Crypto

The web’s next paradigm shift

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Crypto will redefine software in every vertical.

Blockchains are changing how value is created, transacted, and transferred across the internet. They are also increasingly powering the backends of many software applications and have more potential to influence how we interact with the internet than the cloud and mobile.

Distributed ledger technologies are paving the way for a decentralized and open financial system (DeFi). But their application will reach far beyond just financial software. DAOs are creating new ways to organize and govern, decentralized protocols are enabling sustainable monetization of open software, NFTs & the web3 creator economy are empowering creators to build direct relationships with their communities and replace intermediaries with peer-to-peer commerce — and that’s just scratching the surface.

If you are building in crypto and want to play a role in the web's next paradigm shift, let’s talk.

Crypto Portfolio

Bitpanda
Bitpanda

Bitpanda is the leading European neobroker enabling investment access into a variety of digital asset classes.

https://www.bitpanda.com

Bitpanda is transforming the way retail investors trade by enabling access to tokenized digital assets. Through tokenization, Bitpanda is able to offer fractional shares of any asset class, whether these be traditionally liquid (Stocks, Bonds, ETF’s) or illiquid (Real Estate, Private Equity). The platform currently supports over 30 digital assets including currencies and precious metals (Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium).

Bitpanda’s transparency and accessibility is supported through services like 24/7 trading, real-time settlement, no minimum fees and cross-platform compatibility (iOS, Android, desktop). With a vision to become Europe’s leading Neobroker, Bitpanda is rapidly expanding its platform across countries and asset classes.

Year Invested
2020
Sector
Austria
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Austria
Flowdesk
Flowdesk

Flowdesk is building a financial infrastructure that allows web3 token issuers to manage their liquidity actively through Market-Making as a Service.

https://flowdesk.co/

In a context of exponential growth of token issuers in the web3 space, Flowdesk is building an infrastructure to help them tackle their financial needs with a more transparent and controlled approach.

Flowdesk has built a scalable infrastructure that connects crypto-exchanges to innovative products, such as Market-Making as a Service (MMaaS). MMaaS is radically different than traditional liquidity provisions where issuers fully own their liquidity and can control the strategy according to their needs.

To support their vision of scalable and regulated market-making in crypto, Flowdesk offers banking-grade compliance and stringent procedures to guarantee they always work in the best interests of issuers.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
France
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France
Fiat Republic
Fiat Republic

Fiat Republic provides a purpose-built, fiat-as-a-service platform to solve fiat access challenges for crypto platforms.

https://fiatrepublic.com/

Fiat Republic is on a mission to democratize fiat access for the Web3 economy. Fiat access is a systemic problem for crypto platforms and therefore requires a systemic solution. With our developer-first API, you can easily access everything you need to deliver better fiat experiences to your users and treasury teams.

We’re unlocking and aggregating an ever increasing number of fiat rails with local and global tier-1 banks. Fiat Republic is able to give crypto platforms reliable access to best-in-class fiat products, all via a single API. We have developed a compliance-first approach that minimises friction in the on-ramp and off-ramp fiat-crypto flows. Our technology is augmented by the Fiat Republic Consortium. We’re building a coalition of crypto platforms to create a united voice, enabling us to continually add tier-1 global and local banking partners and have a seat at the table with regulators, to shape and influence the future rules that govern the space.

Year Invested
2021
Sector
United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
Upvest
Upvest

Investment-API that enables businesses to build seamless investment experiences their customers love.

https://www.upvest.co/

Upvest enables businesses to build great investment experiences, tailored to their customers’ needs. Their single investment API and digital infrastructure – along with the modular design – make it easy and cost-effective to offer customized investment products. It’s all backed by comprehensive support, covering everything from licenses and vendor management to back and middle office.

Year Invested
2017
Sector
Germany
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Germany
Ultimate
Ultimate

Bringing Decentralized Finance to everyday investors around the world.

https://ultimate.money

Unstoppable Finance empowers everyone to access the world of Decentralized Finance by providing a user-friendly “front door” to crypto trading, high-yield DeFi investing opportunities, NFT art & collectibles and other Web3 services, all bundled into an intuitive mobile application.

The Ultimate product is a consumer-grade, non-custodial crypto wallet allowing people to easily track, discover, invest in, and store a wide variety of on-chain assets. Our thesis is that the super apps of tomorrow will be non-custodial DeFi wallets that have the potential to contain your entire digital identity.

Year Invested
2021
Sector
Germany
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Rho Protocol
Rho Protocol

Rho Labs created the first institutional grade on-chain interest rates venue. Rho enables users to trade rates such as staking rewards and perpetual funding rates, 24/7, free of counterparty risk, and with extreme capital efficiency.

https://www.rho.trading/

Rho Labs, built Rho Protocol, an on-chain, non-custodial interest rate futures and swaps market and launched it in November 2023.  The venue, custom-built for rates derivatives, seeks to combine transparency and efficiency of zero-counterparty risk on-chain trading, where collateral and risk are managed entirely on the blockchain, with the familiar experience and accessibility of centralized exchanges.

Interest Rate Derivatives represent the largest asset class in traditional finance with over $500T in outstanding interest. Rho’s ultimate goal is to introduce this market to the advantages of on-chain trading while offering crypto traders the opportunity to trade the most prominent rates in the ecosystem, as enjoyed by participants of TradFi markets.

Year Invested
2023
Sector
United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
Molecule
Molecule

Molecule's open platform connects life science research to funding.

https://www.molecule.to/

Molecule is creating collaborative ecosystems, where stakeholders in drug development can work together to expedite the process of bringing novel therapeutics to patients. They are connecting leading researchers to funding by turning intellectual property and its development into a liquid and easily investable asset.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
Switzerland
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Switzerland
Octav
Octav

Know your cost-basis at all times and make better decisions. We provide tools for sophisticated degen traders.

https://octav.fi/

The all-in-one platform fills major financial information gaps by providing its users with valuable financial data, including cost basis and P&L of all their assets and NFTs on major chains. Investors also have the freedom to easily edit their inaccurate transactions, and manage their portfolio by using in-house tools to interact with the web3 ecosystem, such as buying, selling, claiming or compounding their assets directly on the platform.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
Canada
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Canada
EXA Finance
EXA Finance

EXA Finance is the most advanced marketplace for NFTs and fungible tokens on Algorand. Enabling new use cases and empowering the next generation of collectors.

https://www.exa.finance/

Incubated by Draper University and backed by prominent VCs, EXA Finance is the most advanced marketplace for NFTs and fungible tokens on Algorand. Enabling new use cases and empowering the next generation of collectors. The platform offers a multitude of features such as assets bundle, NFT to NFT swap, auctions, offers, royalties, and peer-to-peer chat just to name a few. Users can now sell NFTs for any fungible token but also swap an NFT for multiple NFTs, opening a new range of possibilities.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
France
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France
Starton
Starton

The most powerful developer suite to build WEB3 applications at scale, simply and fast.

https://www.starton.io/

Created in 2020 by former students of the French programming school 42, Starton enables companies to securely step into the world of blockchain after just a few days of development. It is making the technology accessible to a wider audience so that any developer can transform mainstream applications into blockchain applications. Starton has just been included in Station F’s prestigious Future 40 list that highlights the most promising start-ups for 2022.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
France
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France
consola.finance
consola.finance

The first end-to-end finance and accounting collaboration platform for web3 firms

https://consola.finance/

consola.finance is on a mission to bring clarity and control to companies’ crypto finances with the first human-readable block(chain) explorer with dedicated finance, accounting, bookkeeping and reporting tooling. consola.finance automates crypto finance processes, saves valuable time, reduces human errors and gives companies the opportunity to make better decisions.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
Austria
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Austria
Bitpanda
Flowdesk
Fiat Republic
Upvest
Ultimate
Rho Protocol
Molecule
Molecule

Molecule's open platform connects life science research to funding.

https://www.molecule.to/

Molecule is creating collaborative ecosystems, where stakeholders in drug development can work together to expedite the process of bringing novel therapeutics to patients. They are connecting leading researchers to funding by turning intellectual property and its development into a liquid and easily investable asset.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
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Octav
Octav

Know your cost-basis at all times and make better decisions. We provide tools for sophisticated degen traders.

https://octav.fi/

The all-in-one platform fills major financial information gaps by providing its users with valuable financial data, including cost basis and P&L of all their assets and NFTs on major chains. Investors also have the freedom to easily edit their inaccurate transactions, and manage their portfolio by using in-house tools to interact with the web3 ecosystem, such as buying, selling, claiming or compounding their assets directly on the platform.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
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EXA Finance
EXA Finance

EXA Finance is the most advanced marketplace for NFTs and fungible tokens on Algorand. Enabling new use cases and empowering the next generation of collectors.

https://www.exa.finance/

Incubated by Draper University and backed by prominent VCs, EXA Finance is the most advanced marketplace for NFTs and fungible tokens on Algorand. Enabling new use cases and empowering the next generation of collectors. The platform offers a multitude of features such as assets bundle, NFT to NFT swap, auctions, offers, royalties, and peer-to-peer chat just to name a few. Users can now sell NFTs for any fungible token but also swap an NFT for multiple NFTs, opening a new range of possibilities.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
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Starton
Starton

The most powerful developer suite to build WEB3 applications at scale, simply and fast.

https://www.starton.io/

Created in 2020 by former students of the French programming school 42, Starton enables companies to securely step into the world of blockchain after just a few days of development. It is making the technology accessible to a wider audience so that any developer can transform mainstream applications into blockchain applications. Starton has just been included in Station F’s prestigious Future 40 list that highlights the most promising start-ups for 2022.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
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consola.finance
consola.finance

The first end-to-end finance and accounting collaboration platform for web3 firms

https://consola.finance/

consola.finance is on a mission to bring clarity and control to companies’ crypto finances with the first human-readable block(chain) explorer with dedicated finance, accounting, bookkeeping and reporting tooling. consola.finance automates crypto finance processes, saves valuable time, reduces human errors and gives companies the opportunity to make better decisions.

Year Invested
2022
Sector
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