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Analyst - VC

  • London or New York
  • Strategy & Operations
  • Negotiable DOE

DeFi recruitment has partnered with a leading VC with offices in London and New York. Our client is launching a new fund focused on crypto and blockchain projects and are looking to appoint an analyst to help spearhead investment strategy.

You will be responsible for analysing and sourcing investment opportunities, provide support to future investments, and growing the firm. You’ll be a member of a small investing team and work directly with some of the best early-stage teams in the industry.

The Role

You’ll support GP’s in a range of areas including:

  • Being the most informed investment team member on market categories that excite you.
  • Producing and publishing deep research.
  • Helping the investment team evaluate new opportunities through market research, on-chain data, and other diligence.
  • Sourcing deals by meeting entrepreneurs, attending conferences, and joining relevant communities.
  • Supporting portfolio companies eg. GTM strategy.
  • Being an active contributor to the crypto community and assisting in developing our clients brand.


  • You hustle and get stuff done — you’ll have (often ambiguous) responsibilities and should be happy to get your hands dirty.
  • You love research and have strong analytical capabilities.
  • Familiar with on chain analytics tools including Dune Analytics and Nansen.
  • Bonus points for technical backgrounds and active crypto network or project contributions — you have a foundational understanding of smart contracts and blockchain architecture.
  • High EQ and ability to build and cultivate a network of long-term relationships.
  • You demonstrate a deep understanding across one or more of the following: protocol layer, middleware applications, gaming and NFT’s, DeFi, or other verticals within Web3.


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous benefits
  • Fast-paced, low ego workplace

For more information apply or contact DeFi Recruitment!

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  • Tom Nicholls

    Tom Nicholls


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    Tom has been involved in the crypto space since 2017 and has worked at notable businesses including; Circle, Elliptic, and Crypto Compare. He truly understands the nuances of the space which gives him a unique insight as to what it takes to be successful in the crypto ecosystem.

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    Vice President, Corporate Finance

    • London
    • Strategy & Operations
    • £ Six figures + equity £

    DeFi Recruitment has partnered a fast-growing investment firm focused on digital assets and innovations in the financial technology space. Our client is building a global, regulated asset management platform that provides digital asset exposure for private and institutional investors around the world, with a view to bring best practices of traditional finance into the digital asset ecosystem.
    The firm is currently scaling a core team to support the establishment of the platform, they are looking for a highly motivated individual with a demonstrated track record of excellence for the role of VP Corporate Finance. Working with a close-knit team, this individual will be a key member of the team and be involved in critical decision-making processes.
    The successful candidate will:

    • Work directly with the executive team and have direct access to the CEO and Operating Partners as appropriate
    • Manage the ongoing M&A activity as the company grows aggressively in the coming months
    • Support the CEO and relevant senior management in fundraising efforts and relevant capital management decisions
    • Participate in the development and implementation of a framework for the capital investment process
    • Work closely and collaborate with relevant finance, legal, business development, product, operational and other corporate teams as the business continues to build-up and scale
    • Contribute to and support strategy development and implement strategic projects including working with top tier industry counterparties, investors, consultants and advisors as required
    • Support the team in building a reporting system to ensure appropriate monitoring of investment and capital budgeting and activity, as required

    Required experience:

    • Strong knowledge of and interest in DeFi, Crypto, and Blockchain with a blue-chip investment banking background
    • Previous exposure to end-to-end transaction and post-acquisition integration management
    • Experience structuring deals, managing due diligence, and audits
    • Strong technical skills in corporate finance are a requirement
    • Ability to identify strategic acquisition targets and develop an on-going M&A framework
    • The ideal candidate comes from investment banking, a PE / VC firm or from a Corporate Development / Strategy Execution team
    • Experience with early stage ventures in finance, fundraising or investor relations roles is a plus  

    The successful candidate will be highly entrepreneurial, structured, methodical and able to prioritise and manage resources efficiently
    This is a unique opportunity to join a company at its inception and work with a successful Founder and the London based management team.
    For more information, please apply or contact us.