Investment Analyst, Liquid Strategies

Pantera Capital

Pantera Capital

IT
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Pantera Capital is the first U.S. institutional asset manager focused exclusively on blockchain technology. Pantera launched the first cryptocurrency fund in the United States when bitcoin was at $65/BTC in 2013. The firm subsequently launched the first exclusively-blockchain venture fund. In 2017, Pantera was the first firm to offer an early-stage token fund. Pantera manages $3.3 billion across three strategies – passive, hedge, and venture – and has backed 110 early-stage token projects and 100 blockchain companies across various stages. A list of Pantera portfolio companies can be found here.
Pantera is hiring an Investment Analyst for its New York office to join the Liquid Token Fund, an open-ended investment fund focused primarily on liquid tokens. The core of the strategy is conducting rigorous traditional fundamental research to identify high quality long-term digital asset investment opportunities. As an analyst you will have the opportunity to work closely with senior team members and drive the investment process from beginning to end. The ideal candidate is a passionate public markets investor who is excited about the opportunity to adapt and apply traditional investment frameworks to a burgeoning new asset class.

Responsibilities

  • Research: Research trends, develop frameworks for “around-the-corner” thinking, identity and share new investment ideas
  • Analysis: Analyze data (e.g., usage metrics, financial metrics, tokenomics), build financial models and perform valuation analyses to evaluate potential investments and track existing investments
  • Diligence: helping the team evaluate prospective investments through financial analysis, market research, product reviews, competitive analysis, competitor checks and other primary research
  • Content: Write investment memos and industry frameworks to support investment decisions and burnish our reputation

Qualifications

  • 1-4 years of full-time work experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Hedge Funds or Consulting
  • Deep experience with Financial Modeling
  • Demonstrable personal interest or knowledge of blockchain and the crypto space
  • Hungry, high-energy and perpetually curious
  • Strong intellectual horsepower
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organization and planning
  • Disciplined self-starter that can operate independently with limited oversight
  • Proficiency with MS Office including Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Based in NYC or a willingness to relocate