Web 3.0 / Crypto Investment Team

LocationIndia / US

About This Role

Elevation Capital is a leading venture capital firm investing in seed and early stage companies. Elevation Capital has been investing since 2002 and is currently investing out of its seventh pool of capital. The fund has invested in over 150 companies across Consumer Internet, SaaS, Fintech and Web 3.0/ Crypto, and has offices in Bengaluru, Gurgaon and Salt Lake City.

This a Partner track position in Elevation’s Web 3.0/ Crypto practice. In this role, you will independently source interesting opportunities, form deep investment theses and invest in startups, protocols & DAOs.

At Elevation, we are strong believers in the new paradigms blockchain technology is unlocking. We are very actively investing in early stage companies across the world. Our portfolio spans multiple domains including - blockchain infrastructure & protocols, DeFi, NFTs, DAO tools etc. Large global Web 3.0 businesses will be built border-less from anywhere in the world! This role will give you an opportunity to identify and partner with these category-defining builders across India/Asia and the US.

Role Responsibilities

Thesis building

  • Drive research and analysis to shape investment themes and investigate emerging trends
  • Publish your work and help shape the discourse and conversations on Web 3.0 / Crypto

Deal sourcing

  • Meet entrepreneurs, manage pipeline and build relationships with angel investors, other venture capital firms, and accelerators/incubators
  • Actively participate and nurture various crypto communities

Deal execution

  • Conduct commercial diligence (i.e., assessing a market,
    company, and founding team)
  • Formulate and present investment cases to the investment committee
  • Manage the execution of term sheets, legal and financial
    diligence, long-form investment documents, etc.

Portfolio management

  • Join Board Meetings of portfolio companies
  • Build strong relationships with portfolio founders, and become their thought partners
  • Monitor financial / operating metrics and industry dynamics of portfolio
  • Assist with recruiting and fund raising

Prerequisites and Qualifications

  • You live and breathe Crypto - strong philosophical alignment, crazy curiosity and deep community engagement
  • Demonstrate deep understanding across protocols, middleware, DeFi, gaming and NFTs, and other emerging areas within the space
  • A team player, curious self-starter with proven ability to think critically and work independently
  • Ability to network and aggressively source new deals in a competitive market
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to distill complex details into concise, easy to understand takeaways
  • Manage and mentor analysts as well as other junior team members
  • 2+ years of work experience (no upper limit) - at least a year in Web 3.0/ Crypto projects, communities or companies will be a big plus

Process: If interested, please email your CV (and ENS!) to  vaas@elevationcapital.com

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