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)
What is Leap?
We are building this and this and this
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!
How far along are we?
We are the leaders in our space by a mile!
We are backed by Sequoia, Jungle & Owl.
Read the latest fundraising news here on Techcrunch
Who are we as people?
We have a lean, rockstar team.
We have come this far with a lean team because we intend to increase the talent density with every new member we add. Yes, we are more picky than the usual company.
We hire slowly and deliberately
You can meet our founders here -> Arnav Kumar and Vaibhav Singh
Arnav tweets here
Let’s Chat !
We are now building our leadership team and would love to chat with you
This is a great time to join the rocketship and participate in the upside -
You will have super interesting & challenging problems to solve
In a super fast-paced environment that will challenge you
With enough resources to play offense
And mentorship from the founding team
Why is this a great opportunity for the right candidate
Experienced founding team
Right to win - The founding team knows the business & its secrets inside out. We are starting with a significant head start and a precise plan of action
Barriers to entry - This is a specialized play with natural barriers to entry, allowing for significant value creation for all equity holders
Backed by marquee global investors
Exposure to all aspects of company building - exposure to investors, fund-raising, decision making, building the team & culture
All of the above perks of joining a high potential company very early, along with a competitive market salary.
Roles & Responsibilities
-Lead a team of 4-5 Visa Officers
-Ensure Error-free Visa filing
-Training of team in visa process
-Stakeholder management with counselors and ensure zero escalations from students
The ideal person should tick all or most of the Check-boxes
- Have atleast 8+ years of experience in overseas industry
- Have led a team of 3-5 people previously
- Should be proactive and a problem solver.
- Target oriented with demonstrated achievements in past
- Should have visa knowledge of UK, Canada and USA. Knowledge of Australia and Ireland would be a plus
- 1 to 2 years of managerial experience
The remuneration will be dependent on the previous experience and salary band.
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.