This article delves into the world of Web3 Venture Capital (Web3 VC), discussing its types, characteristics, and life cycle management. It highlights the emergence of traditional and crypto-native venture capital firms, along with their unique investment approaches in the Web3 space. The article also examines the challenges faced by Web3 VC firms in managing their investments, operations, and exits, as well as the importance of accurate valuation, fund accounting, and token vesting in the rapidly evolving crypto market. With comprehensive insights and real-world examples, this article serves as a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding the intricacies of Web3 VC and its impact on the blockchain and digital asset ecosystem.
As mentioned in previous articles, crypto exchange is the core player in the cryptocurrency & digital asset market that combines multiple roles in traditional finance, with diversification to compete with each other.
How crypto exchanges attract more users and excel from the competition? The competencies can be trading pairs, trading cost, security, liquidity, UI/UX, earn… Among which liquidity is one key factor that institutions would consider when choosing crypto trading venues.
Classification of Exchanges: Service Differences and Reasons
This article introduces prime brokerage, a bundled group of services that investment banks and other financial institutions offer to hedge funds and other large investment clients that need to be able to borrow securities or cash in order to engage in netting to achieve absolute returns.
Prime Brokerage in traditional finance A prime brokerage (PB) is a bundled group of services that investment banks and other financial institutions offer to hedge funds and other large investment clients that need to be able to borrow securities or cash in order to engage in netting to achieve absolute returns. The services provided under […]
By William Lee, Huobi Tech The Introduction The NFT market has boomed since the rise of crypto art in early 2021, especially after the concept of “metaverse” swept the world. According to NFTGO, the NFT market capitalization reached around $38.7 billion in January 2022, increased nearly 500 times from a year earlier, with daily trading […]
Author: Phil, 1Token Background This article is 1Token Crypto fund 101 series. According to previous articles, crypto funds are similar to traditional funds in fund structure and basic crypto buyside portfolio classification. Fund accounting, the measurement of fund performance, applies to crypto funds as well as traditional funds, whether fund is raised from public or private, […]
Author: Author: Yixuan Huang, BD Director; Phil Yang, Head of BD In Part I of the Crypto Funds 101 article, we discussed a high-level overview of crypto funds, introducing typical types of crypto funds in today’s increasingly regulated crypto market by investment strategy, trading frequency and source of capital. Refer to Part I at: https://blog.1token.tech/2022/05/31/crypto-funds-101-fund-classification-and-compliance-operations/ […]
Author: Edic, Phil, 1Token Lending has been one of the core fundamental financial services provided by institutions like commercial banks by matching the market supply and demand of fixed income and liquidity in an economy. In 2022, the global debt market is expected to reach US$7.83 trillion, seeing a YoY increase of 10.8% from […]
Author: Yixuan Huang, BD Director; Phil Yang, Head of BD Prelude: From Traditional Funds to Crypto Funds Broadly speaking, a fund is a pool of capital allocated toward a specific purpose. Common sources of capital include trusts, sovereign funds, insurance firms, and various types of foundations. However, investment decisions are made by fund GPs, who […]