VC Analyst @ Digital Currency Group in Stamford, CT

Digital Currency Group is a multi-billion dollar global enterprise that builds, buys, and invests in leading blockchain and digital asset companies all over the world. Founded in 2015 by CEO Barry Silbert, the company’s mission is to accelerate the development of a better financial system through the development of digital assets and blockchain technology. Today, DCG sits at the epicenter of the fintech industry, backing more than 150 companies in 35 countries. In addition to its investment portfolio, DCG is the parent company of Genesis (a global digital asset prime brokerage), Grayscale Investments (the largest digital currency asset manager), CoinDesk (the leading media and events company in the digital asset space), Foundry (a digital asset mining and staking company), and Luno (a Bitcoin and Digital Asset Exchange).

We passionately believe bitcoin and blockchain technology will drive global economic and social change. Our unique model enables us to deploy our resources to build the bitcoin and blockchain ecosystem over the long term. Join us and be part of the team that is transforming the future of finance.

About the opportunity:

Digital Currency Group, Inc. (“DCG”) is looking to hire a Venture Analyst to participate in all aspects of venture investing including sourcing, analysis, financial modeling, due diligence, structuring, negotiation, and documentation.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Sourcing early-stage crypto network and business investment opportunities
  • Driving transactions through each phase of the pipeline from initial contact, diligence, and decision making
  • Identifying and deeply evaluating key valuation drivers, thematic views, industry trends, and idiosyncratic considerations with respect to early-stage crypto networks and businesses
  • Presenting early-stage crypto investment recommendations to investment committee
  • Managing early-stage crypto deal execution including deal structing, negotiation and documentation
  • Participating in investor, developer, and other industry conferences for strategic intel
  • Managing, growing, and maintaining a deep network of relationships with developers, investors, and other industry players to stay at the cutting edge of next-generation projects and ideas
  • Performing deep dive, bottom-up fundamental research on specific digital assets and related businesses to produce high conviction investment ideas
  • Designing and formalizing processes around our venture investing activities

What you’ll bring:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in either Venture Capital, Investment Banking, Consulting, or Corporate Development in the cryptocurrency industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s Degree from a top-tier university
  • Strong track record of advancement/attainment in both academic and professional environments
  • Familiarity with the cryptocurrency and startup ecosystem and the entrepreneurial journey strongly preferred
  • Prior Venture Capital experience strongly preferred
  • Broad familiarity with academic finance literature strongly preferred, including financial statement analysis and proficiency in financial modeling

We are looking for people with:

  • Creativity, passion, and who are natural self-starters and problem solvers
  • A desire to work in an intellectually vibrant, highly entrepreneurial, and collaborative environment
  • Analytical, highly logical, and structured thinking capabilities
  • Strong work ethic and ability to evaluate multiple transactions in parallel
  • Cutting-edge and original ideas about new business models, networks, and technologies
  • Excitement to meet entrepreneurs at the earliest stages, and actively participate in the networks and businesses they are building
  • A thirst for face-paced environments
  • A holistic understanding of the cryptocurrency ecosystem across promising sub-sectors and themes
  • A track-record of natural process improvement
  • A high degree of ownership in everything you do

What we offer:

  • Inspiring colleagues and an invigorating startup environment
  • Competitive base salary, bonus and incentive compensation
  • Company paid health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
  • Life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Pre-tax transit and parking program
  • Pre-tax flexible spending program for medical and dependent care
  • Flexible time off and paid parental leave
  • Brand new water-front office opening in early 2022 with world-class perks and amenities

Location: Stamford, CT

If interested, please apply here.

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