Founded in 2017, FBG Capital is a blockchain-focused crypto investment fund. Having worked as a technical advisor at IBM and Oracle respectively, FBG founder Shuoji Zhou entered the blockchain space as an early investor in a range of blockchain companies and projects, and has launched and managed two cryptocurrency private exchange funds.
FBG has a wide range of investments in public chains, DeFi, exchanges and other areas. Its representative investments are as follows.
- Maker: an ethereal decentralized lending leader that operates on an over-collateralization-generating stablecoin model.
- Nebulas: a search engine in the blockchain.
- Ampleforth: an algorithmic stablecoin project with elastic supply.
- Kyber Network: Ether-based DEX.
- Zilliqa: a high-throughput public chain based on sharding technology.
- CoinList: a platform for compliant token offerings.
- FTX: a trading platform for crypto asset derivatives.
- ParaState: an ethereum-compatible parallel chain of polka smart contracts.
- ZKSwap: Layer2 AMM DEX based on ZK-Rollup.
- Celer Network: a project focusing on Layer2 and blockchain scaling.
- Litentry: Web 3.0 decentralized identity management service.
D1's key investments include Ether, Polkadot, Near and their ecological applications in native scenarios. The representative investments are as follows: Polkadot: Polkadot, a new generation of public chain integrating heterogeneous sharding and cross-chain technologies; DODO: DEX driven by active market maker (PMM) algorithm; The Graph: Web 3.0 data indexing and query layer; Near Protocol: fully sharded, scalable PoS blockchain network; Octopus Network: application chain network built on Near; Web3API: Web 3.0 common integration standard; Litentry: Web 3.0 decentralized identity management service; Efinity: blockchain on polka built for NFT; Zenlink: polka-based cross-chain DEX protocol; Handshake: decentralized domain name system; Whale: a project created by WhaleShark, the NFT giant whale
Founded in 2018, Takedown Capital focuses on investments in the blockchain sector, with layouts in the whole industry chain, including public protocols and infrastructure, financial services, DeFi/DApp, NFT, etc. The current investment focus is on polka ecology, and has established Polka Ecology Extremeizer, which is dedicated to providing capital support, development consulting, community building and marketing services for early stage polka projects.
Danhua Capital was founded in 2013 and currently does not have much presence in popular areas such as DeFi and NFT. Its representative investments in the crypto field are as follows: Fantom: a high-performance public chain based on DAG technology and supporting smart contracts; Ankr: a Web 3.0 blockchain cloud infrastructure platform; Chia: a new blockchain network based on space/time proof mechanism and hard disk mining; MobileCoin: an anonymous cryptocurrency designed for mobile; Compound: an ethereum decentralized lending leader running on a shared pool model; Zilliqa: an ethereum decentralized lending leader running on a shared pool model; Zilliqa: an ethereum decentralized lending leader running on a shared pool model. Ethernet decentralized lending faucet that operates on a shared pool model; Zilliqa: high-throughput public chain based on sharding technology; Celer Network: project focused on Layer2 and blockchain scaling; Cobo: crypto asset management wallet created by Godfish; Mai Wallet: multi-platform cross-chain wallet.
Founded in 2017, IOSG Ventures is a research-driven VC with teams in Shenzhen, Singapore, Berlin and Seattle. The team members have more than 10 years of experience in the investment space, and the founder, Junxian Lin, was a Principal Analyst at Shenwan Hongyuan (HK.06806) and an Investment Principal at ASB Financial Corp.
Coinbase Ventures was founded by leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase to provide early-stage investments in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups to support the industry as a whole. coinbase is a US compliant exchange and is listed on NASDAQ.