Chain Ventures is a blockchain company builder. We believe that in 10 years every vertical will be decentralized.

We have 25 years of experience in disrupting the gaming, mobility and financial industries.

Projects

Coinbase

JEQUITIBA

Jequitiba is the consultancy arm of Chain Ventures. We leverage our 10 years presence in Silicon Valley. Our corporate venture clients include Telefonica and NTT Docomo. | WEBSITE

Coinbase

SILVERLINING

Silverlining bridges the new era of entertainment. We focus on gaming, VR and decentralized technologies. We have strategic partnerships with Telefonica, Stadia and GG Tech. | WEBSITE

BitGen

BITGEN

BITGEN is a new generation of Financial Services App that offers a wide and easy interaction with investment products through a marketplace with AppStore dynamics. | WEBSITE

Ethical Capital

ETHICAL CAPITAL

Ethical Capital is a new way to invest. It allows investing in global companies that are ranked according to ethical criteria like fighting poverty, caring for the environment, increasing diversity and more. | WEBSITE

Tid

TID

TiD is a crowdfunding platform for developing countries that fosters local initiatives to drive vernacular progress. Through the use of blockchain technology, TiD enhances transparency in funding allocation, and enables the automation of rights exchange with smart contracts. | WEBSITE

Partners

ANKR

ANKR

Ankr is a distributed cloud leveraging a shared economy of idle resources in connected devices and data centers. |

Ankr leverages idle resources in data centers, personal computers and edge devices to build a computing platform that is cheaper, faster and more secure. To interconnect data centers, Ankr utilizes container technology like Kubernetes to virtualize idle processing units across the globe. To fully realize the potential of edge computing and the internet of things, Ankr allows ordinary people to contribute processing power and be compensated. The use of the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) on Intel SGX and Arm TrustZone ensures security, confidentiality and Close-to-Zero redundancy.


COINBASE

COINBASE

Coinbase is a digital currency wallet service that allows traders to buy and sell bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. |

Coinbase is an online platform that allows merchants, consumers, and traders to transact with digital currency. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. In addition, it provides a series of merchant payment processing systems and tools that support many highly-trafficked websites on the internet. Coinbase was launched in 2012 with a mission to create an open financial system for the world. It is operated from San Francisco, California.


PANTERA

PANTERA

Pantera Capital, is an investment firm focused exclusively on Blockchain based companies and crypto-currencies and assets tokenization. |

Until 2014, Pantera focused on global macro hedge fund investments. The firm was founded in 2003 by Dan Morehead, who was chief financial officer and head of Macro Trading at Tiger Management. The firm has since shifted its investment advisory services to focus exclusively on Bitcoin, other digital currencies and companies in the space. Shareholders include Benchmark, Fortress Investment Group and Ribbit Capital.

TEAM

Jordi Muro
Jordi Muro (Founding Partner) is a businessman and investor in innovation and fintech areas. He was COO for Spain and Latin American markets of Sportingbet Plc and joint founder of Miapuesta and the alternative payments platform Telepay. Previously he worked during 10 years at the CEHI research center of the University of Barcelona.
Byron
Byron Haigh (Founding Partner) has lived in Silicon Valley for the last 10 years bridging the gap between corporations and startups. These include Telefonica (10 years) and NTTdocomo (7 years). As a corporate venture partner he has invested in Coinbase series C, Cliqr series B, Mist series C, Druva Series B, 500startups fund 3. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Team Member
Holger Sprengel Ph.D. (Founding Partner) is entrepreneur, business angel and advisor. He has successfully started, managed and sold a number of startup businesses, predominantly in the mobile application, gaming, mobility and health space; his portfolio includes Cooltra, Nurogames, Storytailors, CanPharma et al.
Team Member
Alfredo Fraile (Founding Partner) has an extensive carrier in branding. He has been in executive roles for more than 12 year in the world leading branding companies. Alfredo has worked in the branding projects for global companies, start-ups, cities and countries. He has a B.S. from Boston University and post graduate study in I.E.S.E. and IMD.
Team Member
Moritz Mey (Associate) worked in the heart of the German Mittelstand and inside the B2B Capital of Germany. He is part of the rapidly growing Startup Scene at the Founders Foundation. He founded a health and beauty centric startup in LATAM and lead LeadGen, Marketing and Customer Service company before.

Moritz is General Manager of the Berlin Office

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Sergey Chernogorodskiy (Managing Director, Russia) is an experienced C-Level executive, entrepreneur and investor. Graduated from The University of Chicago Booth. After 10 years in a C level positions in Russian telecom industry being responsible for M&A and corporate governance, Sergey launched career in VC. He has successful investments in Russian and US startups in telecom and IT areas.