Head of Venture Research and Analysis

Head of Venture Research and Analysis

Medici Ventures is looking for a Head of Venture Research and Analysis, who will help change the world by leading Medici Ventures’ efforts to research, identify, screen, evaluate, and make investment decisions in the best blockchain companies in the identity, property rights, capital markets, money and banking, supply chain, and voting industries. You will be responsible for leading the strategic planning, development, and coordination of investor relations activities for existing and potential keiretsu companies. Keiretsu is a Japanese term describing companies with interlocking interests. You will provide research on blockchain industry trends. You will plan and coordinate some of Utah’s largest and most influential tech events all while shaping the Medici Ventures brand through your analytical and public relations skills.

What You Will Do

  • Identify, screen, and perform due diligence on companies seeking funding from Medici Ventures

  • Serve as liaison between Medici Ventures' keiretsu companies and venture capitalists

  • Facilitate connections between keiretsu companies through events, regular communication, and other outreach

  • Manage details for Medici Ventures' exclusive summit, including catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, keynote speakers, presentations, equipment, marketing material, and related tasks

  • Collaborate with Medici Ventures' PR team to shape the Medici Ventures brand and present a cohesive message through the company website, social media platforms, press releases, and speaking engagements

  • Work directly with Medici Ventures' accounting team to analyze keiretsu companies' financial statements, burn rates, and overall viability

  • Be a critical part of the decision process for including new companies in the Medici Ventures keiretsu

  • Align company values throughout the keiretsu

  • Regularly report to, and work side-by-side with executives

  • Compose and distribute a regular newsletter to keiretsu companies.

  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.

  • Follow legal policies as directed.

What You Should Have

  • Experience in market research and financial analysis, modeling, and valuation

  • Proficiency in creating pitchbook materials and raising capital

  • Experience interfacing with fellow executives

  • A deep sense of curiosity and interest in learning more about blockchain technology

  • Humble willingness to work on a wide variety of projects that range from administrative to analytical to technical to executive

  • •Ability to stay organized and effective in a fast-paced environment

  • Highly self-motivated and able to work autonomously

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including regular interactions with internal and external executives

  • Bachelor’s degree – technology-related, business, or finance/economics degrees preferred

What We Hope You Have

  • Prior experience with blockchain concepts

  • Collaborative work style and a cooperative attitude

  • Entrepreneurial spirit

  • Comfortable with public speaking to serve as a spokesperson for Medici Ventures (and keiretsu companies) at events and conferences and with the press

  • Experience working with boards of directors


  • Market Research

  • Financial Analysis, Modeling, and Valuation

  • Blockchain

What We Offer

  • Parental Leave

  • 401k (6% match)

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership Development Program, & Mentorship Program

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage

  • Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability coverage

  • Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar

  • Indoor Bike Storage

  • Onsite Health Clinic

  • Summer Party at Lagoon, Utah's largest theme park

  • Employee Fall Concert (Past performers include: Neon Trees, Snoop Dogg and Bret Michaels)

  • Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers

  • Onsite Daycare Center

  • Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe

  • LEED Gold Certified 19-acre Campus & Global HQ

  • Onsite salon services, massages, & auto-detail services

  • Discounts on ski passes, cell phone plans

  • Overstock Women's Network (OWN)

*Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election

Equal Employment Opportunity: It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

RaeLynn Forcella