Research Analyst (Alpha)

  • 🎯 Nansen’s mission is to surface the signal in blockchain data.
  • 💻Our core product is a SaaS analytics platform used by investors, crypto teams, and analysts.
  • 🌏Our company HQ is in Singapore, but team members are located all over the world.
  • 🙌We have an open and friendly work environment: every person helps shape our culture.
  • 🌱It's important for us that every individual in the team experiences personal growth.

About the role

As a Research Analyst in our Alpha team, you will be part of a growing team serving the smartest traders and investors in the crypto space, helping to produce institutional-quality research reports, lead weekly discussion calls with our Alpha clients, identify and procure investable opportunities for Nansen Alpha. You will play a key role in the future of finance, and help us to achieve our mission of surfacing the signal in blockchain data.

Your contributions to the team will have a big impact, as you help us grow Nansen to a leading crypto company.

You can be located anywhere in the world as our work is 100% online.

The position is full-time.

What will you be doing?

  • Produce institutional-quality research, in the form of articles, in-depth reports and daily alpha radar updates on opportunities in the crypto space
  • Participate and lead in weekly discussion calls where we share and note down “alpha” and opportunities that the Alpha community has been looking at during the week
  • Identify, procure, and initiate discussions with investable opportunities and other projects in the crypto space as guest speakers
  • Assist in marketing and cross-collaboration efforts internally and externally
  • Foster and maintain a conducive and collaborative environment for our exclusive Discord community, including providing support to Alpha clients
  • Take ownership of existing growth metrics and data for the Alpha tier
  • Continuously learn and research about the crypto space, including DeFi and NFTs

Are you the right person for this role?

The ideal candidate for us has:
  • Drive we want people who are passionate about the crypto-asset industry, and are eager to up-skill and hone their knowledge in the crypto space
  • Expertise Intermediate knowledge of DeFi is a prerequisite; an ability to quickly comprehend, evaluate, and critique new ideas is a huge plus
  • Analytical: Strong analytical, financial analysis, organizational, and writing skills
  • Independent Direct experience working in a remote-first environment; and able to work independently whilst collaborating closely with a fast-growing team
  • Self-motivated: Entrepreneurial mindset with a strong sense of ownership, empathy, and determination to get things done
  • Resilience: Humble to new ideas, and eager to learn amidst adversity and challenges
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and the skills to take a (rough) idea and make it reality
  • An eye for detail, but is pragmatic and able to get things done fast
  • Great written communication skills in English
  • Bonus: Experience from the cryptocurrency industry or research industry*
  • Bonus: Proficiency in other major languages (e.g. Chinese or Spanish)*
  • Bonus: Proficiency in SQL*

Ready to apply?

Please send an email to and include:

  1. Brief text on why you're the right candidate for this role
  2. Short 1-page investment memo (in pdf) describing your best crypto investment idea (token or a project), accompanied by supporting data or analysis
  3. Portfolio (e.g. link to blog or written articles)  
  4. CV (or link to Linkedin profile)