Headquarters: San Francisco
Key People: Bart Stephens, Brock Pierce, Brad Stephens
Blockchain Capital is a pioneer and the premier venture capital firm investing in Blockchain enabled technology companies. Our initial fund was the first VC Fund dedicated to the Bitcoin/Blockchain ecosystem, launched in the Fall of 2013, and was also the first fund to accept capital calls in Bitcoin. Based in San Francisco, Blockchain Capital invests in the best entrepreneurs who are fostering innovation in the Blockchain economy.
The Blockchain, a novel financial technology, holds the promise to disrupt legacy parts of financial services and create new markets. The firm has invested in more than 50 companies in the last 4 years, investing alongside Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital firms. They are a sector specific, but multi-stage venture capital investor that seeks to gain diverse exposure to the Blockchain economy while offering unique co-investment opportunities and proprietary deal flow to our investors.
The three co-founders of the firm are experienced and accomplished entrepreneurs and venture capital investors. Bart Stephens has a background in financial technology starting at E*TRADE and running a Silicon Valley technology hedge fund before Blockchain Capital. Brock Pierce is a serial entrepreneur, digital currency visionary, and is Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation. Brad Stephens has a Wall Street background focused on Internet security and cryptography while working for Credit Suisse and Fidelity.
Blockchain Capital has built an unrivaled network of entrepreneurs, advisors, and limited partners who are on the front lines of this fast moving sector of Fintech. The principals of the firm believe that Blockchain technology is a profound invention that offers a better, faster, cheaper way to move money and exchange assets without counterparty risk.