The cryptocurrency industry needs something more, before it catches the attention of big time Wall Street Investors. But still, there are Blockchain Venture Capital investment firms that are operating in the cryptocurrency industry and investing in blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. The Crypto Research Fund embarked on a mission to classify and rank the best Blockchain Venture Capital Firms by a multitude of factors. The research resulted in one of the most accurate and detailed articles on Blockchain Venture Capital firms to date.
Factors to rank the best Blockchain Venture Capital companies
It is hard to rank all Venture Capital firms, because of the many factors that come into play. From blockchain investment numbers to acquired blockchain assets and time in the industry, the list is kind of long for the most accurate results possible. The results are the top 50 most influential VC companies in the industry.
The study began with over 3000 Blockchain Venture Capital firms, before the data was filtered with the numerous factors that come into play. The number was brought down to 127 Blockchain Venture Capital firms that have made at least 3 investments in Blockchain technology. They were ranked according to four categories:
- Capital Outlay: Estimated cumulative value of venture investments in Blockchain companies
- Overall Activity: Number of Blockchain investments or funding rounds
- Recent Activity: Number of Blockchain investments made in the last 12 months (from June 15th, 2017 – to June 15th, 2018)
- Blockchain Experience: Time since the first investment in Blockchain projects
Each of the 127 Blockchain Venture Capital Firms were ranked in ascending order in each of the above categories, with total scoring being based on the sum of the four ranks. From the 127, 50 were picked as the best Blockchain Venture Capital firms. The factors that bring the most points are:
- Total number of blockchain investments
- The level of investment activity in the last 12 months
- Length of blockchain investment experience
- Total value of blockchain investments