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Top VCs to meet at ETHDenver 2024


With the growth and evolution of blockchain and cryptocurrency, it is crucial for entrepreneurs and developers to stay updated on the latest trends and opportunities in the industry. EthDenver 2024 is set to bring together some of the brightest minds and most innovative companies in the space.

If you are planning to attend EthDenver and want to meet with top VC funds, join us at OnePiece Labs’ afterparty on March 1st!

Here are some VCs that you should definitely consider meeting:

  1. Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) Crypto
    a16z is a top-tier venture capital firm that has invested in some of the most successful startups in the world. Their crypto division, a16z Crypto, was founded in 2020 and has raised $7.6 billion in total, including a recent addition of $4.5 billion to its fourth fund.

  2. 1kx Network
    Founded in 2017, 1kx Network is a token angel fund aiming to extrapolate Bitcoin’s success to embed cryptoeconomic incentives into various aspects. Their portfolio includes innovative and promising projects such as The Sandbox and Matter Labs.

  3. Pantera Capital
    Pantera Capital is one of the oldest and most respected blockchain-focused VC funds, having invested in over 100 blockchain projects, including successful ones like Coinbase, BitGo, and Polkadot.

  4. CoinFund
    CoinFund is a blockchain-focused VC fund that invests in decentralized protocols, blockchain-based applications, and cryptocurrency infrastructure. They have a broad portfolio that includes projects like Blockdaemon, Dapper, and Polkadot. They launched a $300M Web3 fund in Aug 2022, focusing on layer 1 blockchains, gaming, and NFTs, with check sizes ranging from $6 to $10M, and planning to back 30 to 40 companies.

  5. Dao5
    Dao5 is a $125 million fund led by Tekin Salimi, with an advisory board that includes prominent figures in the blockchain space, aiming to become a fully founder-owned DAO by 2025.

  6. Galaxy Ventures
    Galaxy Ventures is a diversified financial services and investment management company focused on digital assets and blockchain technology, with notable investments in protocol, scaling solutions, DeFi, and Web3 infrastructure. They also provide trading, mining, asset management, and advisory services and partner with Bloomberg to calculate weighted crypto indexes.

  7. Matrixport Ventures
    Matrixport Ventures is a financial services platform that offers a range of services for individuals and institutions in the blockchain space. They have a venture arm that invests in early-stage projects focusing on building the next generation of decentralized financial services.

  8. NGC Ventures
    Led by founding partner Roger Lim, NGC Ventures has a portfolio across top L1 chains such as Algorand, Avalanche, Solana, and Polkadot, as well as investments in DeFi, infrastructure, and metaverse companies. They recently closed their third blockchain fund at $100 million to focus on GameFi and NFTs.

  9. Outlier Ventures
    Outlier Ventures is a venture capital firm with a strong focus on Web 3.0, DeFi, and NFTs, boasting a portfolio of over 100 Web3 companies. They have recently partnered with Aptos Foundation to launch the Move Accelerator in May 2024.

  10. Variant fund
    Variant fund backs mission-aligned founders at the earliest possible stage, with a focus on interoperability, privacy, and scalability. They have invested in projects like Uniswap and Aptos, and the General Partner was previously involved with the first crypto fund at Andreessen Horowitz.

  11. Two Sigma Ventures
    With a portfolio across all industries, Two Sigma Ventures has invested in several promising Web3 projects with successful exits, offering a data-driven approach, industry expertise, collaborative approach, and long-term investment horizon.

This list is not exhaustive, but it serves as a great starting point for getting to know some key players at ETHDenver.

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