DeFi Founder

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Job Description

DeFi Founders (Worldwide, Remote)


Are you a DeFi founder at the very early stage of fundraising, product development, partnership and growth? Is your DeFi startup being deployed on Polygon or Ethereum blockchain? Do you want to connect with the top 1% resources, investors, and mentors in the blockchain industry? Are you desperate to tap into a larger investment pool? If so, we would like to hear from you! Our Polygon x HyperNest DeFi Accelerator Program is looking for founders to join our March 2023 cohort. The entire program will be conducted remotely. We welcome global applications.


HyperNest is a boutique accelerator DAO that grows early-stage blockchain startups with the top 1% resources, investors, and mentors to become the next top 1% elites of the industry — with support extended beyond its structured programs. Our mission is to enable blockchain companies in any ecosystem to capitalize on the 12-week accelerator program – topics including fundraising, partnerships, tokenomics, growth, marketing, technology, security, and more – via group sessions and individual training. It is the only accelerator DAO to continue supporting founders after the program completion.


Our cohort will start on 27 March, 2023.




  • Full range curriculum: token economy, marketing and community, fundraising, incorporation and legal, smart contract and security, DAO governance, DeFi composability, and more.
  • Top 1% partners: infrastructure partners such as Consensys and Ankr; super mentors from Aave, Coindesk, Gnosis, Oasis, former, Bancor, Maker, Polygon, etc.
  • Lifelong support: we continue to guide you from fundraising to networking after the 12-week program
  • Investor pitching: tap into our investor network to launch your startup




  • The DeFi startup must be built either on Polygon or Ethereum blockchain
  • Already have the DeFi startup idea and team behind; in the stage of ideation to early product launch
  • Your team are comprised of real builders, coders, and business guys
  • The cohort focuses on protocols that operate financial transactions; such sub verticals will include - but are not limited to - lending, borrowing, derivatives, decentralized exchanges, insurance, payment & wallet, and asset management.
  • Don’t worry if you are not on the list, feel free to submit your proposal to us first. We will take a deeper look into your project.


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