Information Technology, Mergers/Acquisitions, Privacy
Major, Lindsey & Africa has been retained to handle the General Counsel search for Yipit LLC (YipitData). YipitData is the on-demand, 100+ person data team for hundreds of the largest hedge funds, mutual funds, pension funds, private equity funds, family offices, sovereign wealth funds, venture capital funds, tech companies and other corporations in the world. YipitData identifies, screens, licenses, cleans, and analyzes alternative data to help them answer their key questions. YipitData is a fast-growing technology company based in NYC, with a strong culture focused on mastery, ownership, and purpose. In addition, the company is profitable and recently grew its team from 90 employees to over 150 employees in the last 12 months. YipitData is backed by top-tier investors, including Norwest Ventures which led the most recent financing round in 2019.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of twelve (12) years’ legal experience gained in private practice from a top national law firm, followed by senior level in-house counsel experience required. YipitData is open to candidates with demonstrated experience leading legal matters who have not yet assumed the General Counsel seat. Experience with general corporate background, including commercial contracts, mergers & acquisitions, financing, international transactions and data privacy strongly preferred. Experience working on securities compliance matters is preferred.
YipitData is located in New York City. The General Counsel will be required to regularly travel to the NYC headquarters.
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