Blocktower Capital portfolio breakdown

Outline

BlockTower is a crypto/blockchain investment firm, applying professional trading, venture investing, and portfolio management to this digital asset class. Blocktower Capital was founded by Ari Paul and Matthew Goetzin 2017. BlockTower Capital was originally funded by venture capital firms Andreesen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures. In addition to managing a portfolio of crypto assets and trading the assets, BlockTower has also invested in decentralized ledger startup Hedera Hashgraph, decentralized marketplace startup Origin Protocol and crypto media outlet The Block. In this blog post we will go over Blocktower Capital’s investment portfolio and how this investment firm is pioneering in the digital asset economy.

Recent news about Blocktower Capital

  • Blocktower teams up with centrifuge to bring real world assets to Defi

In a recently forged partnership, BlockTower has agreed to bring institutional capital and assets to Centrifuge’s DeFi protocol to accelerate the financing of real-world assets (RWAs) on-chain.

As a result, the firms have announced the first-round treasury token sale worth $3 million in order to build what they call “the future of Real-World Assets on-chain”. The Centrifuge protocol ultimately aims to create a robust, decentralized credit ecosystem.

  • Clearpool launches US$25 mln permissioned liquidity pool with Jane Street, BlockTower Capital

Decentralized finance (DeFi) lending protocol Clearpool announced Tuesday the launch of a permissioned liquidity pool in partnership with quantitative trading firm Jane Street and crypto and blockchain investment firm BlockTower Capital.

  • Blocktower Capital moves headquarters to Miami with plans to scale crypto investment firm

BlockTower Capital, an investment firm focused on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, moved its headquarters and entire team to Brickell’s Financial District, where it plans to scale. The New York City-based company is the latest cryptocurrency venture to relocate to the Magic City, already the home of ventures such as crypto exchanges eToro and Blockchain.com, and venture capital firm Borderless Capital.

Investments

BlockTower Capital has made 28 investments. Their most recent investment was on May 11, 2022, when Lighthouse Labs raised CA$9.1M.

  • How many investments has this organization made over time?
investments made over time
  • Which industries has this organization most actively invested in?
industries by number of investments

Blocktower has invested into several organizations here are their top three investments by money raised (some aren’t Blocktowers lead investments).

  • aptos

Aptos is a new and independent project that focuses on providing the most secure and available blockchain to a large number of users worldwide. Aptos promises to become a layer-1 blockchain, surpassing its two seniors, Ethereum and Solana.

  • Hedera hashgraph

The Hedera hashgraph platform will offer a distributed public ledger that enables anyone to easily develop globally decentralized applications. Developers can build secure, fair, blazing-fast decentralized applications on top of the Hedera hashgraph platform.

  • MobileCoin

MobileCoin is a cryptocurrency platform that develops P2P payment tokens and digital payment systems for mobile. It combines privacy, security, and distributed trust with a great user experience. MobileCoin is designed so that a mobile messaging application like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, or Signal could integrate with a MobileCoin wallet.

Diversity Investments

BlockTower Capital has invested in Good Money on May 11, 2022. This investment is Series A — Good Money was valued at CA$9.1M.

  • How many diversity investments has this organization made over time?
Diversity investments made over time

Acquisitions

BlockTower Capital has acquired Gamma Point Capital on Jun 9, 2021. They acquired Gamma Point Capital for $35M.

  • Gamma Point Capital

Gamma Point is a hedge fund investing in digital assets and blockchain technology. Acquired by. BlockTower Capital.

Funding Rounds

BlockTower Capital has raised a total of $140M in funding over 1 round. This was a Venture — Series Unknown round raised on Jan 4, 2018.

Investors

BlockTower Capital is funded by 3 investors. Blue Collective and Andreessen Horowitz are the most recent investors.

  • Which investors participated in the most funding rounds?

Conclusion

BlockTower is a crypto/blockchain investment firm, applying professional trading, venture investing, and portfolio management to this digital asset class. Blocktower Capital is making a name for itself among high class venture capital firms within the Digital Asset ecosystem. We went over some of the firms investments and i believe Blocktower Capital will continue to excell. hope you had a fantastic reading.

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