The Cryptonite Marketplace

The entrepreneurs leading the following companies and new VC funds are Cryptonite members currently seeking new investors and strategic partners. All companies and investment funds listed in the Marketplace have been vetted and qualified by the Cryptonite Ventures team. Cryptonite is not, however, a broker dealer and the role of our Managing Directors is to merely provide screened introductions to the following companies. All subsequent investment and strategic transactions must be negotiated directly with the company founders.

Eligma Labs

Eligma Labs brings together a diverse range of experienced blockchain consultants and programmers specializing in product and custom development through cutting edge technologies and innovative business models.

``Based in Slovenia, Eligma Labs specializes in bringing blockchain and cryptocurrencies to online shops, digital banks, fintech solutions, online games, data-storage solutions etc., by upgrading your existing platforms and backend systems with blockchain features. In this, we offer off-the-shelf white-labeled products and platforms, blockchain middleware and wide range of custom development skills.

Dejan Roljic'
Dejan Roljic'CEO, Eligma
Tip Sheet

Eligma Labs  provide you with the following services and solutions:

  • General Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Consultancy
  • Custom Smart Contracts and Smart Contract Auditing
  • Blockchain-protected Database and Login
  • Decentralized Identity Systems
  • Private / Consortium Blockchain Solutions
  • Ethereum Development Kit
  • Blockchain Payment Gateway with own Node Clusters
  • ICO/Crowdsale Platforms
  • Custom Ethereum Tokens (Cryptocurrencies)
  • Blockchain Analytics & Airdrop Campaign



A public, permissionless infrastructure cloud designed to host the next-generation of software and services.

“The cloud storage industry that Box and DropBox championed is being reinvented for the blockchain era. The ability to store your personal and enterprise data across globally distributed and cryptographically secure cloud networks, will solve our great privacy and security woes. As a leader in this movement, 0Chain offers a privacy-centric, high-security storage platform that delivers faster performance and lower cost than traditional cloud services``

Saswata Basu
Saswata BasuCoFounder & CEO, 0Chain
Tip Sheet
0Chain’s investment and strategic interests:

  • Equity investors
  • Partners: onlinecasinogo.com Cloud, Colocation, and Blockchain Providers
  • Customers: Consumers and Developers
  • Partners to evangelize 0chain: Accelerators, Wallet Providers, Influencers



A real-time blockchain data and insights
platform that empowers developers, exchanges, institutional investors, and auditors to gain a significant competitive edge.

“Blockchain tech and cryptocurrency are the underpinnings of a new financial infrastructure. Exchanges, OTC desks, funds, traders, auditors, regulators, developers, and every major enterprise will increasingly need access to blockchain data to remain competitive. Unlike traditional financial instruments, the exploding market of digital assets are living pieces of software that transfer value across blockchain networks, and therefore require a new operational analytics approach. Amberdata is a new generation platform that provides real-time, validated blockchain data, including market price data and valuation metrics, to exchanges and investors in a actionable format not offered by any other provider.”

Shawn Douglass
Shawn DouglassCoFounder & CEO, Amberdata
Tip Sheet

Amberdata‘s investment and strategic interests:

  • Series A equity investors in Amberdata.io
  • First round ICO investors in Web3data.org
  • 3rd party data partners
  • Distribution partners
  • Investment firms seeking to accelerate their research and decision-making effort and de-risk their portfolios.
  • A select group of geographically distributed direct-sales reps to call on large prospects.



Bitsimple is a one-click blockchain infrastructure deployment platform for Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Stellar and other top blockchain ecosystems.

``Bitsimple is redefining the blockchain infrastructure and deployment experience for engineering teams worldwide. Designed by a team of technical experts from Apple, Tesla, Blackberry, Pivotal Labs, and Laurel Road, Bitsimple strips away the complexity and cost of maintaining blockchain infrastructure in-house. Often called the ``Heroku for Blockchain``, Bitsimple helps developers adopt blockchain implementation best practices for their web and mobile applications.``

Tip Sheet

Bitsimple‘s investment and strategic interests:

  • Seed Round Investors
  • Series A equity investors
  • Industry experts and advisors
  • Product launch partners
  • Distribution partners
  • Customers: Developers, CTO’s, startups and businesses looking to adopt blockchain technology & best practices
  • Looking to Hire: Blockchain engineers, backend engineers, Sales and Marketing roles



A patented and secure low-friction software-only Optical offline transactions channel, competing with and enhancing mobile NFC /Wifi for ubiquitous highly secure mobile transactions, and providing automation for auto-pairing augmentation of RF utilities for lower customer friction at the mobile POS.

“Despite mobile payments are expected to grow 33% to $457B in 2026, existing methods for device and identity authentication result in a daunting user experience, preventing mobile payment apps from becoming mainstream. Metasepia's experienced mobile technology team has developed a highly secure method able to authenticate devices, and individuals, offline with a single step visual process. As a software only protocol, independent of NFC/RF/Wifi, Metasepia’s innovation is the only mobile solution that will auto-pair across all devices and platforms in a low-friction fast transaction experience suitable for highly secure crypto/token/card/POS mobile offline payments.”

Tip Sheet

MetaSepia’s investment and strategic interests:

  • $2M seed round equity investors
  • First round ETO and STO investors
  • Industry experts and advisors
  • Product launch partners
  • Distribution partners including merchant products and services companies
  • Customers that use in-store mobile offline QR code based payment systems



A proprietary, AI-driven, market intelligence search and discover engine for the booming blockchain industry.

“The Plato search and hashtag engine allows professionals to easily identify and organize consensus-driven intelligence and thereby accelerate their research and decision-making efforts. Platos engine was built upon a proprietary and scalable framework that, in its simplest form, allows users to automatically generate and distribute searchable backlinks to the community. One of the key features of the platform is a UI that provides a powerful a 360° view of the market through an intuitive and content rich user experience. Plato’s current MVP is focused on meeting the needs of global blockchain, AI and crypto investors, exchanges, OTC traders, entrepreneurs regulators and developers.”

Tip Sheet

Plato‘s investment and strategic interests:

  • Series A equity investors
  • Industry experts and advisors
  • Product launch partners
  • Distribution partners
  • Sales team or other new hires



Scalable and decentralized zero-fee payments infrastructure and programmable currency for the public internet, coordinated by a decentralized Governance of checks and balances.

``Storecoin is a new public blockchain—Not a dApp, ERC20 token, DPOS blockchain, fork, or DA. $STORE aims to become the public internet’s dominant reserve, zero-fee, programmable currency by being ultra-fast (5,000+ transactions per second at launch), and secure, with Byzantine Fault Tolerance up to 1/3 malicious nodes with continuous on-chain monitoring for bad actors. The Storecoin blockchain will be coordinated by a one-entity, one-vote democratic and decentralized governance of checks and balances that can be understood and trusted by miners, app developers, merchants, and the largest organizations in the world.``

Chris McCoy
Chris McCoyCEO, Storecoin
Tip Sheet

Storecoin’s investment and strategic interests:

  • Equity investors
  • Token investors
  • Industry experts and advisors
  • Product launch partners
  • Distribution partners
  • Governance input



Cryptonite is NOT a United States Securities Dealer or Broker or U.S. Investment Adviser. Cryptonite is a consultant to the enterprises mentioned above and makes no warranties or representations as to the buying, selling or value of any equity or token transaction between parties. All due diligence is the responsibility of the Buyer and Seller or client. The Cryptonite website should never to be considered a solicitation for investment for any purpose in any form or content.

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Cryptonite was founded on the premise that the growing decentralizing and liberating power of the blockchain will ultimately upend major industries, inspire developing nations, transform popular culture, and create huge new economic opportunities.

Cryptonite fosters the revolution by gathering the brightest minds and craftiest entrepreneurs at exclusive live salons and online forums, to engage in cutting-edge debate, exchange technology and business advice, and join together to make great things happen!

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New prospective members are researched, and invited by the Cryptonite Ventures and Alchemist editorial teams who seek advice from our members, partners and industry advisors. The Cryptonite promise to its members is to only invite the best and the brightest thought leaders in the crypto economy. To nominate a new member, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

What is the primary benefit to becoming a member to Cryptonite?

Very simply, Cryptonite measures its success by creating positive outcomes for its members. Such outcomes include raising capital, creating partnerships, recruiting advisors and talent, and gaining media exposure.  All our major events, interactive salons, and online communities are designed to maximize high-level introductions and professional branding opportunities.

What kind of access to members have to each other?

All members enjoy access to the membership roster, and Cryptonite will happily make personal introductions between members. Cryptonite is currently finishing a private online group for our members, which should be live by September 2018.

Are their opportunities for students and others to volunteer?

Yes! Cryptonite is building a strong network of highly talented and professional volunteers to help with our research efforts and events. To inquire about volunteering for Cryptonite, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

Do we offer press membership?

On a highly selective basis, Cryptonite offers qualified and full-time members of the press complimentary passes to our Salons and World Tour stops, and other Cryptonite member privileges. To see if you qualify for a press pass, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

Can a service firm, tech brand or high-end consumer brand sponsor Cryptonite?

Yes! In our ‘Founding Partners’ section of this site, you can see we have a growing base of  high-end sponsors.  To learn more about becoming a Cryptonite sponsor contact ‘Hey Dave’ Halvorson – Dave@CryptoniteVentures.com – (408) 398-5553

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Cryptonite memberships a good for a year after your registration date. Before a membership expires, Cryptonite will alert the member and determine the renewal status. The Cryptonite system is NOT set up for automatic renewals and all renewals require the mutual agreement of both the member and Cryptonite. To learn more about becoming a member and staying on the Cryptonite VIP  list, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

Do you offer any complimentary memberships?

On a limited basis, we offer leading academics, journalists, and industry thought-leaders access to specific membership privileges. To learn more about becoming a member and staying on the Cryptonite VIP  list, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

Is there a limit to the number of Cryptonite members?

No! The long term goal of Cryptonite is to spread organically throughout the world and seek out the best and the brightest entrepreneurs and thought leaders driving the crypto economy.  To learn more about becoming a member and staying on the Cryptonite VIP  list, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

What do membership fees cover?

All Cryptonite monthly Salons and Culture Pop-Ups are generally free to members and a single guest. Members also receive a 75 percent discount on tickets to the Cryptonite World Tour. To learn more about becoming a member and staying on the Cryptonite VIP  list, contact Concierge@CrytoniteVentures.com (415) 787-2421

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