Business development manager (DeFi) at Origin
Business development manager (DeFi) at Origin

Business development manager (DeFi) at Origin

Origin Protocol is looking to hire a Business development manager - DeFi to join the team.

This position has been closed

Origin Protocol's mission is bringing NFTs and Defi to the masses and reaching the next 100M users in crypto.

Our flagship products are Origin Story (, the NFT platform that has powered multiple record-breaking NFT sales, and OUSD (, the first stablecoin that earns yield automatically while in users' wallets. Our NFT platform token, OGN, is traded globally on Coinbase, Binance, Huobi, and other exchanges ( Our OUSD governance token, OGV, will launch soon and be immediately tradable on additional top exchanges.


We are looking for the second hire on our OUSD business development team. You will work with our Head of BD and business strategy, our Director of product, and our Co-founders to bring significant TVL (total value locked) increases to OUSD.

A success BD manager will never take no for an answer and be willing to knock down any and all doors to reach new customers and partners for OUSD. We will be doubling down on our core stablecoin farmer customer base, while also branching out to strike partnerships with crypto wallets, custodial providers, corporate treasures, funds, and DAOs. We will also be pushing forward to bring capital from TradFi to DeFi, targeting more traditional institutions and even family offices.


  • 5+ years of experience in business development
  • Demonstrated passion and high-level understanding of DeFi (must be an avid DeFi user)
  • Proven track record of sourcing and closing deals
  • Extreme bias to action and hustle - we expect you to kick down doors that others won't
  • High degree of organization and attention to detail
  • Strong empathy, salesmanship, and analytical ability

How to apply

Apply below and be sure to tell us:

  • Why you are a good fit for this job
  • Links to your LinkedIn, your public social media profiles (Twitter is a must), or website
  • Links to any public crypto wallets
  • Examples of your previous work

Compensation and benefits

You will be paid a competitive salary and a cryptocurrency grant of Origin Tokens (OGN) and Origin Dollar Governance (OGV). We offer health, dental, and vision insurance.

Other details

Origin is a well-funded decentralized crypto project, raising over $38M from Pantera Capital, Foundation Capital, Spartan Group, BlockTower Capital, HackVC, Sora, 1kx, and other top crypto venture firms. Our angels include Steve Chen (co-founder of YouTube), Alexis Ohanian (co-founder of Reddit), and Garry Tan (managing partner of Initialized Capital).

The core team of ~30 includes a PayPal founder, 1st YouTube employee, and product and engineering managers/leads from Google, Dropbox, Palo Alto Networks, Pinterest, Coinbase, and other iconic companies.

The Origin community includes hundreds of thousands of community members and hundreds of open-source contributors. On the NFT front, we count Paris Hilton as an investor and advisor. We've worked with top crypto and mainstream talent, including Trevor Jones, Alotta Money, KSHMR, Don Diablo, Inspiration4/SpaceX, 3LAU, and Jake Paul. Several new startups are building on top of OUSD, and it is integrated widely across DeFi.

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