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

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Recent investment activity

KANDO id: 403886

Corporate information

Founders
Official name
Digital Currency Group Inc
Also known as
DCG
Registration country
Affiliated entities

Company type

Investment company focused on bitcoin and blockchain tech businesses.

Overview

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.

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

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 - 50 of 58
Profile Country Date Funding
Align Commerce N/A
Avarice N/A
Axoni Developer of blockchain technology for capital markets. Series B Initial investment
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. Series C
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
Coindesk 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) Venture Initial investment
Intangible Labs (Basecoin) Initial Coin Offering Initial investment
Ledger SAS Maker of hardware cryptocurrency wallets. Series A
Ledger SAS Maker of hardware cryptocurrency wallets. N/A
Lido DAO (LDO) Private Round Initial investment
Luno Pte Ltd Cryptocurrency exchange. Seed
Luno Pte Ltd Cryptocurrency exchange. Series A Follow-on investment Barry Silbert
Luno Pte Ltd Cryptocurrency exchange. Series B Follow-on investment
Octopus Network (OCT) Multi-chain network that provides leased security and interoperability to Substrate appchains. N/A Initial investment
Plutus Financial Inc (Abra) Bitcoin-based digital wallet app primary focused on foreign exchange. Series A
Protocol Labs Inc Making The Distributed Web — IPFS and Filecoin. N/A
Ripio Digital wallet that provides a simple way to send and receive money, buy and sell bitcoins, and pay in installments without credit card. Series A Barry Silbert
Ripple Labs Inc Provider of financial settlement solutions. Seed Initial investment Barry Silbert
Ripple Labs Inc Provider of financial settlement solutions. Series A Initial investment Barry Silbert
SFOX Inc Institutional prime dealer for crypto assets. N/A
ShapeShift AG Digital currency exchange. N/A
Skuchain Developer of blockchain based products for B2B Trade and supply chain finance. Seed
Streami Inc Streaming cross-border remittance. N/A
SubQuery Network (SQT) Data-as-a-service provider that aggregates and organises data from Polkadot and Substrate projects. Series A Initial investment led the round
SurBTC Chilean bitcoin exchange. N/A
Tierion Inc Global proof engine. Seed
Token Inc "Helping banks succeed in the digital age". N/A
Tradeblock Inc Provider of institutional tools and analytics. N/A
Tradewave Developer of algorithmic trading tools. N/A
Unocoin "India's leading bitcoin company". N/A
Visor Finance (VISR) N/A Initial investment

Current team

Employee Position
Barry Silbert (founder)
[node:title] photo Travis Scher
Vice President
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Former team members

Employee Company Position
Meltem Demirors Coinshares 1 LP
Meltem Demirors Shiny Pony Ventures
N/A
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Selected Products / Customers

Financials