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Blockchain Capital

Founders P Bart Stephens W Bradford Stephens

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Total investments 137
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$19M
Portfolio companies 108
Rounds per year 12.45
Lead investments 16
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 8
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Blockchain
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Software
Summary

In 2013 was created Blockchain Capital, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco.

When the investment is from Blockchain Capital the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The real fund results show that this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The high activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This Blockchain Capital works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Blockchain Capital, startups are often financed by RRE Ventures, Ben Davenport, Y Combinator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are RRE Ventures, Future Perfect Ventures, Tally Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Digital Currency Group, RRE Ventures.

The current fund was established by P Bart Stephens, W Bradford Stephens. The overall number of key employees were 5.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Bitcoin. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Coinbase, Kraken Bitcoin Exchange, Circle Internet Financial. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Polymer Labs

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
$23M23 Jan 2024 Venice, California, United States

Risc Zero.

Developer Tools
Information Technology
Software
$40M19 Jul 2023 Seattle, Washington, United States

Tools For Humanity

Advertising
Digital Marketing
Information Technology
Software
$115M25 May 2023 Denver, Colorado, United States

Superchain Network

Information Technology
Internet
Web Design
$4M21 Feb 2023 -

EigenLayer

Blockchain
Information Technology
Innovation Management
$50M03 Feb 2023 -

Spatial Labs

Blockchain
Digital Marketing
Software
$10M26 Jan 2023 Los Angeles, California, United States

AcadArena

Blockchain
Education
eSports
Gaming
$7M17 Jan 2023 -

Quasar Labs

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
$5M11 Jan 2023 -

Blocknative

Bitcoin
Blockchain
Ethereum
$15M15 Dec 2022 San Francisco, California, United States
News
Abra Announces $55 Million in Series C Funding

– Abra has raised $55m in Series C funding. The round was led by IGNIA and Blockchain Capital, with new investors including Kingsway Capital, Tiga Investments and the Stellar Development Foundation.
– The round brings Abra’s total funding to date to over $85m since inception.
– This new round will enable the company to further expand its world-class product team into new offerings for wealth management, trading, and payments; scale its marketing team; and develop the company’s fast-growing high net worth and institutional sales offerings.
– Abra has experienced tremendous growth over the past year. The company’s revenues have increased more than ten-fold, while custody services, Abra Trade and Abra Earn, went from zero to $1bn in AUM, with zero defaults.

Bitwave Raises $7.25M In Seed Funding

– Bitwave, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of enterprise digital asset tax and accounting software, raised $7.25M in seed funding.
– The round was led by Blockchain Capital with participation from Nascent, Nima Capital, Arca, XBTO Humla, and returning angel investor Rowan Trollope.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand its software capabilities and grow its client base.

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Total investments 137
Average round size 19M
Rounds per year 12.45
Peak activity year 2014
Lead investments 16
Follow on index 0.20
Exits 8
Group Appearance index 0.94

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Polymer Labs

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
$23M23 Jan 2024 Venice, California, United States

Risc Zero.

Developer Tools
Information Technology
Software
$40M19 Jul 2023 Seattle, Washington, United States

Tools For Humanity

Advertising
Digital Marketing
Information Technology
Software
$115M25 May 2023 Denver, Colorado, United States

Superchain Network

Information Technology
Internet
Web Design
$4M21 Feb 2023 -

EigenLayer

Blockchain
Information Technology
Innovation Management
$50M03 Feb 2023 -

Spatial Labs

Blockchain
Digital Marketing
Software
$10M26 Jan 2023 Los Angeles, California, United States

AcadArena

Blockchain
Education
eSports
Gaming
$7M17 Jan 2023 -

Quasar Labs

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
$5M11 Jan 2023 -

Blocknative

Bitcoin
Blockchain
Ethereum
$15M15 Dec 2022 San Francisco, California, United States
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