1. An MIT PhD, Sloan MBA, Worked with McKinsey, Lehman
2. An EECS grad from Cornell, An I-Banker from UBS
3. An MIT EECS grad, with experience, passion building
4. An MIT grad, Stanford PhD with experience in finance
We raised seed capital in Nov 2008 (yep were fortunate in
the worst of times), launched our product in Nov 2009, have seen excellent user
adoption, and recently completed the raise of another round of capital. We are
now looking to expand our team. This is an exciting time for our business, so
if you are looking to make a ton of impact working with a small team, we want
to hear from you.
People in our close group of mentors and advisers call it
as taking a 'Big swing at a large space' : The unique platform, executed right
in the marketplace, will be disruptive to the I-Banking business. We expect to
redefine at the fundamental level, how individuals, both institutional and
retail, access and use business news/information, and how corporations raise
capital from public.
If you want to be an internet entrepreneur / or want to do it again,
this could be a great opportunity. We are now looking to work with a top-notch user
experience/interaction designer to help us take the product to the next level.
You will be responsible for designing the experience for our site
trefis.com, including design of new features and suggesting enhancements to
existing ones. The product presents a unique design challenge arising out of
rich set of interactions desired between social networking features, and a
complex set of structured financial content, while the need to maintain
simplicity of interface. As such interest and comfort in understanding and
designing social networking features, while working with complex content
structure, will be a plus. Following characteristics will be great assets:
to distill specific product enhancement opportunities from usage data on
platform, as-well-as understanding of the market and competitive products
2.Solid track record for user experience and
3.Comfort/ passion for working through complex
information architectures and abstracting into a powerful UI
4.Experience, deep interest in working through user
personas, use cases to design and brainstorm powerful UIs
In addition, the incoming member will be engaged with all
parts of the venture. This is a great opportunity for someone who would be
excited about joining a business that could be worth a few billion dollars in
the 5 year timeframe.
with the subject: User experience designer/ product lead. Will be helpful if
you can share some samples of prior work with us.
Led by MIT engineers and Wall Street analysts Trefis helps
you understand how a company's products, that you touch, read, or hear about
everyday, impact its stock price.
You can check our product platform on www.Trefis.com
Here you will get answers to questions like:
•What % of
Apple's stock price is iPhones?
•What % of
Dell's value is Dell Desktops?
•What % of
Disney's value is Parks and Resorts?
took half the market share from Google Search, what % upside could there be for
The platform uses extensive data to show in a single
snapshot what drives the value of a company's business.
For example, for Apple the Trefis price estimate is $360,
and it shows in a single snapshot how more than 50% of that comes from iPhones,
while Mac Notebooks is about 6%, and iPhone, iPod and iPad Apps are about 10%
of the company’s stock price.
You can play with assumptions, personalize any forecast,
or try scenarios, as well as ask questions and vet your opinions on specific
forecasts with other users and experts.
In addition to a base cash salary, compensation includes an equity portion, and
will be commensurate with experience
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