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Crypto Portfolio: Top 5 VCs investing in USA 

 

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The blockchain space has seen significant increase in investments by Venture Capitalists, especially in the crypto winter, ever since the decrease in the funding of ICO rounds.

USA has seen a majority of these VCs emerge compared to any other country and these VCs are stirring up the crypto pot, worldwide. Inwara has curated a list of top VCs that are dominating the US crypto-market, with the help of InWara’s VC Database.  

 

This analytics platform has been carefully put together using: value of total blockchain investments, total number of blockchain investments and length of blockchain investment experience

 

Who really make up the top 5 of the Crypto investment scene?

 

Number of participation rounds of Top 5 VCs in USA

Crypto Portfolio: Top 5 VCs investing in USA

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Digital Currency Group:

 

Based in New York, DCG’s portfolio beats all other firms with investments in over 100 companies and involvements in 138 participation rounds, according to InWara’s VC Database. DCG aims to build and support bitcoin and blockchain companies through their network, insights, and access to capital.

Their rich portfolio includes investments in renowned startups like Circle, Ripple, Coinbase, Ledger, among others.

-- Their highest investment that was also backed by other VCs is in Circle’s Series-E round where Circle raised $110 million.

-- The total sum of all investments they have made in the blockchain space, that has also been backed by other VCs is ~$992 million, according to InWara’s VC Database.

 

Read a detailed research review in our article, Crypto Portfolio: Digital Currency Group- Pioneer in the crypto space.

 

Pantera Capital:

 

Founded in 2004 as a hedge-fund, Pantera Capital changed focus to the Blockchain ecosystem in 2013 and haven’t looked back since. Their portfolio consists of a large number of household names in the Crypto space like Bakkt, Circle, ThunderCore, Polychain, among others.

Based in Menlo Park-California and favoring initial funding rounds, Pantera has as much as 70% of their investments in the Seed and Series-A round. With investments in over 70 startups and involved in 82 rounds of funding, Pantera surely is a significant player in the space.

-- Their highest investment that was also backed by other VCs is in Filecoin’s ICO funding round where Filecoin raised $206 million.

-- The total sum of all investments they have made in the blockchain space, that has also been backed by other VCs is ~$1.8 billion, according to InWara’s VC Database.

Read a detailed research review in our article, Pantera Capital: Dominating the VC Platform.

 

Blockchain Capital:

 

Blockchain Capital is a San Francisco-California based VC firm that aims to create a conducive and encouraging environment for entrepreneurs to succeed in the crypto space. Their portfolio includes some famous players like Blockstream, Orchid Labs, Ripple and Circle to name a few.

With investments in over 50 companies and participation in 65 funding rounds, Blockchain Capital is definitely one of the deep-pocketed players in the Crypto Space.

-- Their highest investment that was also backed by other VCs is in Circle’s Series-E round where Circle raised $110 million.

-- The total sum of all investments they have made in the blockchain space, that has also been backed by other VCs is ~$681 million, according to InWara’s VC Database.

 

Read a detailed research review in our article, Crypto Portfolio: Blockchain Capital- Making waves in the crypto space.

Boost VC:

 

Boost began its foray into blockchain investments in 2014 and has since made over 50 investments in various companies with involvements in 58 participation rounds.

Headquartered in San Mateo-California, they focus on providing financial backing to Blockchain, Virtual & Augmented Reality startups. With investments in the likes of Coinbase, Filecoin, Ledger, among others Boost VC prefer the early rounds of funding with over 80% of their portfolio in the Seed stage.

-- Their highest investment that was also backed by other VCs is in Ledger’s Series-B round where Ledger raised $75 million.

-- The total sum of all investments they have made in the blockchain space, that has also been backed by other VCs is ~$234 million, according to InWara’s VC Database.

 

Read a detailed research review in our article, Boost VC: Fueling Blockchain enterprises.

 

Andreessen Horowitz:

 

Tech connoisseur & worldwide powerhouse, Andreessen Horowitz (also known as ‘a16z’) decided to augment their overwhelming tech presence by stepping into the digital currency ecosystem as well.

With over 30 participations in different rounds and 22 investments, their portfolio includes the wildly successful Coinbase, Dfinity, Filecoin and Oasis Labs.

-- Their highest investment that was also backed by other VCs is in Coinbase’s Series-E round where Coinbase raised $300 million.

-- The total sum of all investments they have made in the blockchain space, that has also been backed by other VCs is ~$982 million, according to InWara’s VC Database.

 

Read a detailed research review in our article, Crypto portfolio: Andreessen Horowitz, Investing aggressively despite a Crypto Winter.

 

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