Posted on
September 30, 2022

Top 10 Crypto VC Investors

Maximilian Fleitmann
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Cryptocurrency is most definitely a hot topic in the investment world today. With its meteoric rise in 2017, many investors have been lured out of their ordinary investments and into cryptocurrency. These investors have been attracted by the eye-catching profits that have been made by those who have invested early in this area.

Top 10 Crypto Venture Capital Firms

1. Pantera Capital

Pantera Capital-VC-Crypto

Pantera Capital is an investment firm focused exclusively on Bitcoin, other digital currencies, and companies in the space. The company believes that Bitcoin has the potential to transform the way people use money and that it will do for payments what the Internet has done for communications and commerce.

Until 2014, Pantera focused on global macro hedge fund investments. The firm was founded in 2003 by Dan Morehead, who was a chief financial officer and head of Macro Trading at Tiger Management. The firm has since shifted its investment advisory services to focus exclusively on Bitcoin, other digital currencies, and companies in the space.

Shareholders include Benchmark, Fortress Investment Group, and Ribbit Capital.

Website: www.panteracapital.com

Founded: 2003

Total fund size: $1B

Stage: Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed, Early Stage, Series B, Series C, Growth

Sector: Blockchain, Crypto, web3

Ticket Size: $ 1M - $ 40M

Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global)

Pantera Capital's most notable exits include Abra, Wyre, and Bitstamp.

2. Dragonfly Capital

Dragonfly Capital-VC-Crypto

Dragonfly Capital is an investment banking firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. They focus on the specific needs of management and owners of small and middle-market companies. Dragonfly Capital assists business owners seeking liquidity and private companies seeking capital for growth. Dragonfly Capital works with companies in sectors such as Energy, Manufacturing, Business Services, Healthcare Services and Tech-Enabled Services.

Website: www.dragonflycapital.com

Total fund size: $12M

3. Andreessen Horowitz

Andreessen Horowitz-VC-Crypto

Andreessen Horowitz is a venture capital firm specializing in investing in seed, start-ups, early, mid stage, growth, and late stage. It prefers to invest in the social media business and technology sector with a focus on software, back-end infrastructure, infrastructure of the Internet, cloud computing, enterprise software and services, consumer, business Internet, mobile-Internet, consumer Internet, cloud computing, data-storage, social network browsers data-storage, consumer electronics, networking functions, software related biology, biotech, and medicine companies at the intersection of computer science and life sciences with a focus on digital therapeutics, cloud technology in biology, and computational medicine.

Website: www.a16z.com

Founded: 2009

Total fund size: $32.4B

Stage: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B, Growth

Sector: Applications, Blockchain, Developer Tools, Infrastructure, Privacy and Security, Gaming, Software, Consumer, web3, D2C

Ticket Size: $ 1M - $ 200M

Andreessen Horowitz's most notable exits include Coinbase, Lyft, and Roblox.

4. Hashed

Hashed-VC-Crypto

# Hashed: To empower networks and innovators in building the decentralized future.

Hashed, based in San Francisco and Seoul, is the largest crypto assets fund and community builder in South Korea. The team was founded by serial entrepreneurs, company operators, and systems engineers, who are passionate about enabling the global adoption of

blockchain through education, acceleration and impact investments.

Hashed operates Hashed Lounge--a premier blockchain meetup group; Hashed Post--a cryptocurrency blog interviewing founders and thought leaders; and Hashed Night--a world-class conference, events, and networking brand.

The team is actively working towards a definition of what it means to be a fundamental technology and founder-focused investment startup in the blockchain ecosystem.

Website: www.hashed.com

Founded:2017

Total fund size: $320M

Stage: Seed, Series A

Sector: Blockchain, Internet, Financial Services, Fintech, Software, IT, Gaming

Ticket Size: $1M - $50M

Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global)

Hashed has had 2 exits. Hashed's most notable exits include Animoca Brands and Loco.

5. Draper Associates

Draper Associates-VC-Crypto

Draper & Associates is a consulting firm focused on formulating and implementing solutions to a wide range of business and management challenges. In short, they help organizations successfully facilitate change, manage growth and realize results.

Website: www.draperandassociates.com

Founded: 1969

Total fund size: $23M

Stage: Seed, Series A

Sector: SaaS, Software, Mobile, Fintech, Enterprise

Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global)

6. Multicoin Capital

Multicoin Capital-VC-Crypto

Multicoin Capital is a thesis-driven crypto fund that invests long term in tokens that reshape entire sectors of the global economy. It is on a mission to accelerate the transition from the centralized institutions of the industrial age to the decentralized institution of the internet age. By accelerating the transition from permissioned to permission less financial systems, Multicoin aims to accelerate humanity’s ability to achieve its full potential.

Multicoin Capital was established in 2017 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Website: www.multicoin.capital

Founded: 2017

Total fund size: $605M

Stage: Seed, Series A, Series B

Sector: Financial Services, Fintech, Blockchain

Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global)

7. Signum Capital

Signum Capital-VC-Crypto

They are a Singapore-based firm that exclusively consults in Blockchain-enabled companies. Their mission is to realize the future of Blockchain economy by consulting in game changing projects and companies. They participate in Pre-sale stages of Token Generation Events and Equity investments.

Website: www.signum.capital

Founded: 2017

Total fund size: $30M

8. GBV Capital

GBV Capital-VC-Crypto

GBV Capitales provides factoring that enables financing for small and medium-sized companies through the sale or transfer of invoices, so that the customer can obtain liquidity immediately.

Website: www.gbvcapitales.cl

Founded: 2010

9. Genblock Capital

Genblock Capital-VC-Crypto

Genblock Capital invests exclusively in blockchain and cryptocurrency, with a focus on decentralized finance.

We have been deeply entrenched in the crypto markets since early 2017, and invest in liquid cryptocurrencies on the secondary market as well as early-stage funding rounds.

We aim to be power users of the project we invest in and help projects with bootstrapping liquidity, token economics, market making, marketing, and connecting founders with our vast network.

Website: www.genblock.capital

Founded: 2017

Total fund size: $1.1M

10. Fenbushi Capital

Fenbushi Capital-VC-Crypto

Fenbushi Capital is the first and most active blockchain-focused venture capital firm in Asia. Founded in Shanghai in 2015 by veterans across both blockchain and traditional financial industries, it has to date supported over 60 leading projects across 4 continents leveraging blockchain technology to reshape myriad industries such as finance, healthcare, supply chain, and consumer goods. Fenbushi’s mission is to drive healthy and sustainable growth in the global blockchain ecosystem, and actively works as a long-term strategic partner to its portfolio projects.

Website: www.fenbushi.vc

Founded: 2015

Total fund size: $19M

Stage: Seed

Sector: Blockchain, Fintech

Investment Geography: Agnostic (Global), Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, South America

Fenbushi Capital's most notable exits include Gem, double jump.tokyo, and Nebula Genomics.

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