Digital Currency Group Inc
636 Avenue of the Americas
6th Floor
New York, NY 10011
United States

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KANDO id: 403886

Corporate information

Official name
Digital Currency Group Inc
Also known as
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Company type

Investment company focused on bitcoin and blockchain tech businesses.


The epicenter of the bitcoin and blockchain industry – Digital Currency Group’s mission is to accelerate the development of a better financial system. DCG builds and supports bitcoin and blockchain companies by leveraging insights, network, and access to capital.

Funding rounds

Profile Country Notes
Bain Capital Crypto Initial investment.

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CME Ventures LLC The venture capital arm of the CME Group. Initial investment. Exited.

Debt USD 575,000,000

USD 575,000,000

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Genesis Global Capital LLC USD 575,000,000 (USD 575,000,000) Initial investment.

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Ribbit Capital Venture capital firm that invests globally in early stage companies who are aiming to disrupt financial services. Initial investment.

Investment preferences

Investment criteria
As a strategic investor, DCG works with exceptional teams who are building the foundation of the international bitcoin and blockchain technology ecosystem – whether they are focused on currency exchange, payments, asset digitization, identity management, or new use cases for the decentralized internet of value blockchain technology enables.
Investment focus themes
Control requirement
No control requirement
Target minimum equity stake
2 %
Target maximum equity stake
5 %
Stake requirement comment
Target ownership in companies is between 2 and 5 percent.
Top investment portfolio themes

Actual initial investment stage

Investment activity status
Active investor

Selected investments

Displaying 1 - 25 of 61
Profile Country Date Funding
Align Commerce N/A
Andalusia Labs Ltd Digital asset risk infrastructure startup. Series A Follow-on investment
Avarice N/A
BBS Network (BBS) Public network of interconnected message boards. Private Round Initial investment
BCB Group Holdings Ltd Provider of business accounts and trading services for the digital asset economy. Series A Initial investment
BigchainDB GmbH Blockchain database provider for developers and businesses. Series A
BitGo Inc Provider of cryptocurrency wallet for enterprises. N/A
BitOasis Emerging markets infrastructure for new digital payment products using bitcoin technology. Venture
BitVault Inc (Gem) Blockchain platform startup (trading as "Gem"). Series A
BitX Series A
Blockchain Luxembourg SA (Blockchain) London-based Bitcoin wallet provider. Series B Initial investment
Blockstack Inc (Blockstack Labs) Blockstack is a new decentralized internet where users own their data and apps run locally. N/A
BTC Africa SA (BitPesa) Blockchain payments platform for Africa. Seed
Carbon-12 Labs Inc (Carbon) Seed
Chain Inc Chain partners with financial institutions to build and deploy blockchain networks that enable programmatic transfer of digital assets. Series B
Chainalysis Inc Cryptocurrency investigation and compliance solutions for global law enforcement agencies, regulators and businesses. Series A
Circle Internet Financial Inc (Circle) Consumer finance company focused on transforming the world economy with secure, simple, and less costly technology for storing and using bitcoin. N/A Initial investment
Circle Internet Financial Inc (Circle) Consumer finance company focused on transforming the world economy with secure, simple, and less costly technology for storing and using bitcoin. Series C
Coindesk Media, events, indices and data company for the global crypto economy. Acquisition Initial investment led the round
Coinlist (ATS Inc) Token listing platform and a crypto exchange. Series A Initial investment
Electric Coin Company (ECC) N/A
Hedera Hashgraph LLC (Hashgraph) N/A
Hijro Inc N/A
Hubble (HBB) N/A Initial investment
Intangible Labs (Basecoin) Initial Coin Offering Initial investment

Former team members

Employee Company Position
Meltem Demirors Coinshares 1 LP
Meltem Demirors Shiny Pony Ventures

Selected Products / Customers