• _Investments
    Tags: Published On: August 31st, 2023

    We're thrilled to share that Greenfield is leading Stroom's $3.5M seed funding round. Stroom, based in Kiev, Ukraine, stands out with an innovative approach: their liquid staking protocol allows seamless provisioning of channel liquidity in BTC to the Lightning Network and earning fees through yield-bearing DeFi-enabled lnBTC tokens on Ethereum, all without running a node.

  • _Research
    Tags: , , Published On: August 30th, 2023

    We at Greenfield believe blockchains and tokenization will transform global capital markets via an emerging internet-native financial system. This research effort is the first in a series to illustrate the motivations, advantages, challenges, and solutions that define the emerging transformation in global on-chain capital markets. We start things off by _1 framing problems in the traditional financial markets on a high level that led to _2 the emergence of public blockchains, the critical advantages of which for capital markets will be laid out. Furthermore, _3 challenges for realizing these advantages will be discussed, while _4 arguing that the space has made significant progress since previous hype cycles.

  • _Investments
    Tags: , Published On: July 13th, 2023

    At Greenfield, we are committed to supporting founders who are building the infrastructure for tomorrow’s decentralized work environment. This is why we are excited to announce our lead investment into Opolis as part of their latest $6.6M funding round with further participation by Tim Draper (with Draper Associates), NEAR, Polygon Ventures, among others. Opolis is a next-generation decentralized employment platform empowering independent workers in both Web2 and Web3 to become masters of all things employment. With Opolis, they maintain freedom and flexibility, while replicating the safety and security of traditional salaried jobs.

  • _Research
    Tags: Published On: June 30th, 2023

    Bitcoin-related projects are an integral part of our pipeline and our portfolio - such as Sovryn and Foundation Devices. Over the last months, we have extensively looked into the Lightning Network space. In this post, we highlight the latest Bitcoin and Lightning Network developments. A special focus is placed on recent enablers and catalysts, introducing some relevant players, and discussing outstanding challenges that now offer particular opportunities for builders.

  • _Building
    Tags: Published On: June 16th, 2023

    Vega is a crypto derivatives protocol built on top of a performance-optimized, application-specific blockchain that aims to allow truly decentralized trading without sacrificing aspects that impact the experience like latency. In this article, we cover the characteristics which make Vega well-suited to become the derivatives layer for crypto: The occasion for this update is solemn: the launch of the Vega Mainnet!

  • _Research
    Tags: Published On: May 3rd, 2023

    How is Crypto Europe doing? To find out exactly that and take the pulse regularly, we have launched the State of European Crypto Report. The key message of the first edition: Regulation is the core topic for 2023 - and is likely to boost the European ecosystem.

  • _Investments
    Tags: Published On: April 5th, 2023

    While Web2 companies may use many advertising methods to drive users to their services and products, the same tools and strategies often don't work in Web3. This is where DappBack, a Web3-native platform for community engagement and user acquisition, comes in. We are excited to co-lead DappBack’s $2.5M seed round with IOSG Ventures.

  • _Investments
    Tags: , Published On: March 14th, 2023

    At Greenfield, we are committed to supporting the intersection of fashion and web3. This is why we are doubling down on our commitment to the Digital Fashion industry and are excited to share that we led the $15M Series A round in DressX, a fashion tech company disrupting the $1.5 trillion apparel industry.

  • _Investments
    Tags: Published On: February 28th, 2023

    We are excited to co-lead the $7.4M Series A of Mangrove DAO together with Cumberland. We believe Mangrove’s unique approach to a decentralized exchange protocol and providing liquidity opens up a large design space for protocols to build on top.

  • _Research
    Tags: , Published On: February 25th, 2023

    Web2 Online Dating might be the next industry that will be disrupted by Web3 technologies. In this research article, we present potential key features a Web3 dating service, protocol or offering could or should include.


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