We are building this and
In short, we are building the platform to drive global careers for millennials from emerging economies We work at the exciting intersection of the 2 hottest trends around - edtech & fintech! And we love that we succeed as a business while powering the dreams of talented students!
is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. Leap is his second company and he
has raised more than $30M in capital for his startups. In his last
role, he was a VC investor with SAIF Partners (Now Elevation
Capital), which is an early investor in paytm, meesho, urban
company, unacademy and many other unicorns. He thinks and tweets
about Product, Business Models and Company Building,
Vaibhav Singh is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. He spent his first 6 years at DeutscheBank, across Singapore & Sydney to manage a $3Bn flow book. He has built 2 fintech startups before, as a founding member of CapitalFloat and Incred, both pioneering businesses valued >$500Mn The Leap team has a fine balance of industry experience (edtech, fintech, study abroad) and technical skills (engineering, product, design)
About the Role
We are adding a position in the founder’s office at Leap
We are looking for someone entrepreneurial, someone who would ideally like to start a venture in the next 2-3 years.
This role will give you a ring side view of what business building entails.
The person will be mentored by founders and senior leaders in the company on various aspects of business building
The charter for this role will include:
Working closely with the founders on strategic & tactical maneuvers
Drive internal communications on behalf of the founder's office - managing company - wide updates on key metrics and strategic initiatives
Help defining and tracking strategic goals for key business units (Metrics, Targets, OKRs)
Research - market research, competitor research & user research
Project managing initiatives run by the founder’s office
Someone who wants to start their own venture 2-3 years down the line would be ideal
Excellent first principle problem solving skills
Excellent communication & stakeholder management skills
Someone who is flexible and adaptable - open to multiple & diverse problem statements
At least 2 years of work experience or equivalent maturity
Traits we are over-indexing on ->
Super high energy
Excellent organisation & project management capability
Entrepreneurial experience will be a plus
Everyone at Leap is entrepreneurial, moves fast and operates with extreme ownership.
There is minimal management and extreme autonomy.
If the above defines you, you will fight in snugly
What will you be doing?
You will have tearing-your-hair level complex & challenging problems to solve
With massive upside if you solve them
In a super fast paced environment that will challenge you
With enough resources to play offense
And mentorship from the founding team
We love people who are ‘relentlessly resourceful’. Find your way out. Focus on the possibilities instead of the problems.
We take calculated risks backed by data and information available and encourage fail fast to find the best solutions as soon as possible
Continuous learning and improvement is the key. We don’t stop learning. We treat feedback as a gift and as an opportunity to get better.
We operate with a growth mindset and not a mindset of fear or judgement. You are in control of your own ability to learn and improve. We love Resilience.