Coinbase Ventures - Professional Crypto Investment Institution
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.Tags:Exchange Media Investment Institution
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.
Coinbase Ventures' representative investments are as follows.
- Etherscan: the official block browser supported by Etherscan.
- Dune Analytics: blockchain data query platform.
- The Graph: a data indexing and querying layer for Web 3.0.
- Covalent: providing blockchain data query and indexing services.
- TokenSoft: Token issuance platform.
- Terra: Korean stablecoin public chain.
- Arweave: decentralized storage platform.
- Polygon: formerly known as Matic Network, a Layer 2 solution aggregator on Ethernet.
- Compound: an ethereal decentralized lending leader, operating on a shared pool of funds model.
- Synthetix: DeFi derivatives liquidity protocol.
- DODO: Active Market Maker (PMM) algorithm driven DEX.
- Dapper Labs: the development team of Enigma Cat and Flow, deep in the NFT field.
- Rarible: the NFT distribution and trading platform.
- Fei Protocol: decentralized stablecoin protocol.
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.
DCG was founded by Barry Silbert, an early investor in Bitcoin and a serial entrepreneur who founded the private equity trading platform SecondMarket in 2004, which was acquired by Nasdaq in 2015. DCG has invested in 165 projects in over 30 countries and territories. Its representative investments are as follows: Coinbase: the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, a US-listed company; Flow: the NFT application public chain launched by Dapper Labs; Acala: the DeFi hub of the Polka ecosystem; Lido: a solution for liquidity pledging on Ether; Mask Network: building a bridge from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0; API3: the bridge between Web 3.0 and Web 2.0; and API3: the bridge between Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. API3: Web 3.0 decentralized API service; The Graph: Web 3.0 data indexing and query layer; Filecoin: IPFS-based decentralized storage project; Decentraland: virtual reality platform on Ether; CoinList: compliant token issuance platform; Zcash: blockchain using zero-knowledge proof for anonymous transactions Zcash: blockchain system that uses zero-knowledge proof to enable anonymous transactions; Blockchain.com: globally recognized crypto wallet; NIFTEX: NFT fragmentation and trading platform.
Alameda Research is an investment organization founded in late 2017 by Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), founder of the FTX exchange. a graduate of MIT with a degree in physics, SBF worked as an international ETF trader at Jane Street, trading various ETFs, futures, currencies, and stocks, and designing automated He also designed automated OTC trading systems. In February 2021, Forbes announced 11 billionaires in the crypto space and SBF was ranked #2 with a net worth of $4.5 billion.
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.
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
Paradigm was founded in June 2018 by Fred Ehrsam, who was one of the co-founders of Coinbase. Co-founded by Matt Huang, a graduate of MIT, and Fred Ehrsam, a graduate of Duke University. Fred Ehrsam led the completion of the additional Series A funding for Headline. In addition, he also pulled a lot of resources for Zhang Yiming, which helped a lot in the most difficult B-round financing for Headline Today. Later on, he was tapped by Sequoia Capital and led several successful investments in blockchain startups.