Empowering The Open Financial System

Coinbase Ventures invests in companies building the open financial system.

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Our Story

At Coinbase, we’re committed to creating an open financial system for the world. We can’t do it alone, and we’re eagerly rooting for the brightest minds in the crypto ecosystem to build empowering products for everyone.

We provide financing to promising early stage companies that have the teams and ideas that can move the space forward in a positive, meaningful way.

We’re taking a long term view of the space, and we believe that multiple approaches are healthy and good. Our goal is simply to help the most compelling companies in the space flourish. Learn more

Our Investments

Compound

Compound

The protocol for Ethereum money markets.

Etherscan

Etherscan

Ethereum block explorer.

CoinTracker

CoinTracker

The gold standard in cryptocurrency portfolio tracking and tax compliance.

Keep

Keep

A privacy & censorship-resistance layer for Ethereum.

Naos

Naos

Facilitates crypto asset borrowing by using real world assets as collateral.

Anoma

Anoma

A proof-of-stake blockchain that enables private, asset-agnostic n-party bartering.

UMA

UMA

A decentralized financial contracts platform built to enable Universal Market Access.

Saffron Finance

Saffron Finance

Saffron is a protocol for customized DeFi risk exposure.

Instadapp

Instadapp

Building DeFi Infrastructure

Saddle

Saddle

An automated market maker for pegged value crypto assets.

Radicle

Radicle

A peer-to-peer code collaboration network, built on open protocols.

Synthetix

Synthetix

Synthetix enables the issuance and trading of synthetic assets on Ethereum.

Celo

Celo

A platform for fast, secure, stable digital payments.

Notional

Notional

Fixed rate lending and borrowing on Ethereum.

DerivaDex

DerivaDex

Community-governed derivatives exchange that unites performance and autonomy.

Ledn

Ledn

Global financial products for bitcoin and digital assets.

OpenSea

OpenSea

OpenSea is the world’s first and largest NFT marketplace.

Unlock

Unlock

Ʉnlock is a protocol for memberships built on a blockchain.

Coinmine

Coinmine

The cryptocurrency miner for the rest of us.

Amber Group

Amber Group

Leading Global Crypto Finance Service Provider.

Immutable

Immutable

We make virtual worlds real.

Reserve

Reserve

The world's digital reserve currency.

Spacemesh

Spacemesh

A fair cryptocurrency designed to become a global means of payment.

Blocknative

Blocknative

Bringing real-time mempool data to builders and traders.

Token Daily

Token Daily

Discover and discuss the latest in crypto and blockchain.

Horizon Games

Horizon Games

Entering a new dimension of gaming that belongs to its players.

Audius

Audius

A decentralized audio streaming service that connects fans directly with artists.

Abacus

Abacus

Identity and compliance for tokenized securities.

Fleek Labs

Fleek Labs

Platform to manage Web 3 protocols and dApps.

RealtyBits

RealtyBits

Web3 platform opening private markets to the masses through fractional asset ownership.

Securitize

Securitize

Compliance platform for digitizing securities on the blockchain.

Dapper Labs

Dapper Labs

Flow is the blockchain for the next generation of apps, games, and digital assets.

Starkware

Starkware

Bringing zero-knowledge proofs to a blockchain near you.

Eventus

Eventus

Global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions.

Nomics

Nomics

Professional grade market data products and APIs for institutional crypto investors.

TaxBit

TaxBit

Cryptocurrency tax software for enterprises and consumers.

Authereum

Authereum

A simple login and smart wallet for decentralized applications.

Gauntlet

Gauntlet

Simulation and testing platform for crypto networks.

Alchemy

Alchemy

The worlds leading blockchain development platform.

Bitski

Bitski

Bitski is an SDK for usable, single sign-on wallets secured in hardware.

Goldfinch

Goldfinch

Goldfinch is the global debt protocol, generating stable yields from real-world loans.

Messari

Messari

Market intelligence that drives high-conviction participation in the crypto economy.

Flipside

Flipside

A platform for measuring cryptocurrency project health.

Torus

Torus

Frictionless Logins for Decentralized Apps.

Rally

Rally

Social token protocol for digital creators, entrepreneurs, brands and communities.

Textile

Textile

Our mission is to accelerate the exchange of information across society.

Matic

Matic

Scaling blockchains for mass adoption.

NEAR

NEAR

A scalable, developer-friendly blockchain powering the new open web.

Arweave

Arweave

The Arweave network enables permanent data storage with a pay once, store forever model.

Pinata

Pinata

Pinata is the leading multimedia hub for web3 apps and NFT creative content of all kinds.

Talos

Talos

Delivering institutional-grade infrastructure for digital asset trading.

Commonwealth

Commonwealth

A multi-chain governance interface.

TokenSoft

TokenSoft

Leading digital asset issuance and management platform.

Mina

Mina

Next generation cryptocurrency through a tiny portable blockchain.

Graph Protocol

Graph Protocol

A protocol for indexing and accessing Web3 using GraphQL.

Aztec

Aztec

Privacy and scaling network.

BloXroute

BloXroute

The Layer-0 Scalability Solution.

Bitso

Bitso

Latin America’s connection to the cryptoeconomy.

Coin Metrics

Coin Metrics

Data for the decentralized economy.

AirTM

AirTM

Your dollar wallet without limits.

Offchain Labs

Offchain Labs

Off-chain smart contracts with on-chain security.

CoinDCX

CoinDCX

CoinDCX is India’s largest and safest cryptocurrency exchange.

Multis

Multis

A modern banking solution designed for companies managing crypto & fiat currencies.

Biconomy

Biconomy

Multichain transaction infrastructure for a seamless and frictionless web3.0

Folks Finance

Folks Finance

The Leading Capital Markets Protocol for borrowing and lending built on the Algorand blockchain.

Neptune Mutual

Neptune Mutual

Parametric Insurance Protocol that aims to cover CeFi, Defi, and Metaverse.

Hyperithm

Hyperithm

Private digital asset manager based in Tokyo and Seoul

DeBank

DeBank

DeFi portfolio tracker that supports the largest number of protocols and blockchains.

Ridian

Ridian

Ridian provide users with automated investment products on leading crypto platforms.

Jadu

Jadu

Web 3 based Augmented Reality game world.

Tuned

Tuned

Powerful digital asset trading automation

Tesseract

Tesseract

Redefining digital asset lending

Data Mynt

Data Mynt

Crypto commerce & treasury for businesses

Chainflip

Chainflip

Frictionless cross chain swaps

CertiK

CertiK

A pioneer in blockchain space securing blockchain protocols and smart contracts.

Tribal

Tribal

Corporate cards, payments, financing, and spend management for emerging-market SMBs.

0x

0x

An open protocol that enables the peer-to-peer exchange of assets on the Ethereum blockchain.

Bounce

Bounce

Using decentralized blockchain to connect people, match trades, and facilitate asset exchange.

Decentralized Social

Decentralized Social

Layer-1 blockchain powering and scaling decentralized social applications

Livepeer

Livepeer

A network built on Ethereum for transcoding live and on-demand video

Polygon

Polygon

A protocol and a framework for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchain networks.

Uniswap

Uniswap

Swap, earn, and build on the leading decentralized crypto trading protocol.

Anima

Anima

Making the metaverse real.

Cryptohunt

Cryptohunt

Every crypto project ranked, explained, and reviewed.

PIP

PIP

PIP is a Web3 portal for the creator economy.

Tokemak

Tokemak

A protocol designed to generate deep, sustainable liquidity for DeFi and future tokenized applications

DODO Exchange

DODO Exchange

A decentralized exchange platform powered by the Proactive Market Maker (PMM) algorithm

Axelar

Axelar

Axelar is the universal overlay network, securely connecting all blockchain ecosystems

CoFiX

CoFiX

A next-generation AMM that uses external oracle data to inform its pricing algorithm.

DeSo

DeSo

A social network that mixes speculation and social media, and uses its own custom blockchain.

Vega

Vega

A protocol for creating and trading financial products on a decentralised network.

Pintu

Pintu

Mobile-first crypto investment platform in Indonesia

Ribbon Finance

Ribbon Finance

Structured financial products for crypto.

Risk Harbor

Risk Harbor

Risk management platform for Web3

Claystack

Claystack

Crypto staking platform allowing its users to stake their tokens and participate in the DeFi ecosystem

OpenZeppelin

OpenZeppelin

A platform to automate Ethereum operations and deliver high-quality products faster.

Stader

Stader

Non-custodial smart contract staking platform that helps you discover and access staking solutions.

Qredo

Qredo

Qredo is a decentralized digital asset platform for custody, settlement and atomic swaps.

KYVE

KYVE

A cross-chain protocol that indexes, verifies, and permanently stores data streams.

Hxro Network

Hxro Network

A cryptocurrency platform that offers perpetual, time-based digital derivatives markets.

Orca

Orca

The easiest way to exchange cryptocurrency on the Solana blockchain.

Project Galaxy

Project Galaxy

Project Galaxy is the largest Web3 credential data network in the world.

Magic Eden

Magic Eden

A platform made for the Solana Network for buying, selling, and minting NFTs.

Blox

Blox

An open-source, fully non-custodial platform for staking on Ethereum.

GuildFi

GuildFi

A Web3 gaming platform that connects games, NFTs and communities.

Persistence

Persistence

An ecosystem of financial products, focusing on both institutional and crypto-native use cases.

Router Protocol

Router Protocol

Cross chain bridging infra between L1 and L2 blockchains.

Bridgesplit

Bridgesplit

NFT liquidity and yield protocol.

Hashflow

Hashflow

A decentralized protocol that allows digital asset traders to engage in autonomous interest rate markets.

Covalent

Covalent

Covalent provides a unified API bringing visibility to billions of blockchain data points

Dune Analytics

Dune Analytics

Community-first crypto analytics platform.

XMTP

XMTP

XMTP Labs is working on a decentralized communication protocol for web3.

InvestaX

InvestaX

Singapore Licensed Security Token Issuance, Trading & Custody Platform

Stablehouse

Stablehouse

Platform to invest, learn and earn sustained, high interest returns on digital assets.

Forta

Forta

The first decentralized community-based platform to prevent smart contract exploits.

Eco

Eco

Eco is a “Smart Money” digital wallet for saving, spending, sending, and making money.

Aurigami

Aurigami

MultiPLY with Aurigami, the noncustodial lending and borrowing haven on Aurora.

Variational Research

Variational Research

Variational Research is an algorithmic market maker and liquidity provider focused on DeFi.

nfty chat

nfty chat

The most fun way to connect and chat with web3 communities.

Bonfire

Bonfire

Bonfire empowers creators to turn audiences into communities powered by their web3 assets.

Clockwork Labs

Clockwork Labs

Developing virtual worlds with advanced technology.

Emerging Impact

Emerging Impact

EI is a DeFi Neobank built for the Global South to accelerate financial inclusion.

RSS3

RSS3

The Feed of Web3

Lemma

Lemma

Lemma is building the first stablecoin backed by decentralized delta neutral strategies.

Thresholds

Thresholds

Plaid for web3

Alliance DAO

Alliance DAO

Alliance is the leading Web3 accelerator and founder community.

Coinfeeds

Coinfeeds

Social intelligence for cryptocurrencies.

Syndicate

Syndicate

Revolutionizing investing by changing how communities and capital work together.

Taki

Taki

The token-powered social network helping communities thrive with EngageToEarn

Parcl

Parcl

Synthetic real estate protocol built on Solana.

Mint Songs

Mint Songs

Music NFT marketplace and toolkit.

Polymer Labs

Polymer Labs

Building IBC infrastructure.

Utopia Labs

Utopia Labs

Collaborative payroll + payments for your DAO, built right on top of Gnosis.

Branch

Branch

Social gaming platform for creating, playing, and monetizing web3 games and experiences

CoinMARA

CoinMARA

Africa's portal to the cryptoeconomy.

SupraOracles

SupraOracles

A next-generation cross-chain oracle solution for smart contracts and blockchain apps.

Alongside Finance

Alongside Finance

Cryptoasset index funds.

Spruce

Spruce

Spruce let's users control their identity and data across the web.

Connext

Connext

Connext is a network for fast, trustless communication between chains & L2s.

VALR

VALR

VALR is a digital asset trading platform based in South Africa.

bitsCrunch

bitsCrunch

NFT Ecosystem Guardians using AI to bring trust and integrity to the NFT community.

Francium

Francium

A professional yield platform on Solana.

CoinSwitch

CoinSwitch

CoinSwitch is India’s largest crypto app for retail investors. Trusted by 15Mn+ users.

Diagonal Finance

Diagonal Finance

Diagonal is a non-custodial protocol for recurring payments on Ethereum.

Elph

Elph

A decentralized network of scalable, highly secure Plasma sidechains

On Deck

On Deck

On Deck helps people start companies, find their next role, and invest in their careers

Namebase

Namebase

Namebase is a secure and easy platform to interact with Handshake, a decentralized internet blockchain DNS for the decentralized web.

https://bitnomial.com/

https://bitnomial.com/

Bitcoin Derivatives Exchange

Percent

Percent

Securitization platform for private credit.

Certora

Certora

A blockchain security platform designed to provide security assistance.

Linen

Linen

Buy, send, receive, swap tokens and connect to your favorite blockchain apps.

Brave

Brave

A privacy-focused open-source web browser

FalconX

FalconX

A cryptocurrency brokerage and digital asset trading platform.

Bitwise

Bitwise

Provides investment management services for individuals, investment managers, and institutions navigating cryptocurrency.

Set Labs

Set Labs

A smart contract-based asset management platform utilizing Ethereum technology.

Zora

Zora

A marketplace for non-fungible tokens.

Unstoppable Domains

Unstoppable Domains

Building NFT Domains, your web3 identity

Vertalo

Vertalo

Connecting and enabling the digital asset ecosystem by utilizing blockchain technology to bring shareholder registries into the 21st century.

Zapper

Zapper

A fintech platform that manages all DeFi assets from one simple interface.

Slingshot

Slingshot

Decentralized trading platform

Braintrust

Braintrust

Decentralized web3 talent network

Acala

Acala

The decentralized finance network and liquidity hub of Polkadot.

Rain

Rain

Buy and Sell Cryptocurrency in the Middle East

Sardine

Sardine

A fraud and compliance platform for the digital economy.

Wintermute

Wintermute

A leading global algorithmic market maker in digital assets.

Titan

Titan

Powerful software and services for crypto mining at scale.

Casa

Casa

The leading provider of Bitcoin self custody solutions.

Yellow Card

Yellow Card

Yellow Card is the Crypto & Financial Infrastructure for Africa.

NAYMS

NAYMS

The world's first, fully-regulated marketplace for on-chain Insurance.

Flux Protocol

Flux Protocol

A cross-chain oracle that provides smart contracts with access to economically secure data feeds on anything.

Bling Financial

Bling Financial

Bling is a gaming tech company that aims to make games fun and financially rewarding.

Moonbeam

Moonbeam

The leading Ethereum-compatible smart contract platform in the Polkadot ecosystem.

Fei

Fei

A undercollateralized and fully decentralized stable coin.

Worldcoin

Worldcoin

Worldcoin accelerates the transition towards a more inclusive global economy

Alto

Alto

A self-directed IRA from Alto®, enables investment in crypto and alternative assets.

Umee

Umee

A cross chain DeFi hub that interconnects between blockchains.

Genies

Genies

Avatar technology company.

Crusoe Energy

Crusoe Energy

Provides oil and gas companies with a fast, low cost and simple solution to natural gas flaring.

Meow

Meow

Deposit cash and earn high yield.

MIRA

MIRA

MIRA Imaging captures the details of a work, which are indistinguishable to the naked eye.

Onramp Invest

Onramp Invest

A comprehensive cryptoasset management solution allowing financial advisors to help their clients.

Metrika

Metrika

Metrika delivers reliability and performance for blockchain networks.

MobileCoin

MobileCoin

An encrypted-focused cryptocurrency designed for use in everyday transactions.

Nifty's

Nifty's

A NFT platform to bring together premium publishers, brands and creators with collectors, curators, and fans.

Paxos

Paxos

A regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, building a new, open financial system.

Moonwell

Moonwell

Moonwell is an open lending and borrowing DeFi protocol on Moonbeam & Moonriver

Lemon

Lemon

Crypto Neobank that launches civilization into the future of money

Tetra Trust

Tetra Trust

Canada's first regulated custodian for cryptocurrency and digital assets.

Animoca Brands

Animoca Brands

The leader in branded blockchain gaming.

Sturdy Exchange

Sturdy Exchange

A platform that provides a curated NFT experience for collectors.

Floating Point Group

Floating Point Group

A platform to trade, manage, and settle cryptocurrency assets in a faster and more secure manner.

One River Asset Management

One River Asset Management

An investment manager focused on delivering absolute-return strategies that build portfolios.

Portal

Portal

A decentralized financial platform that blends the best of Bitcoin and Layer 2.Enabling DeFi & P2P censorship-resistant applications as layers on Bitcoin.

Snapshot

Snapshot

A decentralized voting system.

Massive

Massive

Massive is a new business model for the internet

MomentRanks

MomentRanks

The premier resource for tracking your NFTs.

Mysten Labs

Mysten Labs

Creating foundational infrastructure to accelerate the adoption of web3.

Voltz

Voltz

Voltz is a novel defi primitive, powering leveraged interest rate swaps.

IppoPay

IppoPay

A digital payment solution provider in India.

Ancient8

Ancient8

Democratizing social and financial access in the Metaverse.

Composable Finance

Composable Finance

Asset transferral system that connects and unifies all major DeFi ecosystems.

Everyrealm

Everyrealm

Investment and innovation company across the global metaverse & NFT ecosystem.

Hashdex

Hashdex

Crypto asset manager

Aleo

Aleo

The first platform for fully private applications.

ForUsAll

ForUsAll

A 401(k) provider dedicated to helping your employees grow their retirement savings.

Liquality

Liquality

Building tools and protocols that allow all peers to interact with the decentralized economy

Eternal

Eternal

Collect moments from stream and gaming history while supporting your favorite streamers!

X-Margin

X-Margin

Facilitates data-driven lending for any pool of capital.A private credit oracle - real-time credit risk computed in a privacy-preserving way

Obol

Obol

Obol Network is a protocol to foster trust minimized staking with multioperator validators

Incode

Incode

Building world-class identity products, enabling omnichannel identity experiences for enterprises.

Seashell

Seashell

The simple, smart, and secure home for your money.

Royal

Royal

NFT-based music platform allowing you to buy ownership in songs.

CryptoTaxCalculator

CryptoTaxCalculator

The best crypto tax software for complex scenarios including DeFi, DEXs, and NFTs.

Shipyard DAO

Shipyard DAO

Shipyard is a collective of contributors building a school, audit firm, and incubator

NiftyApes

NiftyApes

On-demand liquidity for any asset in existence, even before it's minted.

MoHash

MoHash

DeFi protocol for Emerging Market Debt

Hyperspace

Hyperspace

Hyperspace is an NFT Aggregator for Solana. Shop for NFTs across any marketplace!

Nansen

Nansen

Gain an edge by tracking behavior, and on-chain activity of prominent wallet addresses.

Altered State Machine

Altered State Machine

Altered State Machine. Non-Fungible Intelligence. AI for everybody.

Katana

Katana

Katana Yield generation protocol on Solana

Milkomeda

Milkomeda

EVM capabilities for non-EVM blockchains like Algorand, Solana and Cardano using rollups.

Matter Labs

Matter Labs

Matter Labs develops zkSync, a popular layer-2 scaling solution for Ethereum.

Swim Protocol

Swim Protocol

Swim is a multi-chain AMM for native assets, designed to make bridging as easy as possible

Daffy

Daffy

A modern platform for giving

Rarible

Rarible

Top-ranked multichain, community-centric marketplace and open source protocol for NFTs.

Hop Protocol

Hop Protocol

Hop is a trustless cross-layer-2 bridge focused on the Ethereum ecosystem.

LI.FI

LI.FI

LI.FI is a bridge aggregation protocol with DEX connectivity for any cross-chain strategy.

Custodia Bank

Custodia Bank

Digital asset banking, custody, and payment solutions

Algofi

Algofi

Algofi is the DeFi hub of Algorand blockchain.

SolStreet Finance

SolStreet Finance

Solana's fund management & investment protocol. Decentralized. Non-custodial. Borderless.

Parallel Finance

Parallel Finance

Margin staking, auction loans, staking derivatives, and a capital efficient AMM

Fractal

Fractal

A marketplace & community for web3 gamers.

Gomu

Gomu

Develop native Web3 experiences with Gomu APIs.

Yoz

Yoz

Your starting point for NFTs.

Wave

Wave

Modern mobile money for Africa

Block Earner

Block Earner

Block Earner is a FinTech on a mission to bring the benefits of DeFi to the masses.

Solend

Solend

Solend is a decentralized lending and borrowing protocol on Solana.

Contango

Contango

Expirable futures in DeFi

Flint

Flint

Flint is a financial services super app for the crypto natives

Farcaster

Farcaster

A sufficiently decentralized social network

Euler

Euler

Euler is a non-custodial protocol on Ethereum that allows users to lend and borrow crypto assets.

Library

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    Analyzing a new contender for NFT marketplace dominance

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  • Crypto’s 69 most interesting charts from 2021

    Diving into Elias Simos' mega viral year-end data thread

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  • Reflecting on Coinbase Ventures’ record year in 2021

    A look into the future through the lens of our 2021 activity

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  • A simple guide to the Web3 stack

    Web3 is the latest buzzword to see an uptick in interest in recent months — What does it actually mean?

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  • DAOs: Social networks that can rewire the world

    Exploring the new world of decentralized autonomous organizations.

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  • Scaling Ethereum for a billion users

    A guide to the multi-chain future, sidechains, and layer-2 solutions

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  • Coinbase Ventures 2021-Q3 activity and takeaways

    A look at the key trends and themes observed during Coinbase Ventures most active quarter to date.

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  • The Coinbase Ventures Guide to NFTs

    A look at the trends driving the exponential growth in NFT markets

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  • Loot Project: the first community owned NFT gaming platform

    A dive into Loot Project and what makes it interesting.

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  • Axie Infinity, Yield Guild Games & the play-to-earn economy

    Exploring the growth of NFT games and the play-to-earn economy.

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  • The Playful Paradigm Shift

    The world of Non Fungible Tokens is going to redefine how we create, share and exchange value.

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  • The Emergence of Cryptoeconomic Primitives

    The building blocks of a token-based society.

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  • Introducing Coinbase Ventures

    Here at Coinbase, we’re committed to creating an open financial system for the world.

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