VitaDAO is a new type of organization that funds early stage aging research projects and helps spin out new longevity biotech startups.
Our mission is to extend human lifespan by researching, financing, and commercializing longevity therapeutics in an open and democratic manner.
Members can join this community by purchasing VITA tokens or earning them through their contributions.
You will be taking a crucial part in advancing the projects in our portfolio and spinning them out as a co-founder or EIR. The environment is fast paced, puts an enormous amount of responsibility in your hands, and has the potential to result in the creation of new therapeutics that could help billions of people.
If you’re a relentless, resourceful, well-organized, and dynamic person, curious about the longevity industry and looking to have the most impact – we’re looking for you!
- Help accelerate the projects we’ve funded towards the next inflection point
- Incubate ground-breaking science that could be used to start a new company and generate new opportunities for VitaDAO
- Support entire deal making process for potential portfolio companies
- Define preclinical and clinical projects to be pursued by this new company
- Build a research plan, clinical development plan, and budget for this new company together with other members of VitaDAO’s extended team
- Assess the regulatory and IP landscape for a scientific area of interest
- Take on the CEO/CFO/COO/CSO mantle at portfolio companies as needed and speak about the company products and research with a founder-level confidence
- Fundraise for the spinouts in our portfolio
- Work with other entrepreneurs in our community on operational and strategic issues for portfolio companies
What you bring
- Significant entrepreneurial experience, preferably in the biotech space, and understanding of the due diligence process for early-stage startups
- Resourcefulness, relentlessness, open-mindedness
- Ability to think translationally across multiple disciplines with the aim of creating something completely new
- Self-directed working style to succeed in a non-hierarchical environment with a fast-moving, young team
- Ability to learn new concepts quickly
- Strong communication skills, compassion, and a team-oriented mindset
- An exceptional work ethic accompanied by a positive, get-it-done attitude
- You are a thinker and have high attention to detail, organization, and process
- Excellent proactive follow-up skills
- Ability to navigate ambiguity and be proactive
- English proficiency
- Work side by side with some of the top scientists, entrepreneurs and investors focused on longevity in the world
- Fulfillment with bringing a concept into a therapeutic that can help with aging & death
- Build a company with the full support of a big community
- Build your network at the intersection of geroscience and startups, within VitaDAO’s 9000+ member community
- Very competitive compensation both in cash and crypto tokens
- Remote & flexible hours
- Tokenized participatory incentives
- Accelerate your career at a fast-growing virtual org