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Digital Asset Venture Capital Associate – Blizzard Fund

In Person @Ava Labs in Entry Level , in Finance
  • Post Date : 20/09/2022
  • Apply Before : 20/10/2022
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 221698
  • Working Hours Full-time
  • Years Experience Required 2

Job Description

Want to be a part of the fastest-growing blockchain company? Ava Labs makes it simple to launch applications using Avalanche, a smart contracts platform with 800k+ monthly active users. Avalanche is the fastest blockchain, measured by time to finality, and one of the fastest-growing in crypto – with hundreds of dapps and $12B+ in total economic value locked.

Founded by the creators of Avalanche, Ava Labs strives to digitize every asset in the world. In addition to building Avalanche and other tools to support the ecosystem, we offer expertise to ensure that all individuals and organizations can seamlessly use Avalanche and its vibrant app ecosystem. Join us as we empower people to easily and freely digitize all the world’s assets on one open, programmable blockchain platform.

Blizzard Fund is seeking an associate to support our investment activities. This role represents a unique opportunity for a highly-motivated graduate to assume a wide set of responsibilities and make a significant impact in an entrepreneurial environment within the blockchain/cryptocurrency industry. They will be an integral part of a collaborative team of professionals and will be mentored on the venture investment process.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Assist with administration and execution of the investment process
  • Manage scheduling and communications across multiple channels
  • Manage relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Attending and reviewing pitches and evaluating investment opportunities, inclusive of preparing analyses to drive investment decisions
  • Involvement in all aspects of due diligence on new investments (e.g. business analysis, competitive landscape, business model, and financial modeling / deal structuring)
  • Working in a strategic capacity with Blizzard’s existing portfolio companies
  • Contribute to internal meetings in which new investments and portfolio companies are discussed and evaluated

WHAT YOU WILL BRING

  • Undergraduate degree from a top-tier university
  • Demonstrated personal interest in crypto/blockchain/web3 (professional experience not required)
  • Up to 2 years of total prior work experience (inclusive of internships) within strategy consulting, investment banking, business development, partnerships or corporate development
  • Intellectual curiosity in what makes great businesses and great investments
  • Self-starter with superior work ethic and uncompromising personal integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to develop and maintain effective business relationships with entrepreneurs
  • Resides in NYC or the NY Metropolitan Area and able to work in office a few days per week (hybrid)

WHY AVA LABS?

Looking to join a world-class blockchain development team? If you’ve ever thought about joining an early stage Web3 company – this is it! We’re a global, world-class team of experts in computer science, economics, finance, marketing, and law with offices in New York City and Miami. We’re highly passionate about Web3 and redefining the way people build and use finance and decentralized applications of all kinds. The company received early-stage funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Initialized Capital, and Polychain Capital, with angel investments from Balaji Srinivasan and Naval Ravikant.  Join us and be a pioneer in a new technology that will have implications across a range of verticals such as finance, gaming, investing, collectibles, among many others.

Ava Labs is committed to diversity in the workplace and we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not hire on basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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