About Sheesha Finance
Sheesha Finance is a multichain venture capital investor, incubator and accelerator that strives to elevate early-stage crypto projects across all verticals, including GameFi, Metaverse, NFT, DeFi and infrastructure. We support projects in various capacities through every stage of their lifecycle.
Established in 2021, we have grown exponentially to a global team of over 40, with more than 60 project partners in our portfolio in addition to a comprehensive list of strategic partners across the ecosystem, including investors, launchpads, exchanges, tech services and more.
The Team; Your Future Colleagues:
You will be joining a high intensity team that pride themselves on high quality output and Research. Guided by the Chief Investment Officer with over 15 years of experience, the team of 4 individuals continue to build up a wealth of knowledge in an ever-changing blockchain landscape.
The Investment and Research team pride themselves of 3 key qualities, Integrity, knowledge and loyalty. The combination these qualities gives the company a leading edge over our competition allowing future joiners to get the best start in their blockchain journey.
Ready to #LiveAndBreatheCrypto? Who you are:
- You’ve got positive energy. You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there.
- You’re never tired of learning and you want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0.
- You are a macro-thinking blockchain researcher who has the ability to proactively identify strategic, early-stage investment opportunities in companies and protocols with the mission of accelerating the global adoption of cryptocurrency
- You appreciate direct communication.
- You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener – because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other. You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
- You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving beautiful machine, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last week may not be what you work on today, and that excites you! Who’s looking for a boring job? Not you.
- You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
- You want to be part of a winning team.
- You are diverse at work as well as at home and keen to get your foot in the door of a crypto company that is blockchain agnostic and is at the precipice of something big!
- At Sheesha Finance, we’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.
What you’ll be doing:
- Sourcing early-stage investment opportunities in emergent companies and protocols.
- Screening projects by reading protocol specifications and evaluating the technical teams.
- Reasoning through the emerging trends in the space and identifying non-obvious opportunities for deployment of capital.
- Working with the projects team on due diligence of prospective investments by carrying out research on blockchain projects, including, tokenomics, market and competitor analysis
- Identifying and developing new opportunities with clients by identifying synergies in our portfolio of projects and partnerships.
- Conducting post-project evaluation and identifying successful and unsuccessful project elements.
What we look for in you:
- Solid understanding of smart contracts scripting, cryptography, crypto-economics, and blockchain technologies generally
- Ability to identify unconventional trends and emerging technologies
- Sharp analytical mind with a killer instinct to identify deals in the market
- Ability to aggregate information from a variety of sources including technical repositories and anecdotal feedback from teams, then draw informed conclusions from incomplete information
- Able to explain complex concepts in simple terms to a non-technical audience
- Obsession with the future of blockchain technology, web3, and low-level protocol development
- An open-minded research approach and genuine intellectual curiosity
- A good team player, able to communicate with stakeholders at different levels
- Sharp and organized, with high attention to detail
- Can-do attitude who has a strong business mindset, with an eye on KPIs and company strategy
- An interest in Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology
- Ability to work in and with teams of all sizes
- Excellent hustle—our industry moves at lightning speed—supporting several projects at a time
- Easily communicates complex concepts, with ability to influence others
- Collaborative attitude, team mentality, and humility without territorialism
- A learner’s mindset, seeing feedback as a chance to grow
- Flexible and able to attend meetings with international teams in different time zone
- Available for extended hours, on weeknights and weekends as needed by manager
Nice to Haves:
- Use of Monday.com and other Business Intelligence tools
- A degree in a technical area (i.e. mathematics, engineering or computer science) and/or technical experience is strongly preferred
What We Offer:
- The opportunity to make your mark on a quickly growing and impactful start-up
- Passionate colleagues and a very diverse, dynamic team
- Ability to work anywhere you want
- Flexible schedule
- Competitive salary & Token Plan
- Off-sites that bring the whole team together several times a year
Commitment to Equal Opportunity
Sheesha Finance is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law.