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INVESTMENT MANAGER

ROCKAWAY/ BLOCKCHAIN

We are looking for an Investment Manager (“IM”) for Rockaway Blockchain Fund – Venture Capital firm focused on the blockchain industry. The IM will take full end-to-end responsibility for deals: investments and portfolio management.

OUR EXPECTATIONS:

  • Experience and successful track record in PE or VC investing (minimum 2 years).
  • Expertise in blockchain / cryptocurrency investing.
  • Ability to generate meaningful deal flow and close top deals.
  • Established network and relationships with VCs, blockchain companies, media, and conferences.
  • Autonomous in taking ownership and at the same time team player.
  • Entrepreneurship and drive (curiosity-driven, not searching for easy way out).
  • Ability to structure, analyze and synthesize complex problems.
  • Commitment to excellence.
  • Proficiency in writing of technical and investment articles.
  • Excel modeling.
  • Ideally IT background with business degree / CFA.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

INVESTMENT

  • Follow the blockchain space, map out the investment landscape, identify trends and segments to continuously perfect the investment strategy.
  • Proactively generate deal flow within the investment strategy.
  • Screen companies, own the due diligence process and prepare investment committee-ready documents for decision making.
  • Model the valuation and potential ROI per company, anchor the investment and exit valuation scenarios.
  • Negotiate the investment deal with the company and potentially with coinvestment partners.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

  • Track progress and add value to portfolio companies (i.e. schedule CEO / board meetings, challenge the business model and go-to-market strategy, define areas where to help, bring in experts, help fill-in key management positions, introduce to corporates).
  • Define and help in exit strategy per portfolio company.
  • Lead portfolio management meetings.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

  • Conduct research on topics as defined by the team.
  • Periodically write articles and knowledge nuggets.
  • Help build internal knowledge database.
  • Be recognized as a “thought leader” in the crypto space.

NETWORK AND PR

  • Establish and nurture network of co-investor VCs and subject matter experts; ideal profile is already deeply connected to the blockchain ecosystem.
  • Actively seek speaking opportunities at crypto conferences; ideal profile is already respected in the crypto community.
  • Help build brand via social and printed media.

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