Investment Associate

 is the first U
institutional asset manager focused exclusively on blockchain technology
We are thematic investors focused on core pieces of the blockchain ecosystem, such as exchanges, custodians, institutional trading tools, decentralized finance, next-generation payment systems, and more
Since 2013, we have partnered at the earliest stages with over 200 industry-leading teams, including Alchemy, Arbitrum, Bitstamp, Circle, 0x Labs, and StarkWare
Pantera Capital is hiring an Investment Associate for our San Francisco office to focus on early-stage investment opportunities in both venture and early-stage tokens
As an Associate, you will learn about the venture capital and hedge fund industries, meet inspiring founders, and get exposure to cutting-edge projects
At Pantera, your days will be spent sourcing, analyzing, and evaluating Pantera’s next investment opportunities


    • Sourcing 

      -  proactively identifying new investment opportunities and qualifying inbound leads for the firm by meeting with entrepreneurs
    • Deal Diligence

       -  helping the team evaluate new investment opportunities through market research, product reviews, competitive analysis, metrics analysis, customer/user reviews and technical diligence
    • Portfolio Work

       -  collaborating with the team to support the Pantera Capital portfolio
    • Ecosystem Building

       -  being an active contributor to the blockchain/cryptocurrencies community by organizing activities, participating in local events and looking for ways to help make the Pantera team stronger


    • A minimum of 2-5 years of professional experience in banking, consulting, investing or high growth tech
    • A native understanding of blockchain technology with experience reviewing white papers or crypto projects
    • The ability to think analytically and strategically about investment decisions and ongoing work with existing portfolio companies
    • The ability to work well within a team and be self-guided on a day-to-day basis
    • Strong written and analytical skills for deal analysis and internal reporting
    • Strong relationship building skills – Our Associates are connecting with entrepreneurs and other members of the startup community on a regular basis
    • A demonstrated history of being proactive


    • A technical background or experience in data science is a plus
    • An understanding of venture capital and crypto deal terms

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