Public Goods Startup Operator

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Protocol Labs


The Arcological Association oversees the regenerative growth of the Protocol Lab network of projects, building out the public good and network goods teams operational, financial health and administrative roadmaps

Key Summary:

As a startup operator for Arcological you will be tasked with helping our disruptive open source projects and teams solve some of their most critical problems, you will work with the protocol labs network of teams and projects to break down complex situations and co-create actionable solutions both within and across PLN

About the Arocological Team:

The Association works as a decentralized funding vehicle for common/public good funders with the immediate step of building out efficient legal and operational infrastructure via a Swiss Association
Operational overhead support will remove a barrier to allow for high impact/highly optimized allocation of funding to move quickly to projects who are working on public goods
Funders can act independently within their thesis, with a long term/end state goal of developing mini-funds to decentralize grant allocations to public goods

You may be a fit for this role if you have…

  • Have experience in decentralized teams project management, scrum list and operational task management
  • Enjoy working with a cross-functional decentralized and remote team
  • Comfortable and fluent with remote work environments and communication tools like slack, discord and notion
  • Strong passion for and understanding of blockchain ecosystems, open source and creative commons mechanisms and structures
  • Can aggregate perspectives together for a common outcome in a positive way
  • Able to comfortably dive into or learn
  • Experience in building blockchain/open-source developer ecosystems a plus 

Bonus points…

  • Thrive in ambiguity 
  • Seeks out creative problem solving
  • Understands failure is not the end point
  • Grew up with or on the internet 
  • Enjoys figuring out things that lack conclusions