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Investment Analyst/Associate

India, Mahārāshtra, BengaluruDCX Ventures

Job description

About CoinDCX

Trusted by more than 1.3 crore Indians, CoinDCX is one of the largest players in India's crypto ecosystem. Our vision is to create a more open and accessible future and we believe that web 3 will play an important part. We’ve already ventured into Web 3 in 2021 by investing in promising Indian Web 3 startups via CoinDCX Ventures, launching Okto - a Defi app to access thousands of tokens on multiple DEXs across chains. We learn and build something new CoinDCX every time.

The Web 3 space is still new and we’re just getting started! 

About the role:

You will be a part of the Strategy, investment and Corp Dev team at CoinDCX. This role will be within the strategy and early stage investment part of the team. You will be involved in early stage investing (VC) in crypto projects globally, portfolio management, work on key strategy projects for CoinDCX, get involved in investor relations and fundraising (on an as needed basis) for CoinDCX.

Key Functions,

  • Research: Research evolving trends in the global blockchain landscape, and develop theses on investment opportunities. Publish research in periodic internal/external publications

  • Sourcing: Proactively source and identify new investment opportunities within the global blockchain ecosystem and ensure a strong and continuous pipeline of potential investment opportunities

  • Relationship building: With the broader ecosystem, engineers, influencers, marketing/PR/dev partners, entrepreneurs and other investors

  • Due diligence: help evaluate investment opportunities through market research, product reviews, competitive analysis, metrics analysis, customer/user reviews and technical diligence

  • Portfolio value addition: help monitor progress of portfolio companies; help portfolio companies in every way possible, help connect portfolio companies to the CoinDCX ecosystem and the other portfolio companies; help develop strategy and team, help with future fund raises for portfolio companies etc.; publishing scorecards and progress reports on portfolio companies

  • M&A: work with internal stakeholders to identify significant acceleration opportunities through M&A, align stakeholders on potential acquisitions and closely handhold post-merger integration work

Job requirements

  • 2+ years of experience as an early stage investor with a top-tier VC firm OR 3+ years of experience as an entrepreneur/operator in the crypto space with deep connections in the domestic/global crypto community

  • Passionate about cryptocurrency and blockchain and a desire to use technology as an enabler and catalyst to change the world

  • Exceptional written and communication skills and ability to absorb a lot of information and synthesize in a crisp manner

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create strong relationships with entrepreneurs, other investors and the broader blockchain ecosystem

  • Strong team player who takes initiative; value system based on passion, hard work, integrity and humility

  • Bachelor and/or Master’s degree in engineering or economics/finance with excellent academic credentials

Nice to have

  • In depth understanding of the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, including trends, themes, innovations etc.

  • Engineering experience, preferably within the blockchain ecosystem

India, Mahārāshtra, Bengaluru
DCX Ventures