Our curated list of blockchain VC firms is your ultimate resource for researching sources of funding for your blockchain project. Each firm is rated based on categories that include experience in the industry, longevity of the firm, and size to help you find the best investment partner.

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Company Name Description Year Established Notable Investments Number of Employees Social Following Score
Andreessen Horowitz Andreessen Horowitz is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm founded in 2009. Currently it has $7.1 billion under management. Andreessen Horowitz invests in entrepreneurs in every stage of the building process. The firm is led by general partners who are former founders, operators, CEOs, or CTOs of successful tech companies, and who have experience in domains ranging from biotech to cryptocurrency to distributed systems, security, markets, and financial services. 2009
  • Blockspring
  • Coinbase
  • Dwolla
  • Facebook
  • Foursquare
  • Polychain Capital
  • Robinhood
  • Tenfold
  • Tradeblock
208
  • LinkedIn: 49,635
  • Facebook: 9,494
  • Twitter: 311,000
5
Blockchain Capital Blockchain Capital invests in blockchain-enabled tech companies. The firm considers cryptocurrencies to be the harbinger of decentralized applications that will fundamentally change the internet as well as the digital economy. Founded in 2013, Blockchain Capital is the pioneer and premier venture capital firm that focuses exclusively on the blockchain technology sector and the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Its mission is to help entrepreneurs build world-class companies based on blockchain technology. 2013
  • Abra
  • Bitaccess
  • BitGo
  • BitPesa
  • Circle
  • Coinbase
  • Kraken
  • Ripple
60
  • LinkedIn: 9,488
  • Facebook: 7,976
  • Twitter: 21,700
5
Pantera Capital Pantera Capital is an investment firm founded in 2003 that is focused on digital currency and companies in this space. Pantera Capital believes that blockchain-based digital currencies are an entirely new and revolutionary concept: borderless, secure, low-cost, and allowing for virtually instantaneous payment and transfer of value. The company believes that digital currency can transform how the world uses money the way the Internet has done for commerce. 2003
  • 0x
  • Abra
  • Bitcoin
  • BITPesa
  • Circle
  • Ethereum
  • Kyber Network
  • Ripple
  • Stream
  • Veem
  • Zcash
38
  • LinkedIn: 2,368
  • Facebook: 371
  • Facebook: 34,900
5
Sequoia Capital Since 1972, Sequoia Capital has helped founders build legendary companies. The company has worked with luminaries like Steve Jobs, Larry Ellison, and Elon Musk, and in aggregate, Sequoia-backed companies account for more than 20% of NASDAQ’s total value. Most of the money invested by Sequoia is on behalf of schools and nonprofits, including the Mayo Clinic and MIT, so that the returns generated make a difference for millions. 1972
  • Ethos
  • MetaStable
  • PayPal
  • Polychain Capital
  • Robinhood
  • Square
  • Stripe
674
  • LinkedIn: 103,967
  • Facebook: 19,424
  • Twitter: 485,000
5
Y Combinator Y Combinator was founded in 2005 with a new model for early stage startup funding and the goal of helping companies get through the first funding phase. The idea is to get client companies to the point where they have built something impressive and important enough to raise money on a larger scale. At that point, Y Combinator introduces client companies to later stage investors, and sometimes to acquirers. 2005
  • Bitaccess
  • Buttercoin
  • Coinbase
  • Dharma Labs
  • Request Network
  • Serica
  • SFOX
  • Stripe
  • Tinker
3,739
  • LinkedIn: 25,277
  • Facebook: 82,000
  • Twitter: 1.04M
5
Digital Currency Group Since its founding in 2015, the Digital Currency Group has sought to accelerate the development of a better financial system. The company builds and supports blockchain companies through insights, networking, and access to capital. The company is one of the most active investors in the digital currency industry, working with over 100 companies in 30 countries, including Coinbase, ShapeShift, Circle, Ripple, and Ledger. 2015
  • Abra
  • Bitpay
  • Blockstack
  • Blockstream
  • Bloq
  • Circle
  • Coinbase
  • Ripple
  • Veem
  • Wyre
  • Zcash
25
  • LinkedIn: 3,469
  • Facebook: 14
  • Facebook: 34,200
4.75
Earlybird Venture Capital Earlybird Venture Capital plays an essential role in shaping client vision and marketing strategy, particularly during the Seed and Series A stages. Founded in 1997, Earlybird invests in all growth and development phases of a company and is one of the most experienced venture investors in Europe. The company currently has over one billion euros under management and is one of the most successful European venture capital firms. 1997
  • Embonds
  • Fraugster
  • N26
  • ShapeShift
  • Smava
  • Tradico
  • Traxpay
55
  • LinkedIn: 9,791
  • Facebook: 4,943
  • Twitter: 17,500
4.75
Innogy Ventures Innogy Ventures was founded in 2016 and is the venture capital arm of Innogy SE, one of the largest utility companies in Europe. Innogy Ventures strives to find the best teams to promote digital innovation driven by data and using proprietary transactive technologies. The company focuses on clients that contribute to the Internet of Things as well as digital transformation through blockchain, AI, and virtual / augmented reality. 2016
  • Bidgely
  • BigchainDB
  • Doozer
  • GridX
  • Merit
  • Mojio
  • ScanTrust
  • TechSee
  • T Rex
61
  • LinkedIn: 2,631
  • Facebook: 10,000
  • Twitter: 3,271
4.75
Data Collective Since 2011, Data Collective and its principals have backed global-scale industries and created tens of billions of dollars of wealth. Data Collective Venture Capital uses a unique model that combines a team of experienced venture capitalists with more than 35 technology executives and experts. The tech experts that the company works with have significant tenures at top-100 tech companies and research institutions across the globe. 2011
  • Area1
  • Axoni
  • Bitfusion
  • Blockstream
  • TradeBlock
38
  • LinkedIn: 1,591
  • Facebook: 1,034
  • Twitter: 6,823
4.75
Lightspeed Venture Partners Since the year 2000, Lightspeed Venture Partners has focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends in Enterprise and Consumer sectors. The team at Lightspeed has backed hundreds of entrepreneurs globally and helped build more than 300 companies. They serve early stage companies, and their consumer portfolio is 33% female-founded companies. Lightspeed Venture Partners has $6 billion in committed capital and works with people of all ages, backgrounds, and professions. 2000
  • Affirm
  • Blockchain
  • LedgerX
  • Mulesoft
  • Nutanix
  • Outbrain
  • Ripple
  • Snap
91
  • LinkedIn: 7,727
  • Facebook: 3,979
  • Twitter: 10,800
4.75
Index Ventures Since 1996, Index Ventures has helped entrepreneurs turn their brightest ideas into transformative international businesses. Based in London, San Francisco, and Geneva, Index Ventures has worked with exceptional entrepreneurs in the US, Europe, and Israel who use technology to reshape the world. Clients have access to the full company partnerships’ collective experience and expertise, with the goal of helping them make ideas that are real, lasting, and meaningful. 1996
  • Adyen
  • Bitpay
  • iZettle
  • Patreon
  • TransferWise
  • TrialPay
  • Xapo
  • Zuora
96
  • LinkedIn: 20,000
  • Facebook: 3,085
  • Twitter: 81,800
4.75
Khosla Ventures Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm operated by professionals who listen to, analyze, and advise entrepreneurs. The company’s main fund supports early- and late-stage investments as well as a seed fund for very early stage experiments. Focuses of Khosla Ventures include next-generation energy projects, materials, mobility, and the internet. The founder, Vinod Khosla, helped turn a computer science project into the multibillion-dollar company Sun Microsystems. 2004
  • Affirm
  • Blockstream
  • Boku
  • Cadre
  • Chain
  • Plastiq
  • Square
  • Stripe
  • Swift
83
  • LinkedIn: 10,594
  • Facebook: 1,838
  • Twitter: 7,432
4.75
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) works with entrepreneurs who have disruptive ideas they want to turn into world-changing businesses. Since 1972, the company has helped build and accelerate growth at innovative companies like Amazon, Google, and Uber. KPCB offers those seeking venture capital many years of experience and expertise, putting them at the center of an influential network. The result is an accelerated timeline from inception to success. 1972
  • Idiegogo
  • Opower
  • Square
  • Stripe
  • Twitter
  • Veem
252
  • LinkedIn: 35,147
  • Facebook: 23,138
  • Twitter: 216,000
4.75
Boost VC Boost VC is the world’s top accelerator for crypto and virtual reality startups. Since 2012, the company has been committed to making the future into reality. Boost VC accepts around 20 teams every six months for their accelerator program. During their time as a top VC accelerator, the company has funded over 200 companies that have gone on to raise an additional $1 billion-plus. Clients include Coinbase, Filecoin, and Etherscan. 2012
  • Abra
  • BlockCypher
  • Coinbase
  • District0x
  • Filecoin
  • Hijro
  • Libra
  • Polychain Capital
  • Ripio
  • Veem
20
  • LinkedIn: 1,159
  • Facebook: 2,831
  • Twitter: 24,100
4.5
CME Ventures (CME Group) The CME Group has recognized the need to cultivate innovation inside and outside the company since 1848. CME Ventures LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the CME Group, Inc. makes minority stakes investments in early stage tech companies with innovative products and services that are of particular interest to the CME Group’s long-term goals. CME Ventures particularly seeks companies with new technologies that affect platforms, systems, and user experience. 1848
  • 1QBit
  • CrossLend
  • Digital Asset Holdings
  • Digital Currency Group
  • Dwolla
  • Filament
  • Fortscale
  • Layer
  • Ripple
  • Wickr
2,527
  • LinkedIn: 52,932
  • Facebook: 40,444
  • Twitter: 785,000
4.5
Draper & Associates Since 1985, Draper Associates has been a seed-stage venture capital firm that helps entrepreneurs take their ideas to greatness. Their goal is to transform industries with new technologies, and to set the stage for extraordinary growth, jobs, and creation of wealth. They are open to discovering new and interesting verticals and industries, with the majority of investing in the consumer technology, financial technology, healthcare, manufacturing, education and government tech sectors. 1985
  • Bancor
  • Bitpesa
  • Coinbase
  • Factom
  • Kash
  • Robinhood
  • Tezos
10
  • LinkedIn: 148
  • Twitter: 4,120
4.5
Fenbushi Capital Established in 2015, Fenbushi Capital is the first Chinese venture capital firm investing exclusively in Blockchain-enabled companies. The company’s mission is to accelerate the rise of the blockchain economy by supporting startups. Fenbushi Capital believes that blockchain technology will play a role in bringing more transparency, efficiency, and robustness to the global economy and strives to do so with experienced partners in traditional finance and blockchain technology. 2015
  • Abra
  • BITPages
  • Circle
  • Factom
  • Gem
  • Hijro
  • Libra
  • Parity
  • Streami
  • Symbiont
  • TenX
16
  • LinkedIn: 1,025
  • Facebook: 455
  • Twitter: 4,374
4.25
Winklevoss Capital Winklevoss Capital looks for acumen, artistry, and audacity in its partners, expecting partners to be willing to take risks. The company, established in 2012, provides guidance, relationships, and capital in pursuit of a frictionless world. Winklevoss Capital’s client list includes companies like Ada Diamonds, ChangeCoin, Ether, Lenda, and Zcash. A primary focus is on Bitcoin, though the company is maintaining its interest in innovative non-Bitcoin startups. 2012
  • AngelList
  • ChangeCoin
  • Earn.com
  • Ether
  • Gemini
  • Ncent
11
  • LinkedIn: 1,594
  • Facebook: 5,147
  • Twitter: 33,200
4.25
Kenetic Capital Founded in 2016, Kenetic Capital is a blockchain technology firm committed to expanding development and adoption of blockchain platforms through its investments, advisory services, and community-building. The company has an experienced team of traders, analysts, and portfolio managers to provide robust and proven risk management as well as quantitative and qualitative analysis and trading strategies. Kenetic Capital values protocols, platforms, and infrastructure to support projects and opportunities. 2016
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • Litecoin
  • Ripple
  • TenX
  • WAX
  • Zcash
30
  • LinkedIn: 395
  • Facebook: 31
  • Twitter: 480
4
Coinsilium Group Since 2014, the Coinsilium Group has worked as an accelerator that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies. Coinsilium works with a consortium of top-tier investors, industry thought leaders, and executive managers. Based in London, the company focuses on driving innovation in financial tech and blockchain technologies, with the goal of enabling businesses to take full advantage of growth opportunities. 2014
  • Blox
  • Factom
  • Helperbit
  • Indorse
  • Magnr
  • Neuroware
  • RSK
  • StartupToken
8
  • LinkedIn: 932
  • Facebook: 560
  • Twitter: 3,727
3.85
INBlockchain INBlockchain was founded in 2012 and is one of the most influential investment groups in the blockchain space. The founders have extensive experience with blockchain investment, and multiple investments have produced returns in excess of one hundred-fold, including the company’s Bitcoin holdings since 2012. The company believes blockchain technology to be one of the most promising asset classes available and offers a golden investment opportunity for the right firms. 2012
  • BigONE
  • EOS
  • Ethereum
  • GSC
  • MobileCoin
  • Sia
  • Steemit
  • Zcash
23
  • LinkedIn: 110
3.75
Kima Ventures Kima Ventures backs two startups per week with money and care. It was named by Business Insider as the most active business angel in the world. In 2010, founder Xavier Niel partnered with co-founder Jeremie Berrebi to build Kima Ventures with the goal of active investment in startups all over the world. The company funds ambitious, cohesive teams with outstanding learning and execution curves. 2010
  • iBanFirst
  • Ledger
  • Payfit
  • Source{d}
  • TransferWise
  • Zenly
14
  • LinkedIn: 2,059
  • Facebook: 2,276
  • Twitter: 18,700
3.75
Ribbit Capital Established in 2012, Ribbit Capital is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm investing globally in unique brands and individuals with the goal of disrupting the financial services industry. The company believes that financial services technology is under-innovated and wants to support entrepreneurs who have launched the businesses of the future. Specifically, they look to disrupt lending, payments, insurance, accounting, tax preparation, and personal financial management. 2012
  • Brex
  • Cheddar
  • Coinbase
  • Credit Karma
  • Robinhood
  • Xapo
10
  • LinkedIn: 1,110
  • Twitter: 790
3.65
HyperChain Capital HyperChain Capital is a digital assets hedge fund that focuses on blockchain-based projects, decentralized protocols, and ICOs. The company participated in the industry’s first ICO back in 2013. HyperChain’s philosophy is to improve the world as an early investor and strategic adviser to blockchain projects, ICOs, and other organizations that support innovative technologies. The company’s portfolio includes OasisLabs, Ethereum, WeTrust, Bitcoin, and EOS. 2016
  • Bancor Network
  • Ethereum
  • EximChain
  • Fanton
  • Kyber Network
  • Tomochain
  • WAX
1
  • LinkedIn: 254
  • Facebook: 280
  • Twitter: 746
3.5
Venture 51 Venture 51 is a micro venture capital company focused on seed- and early-stage investing. The company was designed to fill the gap between angel investors and venture capital firms. The company views the early-stage fundraising approach as an opportunity to align with the realities of the modern high-tech startup, which includes leaner start-up costs, “traction round” investments (between seed and Series A), flexible exit options, and technical founding teams. 2010
  • Betaworks
  • Etoro
  • Klip
  • Ripple
3
  • LinkedIn: 540
  • Facebook: 1,425
  • Twitter: 5,262
3.5
Sozo Ventures Sozo Ventures was formed with the goal of investing in and supporting IT ventures with global expansion. They invest in category leaders in advanced data technologies, e-commerce, enterprise cloud, financial tech, the internet of things, and healthcare IT. The company is structured to connect ambitious entrepreneurial teams with advanced and respected customers and distributors. The company is particularly interested in sharing their expertise before expansion strategies are set. 2012
  • Anomali
  • CircleUp
  • CloudPassage
  • Coinbase
  • Opower
  • Square
  • Twitter
16
  • LinkedIn: 87
3.5
AME Cloud Ventures AME Cloud Ventures was founded in 2012 and is the early stage fund of Yahoo! founder Jerry Yang. The company focuses on seed- and later-stage companies that build value chains around data. AME Cloud Ventures loves tech-heavy companies that gather or create unique data, from infrastructure through applications, mobile, and sensors. The name “Ame” (pronounced ah-may) means rain in Japanese, signifying the life-giving qualities of accurate, actionable data. 2012
  • Atscale
  • Accion
  • Bitpay
  • BlockCypher
  • Blockstream
  • Ripple
7
  • LinkedIn: 288
  • Facebook: 64
  • Twitter: 1,259
3.45
Hard Yaka Hard Yaka was founded in 2010 and invests in insights that empower the individual and improve society. Current investments in the cryptocurrency and blockchain spaces include Coinbase, Ripple, and Filecoin. The company has over 65 investments in 15 countries, and is operated by a team with experience in private, public, and nonprofit sectors, wireless distribution technology, high-volume communications, information management, and public-private partnerships. The company is located in San Francisco. 2010
  • Bitcoin
  • Bitso
  • Coinbase
  • Ethereum
  • Filecoin
  • Gatehub
  • LedgerX
  • Ripple
  • Uphold
  • Wyre
3
  • LinkedIn: 26
3
Hashed

Founded in 2017, Hashed is formerly Blockchain Partners Korea (BPK), and is a blockchain-focused fund, incubator, and community builder. It has offices in Seoul and San Francisco and has a mission to accelerate the global enablement of blockchain through impact investing and community-building. Hashed has extensive experience and reach in Korea and other parts of Asia as well as in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

2017
  • EOS
  • Ethereum
  • EximChain
  • Kyber Network
  • LOKI
  • Simple Token
  • WAX
13
  • LinkedIn: 328
  • Facebook: 1,761
2.75
Kyber Capital Since 2015, Kyber Capital has made venture investments in high-growth companies that focus on blockchain applications, advanced risk analytics, and innovative financial technologies. The company is also interested in new financial services and invests in blockchain solutions that pertain to social media commerce, new media, and medical services. The company’s network spans New York, Silicon Valley, Paris, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan. 2015
  • Bitfinex
  • Coolbitx
  • DTCO
  • MaiCoin
1
  • Facebook: 528
  • Twitter: 180
2.65