TOP 7 exclusive Blockchain Venture Capitals

Usually, blockchain startups are looking for funds from business angels and especially from Venture Capitals. Hence, for the first time, Decentral Magazine tried to develop a data-driven ranking of the world’s best seven venture capital partners that are exclusively investing in blockchain technology startups, ICOs, and cryptocurrencies.

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7- FBG Capital

Based in Beijing, China, FBG Capital is a crypto/blockchain asset managed. Since launching in late 2017, FBG has been very active. In fact, during the first 4 months of 2018, FBG made 8 separate seed, venture, and series A investments in blockchain companies.
Total Blockchain Company Investments: 14
Value of Venture Investments in Blockchain: $30 million
Top Blockchain Investments: Origin Protocol, Ripio, Eximchain, Lino
Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 14
Based in: Beijing, China
Website: https://www.fbg.capital/

6- Tally Capital

Tally Capital is also a venture investor focused exclusively on the blockchain/crypto sector. Based in Chicago, IL, they have made seed investments in blockchain companies such that Blockstream, Factom, BTC Media, Storj Labs and more.
Total Blockchain Company Investments: 9
Value of Venture Investments in Blockchain: $35 million
Top Blockchain Investments: Blockstream, MaidSafe, Civic, Blockchain Capital
Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 1
Based in: Chicago, IL
Website: http://tallycapital.com/

 5- Polychain Capital

Polychain capital is a hybrid hedge fund/VC investing in Blockchain startups and cryptocurrencies, based in San Francisco, CA. They make seed and venture investments in blockchain companies like dYdX, Maker Dao, and DFINITY. Moreover, they often invest via initial coin offerings (ICOs) like what they did with Basis earlier in 2018.
Total Blockchain Company Investments: 8
Value of Venture Investments in Blockchain: $40 million
Top Blockchain Investments: Basis, DFINITY, MakerDAO, CoinList
Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 8
Based in: San Francisco, CA
Website: http://polychain.capital/

4- Pantera Capital

Based in Menlo Park where the Bay Area’s tech and VC worlds collide, Pantera is the first Blockchain investment firm in the US, founded in 2013. Unlike most of the pure venture capital funds on this list, Pantera is a hybrid hedge fund/venture fund making seed investments in blockchain companies as well as investing in tokens and cryptocurrencies.
Total Blockchain Company Investments: 31
Value of Venture Investments in Blockchain: $65 million
Top Blockchain Investments: Basis, Circle, Harbor, DMarket
Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 13
Based in: Menlo Park, CA
Website: https://www.panteracapital.com

3- Blockchain Capital

Blockchain Capital came third on our rankings of the top venture capital investors in Blockchain. Like Pantera Capital, Blockchain Capital is a pure blockchain venture fund. Their first investment in blockchain came in late 2013 with their Series A investment in the world’s oldest Bitcoin trading platform, BTCC. Since that time, this VC has made more total blockchain investments than anyone but Digital Currency Group. Blockchain Capital is based in California, exactly in San Francisco.
Total Blockchain Company Investments: 37
Value of Venture Investments in Blockchain: $71 million
Top Blockchain Investments: Circle, Coinbase, Blockstream, Ripple
Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 12
Based in: San Francisco, CA
Website: http://blockchain.capital

2- Limitless Crypto Investments

Limitless Crypto Investments is a Texas-based investor, founded in 2017. Limitless makes huge venture investments in blockchain companies and also purchases tokens via ICOs and invests in other digital assets. In the less than 12 months since their launch, they have invested in 6 blockchain startups, mostly via ICOs.
Total Blockchain Company Investments: 6
Value of Venture Investments in Blockchain: $77 million
Top Blockchain Investments: Power Ledger, Tezos, 0x, Kadena LLC
Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 6
Based in: Houston, TX
Website: https://www.limitlesscryptos.com/

1- Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group is the most influential venture capital investor in the blockchain Startups ecosystem. Founded in New York 2015, this Group has made more investments in blockchain companies, and for more money, than any other investor. Moreover, Digital Currency Group was not only the leading blockchain investor, but it has made the most blockchain investments in the last 12 months.
Total Blockchain Company Investments: 58
Value of Venture Investments in Blockchain: $78 million
Top Blockchain Investments: Ledger, Basis, Circle, Blockchain Inc.
Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 15
Based in: New York, NY
Website: http://dcg.co

Conclusion

Funding for Blockchain startups and cryptocurrencies is plentiful in the current tech-economy. New record amounts of investment are being made and by a diverse range of investors. Most importantly, many VCs are now giving more attention to the blockchain ecosystem since it’s for them a new opportunity to take.

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Khalil Liouane

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