the-republic-at-the-forefront-of-70c4f9f73104), use both quantitative and qualitative analysis to understand user behavior and our partner’s needsCommunicate and articulate findings clearly to all stakeholders
  • Contribute to the vision, strategy and roadmap for the product
  • Translate requirements and bigger picture into user stories and objectives
  • Work with the engineering team to ensure timely release
  • Own, prioritize and refine the backlog, in line with the above
  • Displays leadership in making clear decisions that support the product roadmap and vision
  • Track & measure user activity & analytics to develop the product very leanly
  • Sharing insights inside and outside the company regarding the product (micro-blogging, blogging, internal & external conferences, etc.)
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Follow our competitors and the industry
  • ... feel like adding something you would like to do… ? We’re a very young company, so there is space for job-crafting and opportunities to deviserify, try things and grow!

Work with : Chief Product Officer, San Marino JV CEO, Developer Team, UX Designer

Candidate characteristics:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant job experience (product management, technology development with with product, project, or program management)
  • Preferred experience in the financial industry
  • Strategic Planning: good problem solving, organizational and analytical skills and the ability to evolve product strategy based on research, data and industry trends
  • Cross Functional Teams: Experience working with distributed teams. Good at building consensus between teams. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to navigate all levels of the organization
  • Strong verbal & written English as well as French and/or Flemish; Italian is a strong plus; Russian is a plus
  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Age & gender are irrelevant; open mindedness, tolerance and hatred of office politics is a must
  • Not afraid of location-based work (yes, we do believe in face contact and live conversations)
  • Keen interest for alpine skiing or snowboarding would be awesome, same for international experience (e.g. lived or worked abroad)

We offer:

  • Working at the forefront of the changing technology landscape, the blockchain (r)evolution and the rethinking of identity management
  • Participate in building up of the company from the ground up
  • Fast-paced environment within a flat-structure organization
  • Opportunities to learn / expand horizons
  • Tolerant office culture
  • We’ll hook you up with a laptop and a good phone plan (obviously!)
  • Unique vacation allowance scheme
  • Competitive compensation package
  • The chance to do well and do good since we are in the process of pledging 1% https://pledge1percent.org/
  • ...and other ther perks we’ll tell you about when we meet!


Marketing Ninja Director

Description

We are looking for a confident, customer loving, data driven and technologically savvy marketeer to join our team as Ninja Director of Marketing in Brussels, Belgium to build our marketing practice from the ground up. We expect you to have experience in marketing for traditional retail finance / banking, FinTech or consumer goods and be enthusiastic about blockchain applications.

We have a range of products - from identity to finance - and your job will be to help finding market fit, deploy the operational marketing strategy, analysing customer feedback and looking at where to go next.

Polybius is an early stage company set out to reinvent Private Banking and bridge the traditional and token economy. Our goal is to deliver financial peace of mind through understandable, loyal and democratized access to financial products.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure we find our customers, convert them, get their feedback and find the next ones
  • Strategic Marketing - with the executive team, prepare the strategic framework for going to market
    • Work very closely with the product and tech teams to ensure our offering consistently beats user expectations. Make sure the customer voice is heard loud & clear throughout product evolution and feature prioritization process
    • Track market trends, forecasts, account analyses, new product information, relaying customer requests from the channels you (co)manage
    • Research competitive products by identifying and evaluating product characteristics, market share, pricing, and advertising; maintaining research databases
    • Create marketing funnel strategy with comm team to achieve products objective then establish and maintain scalable processes for campaigns and lead management
    • Track forecasts, sales and report to the Executive team to help in steering the company forward
  • Operational Marketing
    • Inbound - attracting site traffic, converting that traffic into new leads and those leads into customers with the Comm Team:
      • Build content calendar that attracts a qualified audience to our owned properties around important, relevant terms
      • Mind the SEO - Identify and execute on and off-page opportunities to improve our company’s and our content’s search rank for key terms at the top, middle, and bottom of our marketing funnel
      • Organise paid campaigns as you are in charge of all external, online acquisition marketing, managing the strategy, execution, and optimization across channels
      • Grow new leads by converting site traffic & optimizing the marketing automation
    • Outbound - trade shows, seminars, startup competitions, industry associations, radio, podcasts, ... find out where we should be and what we should be doing then execute on it with the communications team to bring leads and expand our opportunities of strategic partnerships
    • Focused Product Marketing - telling the world (and company) the story of our products
      • With the comm team, be charged with crafting the strategy around the messaging and marketing for new launches using inbound and outbound strategies
      • Together with the product team, educate both internal and external stakeholders about our product features and their benefits
      • Create product content (e.g. case studies, product videos, website copy, blog posts, forum responses) to articulate the benefits of our products to the world
      • With the product teams, measure and optimize the buyer journey as it relates to product feature adoption and usage
    • ... feel like adding something you would like to do… ? We’re a very early stage company, so there is space for job-crafting and opportunities to deviserify, try things and grow!

Works for: nobody but the customers

Work with: Chief Executive Officer, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Product Officer, Chief Technology Officer, UX Designers, Communications team

Candidate characteristics

  • Proficiency in:
    • Content management systems
    • Analytical tools including customer behaviour analysis and interpretation
    • SEO, Web analytics, Google Adwords, social network advertising
    • Marketing automation
    • Setting up processes
  • Preferred B2C experience in the traditional retail finance / banking, FinTech or consumer goods
  • Experience sourcing and managing a network of key suppliers and in finding and hiring great people to build the perfect lean team
  • Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Creative thinker, with an ability to use data to inform all decisions
  • Strategic Planning: good problem solving, organizational and analytical skills and the ability to evolve product strategy based on research, data and industry trends
  • Cross Functional Teams: Experience working with distributed teams. Good at building consensus between teams. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to navigate all levels of the organization.
  • Strong verbal & written English as well as French and/or Flemish; Russian is a plus
  • Age & gender are irrelevant; ; open mindedness, tolerance and hatred of office politics is a must
  • Not afraid of location-based work (yes, we do believe in face contact and live conversations). We are happy to relocate you if you’re not in Brussels yet!
  • Keen interest for alpine skiing or snowboarding would be awesome, same for international experience (e.g. lived or worked abroad)

We offer:

  • Working at the forefront of the changing technology landscape, the blockchain (r)evolution and the rethinking of finance and identity management
  • Participate in building up of the company from the ground up (you’ll be within the first 10 to join our offices in Brussels)
  • Fast-paced environment within a flat-structure organization
  • Opportunities to learn / expand horizons
  • Tolerant office culture
  • We’ll hook you up with a laptop and a good phone plan (obviously!)
  • Unique vacation allowance scheme
  • Competitive compensation package
  • The chance to do well and do good since we are in the process of pledging 1% https://pledge1percent.org/
  • ...and other ther perks we’ll tell you about when we meet!