Overview: Aven is seeking a General Counsel to lead its legal function from the early stages through the growth of the company. The General Counsel will partner with Aven’s executive team to oversee a broad range of legal issues, including finance, commercial transactions, technology transactions, corporate governance, intellectual property, employment, regulatory and general corporate risk matters, in addition to working closely with outside counsel on capital markets and equity transactions
The Company: Aven is a Series B company that has invented the first credit card that uses a homeowner’s home equity to radically reduce high interest rates. They have developed an innovative, integrated digital origination and notarization platform and are focused on offering world class service and technology to customers. Aven has raised $60 million in funding from backers that include: Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, Max Levchin, NYCA and Sequoia.
Experience: 10+ years of experience, including at least three years in-house in a relevant business. Top academic credentials and major law firm training required. Prior experience with financial services and/or consumer lending strongly preferred.
Location: This is a national search with a preference for candidates who will ultimately be willing to work out of San Francisco/Bay Area or New York, although exceptional remote candidates will be considered.
Internal Number: 115251
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