Compound

At Compound, we're creating interest rate markets similar to traditional Money Markets for blockchain currencies on ethereum which are necessary for future economies to flourish.

Founded 2017
1-15 employees
  • Banking, Corporate Finance, & Investing
  • Headquarters address
    san francisco

    What We Believe

    We're a small team of finance and blockchain enthusiasts working together with a mission to make Ethereum assets more efficient and productive. Compound is a money market protocol on the Ethereum blockchain — allowing individuals, institutions, and applications to frictionlessly earn interest on or borrow cryptographic assets without having to negotiate with a counterparty or peer. We've raised $8.2 million in Seed funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Polychain Capital, with participation from Transmedia Capital, Compound Ventures, Abstract Ventures, Danhua Capital and Coinbase.

    We are leveling the global economic playing field by providing, for the first time, a traditional banking function, the Money Market, to decentralized economics. We've built an open-source protocol for algorithmic, efficient interest rate markets on the Ethereum blockchain. For the first time, users and applications can frictionlessly exchange the time value of Ethereum assets. Join us as we change finance.

    More About Compound

    -Located in San Francisco, CA
    -Currently 5 engineers including our CTO and 3 nontech team members
    -Opensourced projects using Opensource software
    - Since our protocol is open, we build strength through teams from all over the world building projects, new tools, new
    protocols and trying new ideas on top of Compound.
    -8.2M Seed Funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, Polychain Capital (the largest crypto
    hedge fund), Bain Capital Ventures, and Coinbase.
    -Our website
    - Our blog
    -Check us out our Careers Page
    -Our whitepaper
    -Compound FAQ

    Our Interview Process

    -Recruiter Screen 30min- This covers your search and motivations, technical experience, and a deeper dive into Compound.
    -Technical screen 60min- On hangouts and coderpad. this is a straightforward interview covering basic concepts.
    -Onsite interview 4hrs- We'll dive into a few contextual questions; data structure, design behind a simple transactional database, some straightforward problem solving with an emphasis on whiteboarding and/or coding a working solution, and interview our CEO.
    -24 hour turn around on feedback from the interviews.
    -24-48 hour turn around on offers once terms are mutually agreed upon.
    -Interviews are a two-way street. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about anything you are curious about along
    the way that will help further mutual interest.

    Tech stack

    Open to any experienced engineer - familiarity with our stack is not required., Tech Stack: Solidity, Elixir, Elm, Kubernetes, GCP

    Benefits

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance