Blockchain Investment Associate



New York, NY, USA · Boston, MA, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

At CoinFund, our mission is to Champion the Leaders of the New Internet, powered by foresight as active investors to achieve extraordinary outcomes. Since 2015, we’ve partnered with the most promising builders behind blockchain, web3, and decentralization technologies that are shaping the future of the internet itself. Through our seed, venture and liquid strategies, we are a cryptonative firm that invests in emergent technologies before they’re trends. Today, CoinFund has a portfolio of over 120 companies, protocols, and projects across the blockchain space – and we are just getting started.

We look for candidates who are invested in the long-game of crypto and can’t imagine a better industry in which to spend the next several years of their career. We align with individuals who are mission-driven – those who abandon ego and act in service of our investors, our portfolio company founders, and, ultimately, the crypto end-user. Finally, we optimize for those with a healthy risk appetite. We are excited by talent who can thrive in ambiguity and embrace both the vicissitudes and the promises of this breakthrough industry.

Learn more about our approach, our team and the incredible portfolio companies we believe in.

The Department: Investment

The Role: Blockchain Investment Associate

We are seeking a talented, web3-obsessed Investment Associate to join our investment team supporting early-stage founders and groundbreaking projects in the blockchain space. This is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of crypto investing, gain invaluable hands-on venture training, and contribute to identifying and nurturing the next wave of web3 innovators.

As an Investment Associate, you will play a critical role in our investment process, working closely with senior team members to source, evaluate, and execute investments in promising crypto startups. In this role, you will receive world class training from experienced and proven crypto and venture investors. Your time will be spent conducting thorough market research, performing financial modeling, and developing deep insights into emerging trends within the crypto ecosystem. This role offers extensive exposure to deal sourcing, due diligence, investing and working directly with management teams in the portfolio, providing a solid foundation for a successful career in crypto investing.


  • Conduct deep-dive research on equity and token investment opportunities, based both on incoming deal flow as well as taking initiative to discover and evaluate new venture projects
  • Contribute meaningfully to all aspects of analysis, modeling, due diligence, and documentation to support the investment process from inception all the way through inclusion in the portfolio and future monetization
  • Establish and deepen industry relationships with founder networks, peer investors, and other industry participants to drive differentiated sourcing
  • Work with the CoinFund team to gain initial execution experience, taking on incremental ownership of deal terms, structure negotiation, and legal documentation
  • Serve as post-investment point of contact and resource coordinator in support of portfolio companies’ product, business development, and growth goals


Minimum Qualifications

  • Passionate about digital assets and investing
  • Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience
  • 1 to 3 years experience in private equity, investment banking, or professional venture or liquid investing -- or commensurate experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required, with high attention to detail
  • Comfortable working independently and ability to prioritize tasks to maximize productivity and manage time effectively

Preferred Strengths

  • Deep expertise in web3 sub-sectors, crypto asset ecosystem participants, and underlying technology frameworks
  • Experience investing in/formally researching crypto and web3
  • Clear comfort with independent thought; self-motivated and deeply curious to understand data-driven trends in the web3 ecosystem
  • Ability to communicate effectively to convert ideas into new positions in the portfolio


The working hours for this role are US Eastern Time. While we have headquarters in New York City, we are a remote-first company and our goal is to hire the absolute best talent across the globe.

How to Apply

Please reach out to with a resume and self-introduction; feel free to include any additional information that will help us learn more about you and your candidacy! If you have previously published content, we would love to see it.

Why Work at CoinFund?

We are confident that a career at CoinFund is a successful investment in your career and your development.

The many perks of joining our team include:

  • Competitive salary and total compensation package
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Generous Parental leave
  • Comprehensive, top-tier health plans
  • Office in NYC (should you wish to work in person!) with snacks
  • Direct line of access to senior leadership
  • A flat organizational structure, flexible mandate of investing across asset classes and stages, and the camaraderie of working alongside committed professionals focused on providing dedicated mentorship, respectful feedback, and career advancement

Equal Opportunity is the law, and at CoinFund, we are ardently committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

CoinFund is an equal opportunity employer.

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