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Investment manager

We are looking for an Investment Manager for Rockaway Blockchain Fund - Venture Capital firm focused on the blockchain industry and digital assets. This position will take end-to-end responsibility for investments from sourcing through deal execution, portfolio management to exit.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

INVESTMENT

  • Follow the blockchain industry, identify trends and segments to continuously improve the investment strategy. Own specific investment strategy verticals (i.e. derivatives platforms, marketplaces for trading of virtual game assets).
  • Proactively generate deal flow, screen companies, run the due diligence process and prepare investment committee-ready documents including valuation models. Present deals to the investment committee.
  • Negotiate deal terms with the company and potentially with co-investment partners.
  • Lead periodic calls with other top blockchain VCs (e.g. A16Z, Polychain, Pantera) to discuss market trends, portfolio companies and new leads.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

  • Track progress and add value to the portfolio companies (i.e., schedule CEO mtgs., challenge the business model and go-to-market strategy, define areas where to help, bring in experts, help fill-in key management positions, introduce to corporates).
  • Define and help in exit strategy of your portfolio companies.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP & NETWORKING

  • Periodically write articles and knowledge nuggets. Actively seek speaking opportunities at crypto conferences.
  • Establish and nurture network of technical founders and subject matter experts.
  • Build relationships with strategic fund partners and industry influencers.

OUR REQUIREMENTS:

  • 10 out of 10 drive and sense of ownership.
  • Ability to structure, analyze and synthesize complex problems.
  • Ability to establish working relationships with industry leaders, founders and fund partners.
  • Experience and successful track record in PE or VC investing (minimum 2 years) or Tier 1 consulting firm (minimum 4 years).
  • Proficient English communication.
  • Proficient Excel modeling.
  • IT background and business degree/ CFA.
  • (Plus) Expertise in blockchain/ cryptocurrency investing.
  • (Plus) Established network and relationships with VCs, blockchain companies, media and conferences.

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