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Maven 11 Capital raise $120M in its second funding round

  • Investment firm Maven 11 Capital has announced a $120 million funding round
  • The Maven team has made 28 investments, primarily in DeFi protocols and Web3 applications
  • Maven 11 Capital offers founders more than just funding

Amsterdam-based investment firm Maven 11 Capital closes its second crypto investment fund with $120 million.

The firm has closed 28 new deals since June

Investment firm Maven 11 Capital has announced a $120 million funding round for its private investment vehicle, Venture Fund II. The funding round builds on a successful initial raise of $40 million in June of this year. The Maven team has made 28 investments, primarily in DeFi protocols and Web3 applications. Maven has been venture investing since 2017, and through its two funds, has backed projects such as Qredo, Merit Circle, Maple Finance, Anoma, and Zapper.

Maven 11 Capital’s Venture Fund II investors come from a diverse group of backers. Its first fund came mainly from high net worth individuals with a background in finance and technology, but its second vehicle also manages money from entrepreneurs, family offices, and institutional backers. In addition to being excited about the opportunities this industry offers, investors are also becoming part of the ecosystem and learning more about the transformation that is currently taking place.

Maven 11 Capital offers founders more than just funding

Maven 11 Capital offers founders more than just funding. The entire fund team actively supports portfolio companies to accelerate their development. One example of this is that Maven 11 Capital has taken on the role of Pool Delegate to support its venture investment in Maple Finance. The investment firm is also looking closely at infrastructure providers for non-fungible tokens (NFT) and blockchain gaming. For example, it invested in Merit Circle. A decentralized, autonomous organization focused on developing the play-to-earn economy.

Crypto VCs and startups have been raising funds at a rapid pace. Hashed a South Korean launched a $200 million crypto venture fund this week, and the crypto industry is seeing high interest from investors. It looks like more and more investors see opportunities in blockchain gaming, NFTs, DeFi, and web3 applications.

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Stan Colenbrander

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Stan is the head of news and podcast host at Cryptonary. He was formerly a member of the Cryptonary Pro community. In early 2021, he decided to drop out of journalism school at university to pursue journalism in real life and make an impact in the crypto space. . His areas of interest include the NFT industry, decentralised finance, and blockchain startups.

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