Blockchain Jobs - VP of Corporate Development, M&A - FinTech - Boston, MA, 2532

at Michael Page
Location Boston, MA
Date Posted August 20, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Exciting opportunity to join a global FinTech (blockchain) firm that recently went public in July. This VP of Corporate Development, M&A professional will be responsible for executing acquisitions, partnerships, and pursuing new business opportunities.

Client Details

Founded in 2017 in Hong Kong, my client is an institutional blockchain advisory firm leading in the blockchain and digital assets revolution. They have since assembled a global team of experts across 5 global offices, and are now expanding their high-caliber Boston team. This firm went public in July 2019, and will be listed on Nasdaq.


This VP of Corporate Development, M&A is a challenging, dynamic role geared towards experienced Business Development professionals passionate about technology, investing, blockchain, and how it is revolutionizing the financial services industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading strategic acquisitions from sourcing to closing deals.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Perform sourcing responsibilities: building and maintaining pipeline of new products/business opportunities, strategic acquisitions, partnerships
  • Continuous market mapping of potential clients, partners, targets, and competitors
  • Conduct due diligence tasks - valuation, financial modeling, legal requirements
  • Execute deal structuring and negotiations, closing deals with partners and new businesses
  • Authoring, reviewing, and executing transaction documents
  • Manage third-party vendors, maintaining positive working relationships
  • Staying abreast of all market trends and developments
  • Network with industry players, experts, and stakeholders, representing the firm professionally
  • Provide strategic recommendations to executive management
  • Work closely with Head of Sales, setting targets, and achieving goals determined


This role is a dynamic, challenging role that calls for an entrepreneurial, competitive self-starter. This role seeks candidates who have a proved track record at closing deals and have a genuine appetite and interest in the blockchain technology and digital assets space. In return for a competitive compensation package, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field from top academic institution, graduated with academic honors
  • 7+ years professional experience in highly analytical role (investment banking, venture capital, private equity) as well as in business development/M&A role
  • Proven track record of closing deals on accelerated timelines
  • Significant entrepreneurial experience during or after college
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully networking and sourcing opportunities
  • Ability to maintain working relationships with corporate executives, industry players, and vendors globally
  • Genuine passion and solid knowledge of blockchain and digital assets (acquired professionally or independently)
  • Strategic problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented, high-level communications skills

Job Offer

In return, a successful candidate will receive:

  • Competitive base salary 150-250k
  • Discretionary bonus structure
  • Opportunity to be a part of a high-performing blockchain startup in its early phases since IPO in July
  • Opportunity to drive corporate development and growth nationally
  • Access to network with industry leaders in the blockchain and digital assets space globally
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