The accelerator for the Web3-based economy
Outlier Ventures is a technology-focused venture capital firm. The company stated that it aims to be the accelerator for Web 3. Outlier Ventures was launched in 2014 and since then have advised, invested in, and incubated more than 25 projects in the New Data Economy. Based on this experience, Outlier launched its own accelerator program to support pre-seed stage startups across all key layers of Web 3 innovation, infrastructure, middleware & applications. Some of their mentorship cover topics such as new business or governance models, open-source landscape, new technology stack, alternative fundraising mechanisms, regulations, and more.
According to Crunchbase, Outlier Ventures is an early-stage accelerator supporting the development of an open data economy. The company has more than 30 people distributed and work together across the globe. The company has offices and a global presence in London, Toronto, Chicago and Amsterdam. Outlier Ventures claims that it is specialized in token economics, research, legal, marketing, and technology, which is required by new projects in order to develop successfully.
At the time of writing, Outlier Ventures has raised 2 funds. The last funding round was the Outlier Ventures 2018 MCD, LLC. So far, Outlier Ventures has made 15 investments. The most recent investment was on November 9, 2020, when it invested in CrowdFounder. At the same time, Outlier Ventures also invested in Sperax. The firm has 10 core team members, including its CEO Jamie Burke. It also has 1 advisor to support its business activity, Rumi Morales.