GaiGangsCapital specializes in infrastructure, middleware, DeFi, games, and other Web 3.0 applications.
AU21 Capital was established in 2017, co-founded by Hongcai Guo (Bao Erji) and Kenzi Wang, which is based in Silicon Valley and invests mainly in early stage blockchain projects. AU21 has extensive presence in areas such as DeFi and NFT, among which there are many well-known projects. Its representative investments are as follows: The Graph: a data indexing and querying layer for Web 3.0; Covalent: providing blockchain data querying and indexing services; Nftfy: an NFT fragmentation project; Reef: a cross-chain DeFi aggregator built on polka; Crust Network: a decentralized cloud storage/cloud service system built on polka. Terra Virtua: NFT integrated application platform; Blackhole Protocol: Blackhole Protocol, an ethereum-based cross-chain burning platform without license; Bagels Finance: cross-chain leveraged aggregation revenue platform; Apron Network: decentralized base setup service network; Frontier: off-chain DeFi aggregation layer.
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.
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.
Binance Labs is a professional investment institution that combines an institute, an incubator, a direct investment fund and an eco-mother fund under the umbrella of Cryptocurrency Exchange. Cryptocurrency positions itself as a "social impact fund" with a vision to drive the blockchain industry forward.