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The crypto space has had a rocky ride through 2019. From Bitcoin's drop to sub-$4000 to Ethereum's 51% attack to the US Congress' panic about Libra to QuadrigaCX's password losses, the crypto market had some serious shakedowns over the past year. That said, crypto mass adoption is certainly beginning to take hold as huge institutions and corporations like JPMorgan Chase, ING, MUFG, and Walmart are exploring the technology.
Jumping into 2020, CryptoWeekly is here to bring you the top 250 crypto firms that are deploying their blockchain solutions in the real world. Aiming to bridge the gap between conventional financial systems and the new digital economy, solutions are arising that democratize access to global marketplaces and services.
Here at CryptoWeekly, we’re seeing an intriguing pattern arise as 2020’s top 250 crypto companies seem to focus (mostly) toward decentralized payment solutions, RegTech, IoT, and identity solutions, encouraging disruption to the traditional economic structures and greater freedom toward financial access for all.
Perhaps the most famous cryptocurrency exchange, in terms of trading volumes, Binance has been considered the world’s largest crypto exchange since 2018. Providing access to over 100 cryptocurrencies, the exchange is headed by crypto’s well-known billionaire, Changpeng Zhao.
Launched in 2012, Coinbase is one of the most popular crypto exchange and wallet services that simultaneously provides merchant payment solutions to enable crypto transactions. As of now, users can buy and trade 14 cryptocurrencies with both crypto and FIAT.
Kyber Network provides the protocol for instant token exchange, that can be integrated into websites and wallets for easier token swaps. In terms of application, Kyber Network’s protocol has extremely versatile use cases. For instance, dApps can enable users to access services without holding application-specific tokens or it can be utilized by e-commerce merchants to take multi-token payments.
Focusing on banks and financial institutions, Ripple provides a blockchain-based payment system that enables seamless real-time global money transfers. Ripple also assists enterprises with cross-currency liquidity via their FX Market Making solution, as well as offering industry updates and market analysis through Ripple Insights.
Serving 144 countries worldwide since 2011, Blockchain.com is one of the longest-running crypto exchanges and wallet services. Offering 22 currencies for exchange, Blockchain.com also provides an institutional platform for trading and storing crypto, as well as keeping up to date with current blockchain research.
CoinMarketCap serves as a resource for transparent data on the crypto space, Providing crypto market capitalizations, trading volumes, pricing, and company information, CoinMarket Cap is the go-to place to get a full view of the cryptocurrency market to make better trading decisions.
One of the world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges, BitFinex offers hundreds of cryptocurrencies and altcoins for global trading. Founded in 2012, BitFinex is known for having the most BTC/USD liquidity of any exchange, while offering worldwide p2p margin trading services.
Founded in 2017, TRON Network is a decentralized platform aiming to create a global digital content entertainment system for affordable digital content sharing and storage. Founded by blockchain legend, Justin Sun, TRON Network was started by the non-profit, TRON Foundation.
Kraken is a very well-established crypto exchange, enabling the buying, selling and trading of a long list of cryptocurrencies, against various FIAT currencies, including USD, CAD, GBP and JPY. It has been recognized as the most secure and reliable exchange, having been the first exchange to pass a cryptographically verifiable proof-of-reserves audit.
Monero is a cryptocurrency designed to be ‘digital cash’. Unlike other popular cryptocurrencies, Monero is both private and untraceable, making it highly fungible. Monero’s use of an obfuscated public ledger means that users can send transactions but external observers cannot determine where it’s headed, how much it’s for, or who sent it.
Started in 2011, Bitstamp dubs itself the ‘world’s longest-standing crypto exchange’. Bitstamp offers a secure digital currency marketplace to trade the Big 5 (BTC, LTC, ETH, XRP, and BCH), mainly aimed at institutions and professional-level traders.
KuCoin is a popular cryptocurrency exchange that supports spot and margin trading. Users can also enjoy futures trading with leverage of up to x100. Known as ‘The People’s Exchange’ KuCoin is simple enough for beginners to use, as well as offering advanced features for expert traders.
Stellar is the open blockchain network for moving money without border friction. Users, institutions. And enterprises can create their own currencies on Stellar to send money globally and convert assets.
Founded in 2011, BitPay is aimed at institutions and organizations, offering Bitcoin payment solutions. BitPay also provides a Bitcoin wallet with top-level industrial-grade security called Copay.
Designed for scale and speed, NEM is a smart asset blockchain built in the popular computer coding language, Java. A dual-layer blockchain, NEM supports various ledgers on its cryptocurrency layer, while hosting a special Smart Assets layer where users can store any value in ‘Mosaics’.
Bithumb is a China-based cryptocurrency exchange that also offers wallet services and its own cryptocurrency - Bitthumb cash. Users can buy, sell, and trade over 100 cryptocurrencies on the Bithumb platform.
Having devised the first high-performing blockchain platform for dApp development, EOSIO, Block.one is renowned for specializing in revolutionary open-source blockchain software publishing. Block.one is rapidly progressing with next-gen blockchain projects such as EOS VC for institutional investing, and Voice, a social media platform.
Cardano is an open-source public blockchain that takes a research-first approach to development to ensure the safety of the platform. Cardano has a layered structure, which enables the platform to run a token exchange for its native token — ADA — on one layer, and a smart contracts platform for building dApps on another secondary layer.
OKEX is an easy-to-use cryptocurrency exchange offering over 100 pairs of popular coins and altcoins. The decentralized exchange offers spot and futures trading, as well as perpetual swaps. OKEX is known as the ‘gold standard’ for BTC futures trading, with daily volumes of $1.5 billion.
China-based financial services company, Huobi Global offers a suite of crypto trading tools including its global exchange, wallet, and storage mechanisms. Huobi Global is also a prominent crypto investor, having funded more than 60 enterprises while offering compliance solutions to firms all over the world.
Bakkt is creating a global network to enable secure, easy access to digital assets for enterprises, institutions, merchants, and individuals. Currently offering Bitcoin futures, along with secure custodian storage solutions, Bakkt aims to provide fully compliant digital asset infrastructure.
Ledger is a blockchain development company that specializes in building security and infrastructure solutions for enterprise cryptocurrencies. Ledger utilizes its proprietary technology to develop blockchain dApps as well as having created a range of blockchain hardware and SaaS security solutions.
IOTA is the first open-source distributes ledger aimed at building and powering the Internet of Things. The feeless microtransactions inherent in the system enable effective and efficient machine-to-machine communication and super-speedy, scalable transactions of data and money.
Blockcstream builds Bitcoin and blockchain technology to reduce friction in the financial markets and to eliminate the need for trust. The development company works with companies to build a variety of blockchain products, from crypto wallets to p2p financing tools to enterprise-grade settlement networks.
Founded by famous crypto twins, Tyler and Cameron Winkelvoss, Gemini is a trusted next-generation cryptocurrency exchange and custodian service. Offering 14 trading pairs, Gemini prides itself on being a fully-regulated highly-secured crypto platform for all users, from beginner trader to institutions.
bitFlyer enables Bitcoin users to buy, sell, and trade Bitcoins on the exchange, as well as spending Bitcoins on their marketplace. Offering merchant payment services to enable Bitcoin payments, the Japan-based exchange also houses a Lightning exchange with advanced features for professional traders.
OKCoin is a trading platform that offers spot trading services for digital assets and FIAT. The platform supports USD, EUR, JPY with various cryptocurrencies including BTC, LTC, and ETH. OKCoin is the largest spot trading exchange by trading volume.
Top manufacturer of Bitcoin mining hardware, Bitmain is one of the longest-standing crypto mining manufacturers in the world. Alongside their mining hardware and platform, Antpool, Bitmain is now branching into the production of AI and deep learning hardware.
BitTorrent offers a communication protocol that enables the sending and receiving of large files across the internet. Having existed as a company since 2004, BitTorrent only jumped on the blockchain bandwagon in 2019. Building a native token — BTT — on TRON, BitTorrent hopes to incentivize file sharing using BitTorrent.
Founded in 2016, Hong Kong-based Crypto.com aims to encourage the mass adoption of cryptocurrency via its easy-to-use payment solutions. Offering an app for trading and paying in crypto, Crypto.com also offers a Visa card for direct crypto card payments, as well as the Crypto.com Chain for free global transactions.
Civic provides a digital identity solution to enable fast, secure, affordable digital identity creation and verification for businesses and customers. Civic is aiming to produce a blockchain marketplace for ID verification services to disrupt the identity industry, reducing costs and friction associated with KYC, AML, and other ID verification procedures.
Founded in 2014, ShapeShift is a crypto exchange solution that enables trading and storage of crypto for free, using its FOX token. The ShapeShift platform enables self-custody of crypto assets, while its daughter company, Coincap.io, offers real-time crypto market data for traders to get a clear picture of the crypto markets.
A global leader in the development of Ethereum blockchain technology, ConsenSys aims to usher in the dawn of Web 3.0 by building the tools to accelerate this process. Developing platforms, software, and blockchain applications, ConsenSys also prides itself on its provision of in-depth blockchain education.
Lightning Labs is developing super-fast, scalable solutions for blockchain technology and smart contracts. Leveraging the Lightning Network protocol, Lightning Labs has built Lightning Network Daemon, a development platform for dApps, and Neutrino, an open mobile platform for blockchain and Lightning Network transactions.
The Bancor protocol enables the creation of Smart Tokens, which are crypto tokens which have convertibility built-in via smart contracts. The connecting technology means that tokens have continuous liquidity without having to match two exchange parties.
Harmony is an open consensus aimed to support 10 billion users. With an open infrastructure and global marketplace, Harmony is aiming to create the infrastructure for decentralized economies around the world.
Previously known as Neon Exchange, Nash is a super-fast non-custodial exchange that uses a matching engine to help investors make suitable trades. Nash also offers payment services and asset management tools, with an easy-to-use interface, with the aim of providing decentralized financial services to everyone globally.FF
Pundi X is striving to be the most stable digital payment system by offering secure, reliable blockchain-based point-of-sale payment devices, called XPOS. Pundi X aims to make it easier for merchants and e-commerce vendors to accept crypto, using native Pundi X tokens and the decentralized XWallet.
MetaMask is a bridge that enables users to run Etherum-based dApps in a regular web browser, instead of having to enter full Ethereum mode. MetaMask also offers an identity vault for users to manage multiple site identities.
Ark aims to make blockchain simpler by offering a suite of click-and-drag blockchain tools for developers. Thanks to the network of interoperable bridgechains, users can access multiple blockchains and enjoy speed, security, and scalability, with access to sovereignty to build personal blockchains.
Origin Protocol enables developers to create a sharing economy marketplace on top of the Ethereum blockchain and IPFS. Designed to ease the management of fractional usage of assets and services, Origin Protocol offers a full suite of tools to deploy browser listings, integrate rating systems, secure bookings and more.
A full suite of merchant payment services, Square offers point-of-sale solutions that incorporate everything from credit card payments to inventory tracking. Square has recently diversified its services adding Square Order, a pre-order system for customers collecting from food providers, and Square Cash, a simple way to send and receive money digitally.
Tezos is a secure smart contracts platform that focuses on digital assets and financial applications. Tezos highlights the importance of its native on-chain voting to ensure reliability by preventing forks.
Enjin has built a full suite of blockchain products that enable the creation and management of blockchain assets, with a focus on gamification. Enjin’s platform enables developers to develop blockchain games to grow and monetize digital solutions.
Panthers Capital is one of the most well-known crypto investment firms, having pivoted from global macro hedge fund investments in 2014. Alongside funding assistance, Pantera Capital also offers investment advisory services.
Gate.io is an altcoin exchange platform and supporting wallet that enables fair and reliable trading of over 200 digital assets on one easy-to-use platform. Priding itself on its low-fee service, Gate.io provides access to margin trading, borrowing, and lending, as well as perpetual contracts.
Circle offers blockchain solutions to improve digital asset management and use. Users can enjoy easy, quick money transfers across the globe using Circle Pay, as well as Circle Invest, a crypto-trading desk with high liquidity to trade a variety of crypto-coins (Circle Invest) and access to OTC trading services (Circle Trade).
Although Libra does not yet exist, it is a proposed permissioned cryptocurrency designed by Facebook. Planning for launch in 2020, the cryptocurrency will be managed by The Libra Association, a collaborative organization of companies across the tech, finance, e-commerce, and telecommunications industries.
Digital Currency Group
Digital Currency Group is predominantly a seed-stage investor for digital currency projects. On top of this, Digital Currency Group also runs the biggest digital currency asset management company, Grayscale Investments; the notable bitcoin brokerage, Genesis Trading, and CoinDesk, the leading media platform for crypto-related news stories.
BRD offers a fully decentralized wallet for buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Using a 12 digit paper key, users don’t need to sign up, hold an account, or remember passwords. Instead, the app is fully secure and connects directly to the blockchain.
Decred is offering a digital currency that rivals Bitcoin by solving the bottlenecks of BTC. Where Bitcoin is at risk of becoming a centralized currency due to whales and large mining interests, Decred implements an extremely democractic hybrid system of Proof of Work and Proof of Stake to ensure both miners and everyday users have an input. This helps to prevent forking and improves scalability.
SALT, which stands for ‘Secured Automated Lending Technology’, enables users to borrow against crypto assets. This allows users to access FIAT or crypto loans without selling their assets for liquidity. The automated platform approves loans based on crypto collateral, regardless of geographical location and credit history.
Chainlink provides reliable connections for inputs and outputs to Ethereum Smart Contracts. This enables secure end-to-end connection of smart contracts to external data and APIs.
Offering mobile portfolio management and tracking to millions of users, Blockfolio also provides real-time market data and insights, as well as news from top blockchain projects. Blockfolio is committed to providing this service for free to all users.
MakerDAO is a decentralized autonomous organization based in the Ethereum blockchain. Offering its own stablecoin, DAI, MakerDAO is dedicated to reducing market volatility its stable digital currency.
Tether is meant to be a stablecoin backed by the US dollar, but in reality, the backing includes loans to affiliate companies. While Tether’s original claims that each token was backed by $1, each token is actually backed by around $0.74 in cash and cash equivalent. The idea behind Tether is to create a stable digital currency to bridge the gap between cryptocurrency and FIAT.
Blockstack offers secure private data lockers that help to shield personal data from big companies. The company leverages blockchain technology to create tools and protocols that work toward an open internet that respects and implements fair data rights. Offering comprehensive software libraries, users can use Blockstack to develop blockchain-based applications
BitGo claims to be the world’s largest crypto exchange, serving over 59 countries and supporting more than 200 coins. BitGo is the biggest on-chain Bitcoin transaction processor, cornering 15% of the Bitcoin market globally. The company also offers custodian services, as well as clearing and settlement.
BitMart is a well-known and respected digital assets trading platform that offers a range of investing tools, including spot trading, over-the-counter trading, decentralized trading, and whole-network trading.
IOHK or Inside Outside is a tech form dedicated to engineering cryptocurrencies and blockchain solutions for governments, corporations, and academic entities. IOHK is currently working on an open-source library for the Scorex project to promote universal composability to heighten cryptographic security.
Polymath enables users to create, issue, distribute, and manage security tokens in a secure, robust environment. The firm has designed a new token standard — ST20 — that ensures government compliance with security token standards and restricts investors to an authorized list of wallet addresses to maintain this compliance.
Helping enterprises and individual traders make better decisions about the crypto space, Messari offers an open-source data library of metrics, analysis, and research on blockchain crypto projects. Mesari offers real-time overviews of coins and their movement, as well as a daily research brief.
Elastos is an innovative project that leverages the blockchain to power a self-sufficient ecosystem consisting of an operating system, virtual machine, and decentralized internet. The network-based operating system claims to be the first project to use the internet as a base layer rather than as an application.
Hong Kong-based company, Xapo, provides a simple-to-use Bitcoin wallet that offers a complementary cold storage vault. Focusing on addressing the Bitcoin frictions of security and accessibility, Xapo offers users a Bitcoin-based debit card to enable Bitcoin spending in the real world, in an attempt to increase mass adoption of the cryptocurrency.
Holochain is a system of distributed applications and developer tools that focus on users owning their own data and protecting their identity, without compromising scale or security. There are no ledgers or servers in the system, instead, taking an agent-centric route to data storage, sharing, and access.
Addressing scalability, usability, and interoperability issues associated with traditional blockchain, Cosmos is providing a solution by offering an ecosystem of connected blockchains. This includes an SDK for building interoperable blockchains and An IBC portico for cross-blockchain communication.
Founded in 2013, Blockchain Capital is offering entrepreneurs funding, expertise, advice, and tools to build solid blockchain businesses. One of the most established venture capital firms in the crypto space, Blockchain Capital has provided multi-stage funding to over 75 companies.
CryptoKitties is a blockchain-based game that allows users to collect and breed virtual cats while earning rewards at the same time. It is one of the earliest applications of blockchain for leisure and gaming. Cryptokitties tokens are strictly not a cryptocurrency as each non-fungible token is unique to each individual CryptoKitty.
Offering a speedy, no-hassle, non-custodial exchange service for over 150 cryptocurrencies, Changelly rivals competitors by covering transaction fees for all exchanges on the platform.
Matic offers scalable solutions for Ethereum that use the Plasma framework and PoS side chains for faster transactions across the infrastructure. The idea is to help developers significantly scale dApps, offering SDKs and APIs for fast, simple, dApps development. One of the major bonuses is that users can use their own tokens to settle network fees.
One of the top Bitcoin mining pools, based in China, ViaBTC is also a cloud mining contract provider. ViaBTC is the fifth largest mining pool in the world with over 16400 miners.
Started in 2016 by Jeremy Welch, Casa is a cryptocurrency storage solution providing highly secure digital wallets. Casa’s signature feature is its triple-factor authentication, which requires confirmation from three devices to sign in, while its target audience is high net worth family offices and individual crypto holders.
Luno is a very basic wallet solution that enables UK-based customers to buy Bitcoin and Ether in 3 easy steps. Now available in 40 countries with nearly 2 million customers, Luno also helps to facilitate storage and custodianship of Bitcoin and Ether.
Coinmetrics collates and packages data on the crypto market and related networks in order to help investors to understand patterns in the economy in order to make better investment decisions.
Based on the TRON Network, WINk is a platform for developers to design and host decentralized games and applications. WINk aims to be the top blockchain gaming platform for users to play, stake, and socialize. Players can visit WINk to enjoy the largest library of blockchain games in the world.
IoTeX dubs itself as the ‘internet of trust things’. The project is aiming to build a network where all physical and virtual devices can connect with each other in a trusted and secure manner, to facilitate smoother workflow between humans, businesses, machines, and applications.
Founded in 2018, Lolli is a rewards app that partners with popular brands to help drive sales, encourage loyalty, and reward users in Bitcoin. Each time a shopper purchases from one of Lollis partner sites, Lolli receives commission from the sale, which it splits with the customer. This is deposited as BTC in the customer’s Lolli wallet as a reward.
Bitrefill enables users to buy over 750 different types of crypto gift cards for Bitcoin or other altcoins. The company also allows users to top up their mobile phones using crypto in 170 countries, across 900 different phone operators.
Calibra is a wallet designed by Facebook to be used with their new cryptocurrency, Libra. Users can add, store, and send money extremely quickly and securely using the Calibra wallet. While Calibra will offer a standalone app for iOS and Android, users can also integrate Calibra into all Facebook platforms, such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
Near Protocol is a new, decentralized, sharded blockchain built with developers in mind. The blockchain enables developers to write, test, and roll out dApps in minutes, thanks to computation being completed in parallel to speed up the process. In doing this, Near Protocol hopes to be the bridge that incites mainstream adoption of dApps.
Elrond is a super-fast, scalable blockchain platform for developing decentralized applications that boasts interoperability and high-scalability thanks to its adaptive state sharding and extremely secure proof-of-work consensus. The aim of Elrond and its native ERD token is to create an interoperable digital economy.
Focusing on the food and pharmaceutical industries, Ambrosus offers decentralized Internet of Things networks to streamline global supply chains. This enables efficient communication between devices such as sensors, databases, and distribution tools.
Mainframe is creating a decentralized web where users can discover and enjoy dApps without the fear of their private data being used and shared without their permission. The Mainframe OS enables users to create a secure digital ID for creating and using dApps, which can be found in Mainframe’s decentralized marketplace.
Founded in 2011, BitFury is a full-service blockchain tech firm developing both hardware and software solutions for private companies, governments, organizations, and individual entrepreneurs. One of the top providers of blockchain infrastructure, BitFury specializes in easing the movement of digital assets across the blockchain.
Ocean Protocol is a decentralized data exchange protocol that breaks down data silos to enable AI access to Big Data sets while ensuring that people have control over their own data. In doing this, users can share and monetize their data, launching a worldwide data economy.
CRED offers cryptocurrency banking that enables users to stake digital assets with one of CRED’s partners in return for high-interest rates that pay out on a quarterly basis. CRED also crypto-lines-of-credit C-LOC, while ensuring those who pledge and HODL with CRED.
Compound is an autonomous, open-source protocol that enables developers to build financial applications. The aim is to streamline interest and borrowing for a more open financial system.
Coinmine is the world’s first at-home all-in-one crypto mining hardware device. Easing the mining process, Coinmine offers a plug-and-play mining solution that can be used from anywhere that has wifi and managed in a simple mobile app.
Aiming to bring together traditional and decentralized financial businesses with frictionless finance, Algorand has developers an open, permissionless PoS protocol that’s secure and scalable enough to cope with today’s economic needs.
NGC Ventures is one of the largest blockchain investors, supporting prominent crypto projects with both funding and strategic advice and expertise. NGC Venture’s portfolio includes clients such as Algorand, Spacemesh, Mainframe, and NEX. NC Ventures also offers StakeX, a platform to provide staking assistance for investors.
Born from a collaboration between Angel List and Protocol Labs, CoinList provides a decentralized platform that enables new crypto companies to run and manage token sales. CoinList also provides projects with help with compliance and technical issues to improve the overall success of token sales.
Coinsquare offers a secure trading platform for instant buying and selling of cryptocurrency, predominantly aimed at Canada. The proprietary platform offers advanced trading features and over-the-counter trading. CoinSquare has recently announced that they will be launching eCAD, Canada’s first stablecoin.
The QRL is a highly secure blockchain platform that’s resistant to quantum computer attacks. Leveraging a highly robust and fully-audited deployment of the eXtended Merkle Tree Signature Scheme (XMSS), the platform makes it easier for users to secure digital assets with future-proof security.
Protocol Labs designs blockchain protocols to solve existing challenges across a variety of industries. The company offers blockchain research, development, and integration of network protocols to improve user experience and encourage open-source collaboration.
Propy offers a streamlined transaction platform for real estate brokers and agents that helps to reduce friction and fraud in the closing stage of the property purchasing process. Based on Ethereum, Propy offers a worldwide blockchain-based property marketplace and a decentralized, immutable deed registry.
TradeBlock offers enterprise-grade investing tools for professional traders, including analytics software, a comprehensive Bitcoin index, and an extremely advanced trading platform. Users can enjoy in-depth analytics reporting that combines intelligence from trading markets and blockchain networks in one place for more effective investment.
TrustToken offers ‘TrueCurrencies’, which is a family of stable currencies that includes TCAD, TUSD, TGBP, TAUD, and THKD. TUSD is the first fully regulated stablecoin backed by the US dollar. TrustToken also offers the TrustToken platform, which is a dApp that enables developers to create their own asset-backed tokens.
One of the most famous blockchain venture capital firms, PolyChain Capital aims to provide its investors with extremely high returns by funding the most promising next-generation blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. Founded in 2016, Polychain Capital offers seed-stage investment, with $175 million in raised funds so far.
Tendermint is a core contributor to the Cosmos Network, offering a secure blockchain framework, a top-class BFT consensus protocol, and an inter-chain standard. Tendermint Core is a blockchain application platform that enables users to write dApps in any coding language and replicate on machines across the globe. Through this, Tendermint hopes to solve the conflict between application development methods.
Bitwise Asset Management
Bitwise Asset Management is a crypto asset management firm with a strong grounding in technology and protocol understanding. Working with investment managers, family offices, wealth managers, and individual crypto investors, Bitwise’s services include index creation, fund development, market insights, and more.
Quant Network helps enterprises integrate distributed ledger technology with existing technological solutions, using multi-chain strategies to simplify complexities in the systems.
CoinFund is a hedge fund offers private investment to crypto assets. Founded in 2015, CoinFund also conducts cutting-edge blockchain research and provides crypto advisory services.
0xcert provides an open-source framework to make it easy for users to swap digital assets (ERC-721) for value tokens (ERC-20), with an entire set of tools to simplify the development of dApps.
Colendi is designed to enable customers to access microcredit through p2p lending. This allows users to shop for what they need and pay the money back in diverse ways to suit their financial needs.
PERLIN offers leaderless Proof of Stake that combines the quickest ledger in the world with simple WebAssembly smart contracts for super-fast transactions and frictionless onboarding. Focused on logistics, PERLIN is currently developing self-executing smart contracts for INCOTERMS, a new predetermined set of rules for international trade laid out by the International Chamber of Commerce.
Cashaa is a next-gen banking platform for crypto firms who would like to use cryptocurrency without disconnecting themselves from traditional banking establishments completely. Cashaa’s bank accounts focus on providing seamless global services, especially hassle-free international transactions in business banking. Cashaa also offers its clients a payment gateway to accept Bitcoin and get paid in multiple international currencies.
CertiK is a cyber-security firm that leverages Formal Verification technology on blockchain and smart contracts for more robust and reliable security audits. By fusing together a static analysis, formal verification, and manual testing, CertiK offers top-notch smart contract security for institutional clients.
NuCypher provides a cryptographic infrastructure for storing and processing extremely sensitive data in a secure decentralized environment.
Republic offers a platform that makes it easy to invest in startups from as little as $10. Having launched an equity investing platform back in 2016, Republic added its crypto element in 2018 to offer a full-stack fundraising solution for founders. Republic also provides advisory services for tokenization, Air Drops, accreditation, and public and private sales.
Dubbing itself the ‘bank of the blockchain economy’, Bitwala enables users to buy and sell Bitcoin and Ether directly from a bank account. Providing an all-in-one solution for the crypto economy, Bitwala provides a regular German bank account, a crypto wallet, and an exchange all in one place. This allows users to store FIAT, BTC, and ETH alongside each other.
Blockfi offers USD loans to crypto-asset holders in 35 US states, using digital assets as collateral. The non-bank lender aims to increase the liquidity of crypto-assets while acting as a secure custodian service.
French-startup, ACINQ, is a Bitcoin technology company working on building scalable products and services on the Bitcoin blockchain. Aiming to build an open standard for Lightning, the firm has already developed Strike, a Lightning API for businesses; ACINQ Node, the biggest node on the Lightning network; and Eclair Mobile, a Lightning wallet.
LTO Network is building and maintaining a decentralized, efficient, hybrid blockchain infrastructure. This provides institutions and enterprises with a production-ready blockchain solution for decentralized workflows and asset digitalization.
GoChain is a reliable and speedy blockchain protocol and client that enables users to run smart contracts, develop dApps, and run private blockchains with extremely low fees. This allows developers to ‘lift and shift’ from the Ethereum blockchain to GoChain extremely easily for 10x the decentralization, 100x the transaction speed, and 1000x the energy efficiency.
Hydro Labs creates identity-linked blockchain solutions to store large amounts of cryptocurrency, make crypto payments, and store and send files on a decentralized network. HydroPay enables users to transfer small sums of money across a p2p network, while HydroDrive enables identity-linked decentralized storage of files. Hydro Labs crypto storage facility is called Vault, and offers biometric access for top security.
A cross-chain decentralized finance platform, Kava is attempting to open up access to global financial services using the crypto market. Kava provides DeFi services such as HODLing with Kava’s long-term decentralized CDPs, collateralized loans using their CDP system, and crypto-backed stable coins.
Flexa is a cryptocurrency payments network that enables users to spend cryptocurrencies in real bricks-and-mortar stores. The network enables seamless international transactions as well as reducing fraud.
Contentos is providing a globally decentralized content network to help stem the issues content producers face. The network enables decentralized peer-to-peer distribution, trackable copyright, and an immutable credit system.
An asset management solution, Caspian offers end-to-end solutions for entire trade lifecycles. Via a single interface, users can access all prominent crypto exchanges, plus trading tools such as historical and up-to-date P&L information, top-notch trading algorithms, and exposure tracking.
Contents Protocol has designed a protocol that enables content platforms to reward content providers while offering insights into how to better improve their content. This has been most successfully implemented in the popular Watcha app in Southeast Asia.
Dapp Radar lists the most successful and popular decentralized apps, providing reliable information on their ranking, user volume, and company value. Listed by category or protocol, users can better access succinct comparison data for dApps for more effective and actionable market intelligence. Dapp Radar also gives users information about active AirDrops.
Eligma helps bricks-and-mortar and online stores to accept cryptocurrencies by producing communication standards for crypto payment networks. Their cryptocurrency payment infrastructure allows merchants all over the world to accept crypto.
Offering users insights, information, and analytics on nearly 4000 dApps, DappReview is one of the most popular dApp indexes with over 300K monthly visitors. DappReview also offers advertising spots for developers to introduce top decentralized applications, it’s also a top portal for exploring upcoming and successful dApps.
BitDeer enables computing power-sharing services that enable users to mine cryptocurrency without having to purchase and install costly mining software. When users opt into a BitDeer package, BitDeer supplies the computational power to a customer’s chosen mining pool, and mined tokens are sent directly to the customer’s wallet.
Chainalysis is a data analytics firm that offers blockchain data and analysis to commercial enterprises, financial institutions, and government agencies in over 40 countries. This helps these establishments to provide compliance and investigation tools and to offer training to better support customers.
Acting as the connection between Web 2.0 and 3.0, Band Protocol offers community-curated on-chain data feeds, incentivized to stay up to date. Equally, Band Protocol offers an infrastructure that enables blockchain applications to connect to any open API without compromising security by going through a centralized party.
A privacy-first cloud computing platform, Oasis Labs provides enterprise solutions for the use of data in a compliant and liability-free manner, without compromising security. Oasis Labs offers a platform and suite of tools for sharing and analyzing data in a safe way that enable computationally-intensive processes (such as AI) to be effectively carried out on the blockchain.
Twetch is a social media platform that gives users control over their data, enabling users to profit from sharing their personal data.
Set is combining digital asset portfolios into one ERC-20 digital asset for easier portfolio management. ‘Sets’ are singular digital assets that represent entire secured portfolios of digital assets. Eradicating the confusion of manually managing multiple assets, Sets automatically rebalance for easier execution of trading strategies.
Built by scientists at MIT and John Hopkins, Zcash is an alternative digital currency to Bitcoin. Differently to Bitcoin, however, Zcash is a privacy-focused digital currency that can shield addresses from the blockchain to protect users. If necessary, Zcash users can set up ‘viewing keys’ and payment disclosure systems to share transaction details for audits, but this cannot be accessed without user permission.
Coda swaps the conventional blockchain for a light cryptographic proof enabling easier access and portability. This significantly increases the ease with which developers can create user-friendly dApps.
TROY provides specialized crypto brokerage services for professional traders and institutional clients. The services cover margin and spot trading, custodianship, crypto loans, derivatives, and staking from one single account.
OpenSea considers itself the ‘eBay for crypto assets’. One of the first and largest p2p marketplaces for crypto-assets and goods, users can buy, sell, and trade all manner of virtual goods, from gaming components to collectibles, using secure, automated smart contracts.
Securitize is a platform for creating compliant digital securities easily and cheaply. Working with everything from equity and funds to real estate, Securitize wants to modernise capital markets.
Delta Exchange is leading the way in derivatives for cryptocurrencies, enabling users to trade in futures. Both the underlying currency and settlement currency can be crypto, and users can enjoy up to 100x leverage on Bitcoin and an entire range of altcoins. Delta Exchange also offers a mock trading platform for beginners as well as an automated trading platform for 24/7 crypto trading.
Cobo designs and produces hardware and software for blockchain applications, with the view of making it more simple for anyone to own and utilize cryptocurrency. Cobo’s most well-known tool is the Cobo Wallet, the first mobile proof-of-staking wallet that supports over 500 tokens and 30 cryptocurrencies. Cobo also offers a military-grade vault for crypto storage, with multiple levels of storage for both individuals and institutions.
The TIE uses proprietary software to provide bespoke data feeds and analytics solutions to enable institutions and enterprises to more easily follow and understand relevant markets. The TIE offers a suite of unique APIs that include sentiment metrics, significant development analytics, and news feed analysis to ensure institutions stay on top of all notable shifts in the cryptocurrency and blockchain markets.
Working with global enterprises, Bloq offers top-quality blockchain technology solutions via its BloqEnterprise infrastructure and platform. Designed to seamlessly integrate with existing business systems, Bloq solutions offer a route for businesses to create, manage, and grow blockchain ecosystems with industry-grade security and intuitive support.
BitUniverse is a platform that manages users’ cryptocurrency portfolios. The platform tracks real-time coin prices and calculates profit and loss, while offering a decentralized wallet for ERC-20 tokens and customizable alerts. BitUniverse can automatically import transaction data from exchanges using APIs, making it faster and easier to use than other portfolio management apps.
Totle’s suite of tools enables users to access advanced liquidity when trading by automatically finding the best prices from decentralized exchanges, as well as offering automatic insurance and real-time data feeds.
Arrington XRP Capital
Arrington XRP Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm specializing in funding blockchain and cryptocurrency projects and managing digital assets. Run by the founding CEO of TechCrunch, Heather
Axie Infinity is an Ethereum-based blockchain fantasy game where players battle their ‘Axie’ creatures in an arena. Users can also buy, sell, and trade these creatures on the platform’s marketplace using cryptocurrency.
FTX Exchange is a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange company for cryptocurrencies, built to be powerful enough for professional trading firms. Backed by Binance, the exchange supports futures, leveraged tokens, and OTC trading, and has recently added PAX Gold futures to its list of available investments.
Having been around since 2014, BitSpark built the world’s first cross-border cryptocurrency service to send money globally. Offering both a web and a mobile platform, BitSpark focuses on trading FIAT cash for cryptocurrencies and stablecoins. Users can also earn funds by becoming local ‘cash machines’ for those who want to trade physical cash for cryptos.
Incognito is a solution that enables users to send, receive, and store cryptocurrencies privately. Users can also earn crypto by helping to provide privacy for others by becoming a node.
Clovyr provides a complete ecosystem of applications and tools to help developers build, manage, and roll out decentralized applications for both private and public blockchain. Designed for flexibility, Clovyr’s ecosystem is geared toward enabling easy collaboration for teams.
Neufund is an equity investment platform that makes it easy to fund new startups. From one account, users can access innovative companies and projects all over the world, while startups can utilize the Neufund platform as a way to crowdsource funding while advertising their projects. Neufund’s high liquidity makes it easy to liquidate equity, while the easy-to-use interface makes it easy for funders to take part in decision-making processes.
Dubbed ‘The People’s Network’, Helium allows users to create a WiFi hotspot and earn cryptocurrency for doing so. This enables a better wireless connection for low-power IoT devices such as bike trackers, smart pet collars, traffic monitoring devices, smart parking meters, and so on. By encouraging users to become a Helium Hotspot, the company hopes to accelerate smart cities.
Odem is a blockchain platform for education that enables users to more easily access tailor-made education at a fair price to increase their employability. Simultaneously, the platform helps educators to offer courses and be rewarded more easily, while enabling employers to find more suitable candidates.
Bitcoin Suisse offers a suite of financial services to assist with the purchase, trading, and storage of Bitcoin. Bitcoin Suisse also offers assistance with collateralized lending, stablecoins, merchant payment solutions, and tokenization.
Elliptic provides blockchain analytics to crypto companies and financial institutions in order to understand risk and ensure compliance. Elliptic offers multi-currency coverage of most popular coins including Etherum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and more. Offering auditable proof to comply with AML regulations and actionable intelligence between institutions, Elliptic aims to empower financial crime investigations teams.
Handshake is a permissionless naming protocol with DNS aiming to replace the root zone file and root servers with a public commons. This will not replace the DNS protocol but will provide a peer-validating alternative to Certificate Authorities. By decentralizing the root zone file, Handshake ensures it remains free of gatekeepers, uncensorable, and permissionless.
Gem is a crypto portfolio tracker that automatically syncs accounts and trades to view all activity in one place. Enabling users to integrate accounts from 20 exchanges, Gem provides clear data visualization for easier wealth management, as well as personalized trading suggestions to help grow users’ portfolios.
SpaceChain is developing the first open-source blockchain-based satellite network, which will enable users to develop and use dApps in space. The operating system will experience no geographical boundaries and hopes to create a collaborative global community, having already successfully launched its first hardware products in the International Space Station.
Addressing inefficiencies in supply chain logistics, CargoX has create the world’s first Smart Bill of Lading blockchain solutions, with a complementary platform for the future of supply chain-focused applications.
Grounded in the theory of Scared Economics, Celo believes in providing financial tools that are accessible to everyone. Celo has built an open and open-source platform that enables developers to create financial applications for p2p lending, collaborative insurance, digital wallets, international cash transfers and more.
AArgent is a user-controlled wallet for Ethereum cryptocurrencies and related apps. Designed to suit the user, the wallet is super simple to use without compromising security. Users can choose an easy, human-readable address for their wallet to solve the problem of remembering difficult cryptographic addresses, and can enjoy free transactions with friends on ERC-20 tokens.
Bitbond is a blockchain-based bonds firm that helps to reduce friction in issuing, settling, and holding custody over bonds by using smart contracts and tokenization. Small business owners can use the Bitbond platform to access funding from both retail and institutional investors. Borrower rates are not calculated using regular credit information but instead take into account alternative credit data making it easier to secure funding.
Ikigai Asset Management
Ikigai Asset Management is a hedge fund that invests in digital assets. Attempting to limit risk but provide high returns, Ikigai Asset Management uses long and short systematic and fundamental multi-strategy approaches to investing in the venture stage of blockchain projects
Arweave is a protocol that allows users to build permanent websites and web apps on the blockchain. Redefining the web, Arweave allows for decentralized serverless hosting, reducing the time and cost associated with the traditional hosting environment.
Paradigm is a crypto asset investment firm offering hedge fund and venture capital services to blockchain-based projects, predominantly in the early stages. Notable investments in Paradigm’s portfolio include Tagomi, Tendermint, and Starkware Industries.
AlphaPoint offers a full suite of tools to enable users to quickly build a robust cryptocurrency or digital asset exchange. AlphaPoint also offers solutions for developers to create their own security tokens on the blockchain.
Wireline has built a decentralized network to enable scalable p2p and serverless cloud computing, with a blockchain-backed registry for the discovery of applications and services on the network.
Ampleforth is designing ‘Amples’, described a Smart Commodity Money. The token offers the reliability, scarcity, and independence of gold, with added elasticity to deal with market fluctuations.
Canaan Creative build blockchain servers and solutions specifically for repetition ASIC chips. Sold on the global market, the China-based company’s range includes 8 versions of their AvalonMiner hardware, sold and used worldwide.
Bottle Pay aims to make Bitcoin payments easier. Users can send payments directly from their dashboard without downloading anything or can send Bitcoin through their lightning-enable wallets using Bottle Pay.
Cryptohopper is a super-fast trading bot that helps users manage their accounts, market arbitrage, simulate and backtest trading scenarios, and utilize market making for over 100 cryptocurrencies.
Crypto Finance Group
Based in Switzerland, Crypto Finance Group offers financial services to crypto traders and investors. These services include brokerage, storage, and asset management solutions.
Anchorage provides institutions with highly secure and flexible cryptocurrency custody. Not only does Anchorage help to safeguard crypto funds, but the architecture also enables users to capture funds from airdrops and staking.
Powered by a network of stable coins, Terra aims to strip back the costs of traditional payments by creating the largest blockchain payment network and a secure payment gateway called CHAI.
Korbit is a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange that deals in the major cryptocurrencies for the South Korean market. Korbit also offers a wallet and merchant services.
Fieldcoin is a blockchain-based land marketplace that enables fractional ownership to empower more people to buy land. The project aims to facilitate the purchases and exchange of farmland through reliable, immutable, secure technology.
Sablier is reimagining payroll by enabling workers to access their wages as they earn them. Instead of waiting for a monthly payment, firms put a workers’ wages into the platform that streams those wages to workers as they earn them in real-time.
Everstake provides a tool that makes it far easier to stake token on popular Proof of Stake projects. Investors can use Everstake to stake against projects such as Dash, Cosmos, Algorand, Harmony, and more.
Zerion is a decentralized finance platform that allows crypto users to track their assets in one place, and to lend digital assets in order to earn a profit. Enabling real-time asset tracking, Zerion also allows users to ‘lend and earn’, borrow stablecoins, and trade crypto all in one place through their connected partners.
HedgeTrade is a social trading platform, enabling users to observe and trade crypto investment strategies with the community. Traders lock predictions into smart contracts for users to purchase. Traders are rewarded for correct predictions otherwise user purchases are refunded.
SparkSwap is the first crypto exchange built on the Lightning Network enabling super-quick USD and BTC trades. This p2p trading system eradicates the risk of losing funds from centralized exchanges freezing or crashing. SparkSwap prides itself on being the world’s first exchange that provides instant settlement for mainstream cryptos.
ZenGo is a crypto wallet that aims to simplify storage by removing the need for keys by using biometric face scanning. Not only does this prevent users from losing their private keys, it also means that the wallet doesn’t haven’t control over users’ private keys. Equally, ZenGo breaks down the cryptographic data into smaller pieces, and stores this across its many servers for tighter security.
Kenetic Trading offers both venture capital service for blockchain projects and proprietary trading technology for professional investors. Combining a team of experienced traders and their high-tech trading technology, Kenetic Trading offers bespoke solutions for individuals and institutions, harnessing market intelligence and quantitative research to understand market inefficiencies and capitalize on these.
Meeco is providing a platform that enables people and organizations to control, manage, and disseminate small data in a trusted environment. Individuals can organize their data and connections across a private network without leaving a cookie trail while using their personal data to create mutual value with organizations.
Electric Capital is an early-stage VC firm that focuses its investments on cryptocurrencies, blockchain projects, FinTech, and decentralized marketplaces. Specifically, Electric Capital works with companies built on top of ‘Programmable Money’. So far these include projects such as EOS, Bitcoin, DFinity, Near Protocol, and Elrond.
Ockam builds the software tools needed to create secure IoT systems. Offering open-source developer tools, Ockam makes it possible to connect secure hardware via its software and infrastructure, to create end-to-end encrypted transactions and messages between hardware, devices, and cloud services.
SFOX allows customers to access over 20 exchanges in one place for the best crypto trading deals. With the use of smart algorithms, SFOX offers the deepest liquidity and best pricing from a single point of access.
Tangem has spent the last 10 years working on a revolutionary chip for blockchain. Their chip-to-chain technology connects smart devices for near-field communication and links them to the blockchain.
CoinFLEX is a low-fee cryptocurrency futures exchange with a mobile-friendly app and multi-signature wallet. The exchange enables 20x leverage on cryptocurrencies. Claiming to be the world’s first ‘physically delivered cryptocurrency futures exchange’, CoinFLEX focuses on offering routes to hedge crypto exposure without any settlement or index manipulation risk.
Bison Trails provides robust blockchain infrastructure for multiple blockchain use. Bison Trails’ protocols enable users to launch secure cluster nodes to access various blockchain protocols from one easy-to-use interface, with industry-grade security and a 99.99% uptime guarantee.
Tagomi is a premium electronic agency brokerage service for cryptocurrency, providing solutions for trading, margin trades, lending, staking, shorting, funding, and custodianship from one account. Tagomi focuses on institutional investors that need help with large crypto transactions. Aiming for top execution, Tagomi strives to provide the best prices and the best liquidity to their clients.
Marlin is a plug-in-and-play high-performance network for decentralized networks to access the speed and scalability needed for modern-day business. The protocol enables blockchains to attain less than 100ms of latency while reaching 500x higher throughput, without compromising anonymity.
Fopay is a transparent payment system that enables merchants to accept hundreds of different cryptocurrencies without paying for expensive intermediaries. Fast and cheap, Fopay lets business users store sales income in a highly-secured multi-currency wallet.
SKALE is a powerful elastic blockchain network that enables developers to create, deploy, and manage dApps with just a few lines of code. SKALE enables users to run their Ethereum-based dApps in a decentralized modular cloud environment.
Chorus One is a technology development company that builds secure, robust blockchain infrastructure for network and blockchain protocols. Right now, the company is working on Cosmos, Terra, Kava, and Loom.
An early-stage token fund, 1kx aims to offer a founder-friendly funding source of tokenized projects, built on the idea of incentivizing positive human behavior through the use of crypto.
MobileCoin is a basic cryptocurrency designed to be used in everyday transactions to simplify private payments for everyone. The coin specifically targets resource-constrained environments where there is a high number of unbanked people and a dearth of financial services. The simple technology integrates with mobile messaging apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
Lukka provides a suite of tools to turn decentralized data into audit-ready financial information for institutions and enterprises. Providing the means for middle and back office crypto processing, Lukka ties together, standardizes, and processes all information within a watertight SOC 1 Type 2 enterprise-grade infrastructure for top security.
Spacemesh is designing an open-source, permissionless, programmable cryptocurrency that enables non-discriminate use and fair mining, based on Proof of Stake. Spacemesh’s blockmesh operating systems enables users to run smart contracts at web-scale, based on their incentive-compatible consensus protocol. The aim is to create a highly-decentralized blockchain global computer that can be run in desktop PCs around the world.
A p2p sports betting marketplace, ZenSports makes it possible for any user to create a bet or place a bet with anyone else in the ecosystem, anywhere in the world, without the need for a third-party intermediary bookmaker. The native mobile app makes it faster and cheaper to place bets, with bet makers being held responsible for posting their correct results using a comprehensive penalty and reward system.
Arwen makes trading cryptocurrency on centralized exchanges safer. It does this by offering a middleware security layer that acts as a blockchain-based ‘Escrow’ to store funds while the exchange takes place.
Founded in 2018, Layer1 aims to support upcoming crypto projects by strategically investing in promising ideas, and helping to build and develop critical technology to complement these concepts and grow the enterprises.
Blockdaemon is the first full blockchain infrastructure and nodes provider for developers and enterprises. The easy-to-use system enables one-click deployment of nodes with simple management and configuration.
SETL build institutional-grade blockchain tools for financial institutions. Heir solutions include distributed ledger technology, digital identity tools, key storage, workflow connections and more.
Alchemy enables businesses to build robust software and services using their advanced developer tools and blockchain infrastructure. Users of Alchemy’s solutions can enjoy a full suite of solutions to create scalable and reliable decentralized applications.
Ramp is a FIAT on-ramp for decentralized apps that helps blockchain companies onboard customers by making it easier for them to get up and running on dApps. The aim is to help bridge the gap between conventional banking systems and open blockchain financial systems.
Securrency provides a suite of tools to help financial institutions integrate with the blockchain while staying compliant. These include identity solutions, regulation management tools, and an exchange system.
A licensed Swiss bank, Seba acts as a connection between traditional assets and digital assets. Users can store and manage digital assets, cryptocurrencies, and traditional securities from one Seba account.
2key aims to solve the bottlenecks in onboarding users on to dApps. Where currently it is difficult and expensive for the average users to access dApps, the 2key Protocol turns user browsers into nodes with a non-custodial wallet to bridge the gap with FIAT.
CasperLabs is developing its own fully decentralized, sharded blockchain that works with the CBC Casper Proof of Stake Protocol, and offers developers an open-source environment with high security and excellent throughout.
Orion Protocol improves connections to centralized and decentralized exchanges. This enables a smooth ecosystem of dApps to solve liquidity problems and enable cross-chain trading
Fetch AI is a connectivity platform that enables devices to link together with digital agents in order to solve complex problems without human interaction. In doing this, Fetch AI hopes to create ecosystem infrastructures or ‘ecostructures’.
Sygnum is a digital asset bank that offers a range of financial services for cryptocurrencies, including custodianship, tokenization, asset management, and brokerage services. Sygnum also offers business banking and credit services.
Bitmesh is a globally accessible digital asset exchange offering various mainstream coins, including BTC, ETH, LTC, BSV, and USDC. Available with both mobile and web-based applications, the China-based trading platform also offers wallet services and API trading.
Cere Network is the next generation of CRM software that enables easy integration for institutions to capture customer data and share it appropriately and securely across partners and modular services.
Vega Protocol enables users to create and trade derivatives using automated processes in an open and decentralized ecosystem. Vega allows users to be pseudonymous participants in the network, increasing privacy.
Airfox is offering a mobile banking platform, called banQi, to enable developing countries and the unbanked to more easily access financial services. Using the AIR token, users can easily access peer-to-peer lending from anywhere in the world.
Amber Group helps clients to manage cryptocurrency investments. Providing assistance with buying and selling, Amber Group helps with OTC trading, market-making, collateralized lending, execution, and more.
Bit Sika is a crypto application that enables users to send money between Ghana and Nigeria, in an attempt to tackle the high cost of monetary transfers in Africa. The app allows users to send, spend, and exchange in seconds with no fees. The platform enables microtransactions as well as transfers of larger sums.
StakeWithUs is a platform that helps investors more easily stake cryptocurrency on high quality, Proof-of-Stake protocols, including Loom and Cosmos. Through its secure ATLAS dashboard, the company offers staking-as-a-service and white label services, while also enabling participation in the governance of chosen projects.
Arkane Network is a multi-blockchain wallet provider that enables users to make quick transactions with other users, external networks, and dApps using one wallet. The firm also offers an API for developers to access their cross-chain wallet solutions.
Prime Trust is a regulated financial entity that provides infrastructure solutions for finance that help OTC desk, blockchain platforms, brokers, exchanges, and so on, stay compliant and offer reliably secure financial services on the blockchain.
REX is a real estate platform for listing and buying homes. By not listing these homes on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), homeowners save thousands of dollars on fees and sales commission and decrease the time it takes for a home sale to go through, by cutting out third-party intermediaries.
EletroPay is a point of sale device that allows businesses to accept electronic payments using cryptocurrencies. The technology can create invoices in seconds, with machines supporting BCH, DASH, LTC, BTC, WeChat, and AliPay. Currently, EletroPay has distributed 2600 devices across 6 countries.
BUTTON Wallet is a Telegram-based cryptocurrency wallet that allows users to buy and sell tokens through the app, as well as paying for services and splitting the bill of shared experiences with other BUTTON users.
ZenLedger is an IRS-friendly tax tool that combines data from all crypto accounts and exchanges for faster tax reporting. Their CPA suite makes it easier for accounting firms to manage multiple accounts for various companies at once, covering a multitude of currencies, including crypto like Bitcoin and Ethereum, as well as FIAT like Japanese Yen and US Dollars.
Paradigm is a crypto asset investment firm offering hedge fund and venture capital services to blockchain-based projects.
Authenteq is a digital identity platform that enables autonomous identity verification and digital ID creation. This helps speed up onboarding and reduce the costs associated with KYC.
Bitski is a tool for building simple-to-use cross-platform Ethereum dApps. The platform makes it incredibly easy to make decentralized apps or games on top of the blockchain, that give the end-user the same experience as regular applications and games.
KeeperDAO is an on-chain liquidity underwriter for the decentralized finance industry. Users pool their capital using Ethereum smart contracts, which results in collective profit through various liquidation options and on-chain arbitrage.
Diginex is pioneering the adoption of blockchain solutions in institutions and governments by offering blockchain and digital asset tools and infrastructure. Diginex has been beta-testing software to connect conventional trading floors to cryptocurrencies and is looking to offer custody solutions. The Hong Kong-based company recently announced its plans to go public in the US, listing on NASDAQ.
Mudrex provides a range of top algorithms for automatic cryptocurrency trading for investors to make money without having to manually execute trades. The idea is to help non-coders create their own automatic trading strategies and bots without having to learn to code, aiming to democratize crypto investing.
Koine offers digital asset management services for institutions including near-instant settlement, segregated storage, and asset tracking through their online application. Koine works with both FIAT and crypto, priding itself on its capital efficiency with low risk, as well as its secure fraud-prevention architecture.
BLADE is a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange that allows users to trade Bitcoin and various altcoins with up to 150x leverage. BLADE exchange offers 0.00% fees on perpetuals trading, with 6 pairs currently available. Offering cold storage and manual audits on all withdrawals, BLADE prides itself on top security and 100% operational uptime.
Founded in 2017, BlockTower Capital is a cryptocurrency investment firm offering professional trading services and portfolio management of digital assets. BlockTower Capital offers projects early-stage investment to bolster blockchain startups attempting to roll out innovative solutions to the masses.
AlgroTrader is a java-based algorithmic trading software designed for quantitative hedge funds. The customizable software enables automated trading for various popular cryptocurrencies. Designed for professional trading firms, the software can be applied to automating forex, futures, stocks, and options.
Maven 11 Capital
Maven 11 is a venture capital firm with the belief that blockchain with fundamentally change social and economic structures. With this in mind, the firm invests in blockchain and distributed ledger technologies only, including Nash, Elrond, Basic Attention Token, Ethereum, and more,
DEXTF is offering a decentralized solution that connects capital providers with asset managers to provide higher returns for investors and better profit margins for asset managers by cutting out middlemen. The decentralized protocol simplifies the process, enabling self-incentivization via an integrated arbitrage mechanism.
Alkemi is offering a solution that enables community-based liquidity for crypto market places through a robust protocol that allows users to put their coins to work to address price instabilities on exchanges. The solution is designed to incentivize stakeholders to collaborate, providing liquidity for market services to settle and transact. This bridges the gap between custodial and non-custodial platforms, while also enhancing transparency and security.
Measure Protocol is offering a decentralized marketplace for users to monetize their person-based data in a transparent and secure manner. The aim is to encourage fairer rules for data sharing to facilitate a high data quality level, which can then be sold on to marketing and advertising parties for better targeted campaigns.
TaxBit has designed a cryptocurrency tax software to make submitting crypto taxes easier. Users can enjoy automatically generated tax forms and a full audit trail that pulls data streams from all exchanges and wallets and collates it into one easy-to-use platform with reliable reporting.
A RegTech firm, TRM Labs is creating solutions to reduce friction and simplify compliance procedures in the crypto space. Helping financial institutions, TRM Labs works to offer solutions to reduce money laundering through transaction monitoring, intelligence and alerts, and in-depth reporting.
UTU delivers trust recommendations to businesses to help tackle zero-star ratings and lack of customer interaction, intending to improve trust between companies and their target audiences.
Backed by Binance, Koi Trading offers secure, compliant, and reliable over-the-counter trading services to institutions to bridge liquidity pools. Koi Trading has recently started offering a plug-and-play AML compliance solution through IdentityMinds, to help businesses deal with KYC, sanctions, transaction monitoring, and so on.
Upvest creates tools to help FinTech platforms provide their customers with more seamless investing experiences. Offering tools such as non-custodial wallets and historical data analysis software, Upvest aims to reduce costs in building internal tools.
PureStake offers secure and expertly-designed decentralized tools, blockchain infrastructures, and APIs for Algorand, CasperLabs, Kusama, and Polkadot. PureStake focuses on providing maximum uptime and performance for Proof-of-Stake networks, supported by rock-solid security.
Legal Nodes helps blockchain companies with all facets of the legal system, including end-to-end regulatory compliance, the implementation of security token offerings, and intelligence property audits.
Basset is a Japanese blockchain data analysis firm that monitors and analyses information from a plethora of cryptocurrency blockchains, the public web, and the dark web to provide intelligent and actionable insights into the crypto ecosystem.
BlocWatch offers a SaaS solution that enables businesses to manage applications on private and public blockchains. The suite offers tools to manage and verify insights and data via data aggregation, custom-built analytics, and high visibility.
Cychain is a digital asset security risk and advisory company, offering services to assist with threat intelligence and operational security for institutions and enterprises to stay compliant with AML regulations.
TradeLens is an open platform to assist supply chain actors with a single, secure source of shipping data to track shipments in real-time. The aim is to digitize the global supply chain to reduce friction and ensure end-to-end authenticity and security.
Metal Pay describes itself as a digital banking app. The wallet enables users to store and use cryptocurrency in a secure environment, so users can earn, send, and spend crypto more simply.
KNØX offers institutional-level insured Bitcoin custody to help businesses and establishments secure their digital assets in a way that meets all fiduciary obligations. Working with leading insurer and risk broker, Marsh, the company offers dedicated insurance for all funds held in their custody.
Banxa is a simple plug-and-play FIAT on-ramp to access the crypto market. Internationally compliant, the fiat-to-crypto gateway offers local and global payment methods that can be easily integrated into business platforms, exchanges, and wallets using their JSON API.