Looking for a meaningful career?

Explore Substrate jobs and find your place in a thriving ecosystem.
88
companies
159
Jobs

Business Development Lead

Gensyn

Gensyn

Sales & Business Development
Remote
Posted on Monday, September 4, 2023

The world will be unrecognisable in 5 years.

Machine learning models are driving our cars, testing our eyesight, detecting our cancer, giving sight to the blind, giving speech to the mute, and dictating what we consume, enjoy, and think. These AI systems are already an integral part of our lives and will shape our future as a species.

Soon, we'll conjure unlimited content: from never-ending TV series (where we’re the main character) to personalised tutors that are infinitely patient and leave no student behind. We’ll augment our memories with foundation models—individually tailored to us through RLHF and connected directly to our thoughts via Brain-Machine Interfaces—blurring the lines between organic and machine intelligence and ushering in the next generation of human development.

This future demands immense, globally accessible, uncensorable, computational power. Gensyn is the machine learning compute protocol that translates machine learning compute into an always-on commodity resource—outside of centralised control and as ubiquitous as electricity—accelerating AI progress and ensuring that this revolutionary technology is accessible to all of humanity through a free market.


Our Principles:


AUTONOMY

  • Don’t ask for permission - we have a constraint culture, not a permission culture.

  • Claim ownership of any work stream and set its goals/deadlines, rather than waiting to be assigned work or relying on job specs.

  • Push & pull context on your work rather than waiting for information from others and assuming people know what you’re doing.

  • No middle managers - we don’t (and will likely never) have middle managers.

FOCUS

  • Small team - misalignment and politics scale super-linearly with team size. Small protocol teams rival much larger traditional teams.

  • Thin protocol - build and design thinly.

  • Reject waste - guard the company’s time, rather than wasting it in meetings without clear purpose/focus, or bikeshedding.

REJECT MEDIOCRITY

  • Give direct feedback to everyone immediately rather than avoiding unpopularity, expecting things to improve naturally, or trading short-term pain for extreme long-term pain.

  • Embrace an extreme learning rate rather than assuming limits to your ability/knowledge.


Responsibilities

👉 Acquire initial users - identify, engage, and acquire the initial subset of users for our testnet releases

👉 Understand market - deeply understand the emerging trends in the machine learning industry; including the following areas: application layer, research, hardware, and regulation

👉 Partner - maintain strong relationships with other organisations and promote Gensyn’s interests

👉 Close the loop - push all relevant information to team members focused on product and ecosystem - and identify opportunities to improve the product/community

👉 Ownership - of the acquisition strategy around one of the following:

  1. Demand side - ML researchers and engineers

  2. Supply side - hardware owner/operators


Minimum requirements

Strong, hands-on, experience - in one (and some exposure to the other) of the following:

  1. Machine learning: including some programming experience in relevant libraries (e.g. PyTorch)

  2. Crypto: including exposure to hardware networks and governance

Pre/alpha product-stage GTM/sales experience - particularly in an industry that is rapidly evolving

Developer-first experience - have sold products directly to developers and empathise with them

Highly self-motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Comfortable working in an applied research environment - with extremely high autonomy and unpredictable timelines


Nice to haves

🔥 Both sides of the market - strong experience in both of the two points in the first minimum requirement above


Compensation / Benefits:

💰 Competitive salary + share of equity and token pool

🌐 Fully remote work - we hire between the West Coast (PT) and Central Europe (CET) time zones

🛫 4x all expenses paid company retreats around the world, per year

💻 Whatever equipment you need

❤️ Paid sick leave

🏥 Private health, vision, and dental insurance - including spouse/dependents [🇺🇸 only]

Note: please only submit CVs in .pdf format.