Solana Ventures is a corporate investment arm of Solana Labs, headquartered in New York. The fund focuses on investment in crypto companies at the initial stages of their growth journey.
With a keen eye for emerging trends, Solana Ventures actively seeks investment opportunities in such sectors as Gaming, DeFi, NFT, cryptocurrency services, and blockchain ecosystem innovations. The main priority of Solana Ventures is empowering and supporting the growth of startups contributing to the Solana ecosystem’s expansion.
As a forward-thinking investment firm, Solana Ventures plays an active role in shaping the future of the crypto mass adoption.
Embracing innovation, the Solana Ventures fund actively seeks developers and startups building products, protocols and solutions on the Solana blockchain. The fund backs companies at different stages, but usually invests at the seed and private stage.
Solana`s highest interest lies in supporting projects exclusively within its ecosystem to catalyze groundbreaking advancements and create as many new use cases as possible for Solana users and adherents, while also empowering the original idea to make Solana the social chain.
With a vision for the future, Solana Ventures continues to capture and invest in well-thought crypto-native products, fostering their skyrocketing growth and reshaping the cutting-edge landscape of emerging technologies. A good example of this approach is the development of Solana Mobile.
Some of the portfolio projects of Solana Ventures are: Render, Stepn, Galaxy, Hxro, Zebec Protocol, Metaplex, Magic Eden, Phantom, Aurory, Irreverent Labs, Cymbal, Cogni, Tensor, and many others.
Along the way, Solana Ventures has already made six successful exits, several of which were from Pixelynx, Swim, and Strata Protocol.
Here is the current balance of interests in the portfolio.
Total number of investments: 86