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Product Manager

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 Product Manager who is eager to help us as we redefine private markets. Join us if you love building new products while constantly iterating on existing features in a process-oriented, data-driven way. 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 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 drive real, tangible change across the organization by working with both internal and external stakeholders to build solutions
  • Opportunity to own entire parts of the EquityZen platform from ideation to implementation
  • Freedom to conduct in-depth data analysis to help us build the next generation of tools and features
  • Encouragement to automate and implement technological solutions to help drive growth
  • Input into the product development process in order to help us consistently deliver and iterate on product features
  • 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 
  • 2+ years as a Product Manager at a technology startup
  • Experience working in an agile, lean organization
  • Experience with financial markets OR other highly regulated industries
  • Comfortable using advanced features of data platforms such as Google Analytics and/or Mixpanel
  • Professional experience working directly with engineering teams
  • Ability to write business-facing documentation and to conduct User Acceptance Testing 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in order to effectively communicate across the organization
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Strong data analysis / quantitative skills, with an understanding of basic statistics

*BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE 
  • UI and UX design experience
  • Experience using Elasticsearch
  • Functional familiarity with Django
  • Entrepreneurial experience and drive
  • Prior work in financial services or the FinTech sector
  • First hand understanding of marketplace businesses

Location: Manhattan, New York City
Type: Full Time
Timing: Immediate
Sector: Financial Technology (FinTech)
Department: Product
Min Experience: 2+ years as a Product Manager at a technology 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 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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