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Gauntlet Networks

Gauntlet Networks

51-200 employees

Quantitative optimization for DeFi protocols

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$130k - $150kAnnually

+ On Target Earnings + Equity


San Francisco, CA, USA + 4 more

Business Development
Business & Strategy
Required Skills
  • Minimum 1 year of Crypto/DeFi native business development, partnerships, or governance experience.
  • Deep understanding of lending protocols and how they operate and grow.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the DeFi landscape and emerging trends.
  • Demonstrated experience structuring and negotiating initial partnership agreements.
  • Comfortable working cross-functionally with Product, Engineering, Data Science, and Finance teams to ensure successful partnerships.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to operate autonomously and across multiple time zones.
  • Define and develop outbound partnership strategies for existing/new products and services.
  • Serve as Gauntlet’s governance liaison, participating in forum discussions and executing on/off chain votes where Gauntlet is a delegate.
  • Own the full sales cycle from lead to close for pre-launch and post-launch protocols.
  • Contribute to improving Growth team systems that assist in scaling the sales process.
  • Work with Product, Engineering, Data Science, and Finance teams to validate and optimally position Gauntlet within targeted verticals.
  • Nurture opportunities across various key stakeholders.
  • Maintain a pulse and viewpoint on emerging trends in DeFi and adjacent industries.

Gauntlet specializes in providing quantitative optimization solutions for DeFi protocols, DAOs, and ecosystems, using advanced quantitative finance techniques and a powerful data modeling platform to drive rapid and sustainable growth while mitigating insolvency risk. They focus on simulating risk parameter impacts, monitoring cross-protocol interactions, and optimizing incentive programs to efficiently drive protocol usage and liquidity in the DeFi space.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Remote first

Regular in-person company retreats & cross-country "office visit" perk

Medical, dental & vision premiums

Laptop, monitor, keyboard & mouse setup provided

$1,000 WFH stipend upon joining

$100 per month reimbursement for fitness-related expenses

Monthly reimbursement for home internet, phone, & cellular data

Unlimited vacation

100% paid parental leave of 12 weeks

Fertility benefits

Opportunity for incentive compensation