IOV Labs is on a mission to provide the next generation of fintech innovators with the decentralized tools and technology to build a new global economy. We develop technology to re-engineer the way value is created and moved around the world.
Our purpose is to build a more decentralized world for a freer and fairer financial future.
Our mission is bold. Our vision is big, and our purpose is deep. We achieve our objectives as a team by using the IOV Labs values as our guiding principles.
Our values reflect the fact that we’re a global, distributed team that embraces complex and revolutionary decentralized technologies, guided by a strong social purpose.
If you’re keen to join the technological revolution at IOV Labs, keep reading!
About the Role
IOV Labs is growing rapidly and we are looking to bring on a Director, Investment. Reporting to VP Growth, you’ll be part of the Growth team at IOV Labs!
The Economic Growth team is on the front lines of our mission and innovation, managing the IOV Labs deal process, from initial inbound deals to deal close and beyond, including the launch support of the portfolio companies on Rootstock mainnet and with RIF technologies.
We are looking for a mature and experienced leader who is passionate about making an impact in crypto and working with the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. We would love to hear from you if you believe in and demonstrate the utmost respect and empathy for all entrepreneurs and their work and have proven experience in high-pressure client-facing situations, working with a variety of executive styles and with the ability to handle all with action and grace.
What You’ll Be Doing
- Leading all facets of the company’s investment activities
- Researching emerging trends in crypto and web3, informing our team about new ideas and opportunities you discover
- Identifying, building, and maintaining the firm’s relationships with portfolio companies
- Developing and executing against an investment strategy, with a focus on the investment thesis, equity investment, and liquidity/grants-related investments
- Designing, developing, and advancing the investment deal pipeline
- Working closely with the investment committee and C-suite on strategies and key decisions
What You Bring to the Table
- Substantial professional experience working in a venture capital investment role, inside an investment firm, crypto VC, and/or technology company
- Experienced, energetic, and proactive individual with a track record of investor relations and portfolio management
- Ability to synthesize complex information and communicate it in a relevant way to different audiences, both in writing and verbally
- Experience and ability to continue to identify prudent, relevant ways in which we can continue to grow the portfolio company’s offering and user base
- Highly organized, process-driven approach toward pipeline development and management.
- You are a natural project manager with excellent attention to detail
- Desire and ability to learn about new domains and technologies quickly
- Strong cultural fit. You’re a high-performing, committed, passionate, and thoughtful person who has a long-term orientation and an unyielding focus on collaboration
- Crypto knowledge/experience is a plus
- Fundraising experience a plus
What You’ll Get Back
- Competitive salary and bonus
- Laptop and other working tools you might need
- 100% remote working (contractor) from anywhere in the world
- Possibility to work at your nearest WeWork space
- Flexible working hours. You’re free to work however you work best
- Paid holidays and personal leave days
- Opportunity to work with state of the art technology in a challenging and unique project
- Internationally diverse and dynamic team with a clear vision and strategy
- Training programs to learn everything about the crypto world
- Weekly scientific moments by our Research & Innovation team to learn about technology, challenges, and solutions in the blockchain world
- Language courses: English, Spanish, or Chinese
- Employee assistance program offering legal, financial, family, psychological and wellness counseling for you and your family