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 India’s most valuable crypto/web3 company that is redefining the industry and supporting/leading its growth.
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.
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
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