Here are the teams that are pushing
the Web3 boundaries

We believe in these founders to leave a lasting legacy

Trever

Founders: Hans-Jürgen Griesbacher, Benjamin Rath

Founders: Hans-Jürgen Griesbacher, Benjamin Rath

Trever provides a modern solution for financial institutions, combining digital and traditional asset management. Their middleware streamlines processes, helping banks adopt digital assets without needing to revamp their current systems. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Bridging the gap between traditional finance and the digital world.

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CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

TX Ventures, Market One Capital, Alex von Frankenberg

River

Founders: Raechel Lambert, Ryan Lambert, Bernard Kobos

Founders: Raechel Lambert, Ryan Lambert, Bernard Kobos

River is a platform for managing in-person events and communities. It enables influencers and brands to host large-scale events by leveraging their most enthusiastic followers as crowdsourced hosts. It’s like an operating system for community building. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Transform passive audiences into dynamic, interactive communities

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CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Solana Foundation, Balaji Srinivasan, Jason Calacanis, Blockwall

OpenQ

Founders: Riccardo Lamanna, Andrew O'Brien

Founders: Riccardo Lamanna, Andrew O'Brien

OpenQ is orchestrating the worldwide symphony of developers, code, and developer relations. It uses AI tools to gain actionable insights from developer activity, track contributions, and measure the impact of developer engagement on business objectives. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Better engage with, understand, and grow your developer community.

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Speedinvest, Kraken Ventures

Funds on Chain

Founders: Volker Braunberger, Johann Hainzinger

Founders: Volker Braunberger, Johann Hainzinger

Funds on Chain is a blockchain-based workflow engine for the end-to-end management of digital fund units. This takes traditional paper-based fund administration processes into the fully digital realm which cuts costs, speeds up clearing & settlement, and gives fund issuers insightful customer data. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Establishing blockchain technology as the new standard in the fund industry.

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CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

adesso ventures

KINO Studio

Founders: Daril Fannin, Austin Worrell, Brit MacRae, David Fannin

Founders: Daril Fannin, Austin Worrell, Brit MacRae, David Fannin

A movie producer and a securities lawyer have teamed up to tackle a Hollywood-sized problem: improve the balance of power between film producers and studio executives. They tie in fans early in the process to create momentum and validation. For producers, this approach makes financing a movie less risky. Fans get the opportunity to be involved in the creative process. What's not to like? (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Give film creators and their fans superpowers

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CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Sequoia, Slow Ventures, Blockchain Founders Fund, Genius Ventures, MetaWeb Ventures, Near Protocol, ARK Invest

biddz

Founders: Alexander Franck, Michael Höweler

Founders: Alexander Franck, Michael Höweler

Biddz is a game-changing platform. By investing in their music, participating in their vibrant community, and gaining access to exclusive events and digital collectibles, fans can experience an unprecedented level of closeness to their beloved stars. Coming from Amazon Music, these two founders are reshaping the landscape of music engagement. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Allow artists and fans to control their own destiny

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JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Venture Stars, IBB Ventures, Edel, Stefan Winners

Talentir

Founders: Lukas Sticksel-Steiner, Johannes Kares

Founders: Lukas Sticksel-Steiner, Johannes Kares

Talentir is the first platform to turn YouTube videos into tradable assets. This empowers artists to share ownership of their work with their fans, creating the ultimate community and is especially interesting for musicians, artists, podcasters, influencers, and creators. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

New ways for creators to monetize their work

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JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Eric Demuth (CEO of Bitpanda), Storebox

The Last Gameboard

Founders: Shail Mehta, Tim Schukar

Founders: Shail Mehta, Tim Schukar

Gameboard is the next dimension tabletop gaming system that bridges the tactile and interpersonal experience of physical games with the expansive connectivity of digital content and online communities. Its unrivaled touch technology gives players an unprecedented play experience anytime, anywhere, and with anyone. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Bring humanity back into gaming

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JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

TheVentureCity, Riot Games, Conscience VC, SOSV HAX

The Mirror

Founders: Jared McCluskey, Micah Petersen, Alec Tremaine

Founders: Jared McCluskey, Micah Petersen, Alec Tremaine

Jared  had a rough start in the virtual world: when he was just a wee lad at 14, he spent hours modeling and coding an armor set in Second Life. He sold it for real US dollars, only to have it stolen a few weeks later by a hacker. 20 years later, he's building an all-in-one game development platform based on the open-source Godot engine that puts developers on steroids and protects their intellectual property with the power of blockchain. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Be the all-in-one game development platform

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Founders Fund, Abstract VC, Konvoy Ventures, Florida Funders, Palm Tree Crew

Novum

Founders: Martin Stoev, Adriana Taseva, Damyan Stanchev, Greg Peters, Tim Ahart

Founders: Martin Stoev, Adriana Taseva, Damyan Stanchev, Greg Peters, Tim Ahart

Advertising is broken. Fraud, inefficiencies, privacy violations, and failed targeting make advertisers lose 70 cents on every dollar or euro spent. And did you know that the online advertising industry has a higher carbon footprint than the entire airline industry? (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Provide next generation online advertising

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JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

CV VC, Creative Destruction Lab, CoinIX, Chris Hadfield (International Space Station), Jim Horowitz, Beric Farmer (XE Money Transfer)

NFTically

Founders: Toshendra Sharma, Rohendra Sharma

Founders: Toshendra Sharma, Rohendra Sharma

In only a few years from now, NFTs will become commonplace as proof of ownership, identity or loyalty card, and many other use cases that we would never think of today. With NFTICALLY's white-label NFT Marketplace, launching NFTs will allow digital creators to establish their brand for the digital-first future. It's like Shopify for NFTs. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Making the use of NFT in commerce mainstream

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JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Spartan Group USA, Jaynti Kanani (Co-founder Polygon), Sandeep Nailwal (Co-Founder Polygon), Moe Shalizi (The Shalizi Group)

Proof

Founders: Fleur Heyns, Kevin Pettit

Founders: Fleur Heyns, Kevin Pettit

What you measure is what you get. Unfortunately, many sustainability metrics need to be more accurate and aligned with corporate objectives. And the ever-lingering suspicion of greenwashing reduces the credibility of the data. Proof builds the data from the ground up to provide the most reliable data and insights possible for corporates and fund managers alike. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Get trusted sustainability data from the source

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JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Rakuten, Advaita, CV VC, Oxford, Asiri, FiveT, Franklin Templeton, Ausum, Bluefolio, Pangea

Eleet Games

Founders: Carsten van Husen, Peter Stein

Founders: Carsten van Husen, Peter Stein

Gaming and crypto - a match made in heaven? Yes, eventually, but it's all about the enjoyment of the game not what technology runs in the background. The veteran Gaming CEO Carsten is on a mission with the brightest minds in the gaming community to develop and publish games that bring hours of fun, and utility through tokens, at the same time. And he is relentless in making that happen. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Become a Web3  publisher for passionate gamers

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Marcus Erken, Alexander Roesner (Gameforge), Tezos Foundation

What our founders think about us

No founders were harmed in the making of this statement

Blockchain Founders Capital relentlessly supported us during our fundraising, even before the paperwork was signed. I completely trust them and plan to be lifelong partners. 

Raechel Lambert

CEO & Co-Founder of River

River

Founders: Raechel Lambert, Ryan Lambert, Bernard Kobos

Founders: Raechel Lambert, Ryan Lambert, Bernard Kobos

River is a platform for managing in-person events and communities. It enables influencers and brands to host large-scale events by leveraging their most enthusiastic followers as crowdsourced hosts. It’s like an operating system for community building. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Transform passive audiences into dynamic, interactive communities

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Solana Foundation, Balaji Srinivasan, Jason Calacanis, Blockwall

KINO Studio

Founders: Daril Fannin, Austin Worrell, Brit MacRae, David Fannin

Founders: Daril Fannin, Austin Worrell, Brit MacRae, David Fannin

A movie producer and a securities lawyer have teamed up to tackle a Hollywood-sized problem: improve the balance of power between film producers and studio executives. They tie in fans early in the process to create momentum and validation. For producers, this approach makes financing a movie less risky. Fans get the opportunity to be involved in the creative process. What's not to like? (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Give film creators and their fans superpowers

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Sequoia, Slow Ventures, Blockchain Founders Fund, Genius Ventures, MetaWeb Ventures, Near Protocol, ARK Invest

biddz

Founders: Alexander Franck, Michael Höweler

Founders: Alexander Franck, Michael Höweler

Biddz is a game-changing platform. By investing in their music, participating in their vibrant community, and gaining access to exclusive events and digital collectibles, fans can experience an unprecedented level of closeness to their beloved stars. Coming from Amazon Music, these two founders are reshaping the landscape of music engagement. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Allow artists and fans to control their own destiny

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Venture Stars, IBB Ventures, Edel, Stefan Winners

Talentir

Founders: Lukas Sticksel-Steiner, Johannes Kares

Founders: Lukas Sticksel-Steiner, Johannes Kares

Talentir is the first platform to turn YouTube videos into tradable assets. This empowers artists to share ownership of their work with their fans, creating the ultimate community and is especially interesting for musicians, artists, podcasters, influencers, and creators. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

New ways for creators to monetize their work

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Eric Demuth (CEO of Bitpanda), Storebox

The Last Gameboard

Founders: Shail Mehta, Tim Schukar

Founders: Shail Mehta, Tim Schukar

Gameboard is the next dimension tabletop gaming system that bridges the tactile and interpersonal experience of physical games with the expansive connectivity of digital content and online communities. Its unrivaled touch technology gives players an unprecedented play experience anytime, anywhere, and with anyone. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Bring humanity back into gaming

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

TheVentureCity, Riot Games, Conscience VC, SOSV HAX

The Mirror

Founders: Jared McCluskey, Micah Petersen, Alec Tremaine

Founders: Jared McCluskey, Micah Petersen, Alec Tremaine

Jared  had a rough start in the virtual world: when he was just a wee lad at 14, he spent hours modeling and coding an armor set in Second Life. He sold it for real US dollars, only to have it stolen a few weeks later by a hacker. 20 years later, he's building an all-in-one game development platform based on the open-source Godot engine that puts developers on steroids and protects their intellectual property with the power of blockchain. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Be the all-in-one game development platform

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Founders Fund, Abstract VC, Konvoy Ventures, Florida Funders, Palm Tree Crew

What our founders think about us

No founders were harmed in the making of this statement

My highest gratitude and respect to you guys. The level of people you know and also introduced us to made this trip a huge success. This will not be forgotten - proud to have you on our cap table. 

Lukas Steiner

CEO & Co-Founder of Talentir

Trever

Founders: Hans-Jürgen Griesbacher, Benjamin Rath

Founders: Hans-Jürgen Griesbacher, Benjamin Rath

Trever provides a modern solution for financial institutions, combining digital and traditional asset management. Their middleware streamlines processes, helping banks adopt digital assets without needing to revamp their current systems. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Bridging the gap between traditional finance and the digital world.

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

TX Ventures, Market One Capital, Alex von Frankenberg

Funds on Chain

Founders: Volker Braunberger, Johann Hainzinger

Founders: Volker Braunberger, Johann Hainzinger

Funds on Chain is a blockchain-based workflow engine for the end-to-end management of digital fund units. This takes traditional paper-based fund administration processes into the fully digital realm which cuts costs, speeds up clearing & settlement, and gives fund issuers insightful customer data. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Establishing blockchain technology as the new standard in the fund industry.

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

adesso ventures

Proof

Founders: Fleur Heyns, Kevin Pettit

Founders: Fleur Heyns, Kevin Pettit

What you measure is what you get. Unfortunately, many sustainability metrics need to be more accurate and aligned with corporate objectives. And the ever-lingering suspicion of greenwashing reduces the credibility of the data. Proof builds the data from the ground up to provide the most reliable data and insights possible for corporates and fund managers alike. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Get trusted sustainability data from the source

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Rakuten, Advaita, CV VC, Oxford, Asiri, FiveT, Franklin Templeton, Ausum, Bluefolio, Pangea

What our founders think about us

No founders were harmed in the making of this statement

The BFC team already provided support for over two years before they became our first outside investor. They are incredibly passionate about our mission to advance the asset management industry to a new level. 

Volker Braunberger

CEO & Co-Founder of Funds on Chain

The Last Gameboard

Founders: Shail Mehta, Tim Schukar

Founders: Shail Mehta, Tim Schukar

Gameboard is the next dimension tabletop gaming system that bridges the tactile and interpersonal experience of physical games with the expansive connectivity of digital content and online communities. Its unrivaled touch technology gives players an unprecedented play experience anytime, anywhere, and with anyone. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Bring humanity back into gaming

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

TheVentureCity, Riot Games, Conscience VC, SOSV HAX

The Mirror

Founders: Jared McCluskey, Micah Petersen, Alec Tremaine

Founders: Jared McCluskey, Micah Petersen, Alec Tremaine

Jared  had a rough start in the virtual world: when he was just a wee lad at 14, he spent hours modeling and coding an armor set in Second Life. He sold it for real US dollars, only to have it stolen a few weeks later by a hacker. 20 years later, he's building an all-in-one game development platform based on the open-source Godot engine that puts developers on steroids and protects their intellectual property with the power of blockchain. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Be the all-in-one game development platform

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Founders Fund, Abstract VC, Konvoy Ventures, Florida Funders, Palm Tree Crew

Eleet Games

Founders: Carsten van Husen, Peter Stein

Founders: Carsten van Husen, Peter Stein

Gaming and crypto - a match made in heaven? Yes, eventually, but it's all about the enjoyment of the game not what technology runs in the background. The veteran Gaming CEO Carsten is on a mission with the brightest minds in the gaming community to develop and publish games that bring hours of fun, and utility through tokens, at the same time. And he is relentless in making that happen. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Become a Web3  publisher for passionate gamers

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Marcus Erken, Alexander Roesner (Gameforge), Tezos Foundation

What our founders think about us

No founders were harmed in the making of this statement

Their professional, diligent approach has been crucial in building The Mirror. Grateful for their support, advice, and belief in our vision. 

Jared McCluskey

Founder and CEO of The Mirror

Proof

Founders: Fleur Heyns, Kevin Pettit

Founders: Fleur Heyns, Kevin Pettit

What you measure is what you get. Unfortunately, many sustainability metrics need to be more accurate and aligned with corporate objectives. And the ever-lingering suspicion of greenwashing reduces the credibility of the data. Proof builds the data from the ground up to provide the most reliable data and insights possible for corporates and fund managers alike. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Get trusted sustainability data from the source

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Rakuten, Advaita, CV VC, Oxford, Asiri, FiveT, Franklin Templeton, Ausum, Bluefolio, Pangea

What our founders think about us

No founders were harmed in the making of this statement

The BFC team is very sincere about each step of the process. In addition, we have received great support and introductions from some of their investors which is a great help on our journey. 

Fleur Heyns

CEO and Co-Founder of Proof

OpenQ

Founders: Riccardo Lamanna, Andrew O'Brien

Founders: Riccardo Lamanna, Andrew O'Brien

OpenQ is orchestrating the worldwide symphony of developers, code, and developer relations. It uses AI tools to gain actionable insights from developer activity, track contributions, and measure the impact of developer engagement on business objectives. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Better engage with, understand, and grow your developer community.

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Speedinvest, Kraken Ventures

Novum

Founders: Martin Stoev, Adriana Taseva, Damyan Stanchev, Greg Peters, Tim Ahart

Founders: Martin Stoev, Adriana Taseva, Damyan Stanchev, Greg Peters, Tim Ahart

Advertising is broken. Fraud, inefficiencies, privacy violations, and failed targeting make advertisers lose 70 cents on every dollar or euro spent. And did you know that the online advertising industry has a higher carbon footprint than the entire airline industry? (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Provide next generation online advertising

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

CV VC, Creative Destruction Lab, CoinIX, Chris Hadfield (International Space Station), Jim Horowitz, Beric Farmer (XE Money Transfer)

NFTically

Founders: Toshendra Sharma, Rohendra Sharma

Founders: Toshendra Sharma, Rohendra Sharma

In only a few years from now, NFTs will become commonplace as proof of ownership, identity or loyalty card, and many other use cases that we would never think of today. With NFTICALLY's white-label NFT Marketplace, launching NFTs will allow digital creators to establish their brand for the digital-first future. It's like Shopify for NFTs. (Why we invested?)

MISSION

Making the use of NFT in commerce mainstream

CONNECT

JOBS

CO-INVESTORS INCLUDE

Spartan Group USA, Jaynti Kanani (Co-founder Polygon), Sandeep Nailwal (Co-Founder Polygon), Moe Shalizi (The Shalizi Group)

What our founders think about us

No founders were harmed in the making of this statement

Working with the team has been an absolute pleasure for us. The BFC team truly cares about our company's success and has been an invaluable resource for advice, guidance, and support. 

Toshendra Sharma

CEO & CO-Founder at NFTICALLY