Director of Capital Formation
A Venture Capital firm focused on crypto/technology infrastructure investments is looking to bring on a Head of Capital Formation to their team. They have a proven track record of success, and focus on to build companies in sectors such as software, custody, security, and computing infrastructure. They provide not only capital but also extensive operational support and strategic guidance to help our portfolio companies achieve rapid growth and market leadership. To continue their mission of fostering innovation and driving exceptional returns, they are seeking a highly skilled and dynamic Director of Capital Formation to join their team
As the Head of Capital Formation, you will play a critical role in driving our fundraising efforts and managing investor relationships. You will be responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive capital formation strategy to attract high-quality institutional and individual investors, expand their investor base, and secure funding for our portfolio companies. Additionally, you will serve as a trusted advisor to our existing investors, ensuring strong communication, reporting, and transparency. They are looking for someone who has fundraising experience and a proven track record of raising in capital.
Director of Capital Formation Responsibilities:
- Develop and execute comprehensive capital formation strategies to attract investments from institutional investors, family offices, high-net-worth individuals, and other funding sources.
- Identify and cultivate potential investors, building and maintaining strong relationships to ensure ongoing support and collaboration.
- Collaborate with the investment team to create compelling investment narratives and materials that resonate with potential investors.
- Lead fundraising efforts, including preparing pitch materials, presentations, and due diligence documentation.
- Stay informed about market trends, investor sentiment, and industry developments to adjust strategies as needed.
- Participate in industry events, conferences, and networking opportunities to expand the firm's visibility within the investment community.
- Work closely with the legal and compliance teams to ensure all fundraising activities adhere to regulatory requirements.
- Provide leadership and mentorship to junior team members involved in capital formation activities.
Director of Capital Formation Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Economics, or a related field (MBA preferred).
- Proven track record of successfully raising capital for venture capital funds, private equity, or similar investment vehicles.
- Extensive network of contacts within the investor community, including institutional investors, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals.
- Strong understanding of investment structures, fundraising processes, and investor relations.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex investment concepts clearly and convincingly.
- Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and the ability to drive initiatives to completion.
- Demonstrated leadership experience, with the ability to lead and motivate a team.
- In-depth knowledge of regulatory compliance and legal considerations related to fundraising activities.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for innovation and startups.