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Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group is a venture capital firm that invests in blockchain and cryptocurrency companies.

The Digital Currency Group is a venture capital firm that was founded in 2015 by Barry Silbert and is headquartered in New York City, New York. The firm specializes in investing in companies operating within the blockchain and cryptocurrency business sector.

Subsidiaries

Acquisitions

CoinDesk

On January 13, 2016 the Digital Currency Group announced that it acquired CoinDesk, a popular cryptocurrency news site, for approximately $500,000-600,000. 

Timeline

Funded Companies

22 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

Coinlist is a financial services platform for digital assets that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2017 by Andy Bromberg, Brian Tubergen, Graham Jenkin, Joshua Slayton, Kendrick Nguyen, and Paul Menchov.

Blockstack is a full stack internet platform for building decentralized apps.

Circle is a peer-to-peer payments technology company that is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and was founded in 2013 by Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville.

Jackpocket is an a mobile application that allows users to play state lottery games on their phone.

Blockchain is a blockchain and software development company offering hardware and software cryptocurrency wallets.

Dapper labs is a blockchain and software development company developing blockchain based products and services.

Filament(IoT) is an internet of things company founded by Allison Clift-Jennings.

Norbloc is a blockchain and software development company creating a Know-Your-Customer (KYC) blockchain platform.

OB1 is a mobile applications for buying and selling products using Bitcoin on OpenBazaar.

Axoni is a blockchain and software development company offering the creation of blockchain infrastructure, distributed applications, and workflow automation tools.

Layer1 is a cryptocurrency investment and infrastructure platform.

Nomics is a software company creating data products and APIs for institutional cryptocurrency investors.

Blockchain company

Institutional Wallet Service powered by MPC cryptography

Editional is a New York-based company.

ShapeShift is an education company founded by Natalia Dovhal.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Barry Silbert

Founder & CEO



Casey Taylor

Director of Development



Christiane Shaw

Employee



Christopher Penner

Investor



James D Robinson

Advisor



Mark Lodish

Investor



Mark Murphy

Vice President of Public Affairs



Mark Zhu

Investor



Matt Harris

Advisor



Meltem Demirörs

Employee



Shlomo Klahr

Employee



Simi Wurtzel

Vice President of Finance



Stephan Paternot

Investor



Steven Wesolowski

Employee



Travis Sher

Vice President of Investments



Tristan Loffler

Employee



Whitney Simmons

Employee



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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Abra



San Francisco, California

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Artie 



Los Angeles, California

Augmented Reality Avatars

Averon 



San Francisco, California

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Axoni 



New York, New York

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

BigchainDB



Berlin, Germany

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

bitFlyer 



Tokyo, Japan

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Bitmark 



Taiwan

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

BitOasis 



Dubai, UAE

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

BitPay 



Atlanta, Georgia

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency



Nairobi, Kenya

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Bitso 



Mexico City, Mexico

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Bitwala 



Berlin, Germany

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency



London, United Kingdom

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency



New York, New York

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency



San Francisco, California

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Blokur 



London, United Kingdom

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Bloq



Chicago, Illinois

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Boost VC 



San Mateo, California

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Brave 



San Francisco, California

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

BTCC



Shanghai, China

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

BTCJam 



San Francisco, California

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Buda 



Santiago, Chile

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency



Cambridge, Massachusetts

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Carbon 



New York, New York

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

Chain 



San Francisco, California

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency

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