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IDEO CoLab Ventures - Research Analyst/ Web3 Associate

IDEO CoLab Ventures is hiring a Web3 Associate to work with our growing team and portfolio.

We’re a network-native venture organization. That means we’re not just investors, but we’re also hands-on contributors to the communities and teams that we support. We’re inspired by the future of web3 and community ownership. We help design, launch and grow networks that empower people everywhere to participate in building and operating Web3  together.

Ideally, you will:

  • Be detail-oriented, methodical, analytical, and curious. Digging into white papers is your jam.
  • Have an analytical background or a demonstrated ability in data-driven analysis. Technical background is a plus.
  • Be able to distill and communicate research insights to the investment team either verbally and through data visualizations and writing 
  • Love meeting founders at the earliest stages, and actively participate in the internet communities they are building.
  • Have an authentic interest and curiosity in web3 and crypto
  • Bonus: be passionate about DeFi, Social x Crypto, DAOs or NFTs

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting research and investment diligence
  • Managing and tracking new and investment opportunities
  • Screening potential investments by reviewing protocol specifications, product demos, and evaluating the teams
  • Creating data dashboards to track market metrics and portfolio performance 
  • Work with the investing team to develop and publish investment theses, blog posts and other content
  • Participate in web3 communities and networks

You’ll also have the opportunity to:

  • Dive deeper down the crypto rabbit hole and continue your crypto journey
  • Initiate and lead special projects as we transition IDEO CoLab Ventures from a venture fund into a crypto venture collective
  • Push the edges of investing in Web3

We believe the strength of our team comes from our diverse and inclusive workplace, and we welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At IDEO, we are committed to the work of advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and in the world. We have a collective responsibility to design new systems. We have attempted to do so in some of our work, but we have not moved as quickly or as boldly as we should have. We cannot be successful until we re-examine our values, our relationships, and how we practice design itself. 

We are committed to centering equity across IDEO in talent, training, community, design, and culture. A lot of work is being done to bring us closer to realizing this goal, but we’re still early in our learning journey towards understanding what it means to become an equitable organization. As we are continually working towards and providing attention to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we are looking for candidates who are committed to continuing this work with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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