Fin Capital

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Blockchain Analyst/Associate

  • Investment
  • Full-time
  • San Francisco, CA

2022-03-14 20:33:46 UTC

The Role

Fin Capital is seeking an Investment Team member to focus on the emerging decentralized finance space.  Successful candidates will be well versed in all things Web 3/DeFi/Crypto, have a strong technical understanding, network in the space, have a genuine passion, and work closely with Partners and the whole Fin team.  This person will be fluent in the latest protocols, responsible for meeting entrepreneurs, developing a point of view, and ensuring the rest of the team is up to speed on technical developments and standards. The primary goal is to find and invest in the best entrepreneurs building the best Web3 companies to help financial services enterprises in this fiercely competitive market.

Responsibilities:

  • Investment Opportunities: You will invest in relationships throughout the ecosystem. This includes proactive involvement in the crypto community - attending industry events, learning more about the latest technologies, meeting with upstream investors, and building networks to find entrepreneurs and access deal flow.

  • Keep up to date: You enjoy and are expected to keep up to date with the fast-moving DeFi space.  This includes proactively building a network of subject matter experts and having a solid understanding of how the ecosystem evolves. This also includes interacting with non-crypto companies to understand their strategy, and the opportunities & challenges that presents to startups in this space.

  • Evaluate prospective investments: Assist in conducting a detailed, comprehensive, and technical review of potential investments.

  • Point of View: Develop a point of view on new technologies. Develop a sharp investment point of view on categories and companies. Build and defend an informed thesis for why we should invest in a company or segment. This thesis should be supported by a deep analysis of both broad industry trends and granular data.

Requirements:

  • 2–4+ years of experience working in crypto or tech as an engineer, designer, data scientist, and/or product manager.  Relevant academic research substitutes considered.

  • Undergraduate/graduate degree from a top institution and an excellent academic background

  • Results oriented, self-motivated, networker, genuinely intellectually curious, strong verbal and written skills, attention to detail, and have a positive attitude for the future.

  • You are passionate about the early stage DeFi space, have a strong network, proficient in technology and tools (Microsoft Office), and comfortable learning new technologies and spaces frequently and quickly.

Location: SF

Compensation: Very competitive.


About Us:

Fin Capital is a full lifecycle global asset manager exclusively focused on FinTech. As ESG investors, we seek impact on several dimensions and our mission is to build a long-term legacy for our investors, founders, firm and team members – the "Fin Family." We are passionate about rolling up our sleeves and partnering with repeat entrepreneurs that have deep financial services experience, audacious goals, differentiated products, and a global platform mindset.

We call ourselves "FinTech Nerds with Capital" as we are operators at our core with deep corporate and start-up leadership experience - we know intimately what it’s like to walk in entrepreneurial shoes. Through our "OS" Lighthouse and hands-on operating playbook, we add meaningful value beyond capital throughout the partnership lifecycle.

Read more about us here: https://fin.capital