O’Melveny advises early-stage and established fintech companies, their investors, and other stakeholders on corporate, regulatory, and litigation considerations, including token offerings, securities and financial services regulation, venture financings, M&A, data security and privacy, antitrust, and litigation.
The firm’s fintech team—comprised of dealmakers, former policymakers, and state and federal prosecutors—brings an in-depth understanding of the issues affecting various industry segments, including digital currency and exchanges, blockchain, payments, marketplace lending, and robo-advising.
Our clients include some of the most prominent names in these segments, including Coinbase, LendingClub, Klarna, Gemini, Bittrex, Bitmain, and Bitcoin.com.
O’Melveny is widely recognized for its work in the fintech space. Law360 recently named O’Melveny a 2020 Fintech Practice Group of the Year and Chambers FinTech USA ranks the firm highly, recognizing that we have built a “high-quality FinTech practice providing advice to early-stage companies as well as larger financial institutions.”
100 Acre Ventures is a technical investment firm focused on the emerging digital asset class, investing in technology that empowers inclusive markets and entitles access to an open global financial system. It was founded on the belief that we are amidst a secular change and at an inflection point where the macro landscape, shifting consumer preferences, and technological innovation that have the potential to accelerate the adoption of digital assets and the underpinning technology.
We believe the digital asset space represents a multi-year opportunity that will generate outsized, uncorrelated returns with traditional assets. While we have a long term outlook, we see significant near-term opportunity to generate alpha given the inefficiencies and nascent stage of the market.
We’ve brought together the requisite investment and risk management pedigree with top tier operators and technologists to capitalize on this opportunity. We employ a disciplined, risk-forward investment philosophy, enabling institutional investment in this asset class.
Blockchain Triangle (BCT) is a Fintech Platform that connects Big Data and Securitization on one chassis. This patent-pending technology to connect Smart Meters & IoT Devices into the digital securitization process, brings speed, efficiency and transparency for all stakeholders both at capital formation and ongoing management of the asset. This unique process is directly applicable to the $2.5-3T of infrastructure assets that are created each year, the >$100T of existing assets in market, and has specific relevance for the $2.5T Climate opportunity of the next 5 years.www.bctriangle.com/@company
Camp One Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in early stage technology businesses. C1V has a successful track record serving as a capital partner to SaaS, fintech, blockchain entrepreneurs. Portfolio companies include One, Inc., Ripple XRP, Earnin, Albert, Credit Sesame, Even and others.www.camponeventures.com/@company
CoinShares is one of the world’s largest digital asset investment firms, managing billions of assets on behalf of a global client base. Our mission is to expand access to the digital asset ecosystem by pioneering new financial products and services that provide investors with trust and transparency when accessing this new asset class.coinshares.com/@company
Since our founding in 2015, ConsenSys has been an incubator, investor, software provider, educator, and most importantly, an enabler of Ethereum adoption. In recent years, ConsenSys has focused on providing best-in-class Ethereum infrastructure, tools, and applications to power the burgeoning DeFi landscape and deliver production-ready blockchain infrastructure and solutions to enterprises.
In early 2020, we announced that ConsenSys would be separating our investment and portfolio management activities from our software business. The result is a new organization called ConsenSys Mesh, a complementary entity to the independent ConsenSys software business.
Mesh allows us to focus on exploring the innovative terrain beyond our software business. This model honors our roots as a venture studio and will maintain the spirit of uninhibited discovery that made ConsenSys what it is today. It is a space to create value for Ethereum and accelerate its lead as the most active, decentralized, and sophisticated blockchain network on the planet.
Mesh is made up of projects that are telling the stories of Web3, growing open source, and developing new protocols. It’s where we are building decentralized identity solutions and driving technical ecosystem R&D. Mesh operates as a network of developers, researchers, founders, investors, and communities dedicated to advancing Ethereum and other decentralized protocols, pushing the limits of technology in ways we cannot yet imagine.
Mesh will oversee the ConsenSys Labs portfolio of blockchain startups and support the Tachyon accelerator. It is also where we will continue all venturing activity. Our investment team will deploy capital and resources to the most innovative companies building solutions up and down the Web3 and Defi stacks.
This interconnected network is a place for the next generation of blockchain technologies to take shape and great entrepreneurs to flourish. Come build with us.
Digital Finance Group (DFG) is a global blockchain and digital asset investment firm. Founded in 2015, it manages investments in excess of $550M AUM. DFG’s portfolio includes an actively-managed trading fund that has earned returns of more than 400% over the last five years. DFG manages a venture fund with equity holdings in a number of leading blockchain companies, including LedgerX, Bloq, Circle, and Ripio among others. Successful exits include Brave and Centre, where DFG was the lead investor to create and launch USDC. DFG has launched several leading blockchain enterprises. Most notable among them is Matrix Exchange Limited, a regulated digital asset exchange licensed by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). DFG is also on track to obtain a fund management license from the ADGM, as well as a custody license in the USA. In 2018, DFG established Ethereum Classic Labs, which runs an accelerator that has invested in up to 40 blockchain projects over the last two years. ETC Labs Core Developer Team manages the Ethereum Classic Protocol, one of the world’s major public blockchains.www.dfg.group/@company
The mission of ETC Labs is to build relevant, accessible, and high-quality technology, and to use that technology to create communities of value in a mature and regulated ecosystem. The ultimate goal is to fulfill the promise of blockchain to improve people’s lives using Ethereum Classic, one of the world’s major public blockchains. The ETC Labs team of experts also fosters partnerships with organizations and institutions to address fundamental challenges in developing and deploying this innovative technology. We fulfill the mission in three ways: the ETC Labs Accelerator, which invests in up to 25 blockchain projects annually that contribute to sustaining a robust ecosystem; strategic investments in innovative projects focused on economic and social development; and the Core Team, a team of experts and developers who maintain the Ethereum Classic blockchain and build key applications, solutions, and tools. For more information, visit etclabs.org.etclabs.org/@company
Fidelity Digital Assets offers a full-service enterprise-grade platform for securing, trading and supporting digital assets. A business of Fidelity Investments, one of the world’s largest and most diversified financial services providers with more than $8.7 trillion in client assets under administration, Fidelity Digital Assets combines the operational and technical capabilities of the broader Fidelity organization with dedicated blockchain expertise to deliver a completely new offering for institutional investors. Learn more at http://fidelitydigitalassets.com.www.fidelity.com/@company
HashKey Capital is a leading blockchain investor and digital asset manager. We provide accredited investors and professional investors with secure access and diversified exposure to digital assets. HashKey Capital has a core investment focus on blockchain technology, digital assets, and crypto-financial infrastructures. HashKey Capital aims to be a professional, fully compliant and transparent blockchain fund.www.hashkey.com/@company
Securrency is a financial markets infrastructure technology company focused on enhancing capital formation and stimulating global liquidity. Securrency is driving change at the core of financial services via a fully-interoperable distributed identity and compliance framework and a state-of-the-art infrastructure designed to bridge legacy financial platforms to blockchain networks. One of the most advanced regulatory technology providers in the industry, Securrency has developed compliance tools that automate enforcement of multi-jurisdictional regulatory policy. These tools provide transparency and consistency to strengthen investor confidence and provide regulators increased oversight of market activity.securrency.com/@company
Signum Growth Capital is a registered broker dealer member of FINRA, headquartered in Brooklyn with an extended presence in San Francisco. The firm provides M&A advisory services and engages in the private placement of company securities. Focused on mass market applications underpinned by Bitcoin & other blockchain protocols, video gaming, and social networks, Signum Growth Capital strives to be at the forefront of the emerging technologies and digital economies in the metaverse.signumgc.com@company
As the flagship of Starwin Group, Starwin Capital has been focusing on the investment and incubation of fintech start-ups. In mid-2016, Starwin Capital and Hongtai Capital jointly launched the "Starwin Hongsheng" fund. In mid-2017, Starwin Capital co-sponsored with a listed fintech company, focusing on insurance technology, big data and new retail.
Since its establishment in 2016, Starwin Capital has invested in more than 40 startups in the fields of blockchain, fintech, and consumer finance. In 2018, it was awarded the title of "China's Best Early-stage Venture Capital Institution". From 2018 to 2019, Starwin Capital served as the head unit of the China Blockchain Application Center. Since 2019, Starwin Capital will be the responsible unit of the CIIT Blockchain Technology Industry Management Center of the China Communications Industry Association. In 2020, Starwin Capital will be the founding secretary-general of the Fintech Club.
In the ascendant blockchain industry, Starwin Capital actively promotes the implementation of Shanghai’s first blockchain industry cluster in the Blue Sky Economic City in Jiading District with its in-depth insights into supervision, and meanwhile, wrote research reports for the supervisory authorities at the time of the publishment of the Libra whitepaper and Central Collective learning blockchain, etc. wrote research reports for the supervisory authorities, and received many approvals. After 3 years of accumulation, Starwin Capital has become a representative investment institution in the blockchain industry, and Kevin Guo has become the first re-elected chairman of the China Blockchain Application Center.
Based on this recognition, Starwin Group will continue to use fintech to empower the real economy.
The Takoma Group is a hybrid investment and advisory firm focused on supporting companies and investors innovating in highly regulated industries. The Takoma Group is actively investing in the broader crypto space, including startups innovating in decentralized finance, crypto-governance, and the infrastructure needed to bridge the gap between crypto and mainstream finance.www.takoma.co@company
The Ocean is a non-custodial (often called "decentralized") regulated token trading platform that's working towards a world of frictionless capital formation. The Ocean's proprietary technology allows users to reap the best of the blockchain trading experience: fast execution and no risk, instant settlement, and lower costs than traditional trading venues. The Ocean is working with regulators, institutions, and other crypto communities to bring regulated products that make it easy to raise capital, invest in real world assets, and hedge risks, in 2021.theocean.trade/@company
Wanxiang Blockchain is a market leader in China's blockchain sector. Wanxiang Blockchain aims to build a vibrant blockchain ecosystem with investment and entrepreneurship empowerment on the one hand, and provide technology and innovative solutions on the other, to promote the continued development and industry applications of blockchain. Wanxiang Blockchain’s paid-in investment in blockchain has exceeded 1 billion RMB to date, through over 150 world-class projects globally.www.wxblockchain.com/#/home@company
WisdomTree Investments, Inc., through its subsidiaries in the U.S. and Europe (collectively, “WisdomTree”), is an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager headquartered in New York. WisdomTree offers products covering equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities and alternative strategies. WisdomTree currently has approximately $65.4 billion in assets under management globally. For more information, please visit www.wisdomtree.com or follow us on Twitter @WisdomTreeETFs.www.wisdomtree.com/@company
Founded in 2016, Kenetic was Hong Kong’s first blockchain fund with investments in over 150 crypto investments including Polkadot, FTX, Blockdaemon, Abra, and Blockfi. As an early pioneer in crypto community building, Kenetic has an extensive history of supporting projects in both tokens and equity investments as well as advisory.kenetic.capital@company
The World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution convenes targeted project communities from the public and private sector to co-design policy and governance frameworks related to risks and opportunities with emerging technologies. The platform on Blockchain and Digital Assets leads projects related to enterprise blockchain dispute resolution, interoperability with legacy technology, blockchain for government transparency, central bank digital currency and stablecoins, and supply chains, and other areas of work.www.weforum.org/centre-for-the-fourth-industrial-revolution@company
“GlobusCap” is an India-based Investment Banking Firm providing M&A and other corporate finance advisory services to leading companies in its ‘target geographies’. It was set up in the year 2002 at Mumbai.
The firm is uniquely positioned in providing services in its target geographies, which include South Asia (India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh), South East Asia, China, Eastern Europe, Middle East, West Africa, North Africa and South Africa. In order to service its clients seamlessly in the above mentioned geographies GlobusCap has created strong working relationships with leading international investment banking groups in these regions.
GlobusCap has offices in Mumbai (India), Colombo (Sri Lanka) and Pune (India). GlobusCap’s expertise revolves around the depth of investment banking experience of its founders and working team. The firm is headed by Vipul Srivastava who has about 30 years of investment banking experience in his career having worked at senior positions with some highly reputed organizations such as Asian Capital Partners headquartered at Hong Kong (a breakaway from Merill Lynch) and Arthur Andersen Global Corporate Finance.
The working team comprises of several highly qualified professionals who have extensive investment banking experience in GlobusCap’s focus geographies.
SV Links Angels is the investment arm of SV Links Network. It provides access to exclusive offers in Silicon Valley to our network of investors, which consists of more than 3,000 people from 27 countries. SV Links Angels also provides capital, mentoring and market access.
We invest in Silicon Valley technology startups founded by entrepreneurs with previous exits. Our investment criteria weigh heavily on the founding team's track record.
The portfolio of SV links Angels is composed of the following companies: Rani, Metagenomi, Wizeline, Haystack News, Suggestic, UBITS, Cerby, Torre and Kriptos.