Digital Currency Group Founded 2011
Founders Barry Silbert
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Total investments 215
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 145
Rounds per year 14.50
Lead investments 16
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.26
Exits 17
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Financial Services
FinTech
Legal
Software
Virtual Currency
Summary

Digital Currency Group appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York.

The high activity for fund was in 2016. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Digital Currency Group works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Digital Currency Group is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Digital Currency Group, startups are often financed by Boost VC, Union Square Ventures, FundersClub. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SV Angel, RRE Ventures, Future Perfect Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Digital Finance Group, Union Square Ventures, Boost VC.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Finance, Cryptocurrency. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Coinbase, Kraken Bitcoin Exchange, Circle Internet Financial

The current fund was established by Barry Silbert. We also calculated 8 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Ledger
Bitcoin
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Cyber Security
SaaS
Late Stage Venture
380M10 Jun 2021 France, Paris
Flare Network
Blockchain
Network Hardware
11M08 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, Newcastle upon Tyne
Circle
Health Care
Hospital
Medical
Mobile Apps
Property Management
Real Estate
Private Equity
440M29 May 2021 Egypt, Cairo
Figure
Blockchain
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Late Stage Venture
200M20 May 2021 United States, San Francisco
Early Stage Venture
10M12 May 2021
23 Mar 2021
Seed
10 Mar 2021
Artie
Cloud Computing
Digital Entertainment
Gaming
Mobile
Social Media
Seed
10M17 Feb 2021 United States, Los Angeles
Zerion
Asset Management
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Ethereum
Finance
FinTech
01 Jan 2021 United States, San Francisco
News
Alternative investing hub Vincent closes $6 million raise
– Vincent, an alternative asset aggregation hub, raised $6m in Series A funding. – The round was led by LAUNCH with additional investment from 8VC and Digital Currency Group, among others. – The platform has 75 partner platforms integrated with the site. Read more
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