We're Robinhood for pre-IPO startups. Everyone can invest $100.
Wefunder has funded over 900 startups and small businesses: anything and everything from flying cars or bionic limbs to neighborhood restaurants and indie movies. We grew 4x year over year and tripled the size of our team in 2021.
As our first full-time hire on the finance team, you’ll do a little bit of everything - from controller, to financial consultant to companies raising with us, to overseeing investor returns and taxes. If you like variety with a dash of chaos, this is the role for you.
Location: Wefunder HQ is in San Francisco. We will generally prefer candidates who live in the SF Bay Area or want to relocate.
OUR DREAM CANDIDATE
Our dream candidate is a quick learner and is hungry to do more. You’re not afraid of ambiguity; you’ll define the scope of this role as you work in it. You’re someone who doesn’t just tolerate uncertainty, but thrives in it.
Experience in the finance and accounting world is important. And so is judgment - we’ll rely on you to make strategic decisions for the business, support our founders when they need it, and take on projects like managing investor returns and taxes. There are a lot of details to learn; we operate in a highly regulated environment, and you’ll need to learn the ins and outs of it quickly.
You’re the first full-time hire on the finance team. You’ll help define the scope of your role and contribute to the team in ways that are outside of the scope of a “normal” finance hire.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Finance or accounting experience is required, but we’re more concerned with your drive and hunger than your years in a job. We invest in potential. If you are a quick learner and super- motivated, the sky is the limit. Here are some skills we think are important:
This job is in-person and based out of the San Francisco office.
Email kai (atwefunder.com) with why you'd like to work for us. Brownie points: include a survival skill you'd offer the team in a post-apocalyptic world or include something you could teach the team in 5 minutes or less.
On May 16, 2016, it became legal for regular people to invest as little as $100 in startups and small businesses. Since then, we have become the largest equity crowdfunding platform. We've helped hundreds of startups and small businesses – including flying cars, space rockets, breweries, Hollywood studios, and potential Ebola cures – raise millions of dollars.
We're a Public Benefit Corporation with a mission to revitalize capitalism and keep the American dream alive. GDP growth is slowing. Wealth inequality is increasing. Entrepreneurship is dying across America; falling from 10.6% to 3.6% among those under 30 since 1989. We're reversing these trends by funding more deserving businesses across all of America, not solely tech startups in Silicon Valley.
Want to help? Join us! We're a team of founder types: enjoy autonomy, responsibility, the opportunity to learn, and no red tape. Just make it happen.
Wefunder's story: https://wefunder.com/wefunder
Our Public Benefit Corp mission: https://wefunder.com/charter
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
We're the Robinhood for pre-IPO startups. We allow everyone to invest $100 in a startup they love.
Over the past five years, we've helped fund 826 startups with $362,349,253 – including flying cars, space rockets, breweries, Hollywood studios, and potential Ebola cures.
We’re now doubling the size of our team to handle the growth. Trying to keep up!
We’re also a public benefit corporation with a mission of saving the American Dream (https://wefunder.com/charter). Our aim is to sprinkle the Silicon Valley fairy dust across the rest of the country, which often don’t have the same opportunities we take for granted.