VC Analyst @ Volt Capital in San Francisco, CA

Volt Capital

Volt Capital is a San Francisco-based venture capital firm focused on elevating crypto founders who are reimagining our systems. Since its founding in 2019 by General Partner Soona Amhaz, Volt Capital has made 35+ investments in early-stage crypto companies and protocols like Nansen, Magic Eden, LayerZero, Magic, and Coinshift.

Volt Capital is looking for an investment analyst to join the firm. This individual will be working closely with the General Partner, venture partners, and the growing investment team on sourcing and analyzing investment opportunities in companies and protocols.

Responsibilities

  • Researching early-stage investment opportunities in companies and protocols
  • Analyzing emerging technical and crypto market trends
  • Collaborating with the investment team on due diligence of potential investments
  • Supporting existing portfolio companies with recruiting, market analysis, and product feedback
  • Willingness to travel as necessary

Qualifications

  • Native understanding of crypto and blockchain technologies
  • Ability to identify emerging themes and trends in the broader crypto market
  • Intense intellectual curiosity about crypto and decentralized systems
  • An analytical mindset, attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • 0-2 years of experience operating or investing in crypto (preferably DeFi)

Nice to Haves

  • A degree in a technical area (i.e. mathematics, engineering or computer science) and/or technical experience is strongly preferred
  • A deep and strong network within crypto

How to Apply

Choose one of the following topics to write a one-page assessment on and answer the other with a brief paragraph.

When finished, send an email with your resume and the assessment attached to alec@volt.capital.

We personally read every application and all applicants will receive a response within 5 business days.

Our Values

  • The 4 pillars of our firm (click toggle on left to expand)
    • Curiosity We embody curiosity by:
      • leaning into the edges of crypto
      • searching for what’s next
      • staying open and flexible
      • welcoming change
    • Integrity We embody integrity by:
      • checking our egos and rolling up our sleeves
      • digging deep to test and guide the tech
      • putting founders first and having their backs through every twist and turn
      • going the extra mile, every time
    • Audacity

      We embody audacity by:

      • trusting our insights and our instincts
      • going all in when we know it’s right
      • bringing an edge to our work
      • backing bold ideas and funding fantastic futures
    • Community We embody community by:
      • genuinely caring for our founders
      • acting with integrity and treating everyone with respect
      • operating from a place of abundance and sharing and supporting others in our space
      • nurturing healthy friendships, partnerships and ecosystems
      • protecting and defending crypto

To apply for this job please visit voltcapital.notion.site.

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