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Director of Supply

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Supply
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
We're looking for a Director of Supply to join us in a full-time capacity and help us to redefine the private investment industry. 

The role
The Director of Supply would be responsible for growing EquityZen's Supply team. You will manage relationships (and establish new ones!) with pre-IPO technology companies that are considering liquidity solutions for their shareholders. You will also build relationships with leading Venture Capital firms and other institutions to further increase the supply side of our marketplace. Lastly, you will manage and grow the Supply team, and report directly to Phil Haslett, EquityZen's Chief Revenue Officer and one of the company's founders.

The company
EquityZen is a leading FinTech startup that sits at the intersection of law, finance, and technology. We help large, private tech companies deliver liquidity to their shareholders, while providing investors access to invest in these proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served 100+ premier tech companies, and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider by 1 out of 3 of the largest unicorns.

A testament to EquityZen's secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform, we have successfully completed 3500+ private placement transactions. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to build a more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private market. Watch this short video to learn more: https://equityzen.com/press/ 

EquityZen is backed by top venture capital investors, including Draper Associates and 500 Startups. Members of the team have deep experience in finance, law and technology, with prior experience at institutions such as Barclays Capital, Deloitte, UBS, Fidelity and J.P. Morgan.

You should apply if:
  • You enjoy managing teams and managing sales funnels and processes
  • You have experience working with the C-suite of private technology companies
  • You are process-oriented, and tech-forward; you get a kick out of optimizing a CRM and a sales process
  • You want to join a team of smart, humble, high-performing and fun-loving individuals

What you'll gain
  • Helping to develop a cutting-edge FinTech marketplace
  • Work cross-functionally with legal, deal, product, technology and marketing teams
  • Work directly with C-suite teams at some of the most recognizable private technology companies
  • Report directly to one of the company's founders
  • Manage and grow the Supply team
  • Equity, competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision, 401(k)), flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, and fun with our team!
  • Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)

The right stuff
  • Experience working directly with CFOs and Founders of late-stage private tech companies in a capital advisory or financial capacity (Secondary liquidity, primary capital-raising, M&A advisory, payroll and financial services)
  • Management experience (at least 1 full-time direct report)
  • 5+ years' experience working in financial services and/or pre-IPO tech
  • Has participated in a recruiting cycle for junior teammates
  • Works hard and smart with attention to detail
  • Series 7 + 24 licensed (if not, candidate should expect to take both tests in first 90 days)

Bonus points if you have
  • Executed on secondary liquidity transactions with pre-IPO companies
  • Data analysis experience in Elastic/Kibana + SQL
  • FINRA Series 7 and/or 24 licenses

Employment eligibility to work in the U.S. is required as EquityZen will not pursue via sponsorship for this position. 

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Compliance Analyst

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Legal
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes

We're looking for a Compliance Analyst to join us in a full-time capacity and help us to redefine the private investment industry. If helping develop first-rate systems at an innovative, fast-growing startup excites you, let's talk!

EquityZen is a leading FinTech startup that sits at the intersection of law, finance, and technology. We help large, private tech companies deliver liquidity to their shareholders, while providing investors access to invest in these proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served 100+ premier tech companies, and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider by 1 out of 3 of the largest unicorns.

A testament to EquityZen's secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform, we have successfully completed 3500+ private placement transactions. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to build a more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private market. Watch this short video to learn more: https://equityzen.com/press/

We're looking for a collaborative, thoughtful Compliance Analyst who loves teaching, legal and compliance, and is interested in finance, technology, and also building a business. The Compliance Analyst will assist with regulatory examinations, securities and privacy law matters, review of advertising and marketing materials, KYC, AML, risk assessments, Form ADV and other filings, other compliance matters, testing, updating and maintaining policies, procedures and training and helping develop process automation and improvements.

EquityZen is backed by top venture capital investors, including Draper Associates and 500 Startups. Members of the team have deep experience in finance, law and technology, with prior experience at institutions such as the Shearman & Sterling, AQR Capital Management, Barclays Capital, and J.P. Morgan.

What you'll gain

  • Helping to develop a cutting-edge FinTech marketplace
  • Become an expert in private securities transactions and their related legal and compliance issues
  • Work cross-functionally with legal, deal, product, technology and marketing teams
  • Gain client exposure and the opportunity to communicate with customers
  • Gain project management experience, assess and implement new technologies, identify opportunities for automation and process optimization, and improve our private marketplace
  • Learn about the most promising venture-backed companies and VC firms
  • Break into the startup, FinTech, and venture network
  • Opportunity to prove yourself and rise quickly within a growing team and business (we are not big on bureaucracy)
  • Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
  • Equity, competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision, 401(k)), flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, and fun with our team!

 

The right stuff

  • 1-4+ years’ experience in a compliance role at a broker-dealer, investment advisor, investment bank, or asset manager; bonus points if you have also worked at OCIE or FINRA
  • Working knowledge of securities laws, private placements, FINRA rules, SEC rules and AML regulations
  • Comfort with adapting existing guidance to new markets and desire to learn about, and research, new and emerging issues
  • Collaborative, team player
  • Outstanding judgment, uncompromising integrity and discretion
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, enthusiasm and a desire to teach about legal obligations and compliance topics
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to prioritize, identify and react to critical issues, and understands time-sensitive deal environment
  • Strong issue spotting skills and proactive orientation; identifies potential problems and proposed solutions, takes ownership and can drive processes to conclusion; not just a “check-the-box” mentality
  • Experience designing and improving legal and compliance processes, and managing at least 1 direct report
  • Works hard and smart with attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel & Word

 

Bonus points if you have

  • Experience in private placements, secondary markets or FinTech marketplaces, including Rule 506(b) and 506(c) offerings
  • 1+ years working in compliance function at a fintech startup
  • Familiarity with Elasticsearch & Kibana
  • Undergraduate degree from top university
  • Series 7 and/or 24 licenses
  • CAMS certification

Employment eligibility to work in the U.S. is required as EquityZen will not pursue via sponsorship for this position. 

 

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Please complete the form below (name, email, resume, & short answer questions)
  2. Please include a cover letter

Business Development Lead

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Business Development
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
We're looking for a Business Development Lead to help us as redefine private markets. Join us if you are passionate about partnerships, strategy, and building out our nascent BD function. The position would report directly to a founder.

EquityZen is an investments company, focused on bringing private markets to the public. Having facilitated 4,000+ private placements in 100+ mature, pre-IPO companies (with company approved share transfers), our platform services 30,000+ accredited investors spanning hedge funds, financial advisors, and HNWIs from ~50 countries. Backers of EquityZen include VCs like Tim Draper and Wall Street institutions like WorldQuant. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private markets. Watch a short video to learn more. 
Members of our team have deep experience in finance, law, and technology, with prior experience at institutions such as AQR Capital Management, Silver Lake, J.P. Morgan, and Shearman & Sterling. Check out our team. Our people are our biggest asset, and we are always looking for new talented folks to join us.

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN
  • A deep understanding of private secondary markets, venture capital, and startups
  • Reporting directly to C-level/founder
  • Conduct detailed research on new markets, new products, and competition
  • Synthesize learnings into actionable recommendations
  • Assist in partnership pitches, negotiations, and launches
  • Tackle challenges that context-switch from stepping back to look at the forest as well as working in the weeds
  • Critical operational experience making educated decision with imperfect information, especially when presented with contrarian information
  • Fun with our amazing team
 
THE RIGHT STUFF
Skills and traits
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Buy-in to data-driven approach with quantitative skills
  • Knowledge of financial products
  • Believes in the art of the possible
  • Humble, willing to roll up sleeves
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to manage up, down, and sideways
  • Highly organized and responsive
  • Thinks big picture
  • Can manage junior teammates to succeed

Experience
  • 2-5 years working in partnerships or strategy at a startup or large corporation
  • 2-5 years working in Corp Dev at a large startup or large corporation
  • 2-5 years in mgmt or strategy consulting at top tier firm
  • Pre- or post- or non-MBA

*BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE/ARE
  • 1+ years experience in Fintech is a plus
  • Experience in development or distribution of financial products
  • Strong Excel skills

Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including  recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Digital Marketing Analyst

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Marketing
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
We're looking for a Digital Marketing Analyst who is eager to help us as we redefine private markets. Join us if you love creating new digital marketing campaigns, measuring KPIs, and experimenting with new acquisition / growth channels. EquityZen is an early-mid stage financial technology company, backed by leading venture and PE investors.

Our platform enables large, private companies to deliver liquidity to their shareholders, while providing investors access to invest in these proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served 100+ premier tech and digital health companies, and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider for 1 out of 3 of the largest unicorns. A testament to EquityZen's secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform, we have successfully completed 5000+ private placement transactions. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private markets. Watch this short video to learn more: equityzen.com/press.

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN 
  • Ability to ideate, execute, monitor and iterate upon digital marketing campaigns 
  • Experience working with multiple marketing channels, including SEM, SEO, and Social
  • Assist teammates to help drive effective user acquisition
  • Encouragement to automate and implement technological solutions to help drive efficiency and reporting
  • Opportunity to work closely with the entire organization, including the founding team
  • Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
  • Equity, competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, and fun with our team! 

THE RIGHT STUFF 
  • At least a 4-year undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field
  • 1+ years running digital marketing and/or advertising at a venture backed startup
  • Experience executing digital advertising campaigns across multiple platforms, especially Google AdWords, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Experience running A/B tests for marketing content
  • Basic familiarity with analytic platforms, such as Google Analytics and Mixpanel
  • Experience managing social media accounts
  • Highly data-driven mentality with the ability to crunch data across various mediums (including Excel and SQL)

*BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE 
  • Experience working in financial services, fintech or another highly regulated industry 
  • Experience with brand building efforts, such as PR and Events
  • Desire to work in an agile / lean environment
  • Entrepreneurial experience and drive
  • First hand understanding of marketplace businesses

Location: Manhattan, New York City
Type: Full Time
Timing: Immediate
Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department: Marketing
Min Experience: 1+ years running digital marketing and/or advertising at a venture backed startup
Equity Grant: Yes

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. 

 

Portfolio Associate

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Funds
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
We're looking for a Portfolio Associate to help us as redefine private markets. Join us if you are passionate about alternative investments, finance, and project management. To boot, you would be reporting directly to a founder.

EquityZen is an investments company, focused on bringing private markets to the public. Having facilitated 4,000+ private placements in 100+ mature, pre-IPO companies (with company approved share transfers), our platform services 30,000+ accredited investors spanning hedge funds, financial advisors, and HNWIs from ~50 countries. Backers of EquityZen include VCs like Tim Draper and Wall Street institutions like WorldQuant. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private markets. Watch a short video to learn more. 
 
Members of our team have deep experience in finance, law, and technology, with prior experience at institutions such as AQR Capital Management, Silver Lake, J.P. Morgan, and Shearman & Sterling. Check out our team. Our people are our biggest asset, and we are always looking for new talented folks to join us.

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN
  • A deep understanding of private secondary markets, venture capital, and startups
  • Report directly to C-level/founder
  • Become an expert in fund finance and accounting
  • Assist in fundraising and marketing
  • Assist in business development for the Managed Funds product
  • Lead investor relations for Managed Funds
  • Lead fund closings
  • Fun with our amazing team
 
THE RIGHT STUFF
Skills and traits
  • Highly organized and process oriented
  • Thinks big picture about product and IR
  • Strong communication skills
  • Can manage up, down, sideways to bring multi-faceted projects to timely completion
  • Humble, willing to roll up sleeves and do granular work
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Knowledgable in finance

Experience
  • 1-3 years at fund auditor/accountant, fund admin, or similar fund service provider
  • 1-3 years in finance or operations function at investments-focused startup (Series A or bigger)
  • Has done fund distributions before (in-kind and cash)
  • 1-3 years finance, operations, or back/middle office at hedge fund, private equity fund, or venture fund
  • 1-3 years finance, operations, or back/middle office at investment bank, private bank, or RIA

*BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE/ARE
  • Knowledgable in fund accounting and metrics
  • Knowledgable in investment process and fund formation/closing
  • Experience in alternative investments

Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including  recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Deal Analyst

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Marketplace
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes

 

*****************************HOW TO APPLY*****************************

1) Complete the below form (name, email, resume)

2) AND then complete this google form: https://goo.gl/forms/Fe8ScCqziEF12Yhf1

3) Please include a cover letter

 

We're looking for a Deal Analyst to join us in a full-time capacity and help us to redefine the private investment industry. If deal-making in cutting edge transactions in big-name startups excites you, let's talk!

 

EquityZen is a leading FinTech startup that sits at the intersection of finance, law, and technology. We help large, private tech companies deliver liquidity to their shareholders, while providing investors access to invest in these proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served 100+ premier tech companies, and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider by 1 out of 3 of the largest unicorns.

 

A testament to EquityZen's secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform, we have successfully completed 1000's of private placement transactions. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building a more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private market. We expect our Deal Analysts to continue to hone and refine this process alongside us as a true business owner who will actively contribute to defining EquityZen’s competitive edge.

 

We're looking for an ambitious and hardworking Deal Analyst, who loves closing deals, is obsessed with efficiency, is interested in technology, finance, and also building a business. The Deal Analyst will assist in closing deals, investor relations, operations, and managing investment exits on EquityZen's cutting edge marketplace for investments in private technology companies. EquityZen is backed by leading venture capital investors, including Draper Associates and 500 Startups.

 

Members of the team have deep experience in finance, law and technology, with prior experience at institutions such as the AQR Capital Management, Barclays Capital, and J.P. Morgan.

 

What you'll gain:

  • Become an expert in deal execution, private placements, and marketplaces
  • Contribute to deal operations, analytics, and transaction optimizationClient service working directly with Institutional and individual investors
  • Interface with prime brokers and wealth managers, learning from top-industry professionals
  • Work cross-functionally with marketplace, investor, product, technology and legal teams to drive efficiency gains and process improvements
  • Learn about the most promising venture-backed companies and VC firms
  • Break into the startup, FinTech, and venture network
  • Opportunity to prove yourself and rise quickly within a growing team and business (we are not big on bureaucracy)
  • Become an equity stakeholder from Day 1
  • Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)

The right stuff:

  • 1-3 years work experience, ideally including one or more of the following:
    • Analyst experience in private equity or venture capital
    • Analyst experience at investment bank, brokerage, or asset management firm
    • Analyst or Consultant experience at a top tier Management Consulting Firm
    • Business Development experience at a technology company
    • [STRIKE: Paralegal & related]
  • Experience at internet-based investment firm, crowdfunding, or P2P lending
  • Passion for tech (via side projects or current work)
  • Love for deal making and deal environment
  • Understands time-sensitive deal environment with a proven track record of performing well under pressure to manage competing deadlines
  • Works hard and smart with attention to detail
  • Exceptional communicator, both internally and with clients
  • Driven by the desire to relentlessly improve, innovate, challenge the status quo and constantly ask “why?”

*Bonus points if you have:

  • Entrepreneurial or venture capital experience
  • Experience in private placements, capital markets, or FinTech marketplaces
  • Undergraduate degree from top university

Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)

Salary: Competitive

Equity Grant: Yes

Minimum Experience: 1+ years (recent graduates with competitive and extensive internship experience in the finance or technology sectors may also be considered)

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZens employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

*****************************HOW TO APPLY*****************************

1) Complete the below form (name, email, resume)

2) AND then complete this google form: https://goo.gl/forms/Fe8ScCqziEF12Yhf1

3) Please include a cover letter

 

Capital Markets Counsel

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Marketplace
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
To apply, please include your resume and cover letter. 
 
We're looking for an attorney to join us in a full-time capacity and help us to redefine the private investment industry. If capital markets and closing deals in the FinTech space excites you, let's talk!
 
EquityZen is a leading FinTech startup that sits at the intersection of law, finance, and technology. We help large, private tech companies deliver liquidity to their shareholders, while providing investors access to proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served 100+ premier tech companies and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider by one-third of the largest 25 Unicorns.
 
A testament to EquityZen's secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform, we have successfully completed 6,000+ private placement transactions. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building a more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private market. Watch this short video to learn more: https://equityzen.com/press/
 
We're looking for a hardworking and hustling Counsel, who loves working with people and finding ways to make deals faster, more efficient, and more automated. The Capital Markets Counsel will focus on managing transactions, while also contributing to regulatory, corporate, product, and other legal and business development matters. This person will also play a key role in driving change and innovation in the way we integrate people, processes and technology.
 
EquityZen is backed by leading venture capital investors, including Draper Associates and 500 Startups. Members of the team have deep experience in finance, law and technology, with prior experience at institutions such as the Shearman & Sterling, AQR Capital Management, Barclays Capital, Evercore, UBS, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, and J.P. Morgan.

 
 THE MISSION

  • Act as one of EquityZen’s lead transactional attorneys and close deals in the nascent private secondary markets
  • Lead legal efforts for EquityZen’s deal team, managing innovative private placement transactions and all deal documents
  • Work with the deal and tech teams to improve process: make deals faster, more automated, and more efficient
  • Iterate on standard forms to remove friction and improve conversion
  • Advise business units on regulatory developments and compliance
  • Negotiate and draft commercial contracts

 
 WHAT YOU'LL GAIN

  • Project management skills. You’ll close complex transactions, working closely with investors, shareholders, issuers as well as in-house and BigLaw attorneys. 
  • Client management. Direct client exposure, interfacing with leaders in the startup space and their retained counsel
  • Second order drafting skills. The technology does the standard stuff, allowing you to focus on the substantive legal issues and negotiating points
  • Cross-team collaboration. You’ll be part of the Deal and Legal teams, and will work closely with Supply and Demand teams. You’ll also interface with Product and Tech to iterate on our legal product.
  • Product skills. You’ll help make our product better by identifying ways to automate processes, remove friction, and improve conversion rates.
  • FinTech expertise. Gain strong experience in legal issues around the FinTech space and in private transactions
  • Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
  • Equity, competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision, 401(k)), flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, and fun with our team!

 THE RIGHT STUFF

  • You love being a lawyer
  • You love closing deals
  • You’re comfortable with disagreement and taking a strong stance
  • You don’t stop at “good enough”
  • You are a hustler and can do more with less
  • You are humble and believe that the client, mission, and team come before you
  • You love getting the details right and are process-oriented
  • You understand time-sensitive deal environment and can manage people and documents to timely close
  • You have experience drafting the following documents: Share Transfer Agreements, Placement Agreements, Subscription Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, as well as Offering Memoranda and Risk Factors.
  • 1-2 years (i) transactional experience in broader capital markets or investment funds at a top tier law firm; (ii) in-house transactional role at venture funded fintech startup; (iii) in-house capital markets role at an investment bank or hedge fund; or (iv) in-house transactional role at a private fund. Candidates with strong securities litigation or regulatory compliance experience will also be considered. 
  • ’34 Act and/or ’40 Act experience a plus
  • JD with strong academic background (top 20% of graduating class)

Timing: Immediate
Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)
Min Experience: 1+ year
Salary: Competitive
Equity Grant: Yes
 
EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
 
EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Deal Exit Operations Analyst

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Marketplace
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes

 

*************************HOW TO APPLY************************
1) Complete the below form (name, email, resume)
2) AND then complete this google form: https://goo.gl/forms/Fe8ScCqziEF12Yhf1
3) Please include a cover letter


We're looking for a Deal Exit Operations Analyst to join us in a full-time capacity and help us to redefine the private investment industry. If deal-making in cutting edge transactions in big-name startups excites you, let's talk!
 
EquityZen is a leading FinTech startup that sits at the intersection of finance, law, and technology. We help large, private tech companies deliver liquidity to their shareholders, while providing investors access to invest in these proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served 100+ premier tech companies, and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider by 1 out of 3 of the largest unicorns.
 
A testament to EquityZen's secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform, we have successfully completed 1000's of private placement transactions. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building a more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private market. We expect our Deal Analysts to continue to hone and refine this process alongside us as a true business owner who will actively contribute to defining EquityZen’s competitive edge. 
 
We're looking for an ambitious and hardworking Deal Exit Operations Analyst, who loves closing deals, is obsessed with efficiency and process improvement, is interested in technology, finance, and building a business. The Deal Exit Operations Analyst will assist in closing deals, investor relations, operations, and managing investment exits on EquityZen's cutting edge marketplace for investments in private technology companies. EquityZen is backed by leading venture capital investors, including Draper Associates and 500 Startups.
 
Members of the team have deep experience in finance, law and technology, with prior experience at institutions such as the AQR Capital Management, Barclays Capital, and J.P. Morgan.
 
What you'll gain:
·       Knowledge of private equity investment exits and processes related to M&A's, IPO's, etcOpportunity to manage and redefine EquityZen’s exits and distributions process, working to improve Deal Team practices and reporting while also working with Technology and Product teams to develop technology-driven improvements
·       Client service working directly with Institutional and individual investorsWork cross-functionally with marketplace, investor, product, and legal teams to execute deals & manage EquityZen exits
·       Contribute to deal operations, analytics, and transaction optimization
·       Interface with prime brokers and wealth managers, learning from top-industry professionals
·       Become an expert in deal making, private placements, and marketplaces
·       Become an expert in deal-making, private placements and marketplaces
·       Learn about the most promising venture-backed companies and VC firms
·       Break into the startup, FinTech, and venture network
·       Opportunity to prove yourself and rise quickly within a growing team and business (we are not big on bureaucracy)
·       Become an equity stakeholder from Day 1
·       Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
The right stuff:
·       1-3 years work experience, ideally including one or more of the following:
o   Analyst experience in private equity or venture capital
o   Analyst experience at investment bank, brokerage, or asset management firm
o   Analyst or Consultant experience at a top tier Management Consulting Firm
o   [STRIKE: Experience as a Paralegal, related]
·       Experience at internet-based investment firm, crowdfunding, or P2P lending
·       Passion for tech (via side projects or current work)
·       Love for deal making and deal environment
·       Understands time-sensitive deal environment with a proven track record of performing well under pressure to manage competing deadlines
·       Works hard and smart with attention to detail
·       Exceptional communicator, both internally and with clients
·       Driven by the desire to relentlessly improve, innovate, challenge the status quo and constantly ask “why?”
*Bonus points if you have:
·       Entrepreneurial or venture capital experience
·       Experience in private placements, capital markets, or FinTech marketplaces
·       Undergraduate degree from top university
Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)
Salary: Competitive
Equity Grant: Yes
Minimum Experience: 1+ years (recent graduates with competitive and extensive internship experience in the finance or technology sectors may also be considered)
EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZens employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

**************************HOW TO APPLY*************************
1) Complete the below form (name, email, resume)
2) AND then complete this google form: https://goo.gl/forms/Fe8ScCqziEF12Yhf1
3) Please include a cover letter

Data Scientist

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Product
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
We're looking for a Data Scientist who is eager to help us as we redefine private markets. Join us if you love deriving impactful insights from data while having a tangible impact on the growth of the business. EquityZen is an early-mid stage financial technology company, backed by leading venture and PE investors, and is looking for someone to help us grow even further by helping us implement modern data science tools using our expansive proprietary data set. 

Our platform enables large, private companies to deliver liquidity to their shareholders, while providing investors access to invest in these proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served 100+ premier tech and digital health companies, and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider for 1 out of 3 of the largest unicorns. A testament to EquityZen's secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform, we have successfully completed 5000+ private placement transactions. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private markets. Watch this short video to learn more: equityzen.com/press.

EquityZen's backers include pedigreed investors like Tim Draper's Draper Associates and 500Startups, along with many veteran Wall St professionals. Members of our team have deep experience in both software engineering and financial technology, with prior experience at institutions such as AQR Capital Management, J.P. Morgan, and Symantec. Check out the team here: equityzen.com/team.

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN 
  • Freedom to architect new analytics engines using state of the art technology (such as TensorFlow, Apache Spark, and Elasticsearch)
  • Ability to employ best practices when designing data warehouses and pipelines
  • Opportunity to champion data collection and analytics within the organization
  • Control over the design of experiments and the interpretation of results in order to ensure statistical significance
  • Responsibility of recommending product changes in order to help translate business needs into efficient technical solutions
  • Ability to work with proprietary data, both structured and unstructured
  • A deep understanding of our core business metrics
  • Opportunity to work closely with the entire organization, including the founding team
  • Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
  • Equity, competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, and fun with our team! 

THE RIGHT STUFF 
  • At least a 4-year undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Econometrics, Statistics, or a closely related field
  • 3+ years of experience working with large data sets as a Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, or equivalent
  • Either a) demonstrable fluency in Python for data collection and analysis or b) proven experience in Matlab, R, Stata or SAS with the ability to learn Python
  • Experience pulling data and doing effective data cleaning from a variety of sources and formats (SQL, JSON, etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in order to effectively distill highly technical analysis into concise summaries
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Comfort with working alongside a professional software engineering team 
  • Ability to create effective visualizations of data (irrespective of language / tool used)

*BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE 
  • Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Mathematics or Statistics
  • Experience using TensorFlow, MXNet or similar on large data sets
  • Experience using Elasticsearch and Apache Spark at scale in production
  • Functional familiarity with Django
  • Entrepreneurial experience and drive
  • Prior work in financial services, fintech sector, or other highly regulated industry
  • First hand understanding of marketplace businesses
  • Experience with NLP, specifically sentiment analysis, entity identification and extraction at scale in production
  • Experience with deep learning and neural networks in production

Location: Manhattan, New York City
Type: Full Time
Timing: Immediate
Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department: Product
Min Experience: 3+ years as a Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, or equivalent
Equity Grant: Yes

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZens employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. 

UX Designer

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Product
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
We're looking for a talented UX Designer who is eager to lead our design efforts as we redefine private markets. Join us if you are a data-driven, creative problem solver with a passion for designing elegant user experiences and collaborating across multiple teams. A strong portfolio of cross-platform UX projects, including desktop, mobile, and e-mail, and demonstrated experience of improving funnel conversion while keeping the customer experience clean and intuitive is essential.
 
EquityZen is an early-mid stage financial technology company, backed by leading venture and PE investors. Our platform enables large, private companies to deliver liquidity to their shareholders, while providing investors access to invest in these proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served 100+ premier tech and digital health companies, and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider for 1 out of 3 of the largest unicorns. We have successfully completed 5,000+ private placement transactions, a testament to EquityZen's secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private markets. Watch this short video to learn more: equityzen.com/press.
 
WHAT YOU'LL GAIN 
  • Ownership and direction of our design philosophy to drive improvements across the organization including branding, user conversion, and engagement
  • Experience helping to scale a high growth FinTech company and influence overall design decisions
  • Ability to participate in rapid iteration of products and features while owning the user experience
  • Opportunity to work closely with the entire organization, including engineers, product managers, and the founding team
  • Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
  • Equity, competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, and fun with our team! 
 
THE RIGHT STUFF 
  • 3+ years in a UX design role at a data-driven, consumer facing company
  • A strong eye for visual and interaction design with cross-platform experience (desktop, responsive mobile, native mobile, email)
  • Experience collaborating directly with PMs, engineers, business stakeholders, and end users to develop design concepts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly skilled at creating both lo-fi and hi-fi wireframes as well as interactive prototypes for idea iteration and interaction design
  • A data-driven mentality with at least intermediate experience running experiments (e.g. A/B tests), researching user behavior, and analyzing data across analytical platforms (e.g. SQL, Excel, Kibana, Mixpanel, Google Analytics, and Optimizely)  
  • Demonstrated experience improving conversion across various stages of the funnel
  • Good understanding of development languages for designing with technical implementation in mind (e.g. HTML and CSS, Javascript, React.js, and React Native)
 
*BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE 
  • Understanding of the financial services/FinTech industries or marketplace business models
  • Experience working with contractors and managing design-focused projects
  • Experience sourcing, recruiting, and hiring other designers
  • Desire to work in an agile / lean environment
  • Entrepreneurial experience and drive
 
Location: Manhattan, New York City
Type: Full Time
Timing: Immediate
Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department: Product
Min Experience: 3+ years in a UX design role at a data-driven, consumer facing company
Equity Grant: Yes
 
EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. 

 

Quality Engineer

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Technology
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes

 EquityZen is looking for a Quality Engineer.  This engineer will will have a strong understanding of modern Quality engineering best practices and be able to integrate tightly with engineering and Devops teams to deliver quality bug free software.  

 

Our team is a group of ambitious, yet humble people across all disciplines and backgrounds. Have a look at our team and values and join us if you’re interested in these set of values.

EquityZen is an early-mid stage financial technology firm based in the Flatiron district of Manhattan. Our mission is to bring private markets to the public. Wealth creation has historically only been accessible by those already wealthy. We have already opened up access to 10,000 times as many folks as before, and are working to put it within reach of a third of the world.

Having facilitated 5,000+ private placements in 100+ mature, pre-IPO companies (with company approval), our platform services employees, HNWIs, and hedge funds from ~50 countries. EquityZen's investors include pedigreed VCs like Tim Draper and Wall Street institutions like WorldQuant. Watch a short video to learn more.

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN

  1. Opportunity to build the base Quality Assurance disciplines in a fast growing startup
  2. Encouraged to define POCs to improve efficiency and/or address business problems - with full support from the organization
  3. Hands-on exposure to the venture capital and startup ecosystems
  4. Experience working on a fast growing and fast moving team of engineers passionate about software and always willing to help
  5. Opportunity to work closely with the entire organization, including the founding team
  6. Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
  7. Equity, competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, unlimited snacks and drinks, and fun with our team!

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Experience working with modern QA tools (Puppeteer, Cucumber, Protractor, Selenium or similar)
  2. Able to tightly integrate into the Definition of Done in product focused engineering teams.  Including unit, integration and regression tests - and writing the according cases and acceptance criteria for the above.
  3. Experience in non functional testing around localization, usability, performance and load.
  4. Hands on experience with IaaS (AWS, GCP, Azure) and the associated patterns of cloud based deployments at scale in production environments
  5. Extensive production experience writing API tests
  6. Confidence being embedded on  engineering teams providing quality assistance on deliverables
  7. Experience using, deploying and analyzing application logs and using them  to diagnose production issues (Logentries, Logdna, Cloudwatch or similar)
  8. Modern application config / secret management understanding (etcd, Consul, Vault) and production experience integrating it with different application stacks
  9. Experience with Native mobile app QA
  10. Experience introducing a modern testing process into an existing codebase and vocalizing it to the broader engineering team
  11. Practical experience working with CI/CD tools and integrating automated testing in the deploy and promotion process (Jenkins, CircleCI, Gitlab, Travis or similar)
  12. In depth experience of container management tools Docker, Kubernetes, Nomad etc
  13. Solid linux system skillset
  14. Hands on experience in creating and implementing deployment/promotion strategy from lower environments to production for complex software systems
  15. Experience working in an agile, lean organization
  16. Able to take high-level request and own it to completion
  17. Passion for clean code, automated testing, and thorough code review
  18. Strong oral and written communication skills in order to effectively communicate across the organization
  19. At least 3 years working as a QA professional, supporting production systems

BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE

  1. Experience with our stack (Python/Django/JS/React)
  2. Entrepreneurial experience and drive
  3. Prior work in financial services or the FinTech sector
  4. First hand understanding of marketplace businesses

 

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Senior Front End Engineer

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Technology
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
EquityZen is looking for an experienced senior front end engineer to join our growing team and become a key contributor for our front-end applications as we rapidly expand our industry-defining  online investment platform.  Our ideal candidate has years of production experience using React or a similar framework, is passionate about performance, testability, and maintainability, loves ideating and collaborating with designers on UX and UI, and strives for pixel perfection.
 
Our team is a group of ambitious, yet humble people across all disciplines and backgrounds. Have a look at our team and values and join us if you’re interested in these set of values.

EquityZen is an early-mid stage financial technology firm based in the NoMad district of Manhattan. Our mission is to bring private markets to the public. Wealth creation has historically only been accessible by those already wealthy. We have already opened up access to 10,000 times as many folks as before, and are working to put it within reach of a third of the world.

Having facilitated 5,000+ private placements in 100+ mature, pre-IPO companies (with company approval), our platform services employees, HNWIs, and hedge funds from ~50 countries. EquityZen's investors include pedigreed VCs like Tim Draper and Wall Street institutions like WorldQuant. Watch a short video to learn more.

WHAT YOU'LL GAIN 
  1. Opportunity to work hand-in-hand with designers, PM, business stakeholders and fellow engineers to ideate, design, and implement front-end experiences that are used by tens of thousands of customers as well as our internal teams
  2. Ability to work with cutting-edge technologies and encouragement to introduce improvements to our stack, end-user experience, business processes, and workflows via rapid prototypes/proof-of-concepts 
  3. Experience defining and teaching team members about front-end best practices
  4. Hands on experience with the venture capital and technology-driven startup ecosystems
  5. Experience working on a fast growing and fast moving team who is passionate about building amazing products that provide high value to our customers and are a pleasure to use
  6. Opportunity to work closely with business stakeholders across the entire organization, including the founding team
  7. Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
  8. Equity, competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, unlimited snacks and drinks, and fun with our team! 
REQUIREMENTS 
  1. 5+ years of professional experience working with front-end applications in production
  2. 5+ years of professional experience with HTML5, CSS (SASS/LESS/CSS Modules), and JavaScript and/or TypeScript
  3. Production experience working with React JSX and a state management library like Redux or mobx
  4. Professional experience writing ES6/7 JavaScript and/or TypeScript and working with transpilers like Babel
  5. Professional experience with NodeJS build tools e.g. gulp/webpack, scaffolding utilities e.g. create_react_app, and npm and/or yarn.
  6. Hands on experience working with GraphQL and RESTful APIs.
  7. Experience integrating artifacts from Sketch, SVG Icon Generators and similar apps
  8. Experience working on a fast-paced, lean organization that is 100% accountable for its commitments
  9. Able to take high-level requests, break them down to digestible tasks, and own them to completion
  10. Experience mentoring junior engineers
  11. Passion for maintainable code, automated testing, and thorough code review
  12. Strong oral and written communication skills


BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE 
  1. Experience with our stack (Python/Django/ElasticSearch/Kibana)
  2. Experience working with Apollo graphql client.
  3. Entrepreneurial experience and drive
  4. Prior work in financial services or the FinTech sector
  5. First hand understanding of marketplace businesses
EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


Full Stack Engineer

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Technology
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
EquityZen is looking for an experienced full stack engineer to join our growing team as we rapidly expand our industry-defining online investment platform.  Our ideal candidate has production experience using Python with Django, Flask or similar, is passionate about performance, testability, and maintainability, loves ideating and collaborating with PM and business stakeholders, and is a pixel perfectionist.   They are equally comfortable developing React components, adding fields to Django models, adding a new type to a GraphQL schema, and tweaking an ElasticSearch index.
 
Our team is a group of ambitious, yet humble people across all disciplines and backgrounds. Have a look at our team and values and join us if you’re interested in these set of values.

EquityZen is an early-mid stage financial technology firm based in the NoMad district of Manhattan. Our mission is to bring private markets to the public. Wealth creation has historically only been accessible by those already wealthy. We have already opened up access to 10,000 times as many folks as before, and are working to put it within reach of a third of the world.

Having facilitated 5,000+ private placements in 100+ mature, pre-IPO companies (with company approval), our platform services employees, HNWIs, and hedge funds from ~50 countries. EquityZen's investors include pedigreed VCs like Tim Draper and Wall Street institutions like WorldQuant. Watch a short video to learn more.
 
WHAT YOU'LL GAIN 
  1. Opportunity to work hand-in-hand with designers, PM, business stakeholders and fellow engineers to ideate, design, and implement experiences that are used by tens of thousands of customers as well as our internal teams
  2. Ability to work with cutting-edge technologies and encouragement to introduce improvements to our stack, end-user experience, business processes, and workflows via rapid prototypes/proof-of-concepts 
  3. Experience working with an agile team that champions software development best practices
  4. Hands on experience with the venture capital and technology-driven startup ecosystems
  5. Experience working on a fast growing and fast moving team who is passionate about building amazing products that provide high value to our customers and are a pleasure to use
  6. Opportunity to work closely with business stakeholders across the entire organization, including the founding team
  7. Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
  8. Equity, competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, paid parental leave, unlimited snacks and drinks, and fun with our team! 
REQUIREMENTS 
  1. 3+ years of professional experience working with Python applications in production
  2. 3+ years of professional experience with HTML5, CSS (SASS/LESS/CSS Modules), and JavaScript and/or TypeScript
  3. Production experience working with React JSX and a state management library like Redux or mobx
  4. Professional experience writing ES6/7 JavaScript and/or TypeScript and working with transpilers like Babel
  5. Hands on experience developing GraphQL schemas and/or Swagger definitions for GraphQL and RESTful APIs, respectively
  6. Experience working on a fast-paced, lean organization that is 100% accountable for its commitments
  7. Able to take high-level requests, break them down to digestible tasks, and own them to completion
  8. Passionate about writing maintainable code, automated testing, and thorough code review
  9. Strong oral and written communication skills


BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE 
  1. Experience with our stack (Python/Django/JavaScript or TypeScript/React/ElasticSearch/Kibana)
  2. Experience with NodeJS
  3. Experience mentoring team members on new technologies
  4. Experience conducting product demonstrations for non-technical users
  5. Entrepreneurial experience and drive
  6. Prior work in financial services or the FinTech sector
  7. First hand understanding of marketplace businesses
EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.




Investment Specialist (Investor Sales)

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Investments
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes

EquityZen is looking for a full-time investor sales and client relations professional in New York City. The compensation for this role is extremely competitive and would include salary, full benefits, commission, and an equity grant (not to mention other cool stuff: we just thought we'd get the big stuff out of the way).

In addition to the form below, please reply to these questions as well.

What you'll get:

  • Exposure to multiple parts of the business: sales, marketing, product
  • Experience speaking with angel investors, VCs, PE firm, family offices, etc.
  • A full pipeline of inbound leads
  • Room to grow
  • A company you can call Home

What we have:

  • A growing business in a growing asset class: pre-IPO secondary transactions.
  • Financial backing from Draper Associates, 500 Startups, and WorldQuant Ventures.
  • Relationships with 100+ pre-IPO companies, dozens of which you've probably used or have on your phones. 
  • Thousands of warm investor leads who are interested in pre-IPO investing.
  • A diverse team of engineers, lawyers, and reformed Wall Streeters.
  • An opportunity for a young salesperson to make a BIG impact.

What you must have:

  • Series 7 and Series 63 licenses from FINRA
  • 1+ years of experience selling financial products
  • 4-year undergraduate degree
  • Experience with making 25+ phone calls a day
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate clearly, via email and phone.
  • An interest in the venture capital asset class

*Bonus points* if you have:

  • A 2-year track record of exceeding sales quotas within a financial services firm
  • Experience selling private tech investments (crowdfunding, pre-IPO, private equity stakes)
  • Experience selling investments to the HNWI investor channel
  • Experience using Salesforce or a similar CRM

You should apply if:

  • You like to compete, and get excited about closing a sale
  • You're currently in a sales role within a larger financial organization, but seek an opportunity with more professional development and upside
  • You're ready to shorten the feedback loop between sales + product (aka you're fed up with 5-year old office software)

Research Associate

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Immediate
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Research
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Yes
We're looking for a Research Associate to join us full-time. Candidates should be familiar with both the quantitative and qualitative components of producing high-quality equity investment research and should have a demonstrated passion for the tech sector. Examples of responsibilities will include conducting market research and competitive positioning analysis, building capitalization tables from public filings and creating thoughtful written analyses for EquityZen’s internal and external research clients. Prior experience in equity research, private equity or venture capital is a plus.  

Our platform enables large, private companies to deliver liquidity to their shareholders, while providing investors access to invest in these proven, pre-IPO companies. EquityZen has served 95+ premier tech and digital health companies, and is proud to be considered a liquidity provider for 1 out of 3 of the largest unicorns. A testament to EquityZen's secure, paperless, and industry-defining online investment platform, we have successfully completed 3500+ private placement transactions. Focusing on automating an antiquated offline process has allowed us to lead the charge in building more efficient, cost-effective, and transparent private markets. Watch this short video to learn more: equityzen.com/press
 
EquityZen's backers include pedigreed investors like Tim Draper's Draper Associates and 500Startups, along with many veteran Wall St professionals. Members of our team have deep experience in both software engineering and financial technology, with prior experience at institutions such as AQR Capital Management, J.P. Morgan, and Symantec. Check out the team here: equityzen.com/team
 
 
What you'll gain:
  • Ability to make your mark from day one
  • Develop knowledge of VC-backed companies and their investors
  • Learn the key elements of valuing venture-backed investments
  • Contribute to the venture community through thoughtful research
  • Opportunity to create new products for EquityZen’s clients and marketing efforts
  • Break into the startup, FinTech, and venture network
  • Opportunity to prove yourself and rise quickly within a growing team and business (we are not big on bureaucracy)
  • Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
The right stuff:
  • Prior experience in fundamental investment research or analysis (2+ years)
  • Financial modeling experience (2+ years)
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear and concise investment analyses (1+ years)
  • Strong critical thinking skills.  Candidate should be able to demonstrate ability to think through investment implications of industry news/events.
  • Passion for tech sector and investment process
  • Organized and responsive with strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter
  • Bonus: past experience covering tech, working in venture capital

Location: Manhattan, New York City
Type: Full Time
Timing: Immediate
Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department: Research
Min Experience: 2+ years 
Equity Grant: Yes 

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZens employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

General Application

Location
Manhattan, New York City
Type
Full Time
Timing
Rolling
Sector
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department
Any
Min. Experience
Experienced
Equity Grant
Negotiable

We are always open to reviewing applications from individuals who feel they have the right stuff for the EquityZen team! If you have a qualification that will help the EquityZen team, send us your resume!

EquityZen is leveling the field in how startup employees get paid. With our premier marketplace, we unlock the value of their equity compensation in a way that benefits all key players: the shareholder, the company, and the investor. Watch the short video here to learn more.

Some of EquityZen's investors include Tim Draper's Draper Associates and 500Startups, sovereign wealth funds, family offices, wealth managers, and influential investors from Finance, Venture, Law around the world. Some of the smartest minds in the industry have helped us conduct transactions worth tens of millions of dollars.

Our team is our biggest asset, and we are always looking for new talent to join us.

What you'll gain

  • Make a big impact in increasing team happiness beginning your very first week
  • Learn more about the Secondary Markets
  • Gain an understanding of venture capital and startup ecosystems
  • Access to corporate discounts (commute, gym, rental car, groceries, etc.)
  • 100% Premium paid full benefits (health, dental, vision), paid parental leave, and flexible paid time off
  • Fun with our amazing team

The right stuff

  • Ability to wear multiple hats
  • Flexibility in role and responsibilities
  • Can do attitude
  • Interest in FinTech
  • Desire to work in a true start-up environment

*Bonus points if you have

  • Previous experience in a start-up
  • Degree in Business (finance) or Engineering

Why join EquityZen?

Our promise to you: you will learn more, faster than you can imagine.

  • Learn from our investors (early Twilio, MakerBot, ...)
  • Access corporate discounts (commute, gym, rentals, ...)
  • Get paid. Competitive equity and salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision), flexible paid time off
  • Do good. Achieve a double bottom-line, bring education and access to millions

Our team is growing

Reach out if your are:

  • Creative and tenacious
  • Passionate about the capital markets
  • Not afraid to redefine an industry
  • Excited to take on many roles and excel
  • Ready to have fun with our team!


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EquityZen is a marketplace for pre-IPO investments. EquityZen has been featured, quoted, and covered in a number of publications.

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

EquityZen participates in the U.S. government's "E-Verify" program.

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