Investment Analyst/Associate

  • DCX Ventures
  • Bangalore, India

Investment Analyst/Associate

Job description

About CoinDCX
CoinDCX is India's largest & safest crypto exchange, with a dedicated focus on making crypto accessible. Established in 2018, CoinDCX has solved numerous problems faced by the Indian crypto community with investing and trading solutions for crypto-based financial products for retail, HNI, and enterprise customers.It is our ultimate goal, to provide the best of the crypto space with the simplest and secure solutions. Insured by BitGo and ISO Certified, CoinDCX is now India’s first Crypto Unicorn! Imagine,

About the role:

You will be a part of the investment team at CoinDCX. This is a global crypto VC fund, with a mandate to invest in crypto startups, across stages, globally. We have a preference for early stage startups in the space, but our mandate is flexible. The team will also be responsible for leading M&A activities at CoinDCX where we can also acquire companies that are strategic to our interest.

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

  • 3+ 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