current position:Home>Take a look at the encrypted world map of the "ConsenSys Gang"

Take a look at the encrypted world map of the "ConsenSys Gang"

2022-08-05 09:45:14golden finance

In Silicon Valley, where high-tech companies gather,“PayPal黑帮”It has become a force that cannot be ignored,在2002年被eBay收购后,虽然PayPalMost of the early employees have already“Open up another country”,But they remain in close contact.“PayPal黑帮”Not only the creation of a number of Internet、新能源、Venture capital and other companies,比如Youtube、Telsa、LinkedIn等,It also supports many start-ups to grow into world-renowned companies,包括Meta(原Facebook)、Airbnb、Uber等,It has provided important support for the vigorous development of Silicon Valley.

与“PayPal黑帮”类似,The same thing exists in the cryptosphere“gangster organization”,比如“Coinbase黑帮”、“FTX黑帮”等,They rely on powerful network effects,Established crypto projects have easier access to institutions、Developers and users favor,The probability of success will also be higher,比如近期火热的“Facebook系”公链Aptos和Sui,All received the top in the circleVC如a16z、FTX Ventures等的投资.In addition to the above organizations,本文PANewsAnother cryptosphere native will be introduced“gangster organization”—— 以太坊基础设施开发公司ConsenSys.

ConsenSysis a leading software company focused on the Ethereum ecosystem,其创始人Joseph LubinOne of the co-founders of Ethereum,He also helped establish the non-profit Ethereum Foundation.ConsenSysIn addition to providing development and consulting services,It is also constantly developing its own products,Products currently under development includeMetaMask钱包、Infura开发套件、Smart contract audit serviceDiligence、Open source blockchain protocolQuorum等,其中MetaMaskHas become the largest number of usersWeb3钱包.2022年3月,ConsenSys以70亿美元估值完成4.5亿美元D轮融资,由ParaFi Capital领投,Participating institutions include Temasek、软银愿景基金二期、微软、Anthos Capital、Sound Ventures等.

据PANews统计,“ConsenSys系”The crypto projects involved cover many fields,包括DeFi、DAO、NFT、储存、去中心化数字身份、风险投资等.由于ConsenSysEx-employees are involved in many projects and companies,At the same time, there is no lack of transformation involvedWeb2企业中,Therefore, this article only selects well-known projects related to the encryption industry.本文参考了@FinanceYF3整理的关于ConsenSysemployee information.

DeFi

DeFiAs one of the most important areas of the crypto industry,ConsenSysDepartments are also more involved,其中不乏知名的DeFi协议,比如去中心化交易所SushiSwapand fixed rate agreementsElement Finance,其中Element Finance于2021年10月获得由Polychain Capital领投的3200万美元A轮融资.此外,ConsenSysAlso involved are unsecured lending agreementsAtlendis Protocol、Decentralized peer-to-peer trading platformAirSwap、衍生品交易平台DerivaDEX、波卡DeFi联盟、Poker platformVirtue Poker等.

Atlendis Protocol是由Atlendis Labs开发的无抵押借贷协议,In order to solve the current problem of low efficiency of over-collateralized funds.for the borrower(如Dapp、DAO等),Atlendis ProtocolIt will be reviewed first,Only those who are whitelisted are eligible to borrow,其次,Lenders can customize lending rates and borrowers,It will be possible to obtain higher rates than traditional overcollateralized lending agreementsAPR.Atlendis Protocol于2021年12月完成440万美元的种子轮融资,由Lemniscap领投,参投方包括ParaFi Capital、Tioga Capital、White Star Capital、DeFiance Capital、True Ventures、Digital Currency Group、Divergence Ventures等.

yfNRO58iPONDdFA8pGbhiJLlClikj6DGZH07zANN.png

基础设施

相比于DeFiand the public chain field,ConsenSysIt is also not to be underestimated in the direction of infrastructure,比如创建了3Box和Spruce,其中3Boxis a decentralized database protocolCeramicThe core developers behind it,于2022年2月完成3000万美元A轮融资,由Multicoin Capital和Union Square Ventures领投,参投机构包括Jump Crypto、Animoca Brands、Coinbase Ventures、ConsenSys和The LAO等.

Spruce Systemsis a company focused on decentralized identity(DID)digital identity authentication company,It is designed to allow users to have their own identities and to achieve identity interoperability,于4月份完成3400万美元A轮融资,由a16z领投,在2021年11月融资750万美元,投资方包括Alameda Research、Coinbase Ventures等.此外,ConsenSysThe infrastructure that the department is involved in also includes blockchain testbedsW hiteblock、Enterprise blockchain solution service providerKaleido等.

VqxjkVyuSDczUatcE5MJIFfC9S4dlQpaxWnwcjxe.png

DAO

The most widely known platform for early stage project funding and fundraising in cryptoGitcoinThe two co-founders of ConsenSys,此外,ConsenSysThe department also created a fundraising platform focused on biotechnology researchMolecule、Fundraising organization focused on protecting endangered animalsWidcardsand crowdfunding platformsWeiFund,其中Molecule于2022年6月完成1300万美元种子轮融资,由Northpond Ventures 领投,参投机构包括Backed VC、Shine Capital、Speedinvest以及前Coinbase首席技术官Balaji Srinivasan等.

Rs9lGYCQHU4DQzOA7viPsHCa6oNUYYN5iZ0a1R23.png

风险投资&对冲基金

In addition to participating in the construction of specific encryption projects,ConsenSysThere are also many founders of venture capital and hedge funds,Provide help to crypto entrepreneurs from the financial level,包括Delta Blockchain Fund、Accomplice VC、DARMA Capital、Moloch Ventures以及对冲基金Bitcog LLC,上述VCInvested crypto projects includeCoinList、Flow、Near等.

Delta Blockchain Fund是由前 ConsenSys Ventures 负责人 Kavita Gupta创办,Attracted on first subscription Quantstamp、Polygon、Rosy Blue 的Viraj Mehta、Lakestar 的 Klaus Hommelsand other founders' investments,The crypto projects currently invested by the fund include the Ethereum Layer 2 extension protocolNahmii、为NFTMarkets provide liquidity protocolsTaker等.

MmYWIlaJg8ajSIdUFlG3d9kzN3NASDq28nHEmRgb.png

NFT&工具

in other areas of the crypto industry,ConsenSys系也“不甘落后”,比如创办了NFT交易平台SuperRare, SuperRareIt is a veteran of the Ethereum ecosystemNFT综合交易平台,旨在为加密艺术爱好者提供一个交流和收藏的平台,相对于综合性交易平台OpenSea,SuperRare更偏向于为真实、高质量的艺术作品服务.除了NFT外,ConsenSysThe department is also involved in on-chain tools,For example, an on-chain data providing platform focused on the Ethereum ecosystemAlethio.

bAvXkssphIGuGxdWUWIGEh3HFTDVXoVJnFG5Q10p.png

In addition to the above members have“自立门户”外,ConsenSysIt has also contributed a lot to other projects in the encryption industry“血液”,It's called the encryption world“黄埔军校”,Although this part doesn't count“ConsenSys黑帮”,But also contribute to the entire crypto industry.据不完全统计,这部分ConsenSysThe field of encryption after ex-employees moved to include public chains、基础设施、DeFi、DAO、交易所、风投机构、媒体等,For example, the new public chainAvalanche、预言机Chainlink、借贷协议Compound、针对Web3Employment cooperation platform for independent workersOpolis、头部交易所Coinbase、知名媒体The Block等.

3zMQYzDkT5ULpbjt0i111gI1iF8rJWRGHe3k7FXt.png

与“PayPal黑帮”Driving Silicon Valley businesses is similar,加密圈的“Coinbase黑帮”、“FTX黑帮”、“Ethereum Foundation gangster”、“ConsenSys黑帮”Corresponding assistance has been given in terms of personnel training and funding,Technology and experience have been delivered to various fields,加上“help”Strong network effects between them,To a certain extent, it has promoted the overall development of the encryption industry.

copyright notice
author[golden finance],Please bring the original link to reprint, thank you.
https://en.netfreeman.com/2022/217/202208050942155459.html

Random recommended