The role

Diagram is developing a new ClimateTech venture aiming to amplify the North American voluntary carbon credit market and to foster a sustainable future. We are looking to build novel software and financial products designed for developers of carbon credit projects, as well as help companies secure high quality credits in a volatile environment.

 

The executive advisor will work closely with the venture creation team on a part-time basis as we refine the venture’s vision, products, and go-to-market strategy. As the business is launched, the advisor may have the possibility to continue to work with the founding team, either in a co-founder capacity with significant equity upside or as a strategic advisor

 

We are looking for a professional with a deep understanding of the voluntary carbon credit market, the various carbon credit production methodologies, and the evolving regulatory landscape in the United States and Canada.

 

The role is remote, with preference for candidates located in the United States or Canada. Time commitment and compensation to be assessed with candidates during the interview process based on mutual fit.

 

Your responsibilities

  • Lead or participate in joint working sessions with Diagram’s network, potential partners, and customers to refine the venture’s vision, value proposition, and product roadmap
  • Help define the priority markets and methodologies for launch taking into account the evolving regulatory landscape and the size of customer pools
  • Help source and evaluate potential co-founders for the venture

 

The ideal candidate

  • 10+ years of experience corporate sustainability services, carbon credit project development, or climate-related insurance products
  • Strong network of carbon credit project developers across North America with intimate knowledge of their pain points
  • A strong understanding of the diverse methodologies used for carbon credit creation and their associated risks
  • Intimate knowledge of the evolving regulatory landscape surrounding carbon credit

 

About Diagram

Diagram is a venture builder that conceives and launches technology companies in the financial services, crypto, insurance, and healthcare industries. We've designed a unique platform for entrepreneurs who have a proven track-record or domain expertise to start their next business by combining access to venture capital investments, strategic advisory, hands-on support, and a vast network of partners and incumbents. Since 2016, Diagram has raised over $200M in capital across 3 funds and launched fifteen new companies across North America. Our ecosystem is home to 90+ angel investors, including 45+ entrepreneurs with >$15B in exits and an extended global network of corporate partners, investors, and builders. Diagram operates alongside Sagard Holdings, the multi-strategy alternative investment platform of Power Corporation of Canada.

 

Applying at Diagram

Diagram is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Diagram’s Ecosystem team may reach out to you about other possible opportunities you may be a fit for. We launch five new ventures each year in the FinTech, Health, and Insurance space and are continually excited to talk to founders and top talent who want to join us.

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