TOP-10 VC investors in blockchain startups in 2019

TOP-10 VC investors in blockchain startups in 2019

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TOP-10 VC investors in blockchain startups in 2019

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We are working on a new issue of the magazine summing up the results of the year, which will be issued on December 31, 2018. The issue will include Top 100 companies in the blockchain industry which we believe will change the world in 2019. Companies will be structured in 10 categories. Read about the third category today – TOP10 VC investors in the blockchain startups.

This article reveals 10 venture capital chosen by our editors which in our opinion would developing blockchain sector faster than another in 2019.

These criteria were formed by our editors and therefore are subjective. The corporations below are sorted alphabetically (sources of data: crunchbase.com, index.co, cryptofundresearch.com):

 

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z)

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 14

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: Axoni, Coinbase, DFINITY, Harbor Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: No (but recently launched fund focused on digital assets)

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 9

 

Andreessen Horowitzs’ largest investment rounds in 2018:

  • DFINITY: raised $61,000,000 on Feb 7, 2018
  • Harbor: raised $28,000,000 on Apr 17, 2018
  • Axoni: raised $32,000,000 on Aug 14, 2018
  • DFINITY: raised $102,000,000 on Aug 28, 2018
  • MakerDAO: raised $15,000,000 on Sep 24, 2018
  • Coinbase: raised $300,000,000 on Oct 30, 2018

Andreessen Horowitzs’ portfoliohttps://a16z.com/portfolio/

 

Blockchain Capital

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 37

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: Circle, Orchid Labs, High Fidelity, Nervos Network Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: Yes

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 12

 

Blockchain Capitals’ largest investment rounds in 2018:

  • Orchid Labs: raised $36,100,000 on Apr 20, 2018
  • Circle: raised $110,000,000 on May 15, 2018
  • High Fidelity: raised $35,000,000 on Jun 28, 2018
  • Nervos Network: raised $28,000,000 on Jul 18, 2018
  • SFOX: raised $23,000,000 on Aug 16, 2018
  • Buxx: raised $20,000,000 on Aug 31, 2018
  • Securitize: raised $12,800,000 on Nov 26, 2018

Blockchain Capitals’ portfoliohttps://blockchain.capital/portfolio/

 

DHVC (Danhua Capital)

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 21

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: MoonX, SFOX, Origin Protocol Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: No

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 19

 

DHVCs’ largest investment rounds in 2018:

  • Origin Protocol: raised $28,500,000 on Apr 25, 2018
  • TrustToken: raised $20,000,000 on Jun 18, 2018
  • MoonX: raised $27,000,000 on Jul 26, 2018
  • Ultrain: raised $20,000,000 on Jul 30, 2018
  • SFOX: raised $23,000,000 on Aug 16, 2018
  • Blockfolio: raised $11,500,000 on Oct 10, 2018
  • Cobo: raised $13,000,000 on Oct 17, 2018

DHVCs’ portfoliohttps://app.dealroom.co/investors/dhvc_danhua_capital_/portfolio

 

Digital Currency Group

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 58

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: Hedera Hashgraph, Ledger, Circle, Figure Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: Yes

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 15

 

DCGs’ largest investment rounds in 2018: 

  • Ledger: raised $75,000,000 on Jan 18, 2018
  • Figure: raised $50,000,000 on Apr 30, 2018
  • Circle: raised $110,000,000 on May 15, 2018
  • Hedera Hashgraph: raised $100,000,000 on Aug 1, 2018
  • Axoni: raised $32,000,000 on Aug 14, 2018
  • TradeBlock: raised $32,700,000 on Aug 16, 2018
  • SFOX: raised $23,000,000 on Aug 16, 2018
  • Veem: raised $25,000,000 on Sep 26, 2018
  • ErisX: raised $27,500,000 on Dec 4, 2018

Digital Currency Groups’ portfoliohttps://dcg.co/portfolio/

 

FBG Capital

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 14

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: Terra, Origin Protocol, Republic Protocol, AERGO Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: Yes

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 14

 

FBG Capitals’ largest investment rounds in 2018:

  • Lino: raised $20,000,000 on Feb 5, 2018
  • Republic Protocol: raised $34,000,000 on Feb 22, 2018
  • Eximchain: raised $20,000,000 on Mar 16, 2018
  • Origin Protocol: raised $28,500,000 on Apr 17, 2018
  • Libra Credit Network: raised $16,000,000 on Apr 26, 2018
  • Nervos Network: raised $28,000,000 on Jul 18, 2018
  • Ultrain: raised $20,000,000 on Jul 30, 2018
  • Terra: raised $32,000,000 on Aug 29, 2018
  • AERGO: raised $30,000,000 on Nov 16, 2018

FBGs’ Capital portfoliohttps://index.co/company/fbg-capital/portfolio

 

INBlockchain

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 8

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: Eximchain, Lino, ONO Social, Trip.io Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: Yes

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 8

 

INBlockchains’ largest investment rounds in 2018:

  • Lino: raised $20,000,000 on Feb 5, 2018
  • Eximchain: raised $20,000,000 on Mar 16, 2018
  • Trip.io: raised $16,000,000 on Feb 28, 2018
  • ONO Social: raised $16,000,000 on Jun 8, 2018

INBlockchains’ portfoliohttp://www.inblockchain.com/

 

Node Capital

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 22

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: Hub, Bhex, MoonX, Rate Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: Yes

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 21

 

Node Capitals’ largest investment rounds in 2018:

  • Hub: raised $20,000,000 on Jun 2, 2018
  • Bhex: raised $15,000,000 on Jul 12, 2018
  • BiUP: raised $10,000,000 on Jul 26, 2018
  • MoonX: raised $29,000,000 on Jul 26, 2018
  • Rate: raised $15,000,000 on Aug 7, 2018

Node Capitals’ portfoliohttps://www.crunchbase.com/hub/node-capital-portfolio-companies#section-leaderboard

 

Pantera Capital

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 31

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: ODX Pte. Ltd, Circle, Harbor, StarkWare Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: Yes

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 13

 

Pantera Capitals’ largest investment rounds in 2018:

  • Harbor: raised $28,000,000 on Apr 17, 2018
  • Circle: raised $110,000,000 on May 15, 2018
  • Oasis Labs: raised $45,000,000 on Jul 9, 2018
  • ODX Pte. Ltd: raised $60,000,000 on Jul 26, 2018
  • Buxx: raised $20,000,000 on Aug 31, 2018
  • Veem: raised $25,000,000 on Sep 26, 2018
  • Blockfolio: raised $11,500,000 on Oct 10, 2018
  • StarkWare Industries Ltd: raised $30,000,000 on Oct 28, 2018
  • ErisX: raised $27,500,000 on Dec 4, 2018

Pantera Capitals’ portfoliohttps://www.panteracapital.com/portfolio/

 

Polychain Capital

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 8

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: Coinbase, DFINITY, Oasis Labs, Basis Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: Yes

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 8

 

Polychain Capitals’ largest investment rounds in 2018:

  • DFINITY: raised $61,000,000 on Feb 7, 2018
  • Republic Protocol: raised $34,000,000 on Feb 22, 2018
  • Basis: raised $133,000,000 on Apr 18, 2018
  • Oasis Labs: raised $45,000,000 on Jul 9, 2018
  • Nervos Network: raised $28,000,000 on Jul 18, 2018
  • DFINITY: raised $102,000,000 on Aug 28, 2018
  • Terra: raised $32,000,000 on Aug 29, 2018
  • Coinbase: raised $300,000,000 on Oct 30, 2018

Polychain Capitals’ portfoliohttps://index.co/company/polychain-capital/portfolio

 

ZhenFund

Total Blockchain Company Investments: 10

Top Blockchain Investments in 2018: Basis, TrustToken, Oh My Green Exclusively

Invests in Blockchain/Digital Assets: Yes

Blockchain Investments, Last 12 Months: 7

 

ZhenFunds’ largest investment rounds in 2018:

  • Republic: raised $12,000,000 on Jun 8, 2018
  • TrustToken: raised $20,000,000 on Jun 18, 2018
  • Basis: raised $133,000,000 on Apr 18, 2018
  • Oh My Green: raised $20,000,000 on Oct 17, 2018

ZhenFunds’ portfoliohttps://www.crunchbase.com/hub/zhenfund-portfolio-companies#section-leaderboard

 

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