According to the blockchain research group Diar, Traditional VC investment in first three quarters of year 2018 to startups focused on cryptocurrencies raised $3.9 billion. It is 280% grow as compared with last year.
“Unsurprisingly, by far the most active VC investor is Barry Silberts Digital Currency Group (DCG). According to Pitchbook, the firm has closed more than 110 deals in the crypto and blockchain space. DCG is followed by Blockchain Capital and Pantera Capital who have closed 100 deals combined. The most active traditional VC firms are Andreessen Horowitz, Danhua Capital and Future Perfect Ventures (see table). The most active angels are Tim Draper, Naval Ravikant, Roger Ver and Barry Silbert.”