Senior VC Associate @ Temasek in San Francisco, CA


The Blockchain Pod leads Temasek’s efforts in exploring opportunities in blockchain technologies, which the firm believes is a long term trend and will have a transformational impact across multiple industries and geographies. The team is pioneering efforts to expand Temasek’s scope beyond traditional investing. The primary focus of this role is to support the investment and research activities in the crypto investing team which invests in crypto and web3 related projects via venture funds and direct investments. The team operates with an Agile approach and benefits from access to Temasek’s extensive network, capital and expertise.

Core Functions & Responsibilities

  • Supporting the team with identifying key developments and assessing investment opportunities within the crypto industry
  • Conducting research and analysis on assigned sub-sectors and relevant companies and projects
  • Developing financial models and presentations for internal evaluation and investment committees, and coordinate internal processes
  • Structuring and consummating new fund and direct investments as well as pursuing divestments where appropriate
  • Monitoring investments against theses
  • Establishing and cultivating relationships with companies, foundations, projects, research analysts and other relevant parties
  • Assisting with team’s regular portfolio reporting and periodic firm-wide strategic initiatives.

Qualifications & Capabilities

  • Excellent academic qualifications in any discipline
  • Demonstrable passion for the crypto industry
  • Familiar with use of common crypto native tools
  • Preferably 1-3 years of working experience in the crypto industry; or asset management, corporate/business development, investment banking, corporate finance, consulting, operational and/or other related backgrounds
  • High level of interpersonal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well within diverse teams and collaborate across multiple stakeholders
  • Self-starter with proven ability to manage multiple priorities and to work independently