An Ecosystem Onto Itself
High-growth, resilient businesses aiming to compound their socio-economic impact on society.
BasisNew York, USA basis.io
Basis is a price-stable cryptocurrency based on an algorithmically-regulated monetary policy. Basis has the potential to take crypto mainstream enabling distributed apps, the formation of credit markets, the toppling of hyper-inflationary dictatorships, and more. Location: New York, USA
BAYZ is a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that operates as an all-in-one hub for blockchain game initiatives, esports and content creators. It invests in NFTs used in blockchain-based games and brings players into the metaverse, leveraging strong partnerships with Yield Guild Games (YGG) to catapult the company to the forefront of Brazil and the global gaming market
BitsoMexico City, Mexico bitso.com
Bitso is a cryptocurrency exchange platform that allows users to buy and sell bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitso specializes in the fields of bitcoin, fintech, and blockchain. Its platform enables its users to make payments using their mobile and other devices. Bitso was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico
BlockFiNew Jersey, USA blockfi.com
BlockFi is a secured non-bank lender that offers a suite of financial products cryptoasset-backed, such as USD loans to crypto asset owners. The company enables clients to build and manage wealth through digital asset investments. BlockFi sets itself apart from other cryptoasset service providers by pairing market-leading rates with institutional-quality benefits.
CeloSan Francisco, USA celo.org
Celo aims to build a more inclusive financial system by developing an open-source, reserve-based, programmable crypto stablecoin protocol. By doing so, Celo aims to unlock several financial use cases that are currently impossible due to high transaction costs and the limiting nature of the global financial system to an unbanked global population of 1.7 billion. The company's vision is to build a monetary system that creates the conditions for prosperity for all.
CircleBoston, USA circle.com
Circle is a global fintech and crypto company that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of stablecoins and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle is also the creator of USDC, a stablecoin pegged 1:1 to US dollars with more than $20B in market cap that empowers Circle's platform to offer a best in class product suite for consumer and corporate clients with the end goal to bridge the gap between crypto and the fiat world.
CloudwalkSão Paulo, Brazil www.cloudwalk.io
Cloudwalk is a next-generation, tech-enabled merchant acquirer with the goal to create the best payment network worldwide. Through the power of AI and Blockchain, the company is building a strong relationship with customers, offering the lowest prices in the market and superior customer service. CloudWalk is growing at a very fast pace and has processed more than US$1 billion annually, with presence in more than 250,000 businesses.
CoinbaseSan Francisco, USA coinbase.com
Coinbase is a secure online platform for buying, selling, transferring, and storing digital currency. The company’s mission is to create an open financial system for the world and to be the leading global brand for helping people convert digital currency into and out of their local currency.
Dapper LabsVancouver, Canada dapperlabs.com
Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen, a consumer-focused innovation studio and venture builder, to accelerate the adoption of blockchain technology by mass consumers. After having developed CryptoKitties, the famous decentralized application built on top of Ethereum, Dapper is now building Flow, a general-purpose, programmable blockchain protocol that allows developers to build thriving applications on blockchain.
ECOSan Francisco, USA eco.com
Eco provides a digital global cryptocurrency platform that can be used as a payment tool for daily-use transactions. Eco’s mission is to reimagine not only how consumer financial products work — but also to reimagine money itself.
FlowVancouver, Canada onflow
Flow is a fast, decentralized, and developer-friendly blockchain, designed as the foundation for a new generation of games, apps, and the digital assets that power them. It is based on a unique, multi-role architecture, and designed to scale without sharding, allowing for massive improvements in speed and throughput while preserving a developer-friendly, ACID-compliant environment. Flow power games such as NBA Top Shot and was created by Dapper Labs.
HashdexSão Paulo, Brazil hashdex.com.br
Hashdex exists to bridge the still nascent digital assets world and traditional markets. It aims to unlock the blockchain potential to mainstream investors across the largest financial markets globally. At Hashdex, Wall Street meets Silicon Valley bringing together years of finance experience and state of the art technology to build secure,transparent, automated and cost effective products.
LednOntario, Canada ledn.io
Ledn is an emergent crypto-banking platform focused on lending and borrowing products for digital assets. Ledn’s crypto products and differentiated geographic focus target an underserved customer base with growing demands for crypto banking services. Weak local currencies, limited access to banking infrastructure and dominant Latam market positioning place Ledn in a strong position to capitalize on the Latam market’s secular and macro tailwinds.
Lemon CashBuenos Aires, Argentina en.lemon.me
Lemon is a crypto startup within the fintech sector born in Argentina. Its objective is to expand the cryptocurrency revolution throughout Latin America with a focus on usability and financial inclusion. Lemon Cash, its main product, is a virtual wallet to buy and sell cryptocurrencies, send and receive money and receive crypto profits every week.
MoltenBoston, USA molten.co
Molten is building an end-to-end integrated infrastructure for digital media by providing solutions ranging from storage, to content and rights management, distribution, encoding, and payments in a single platform. The company’s main goal is to support film studios in their transition to the cloud by helping them visualize, manage, distribute, and trade content rights in a single platform.
ParfinLondon, UK parfin.io
Parfin connects traditional and digital finance into a secure and unified platform, bridging the Brazilian financial industry to the global crypto markets. The Parfin platform is a technology infrastructure for institutional clients to seamlessly manage and operate digital assets and traditional currencies across a wide set of digital asset exchanges, brokers, custodians and banks. The company is prepared to support the transition of financial markets infrastructure into the digital assets space, including crypto, security tokens (STOs) and Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).
StrikeUnited States strike.me
Strike allows users to send and receive payments anywhere, instantly, for free. Strike is built on top of the Bitcoin Lightning network – the largest global, interoperable, and open payments standard. Strike believes that open payment networks enable universal participation in the financial system, ushering in a new digital economy with truly borderless money transfers.
ValoraSan Francisco, USA valoraapp.com
Valora is a mobile-first crypto wallet native to the Celo Platform, available on both iOS and Android devices. Valora makes blockchain useful and accessible even on the most basic smartphones, enabling 6 billion smartphone users worldwide to reliably save, send, and spend crypto as easily as sending a text message.