Bloccelerate VC is a thesis-driven venture capital fund deploying capital into companies building scalable blockchain applications, platforms, and digital assets. Bloccelerate’s thesis builds on the operating assumption that blockchain technology represents the next disruptive force that will generate trillions of dollars worth of value over the next 5-10 years. Bloccelerate’s mission is to find and support the best entrepreneurial teams building disruptive companies of the future. Position Overview:Bloccelerate VC is currently seeking an investor relations associate intern to serve as a key member of the fundraising team. As an Investor Relations Associate Intern, you will work directly with general partners in understanding macroeconomic trends and shifting investment appetites. Informed by the markets and high impact blockchain use cases Bloccelerate invests in you will source, qualify and engage with existing and prospective investors. This will expose you to live deals and transactions, enhancing your investing acumen, and develop the key skill of fundraising. This is a tremendous opportunity to get real experience through performing market research, thinking critically about the changing VC and Blockchain landscape, and cultivating relationships with ultra-high net worth individuals(UHNWs), family offices (FOs), registered investment advisors (RIAs) and institutional investors(IIs). You will be provided access to the CRM system & a database of leads to work on.Responsibilities include:Researching and studying market investment behaviorSourcing, contacting and providing intel on prospective investorsCreating pitch, webinar and keynote collateralsDriving attendance to and hosting webinarsCorresponding with prospective investors in line with fundraising processCorresponding with existing investors on available co-investment opportunitiesWorking with portfolio companies to host co-investor sessionsWeekly meetings with fundraising working groupIncorporating Bloccelerate’s 6-fold value system into your own practiceWhat you’ll learn:In this internship you will enhance your investment acumen, improve your blockchain literacy, gain insight into VC fundraising, grow in your network of UHNWIs, FOs, RIAs and IIsQualifications:~15 hrs per week (hours for individual weeks are flexible to accommodate for varying academic workload)Knowledge of blockchain/tech industry is preferredPrior experience in investments is preferred Self-Starter who performs well independently.Critical thinker with long term & global market viewDiligent attention to detail & ability to follow up Ability to overcome objections & listenAll majors are welcome – we understand the strength of diverse perspectives.Although this internship is unpaid, you will be eligible for school credit & references assuming high quality work. This position is full-time during the summer and can be continued part-time in the fall when classes begin.