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Analyst, Venture Creation (Crypto + AI)

at Diagram Ventures

Full Time

Job Description:

Diagram is seeking an Analyst to join the Crypto/AI team and contribute to launching new ventures. This role involves working directly with Diagram Partners, potential founders, and expert advisors to lead the ideation, evaluation, and de-risking of new ideas in Crypto & AI. The analyst will play a key role in turning ideas into companies and shaping Diagram’s Crypto & AI portfolio. This position reports to the Venture Creation Senior Principal.


  • Develop investment theses and perspectives on opportunity areas.
  • Generate and pitch new venture ideas.
  • Conduct user and market research, perform market sizing, analyze competitive landscape, and assess business models and unit economics to evaluate potential ideas.
  • Develop pitch decks and investment memos.
  • Own the work plan and lead the de-risking of ideas via pre-seed testing in collaboration with engineering, product, growth, and other external experts.
  • Pitch ideas to entrepreneurs, participate in the vetting process, and build close relationships with founders.
  • Contribute to building Diagram’s culture and brand in the Crypto + AI communities by attending startup community events, conferences, etc.


  • 0-2+ years of work experience in relevant fields such as:
    – Venture building at a venture studio.
    – Early-stage tech startup experience as a founder, product manager, growth marketer, engineer, or other operational capacity, preferably in crypto or AI.
    – Management/Strategy consulting or investment banking focused on tech products/businesses.
  • Knowledge, experience, network, or demonstrated interest in Crypto and/or AI (e.g., active participation in crypto/NFT/DeFi investing and communities; experimenting with LLMs and AI-powered products; joining AI meetups, etc.).
  • A track record of outstanding performance.
  • A proven entrepreneurial mindset, high degree of ownership, and a self-starter mentality.
  • Intellectual curiosity and rigor.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) – comfortable pitching ideas and producing high-quality deliverables.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to build financial models and conduct market sizing.
  • A technical (Engineering, Computer Science, Economics) or Business degree.


  • Experience in both AI and crypto sectors.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience attending and participating in industry conferences and events.


  • An essential role in something big, meaningful, and different.
  • The opportunity to push yourself, have ownership in the companies you create, and make an impact.
  • A team of accomplished, ambitious, and supportive individuals that will help you grow.
  • An ecosystem with many stretch opportunities, including the potential to join a Diagram portfolio company.
  • Competitive compensation, including upside in the companies Diagram creates.
  • Beautiful office in a great location or remote work.
  • Generous benefits, including a telemedicine service for you and your family.

Salary (USD)

Market related

Full Time

Job Location

Remote; Vancouver, Canada

Job Overview

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0-2 Years
Technical or Business degree

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