Blockchain Seed Investor
At CoinFund, our mission is to champion the builders of the new internet. Since 2015, we’ve partnered with the most promising creators behind blockchain, web3, and decentralization technologies that are shaping the future of the internet itself. Through our seed, venture, and liquid strategies, we are a cryptonative firm that invests in trends early. Today, CoinFund has a portfolio of over 100 companies, protocols, and projects across the blockchain space – and we think we’re just getting started.
At CoinFund, we are as diligent and thoughtful with our hiring process as we are with our investment practice. We look for candidates who are invested in the long-game of crypto and can’t imagine a better industry in which to spend the next several years of their career. Additionally, we align with individuals who are mission-driven – those who abandon ego and act in service of our investors, our portfolio company founders, and, ultimately, the crypto end-user. Finally, we optimize for those with a healthy risk appetite. We are excited by talent who can thrive in ambiguity and embrace both the vicissitudes and the promise of this breakthrough industry.
The Role: Seed Investor
CoinFund is a pioneering crypto investment firm committed to identifying and supporting groundbreaking projects at the seed stage. With a track record of successful investments and a passion for fostering innovation in the crypto space, we are expanding our team and seeking a seasoned, lead Blockchain Seed Investor. Leveraging your extensive experience in sourcing, performing due diligence, and leading seed-stage investments, you will also be responsible for driving the success of our portfolio companies from inception to market leadership and to exit – and by doing so, play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the web3 industry while driving top decile returns for our LPs.
- Deal Sourcing and Due Diligence:
- Proactively Identify Opportunities: Actively source and identify high-potential seed-stage crypto projects founded by the best teams that align with our investment thesis.
- Comprehensive Due Diligence: Conduct thorough due diligence on potential investments, assessing the teams, technical, financial, and market viability to make informed investment recommendations.
- Investment Execution:
- Lead Transactions: Take a leadership role in partnering with founding teams, executing investment transactions, negotiating terms, and structuring deals that align with our strategic objectives.
- Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless onboarding of new portfolio companies, providing strategic insights for their growth.
- Portfolio Management:
- Strategic Guidance: Act as a strategic partner to portfolio companies, providing guidance and leveraging your and CoinFund’s network to drive their success.
- Performance Monitoring: Monitor and analyze the performance of existing investments, identifying opportunities for growth and implementing risk mitigation strategies.
- Industry Research and Thought Leadership:
- Stay Informed: Stay abreast of market trends, regulatory developments, and emerging technologies within the crypto space.
- Thought Leadership: Contribute thought leadership through industry publications, conferences, and networking events, solidifying [Company Name]'s position as a key player in the crypto venture landscape.
- Relationship Building:
- Network Cultivation: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships within the crypto community, fostering connections with entrepreneurs, co-investors, and key stakeholders.
- Represent CoinFund: Act as a representative of CoinFund at industry conferences and events, contributing to our visibility and influence in the crypto ecosystem.
- Drive Returns:
- Produce Extraordinary Outcomes: Learn our world-class due diligence process which helps us to identify the best opportunities and deliver extraordinary outcomes for our investors.
- Extensive Investing Experience: A proven track record with significant experience sourcing, winning, and leading some of the most important and successful seed-stage investments within the crypto space.
- Deep Cryptonativity: A demonstrated depth of understanding and fluency in the intricacies of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, blockchain technology, and decentralized finance.
- Strategic Vision: A deep understanding of the crypto landscape, with a demonstrated ability to identify trends and assess the long-term potential of early-stage projects.
- Network: Established connections within the crypto community, including founders, developers, and industry influencers.
- Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and financial modeling skills, coupled with the ability to make data-driven investment decisions.
- Communication Skills: Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner.
- Adaptability: Comfortable operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with the flexibility to adjust to and thrive in evolving market conditions.
How to Apply
Please reach out to email@example.com with a resume and self-introduction. Feel free to include any additional information that will help us learn more about you and your candidacy!
Why Work at CoinFund?
We are confident that a career at CoinFund is a successful investment in your career and your development.
The many perks of joining our team include:
- Competitive salary
- Ability to participate in fund-level upside capture
- Flexible vacation policy
- Generous Parental leave
- Comprehensive, top-tier health plans
- Offices in NYC, Miami, and Boston (should you wish to work in person!)
- Direct line of access to Managing Partners and senior leadership
- A flat organizational culture, flexible mandate of investing across asset classes and stages, and the camaraderie of working alongside committed professionals focused on providing dedicated mentorship, respectful feedback, and career advancement
Equal Opportunity is the law, and at CoinFund, we are ardently committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let us know.