Job Description


The ideal candidate has a passion for the cryptocurrency industry, is rigorous in their analysis, methodical, creative, and thorough in their problem-solving approach, and can easily build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Develop unique perspectives on key categories and companies in the crypto ecosystem, and curate related research and market intelligence, identifying critical shifts and evolving trends and communicate their implications to be at the forefront of new developments
  • Engage with the broader organization (product, engineering, marketing, etc.) to further qualify opportunities and refine our areas of strategic interest 
  • Develop perspectives on key competitors, relative strengths and weaknesses, and implications for our business
  • Lead and/or support the execution of acquisitions by defining our needs, developing a market landscape with target companies, engaging prospects, developing business cases, engaging in due diligence and deal execution and supporting integration in partnership with finance, accounting, tax, legal, compliance, business, product, engineering, people and other departments at Ripple
  • Establish strong relationships externally with the crypto and blockchain community of entrepreneurs and investors
  • Source new opportunities and manage the pipeline
  • Develop key internal processes and artifacts for the companys corporate development function including data-driven acquisition performance and backtesting for achievement against ingoing investment thesis
  • Ad-hoc qualitative and quantitative analyses for strategic planning, investing and integration efforts
  • Partner with Business Development to forge alliances that promote Ripples product and service offerings
  • Take an opportunity from inception to completion, owning the process from sourcing to due diligence to execution


  • 8+ years of experience in corporate development or related fields such as investment banking, management consulting ideally in the corporate finance space, and/or venture capital
  • Experience developing and implementing deal workflows and post-deal integrations
  • Experience managing multiple deals at once through all phases
  •  Experience working with key stakeholders and leading teams to ensure strategy and tactics are alignedStrong experience developing financial modeling such as market data models, three-statement analysis and valuation 
  • Intellectual rigor
  • Strong communication skills; verbal, written, and presentational
  • Comfort operating in white space where there is no playbook and proven ability to come up with creative solutions and deal structures 
  • Comfortable interacting regularly with executives and/or major external stakeholders and leading negotiations
  • Strong understanding of blockchain technology and traditional financial services
  • High attention to detail
  • Proactive, energetic and collaborative

  • Business Development
  • Communications Skills
  • Team Management
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