The .xyz community is home to many freshly funded web3 projects (showcased on our monthly XYZ Registry Domains Report) as well as early-stage investment firms focusing on web3 technologies. San Francisco-based investment firm Dragonfly.xyz backs teams building generational companies and products in crypto across sectors and stages. Prominent venture capital firm Paradigm.xyz is expanding its investment focus to include crypto, blockchain, and emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI). Montreal-based investment firm BoxOne.xyz supports entrepreneurs aimed at making a positive difference in the world. In this week’s #BlockchainThursday, we’ll introduce you to three web3-focused VC firms that have chosen .xyz and .LOL domains to develop their online presence.
Dispersion.xyz is the online home of Dispersion Capital, an early-stage venture firm that specializes in decentralized infrastructure. As stated on Dispersion.xyz, the firm’s objective is to invest in “the foundational technologies of a multi-chain, multi-currency, and multi-platform world.” The firm’s investment focus spans various layers of web3 technology, including fintech and gaming infrastructure, security, data, and platforms that disrupt traditional industries. On May 23, 2023, Dispersion Capital announced a $40M fund focused on decentralized infrastructure.1
Dispersion Capital primarily invests in foundational technologies that support decentralized businesses, with a particular emphasis on providing developers with the necessary tools to implement this vision. Notable investments include:
gmjp.LOL is the online home of gmjp (which stands for “good morning japan”), an early-stage web3 fund that focuses on global investments. The fund seeks out promising opportunities in the web3 ecosystem, including blockchain technology and decentralized finance. By targeting projects and ventures in Japan, gmjp recognizes the country’s influence in the digital landscape and aims to contribute to its growth as a player in the web3 revolution. Through strategic investments and partnerships, gmjp aims to facilitate the adoption and advancement of web3 technologies, both within Japan and worldwide.
Founded in 2022, gmjp has participated in ventures that have the potential to create a significant impact in the web3 landscape. A few prominent examples of these investments are:
Superscrypt.xyz is the online home of Superscrypt, an early-stage blockchain investment company focused on introducing the next generation of builders and users to the web3 space. Founded by Singapore-based global investment company Temasek, Superscrypt provides investment and support to innovative founders and projects across the entire blockchain ecosystem. In addition to capital, Superscrypt offers business and technology acceleration to assist projects in scaling from their initial stages to achieving significant growth.
Superscrypt’s focus includes investing in Layer 1 blockchains, web3 infrastructure, and more. Some of the firm’s notable investments include:
Web3 projects and early-stage investment firms dedicated to supporting web3 technologies are building on .xyz and XYZ Registry domains. We are inspired by this vibrant ecosystem where emerging projects and investment companies in the .xyz community converge, working to shape the future of the web3 space.
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