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nnABOUT USnnKadena is the industrys only scalable layer 1 Proof of Work (PoW) blockchain. The principal feature that drives Kadena is scalability, which enables Kadena to deliver infrastructure-grade performance for any blockchain project. Along with our own smart contract language Pact, Kadena’s platform provides the world the tools and environment to turn ideas and ambitions into reality. Founded by Stuart Popejoy and William Martino who created JP Morgans first blockchain and led the SECs Crypto Committee, Kadena aims to allow for true blockchain mass adoption. At Kadena, we value diversity, curiosity, a work/life balance, kindness, and teamwork.nnOVERVIEWnnThe Incubator General Managers main goal is to support the incubation of new product ideas, businesses to build, and transformational go-to-market projects for the Kadena Ecosystem. This role will focus on spearheading Kadena Ecos startup incubator, supporting new business opportunities building on Kadenas blockchain. Incubation entails assisting in building companies from the ground up with everything from sourcing founders to overseeing strategic, financial, and technology implementations.nnThe candidate is expected to learn existing Kadena processes and company culture, and to bring forward such values to the ecosystem as a whole.nnThe Kadena ecosystem will grow rapidly and dynamically in the coming years, so the candidate must be comfortable and capable in quickly capitalizing on arising opportunities and ready to take on roles and responsibilities best suited to maximize ecosystem growth. We will be looking for a candidate with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a character that is welcoming of new challenges that will arise in a fast-paced and high-growth industry.nRESPONSIBILITIESnnn* Independently run and manage an incubator / venture studionn* Source founding teams for pipeline of incubated project ideasnn* Write detailed business plans and go-to-market strategy for incubated projectsnn* Be well versed in strategy, technology, and financials behind building and scaling a category-defining startupnn* Provide essential advice to projects on product development, go-to-market strategies, tokenomics, technical requirements, roadmapping, user engagement, etc.nn* Assess, recommend, and implement foundational platforms to create a standard process for products to launch in the Kadena Ecosystemnn* Build strategic relationships and partnerships in the blockchain ecosystem to identify key data points and insights towards strategic pursuits with increased cross-collaboration, learning opportunities, and overall ecosystem developmentnn* Proactively engage the developer community and top venture capital firms to understand wants and needs of the community, and promote Kadenas blockchain as the infrastructure of choice for projects and portfolio companiesnn* Negotiate and execute on new protocol partnershipsnn* Drive expansion of individual protocols as well as innovative proof of concepts for future protocol growth through mentoring new projectsnnnnREQUIREMENTSnnn* 5+ years of managerial experience with preference to the blockchain industrynn* Preference to previously operating an incubator or venture studionn* MBA preferrednn* Successful experience building and scaling a new startup or businessnn* Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and leadership experiences required for incubating new startup businesses, especially in the B2B domainnn* Ability to communicate complex concepts to a wide audience, including both technical and non-technical stakeholdersnn* Must be comfortable with blockchain infrastructure needed to ensure the success of a layer-one protocolnn* Experience managing numerous agreements simultaneously while driving them to successful completion, with a wide range of stakeholders and tight timelines.nn* Demonstrated experience using hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business casesnn* Extensive business network that enables global startup incubationnnnnnnBENEFITSnnn* Competitive salarynn* Fully paid medical, vision, and dental insurance for full-time employeesnn* Flexible savings accountsnn* Company coin optionsnn* Flexible vacation time (and a culture of taking time off)nn* Remote companynn* Home office setup stipendnnnnnKadena requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Kadena considers requests for reasonable accommodations for medical or religious reasons pursuant to applicable law.n
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