Open position at Rockaway Capital

INVESTMENT MANAGER - ROCKAWAY BLOCKCHAIN

Work schedule
Full-time
Address
Na Hřebenech II 1718/8, 140 00 Praha 4-Nusle, Česko

We are looking for an Investment Manager (“IM”) for Rockaway Blockchain Fund – Venture Capital firm focused on the blockchain industry. The IM will take full end-to-end responsibility for deals: investments and portfolio management. 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

INVESTMENTS

- Follow the blockchain space, map out the investment landscape, identify trends

and segments to continuously perfect the investment strategy.

- Proactively generate deal flow within the investment strategy.

- Screen companies, own the due diligence process and prepare investment

committee-ready documents for decision making.

- Model the valuation and potential ROI per company, anchor the investment and

exit valuation scenarios.

- Negotiate the investment deal with the company and potentially with coinvestment

partners.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

- Track progress and add value to portfolio companies (i.e. schedule CEO / board

meetings, challenge the business model and go-to-market strategy, define areas

where to help, bring in experts, help fill-in key management positions, introduce

to corporates).

- Define and help in exit strategy per portfolio company.

- Lead portfolio management meetings.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP 

- Conduct research on topics as defined by the team.

- Periodically write articles and knowledge nuggets.

- Help build internal knowledge database.

- Be recognized as a “thought leader” in the crypto space.

NETWORK AND PR

- Establish and nurture network of co-investor VCs and subject matter experts;

ideal profile is already deeply connected to the blockchain ecosystem.

- Actively seek speaking opportunities at crypto conferences; ideal profile is

already respected in the crypto community.

- Help build brand via social and printed media.

OUR EXPECTATIONS:

- Experience and successful track record in PE or VC investing (minimum 2 years).

- Expertise in blockchain / cryptocurrency investing.

- Ability to generate meaningful deal flow and close top deals.

- Established network and relationships with VCs, blockchain companies, media, and

conferences.

- Autonomous in taking ownership and at the same time team player.

- Entrepreneurship and drive (curiosity-driven, not searching for easy way out).

- Ability to structure, analyze and synthesize complex problems.

- Commitment to excellence.

- Proficiency in writing of technical and investment articles.

- Excel modeling.

- Ideally IT background with business degree / CFA.

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