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Investment VC firms that invest in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency companies

Here we are listing big player venture capital (VC) investment firms in blockchain/cryptocurrency space.

1.Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group stands out as the most influential venture capital investor in the blockchain/cryptocurrency space. This firm shines for making a leading number of investments while also supporting large funds.

Key facts:

Website : http://dcg.co

Based in: New York City, New York

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 58

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 78 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: Basis, Ledger, Circle, Blockchain Inc.

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: Yes

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 15

2.Pantera Capital

Pantera Capital

Pantera Capital narrowly missed out the top spot. It stands out with a dual mode of investment by investing in blockchain companies and also tokens/cryptocurrencies.

Key facts:

Website: https://www.panteracapital.com

Based in: Menlo Park, California

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 31

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 65 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: Basis, Circle, Harbor, DMarket

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: Yes

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 13

3.Blockchain Capital

Blockchain Capital

Similar to Digital Currency Group and Pantera Capital, Blockchain Capital is also a pure blockchain venture fund. It has made more blockchain investments than anyone but Digital Currency Group.

Key facts:

Website: http://blockchain.capital

Based in: San Francisco, California

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 37

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 71 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: Circle, Coinbase, Blockstream, Ripple

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: Yes

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 12

4.Andreessen Horowitz

Andreessen Horowitz

Andreessen Horowitz is known not to invest almost exclusively in blockchain and digital assets. This firm has broader plans to invest in a 300 million U.S. dollars crypto-fund.

Key facts:

Website: https://www.a16z.com

Based in: Menlo Park, California

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 14

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 55 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: Basis, Coinbase, DFINITY, Harbor

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: No

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 9

5.Node Capital

Node Capital slightly differs by making investments via Initial Coin Offering (ICO).

Key facts:

Website: http://www.nodecap.com

Based in: Menlo Park, California

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 22

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 20 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: Trip.io, HuoBi, Delphy Foundation, Fengwo

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: Yes

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 21

6.Boost VC

Boost VC

Boost VC is artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and crypto accelerator. Boost is one of the world’s most active venture capital/accelerators in the blockchain.

Key facts:

Website: https://www.boost.vc/

Based in: San Mateo, California

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 32

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 67 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: BlockCypher, Tezos, Ledger, Coinbase

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: No

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 11

7.IDG Capital

IDG Capital

IDG Capital is a venture capital and private equity fund based in New York. IDG Capital also has an office in Bangalore, India.

Key facts:

Website: http://en.idgcapital.com

Based in: New York City, New York

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 8

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 31 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: Ripple, Circle, Mars Finance, imToken

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: No

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 4

8.Draper Associates

Draper Associates

Draper Associates makes newly-formed venture investments in manufacturing, technology and healthcare companies including blockchain companies and startups.

Key facts:

Website: http://www.draper.vc

Based in: San Mateo, California

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 17

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 25 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: Coinbase, Ledger, Factom, CryptoMove

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: No

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 6

9.Ceyuan Ventures

Ceyuan Ventures

Ceyuan Ventures is an early stage venture capital investor based in Beijing, China with an extended office in Hong Kong.

Key facts:

Website: http://www.ceyuan.com/en/index.html

Based in: Beijing, China

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 6

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 36 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: Basis, Mars Finance, Trip.io, OkCoin

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: No

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 4

10.Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed Venture Partners is a global venture capital firm with six additional offices locations in Israel, China and India. It primarily invests in consumer and enterprise sectors while also catering to blockchain companies.

Key facts:

Website: http://lsvp.com

Based in: Menlo Park, California

Total number of blockchain/crypto company investments: 6

Total value of venture investments in blockchain/crypto: 24 million U.S. dollars

Notable blockchain investments: Basis, Blockchain Inc., Saga Foundation, BTCC

Known for exclusive blockchain/crypto investment: No

Total blockchain investments in the last 12 months: 3

Conclusion

It is definitely beneficial when investment venture capital firms take interest and support the cause of blockchain or cryptocurrency companies. Although VC firms have been investing from the past decade, it is only recently that this endeavor has created an impact.

Although there can be many benchmarks to rank VC firms, the most common yardsticks used are the value of total blockchain/crypto investments, the total number of blockchain/crypto investments, duration of crypto/blockchain investment experience and finally an assessment of investment activity in the last 12 months.

With this background, this discussion hopes to collect the key elements of a few VC firms that stand out in this context. There are important data and takeaway that can be handy.

We have tried to convey data about venture capital firms showing much liking for blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. You must become aware that this list is not binding and there could be a dozen more such enterprises. The goal is to be aware of the important numbers and visually appreciate the achievement.


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