Calton Industries is looking for a macro-thinking investment associate with an ability to proactively identify strategic, early-stage investment opportunities in companies and protocols with the mission of accelerating the global adoption of cryptocurrency. The candidate should have a deep understanding of computer science, distributed systems, consensus algorithms, networking, game theory, and other fields relevant to blockchain technology. The investment associate will be the eyes and ears of market research, constantly plugged into the heartbeat of the cryptocurrency market landscape.

What you’ll be doing (i.e., job duties)

  • Researching the cryptocurrency industry and identifying critical shifts and evolving trends in the ecosystem and their implications for Calton Industries.
  • Supporting sourcing and diligence of new early-stage cryptocurrency companies for Calton Industries.
  • Helping drive Calton Industries’ investment decisions, managing the deal pipeline, and building and maintaining portfolio company relationships.
  • Supporting investment and portfolio processes and operations.
  • Identifying and solving complex cross-functional challenges related to supporting new crypto-native product initiatives.
  • Collaborating and promoting internal education on key cryptocurrency themes and topics.

What we look for in you (i.e. job requirements)

  • 3+ years’ experience building or working within the cryptocurrency industry; investing experience is a plus.
  • Passion and a deep understanding of emerging trends within the cryptocurrency industry.
  • Excellent writing skills and an ability to distil complex topics into clear, easy-to-understand messaging.
  • Excellent organisational, analytic, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Experience working with startup management teams and cross-functional executives, including those in the areas of product, engineering, legal, and finance.
  • BA/BS degree.

Nice to haves

  • Experience at a top-tier venture capital firm and/or cryptocurrency-specific company.
  • Experience in cryptocurrency research, analyst, and/or journalism roles.
  • Investment banking, management consulting, and/or corporate strategy experience.
  • Engineering experience, preferably in or with blockchains.
  • MA/MS or advanced degree.
  • Strong risk management skills.
  • A demonstrated interest and passion for cryptocurrencies.
  • An ability to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion in making decisions.
  • Aptitude and preference for working in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Must have excellent communication skills with an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Python or C++ knowledge is advantageous.
  • Strong quantitative skills are a must.
  • Reliable and predictable availability.


  • The following values are considered to be fundamental to the way in which our company operates:
  • Accountability
  • Enthusiasm
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Respect


  • Dubai; United Arab Emirates
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Discipline: Research Analyst

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Calton Industries 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, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law