Director of DeFi - Business Development

  • Ava Labs
  • Remote
  • Mar 17, 2021
Full time Blockchain Business Development Business Strategy General Business Information Technology

Job Description

Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching decentralized finance applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem. Developers who build on Avalanche can easily create powerful, reliable, and secure applications and custom blockchain networks with complex rulesets or build on existing private or public subnets.

Ava Labs makes it simple to launch finance applications using blockchain technology–with highly scalable and efficient networks, customizable public and private blockchains, the capability to create any digital asset, and more. We are empowering people to build an open, simple, and democratic internet of finance that enables the world to have a more prosperous future.
Ava Labs was founded by Cornell computer scientists who brought on talent from Wall Street to execute their vision. The company has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Initialized Capital, and Polychain Capital, with angel investments from Balaji Srinivasan and Naval Ravikant.


    • Build strategic relationships and partnerships in the DeFi ecosystems 
    • Provide strategic advise on product development, technical requirements, product flows, etc. 
    • Provide strategic advise on key players, technological pros and cons
    • Act as a liaison between Business Development, Product and Engineering teams 


    • Lives and breathes the DeFi world 
    • Has existing relationships and contacts in the DeFi space and with top developers and existing products
    • Thorough knowledge of the key DeFi players 
    • Understands the underlying technology and its pros and cons 
    • Prior product development experience preferred
    • Prior business development experience preferred 
    • Technical skills preferred