Bolt is a venture capital firm forging a new model of seed-stage investing focused on startups at the intersection of hardware and software. Each investment we make is propelled by expert day-to-day support that helps bring hardware products to market faster and with less capital. Bolt’s full-stack product engineering team and multi-million dollar prototyping shops provide the framework for our value-added investment platform that enables hardware entrepreneurs to succeed.


Bolt is seeking an exceptional, passionate individual to architect and execute our platform strategy. This integral part of our team will be focused on enabling the success of our growing portfolio of companies and owning all aspects of our internal community in San Francisco, Boston and New York. Candidates must thrive in the fast-moving and high-caliber venture community and, like the rest of our team, be highly autonomous. This is a full time role at our location in downtown San Francisco and would include occasional travel to Boston and New York.


  • Facilitate knowledge sharing between Bolt’s portfolio companies and our extensive network of investors and advisors

  • Build systems that connect the portfolio with relevant talent pools and help portfolio companies identify and recruit early hires

  • Design and execute in-person event series like founder dinners and workshops

  • Curate online resources, templates, and communication tools that leverage our portfolio’s collective knowledge

  • Design and implement more scalable systems to onboard new companies and integrate them into the portfolio community

  • Create and implement feedback systems that enable Bolt to provide highly leveraged help at the right time and increase our internal net promoter score

  • Create and maintain data sets around portfolio companies’ follow on fundraising and service provider relationships


  • Previous experience with a venture-backed startup, investor, or other role in the startup ecosystem

  • Demonstrated experience with mapping customer needs and project scoping

  • History of building systems that automate work vs. one-off efforts

  • Recognized by colleagues as a community builder and connector

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Extremely proactive. You will have a lot of autonomy in this role


  • Immersed at the forefront of hardware and connected device startups

  • 24x7 access to a world-class prototyping shop

  • Flexible vacation policy

  • Medical and dental

  • 401(k) with employer matching