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Investment Analyst

Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group

United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
What You'll Be A Part Of:

Founded in 2015 by CEO Barry Silbert, Digital Currency Group is the most active investor in the blockchain sector with a mission to accelerate the development of a better financial system through the proliferation of digital assets and blockchain technology. Today, DCG sits at the epicenter of the industry, backing more than 200 blockchain-related companies in over 35 countries. DCG also invests directly in digital currencies and other digital assets.

We passionately believe digital currency and blockchain technology will drive global economic and social change. Our unique model enables us to deploy our resources to build over the long term.

What is this role?

We are seeking an Analyst to join our investments team. This role reports to the VP of Strategy focused on decentralized artificial intelligence ("AI") on our incubation team. The role will involve end to end support the incubation process from idea generation and selection to launch and evaluation. The ideal candidate will be a motivated first principles thinker with a passion for AI that possesses strong analytical skills to conduct market research, diligence opportunities, and provide strategic data-driven insights.

What you'll be responsible for:

  • Source, evaluate, and select startups for the incubation program. Conduct due diligence on prospective startups, including business model analysis, financial assessment, and technology evaluation.
  • Conduct thorough market research and analysis to identify emerging trends and opportunities in the AI sector. Analyze competitive landscapes and assess the potential impact on incubated startups.
  • Monitor and analyze the performance metrics of incubated startups. Prepare detailed reports and presentations on startup progress, highlighting key insights and recommendations for improvement.
  • Collaborate with advisors and industry experts to provide strategic support to incubated startups. Assist in organizing and facilitating workshops, training sessions, and networking events for the decentralized AI community.
  • Gather and analyze feedback from stakeholders to continuously improve the program.
  • Collaborate effectively with internal teams and stakeholders across various groups including Operations, Trading, Platform, Legal, and Accounting.
  • Maintain strong relationships with startups, investors, and corporate partners.

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience post-college
  • Demonstrated interest in decentralized AI; prior experience in AI is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in data analysis, market research, and financial modeling.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with AI and machine learning concepts and technologies.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and software (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Python, R, SQL).
  • Team player capable of working independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Passion for innovation and supporting early-stage startups.
  • Must be able to work from our Stamford, CT office at least 2-days per week

What We Offer:

  • Hybrid work environment (minimum 2 days in office)
  • Passionate colleagues and the opportunity to join a dynamic, close-knit team at the start of its ascent
  • An invigorating start-up 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 and flexible spending programs for medical and dependent care
  • Unlimited PTO / Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Brand new water-front office with world-class perks and amenities

Location: Stamford, CT with remote or hybrid options considered.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.