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​IOSG Ventures is a pioneering crypto fund founded in 2017 that invests in the future of Web3. As a research-driven firm, we assist founders in developing community-friendly protocols that are primed to transform the crypto landscape. We are passionate about investing in crypto-native paradigms that have the potential to transform the future of the industry, whether you’re building infra, middleware, security, gaming, or social platforms.

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Founding Partner

Gökhan ER

Managing Director

Kuan Huang

Managing Director

Momir Amidzic

Principal

Ray Xiao

Senior Director

Venture Partner

Dong Mo

Venture Partner

Ishanee Nagpurkar

Principal

Jiawei Zhu

Principal

Venture Partner

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Founder of Kuan Capital
Partner of GGV Capital

Founder & CEO
Oasis Labs

Founder
IoTeX

Co-founder & CTO
Gnosis

Research Engineering Manager, Coinbase

If you would like to reach out to pitch investment, please send a summary of your project along with a pitch deck and/or white paper to

we will handle and response as soon as possible!

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EVENTS

2024

Restaking Summit

​Here we are thrilled to announce, Old Friends Reunion 11th @ Denver — Restaking Summit is coming! On March 1st, @ EthDenver, we will have a half-day Event discussing Staking, AVS, Data Availability, ZK Coprocessor, Layer2, etc.

2024

Restaking Modular

​Join us at the Restaking-Modular Future event hosted by IOSG Ventures partnering with RISC Zero. It offers spicy PANELS & TALKS brought by globally recognized top-tier projects such as EigenLayer, Babylon, AltLayer, Renzo, Scroll, kiln and Gelato.

2024

Singularity: AI X Crypto Convergence

In the intense embrace of Artificial Intelligence, IOSG Ventures is presenting the 12th edition of our signature Old Friends Reunion (OFR) series, themed “Singularity | AI x Crypto Convergence” around Token 2049 Dubai on April 17. ​This event will be a half-day gathering, bringing together experts and top-tier founders from the space, and discussing topics such as GPU Networks, AI Agent, ZKML, Data, etc.

2023

Autonomous Arcade & Mass Adoption

IOSG is set to delve deeply into the fundamental aspects of Web3 Games and Applications. In this event, we actively participate, establish connections, and spark discussions to help mold the future of this revolutionary technology within the realm of gaming and applications. This one-day event will cover various topics, such as Identity, Social, Account Abstraction (AA), and more, featuring talks and panels featuring prominent figures from the industry. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us as our distinguished friend and contribute to shaping a promising future in this ever-evolving world!

2023

LSD & ZK Modular

Join us as we take a trip down memory lane with the IOSG Old Friends Reunion Event Highlights video, which took place on September 12, 2023, in Singapore. It also showcases the fun, achievements, and excitement that unfolded throughout the day, providing a glimpse into the future of the blockchain industry, deciphering the potential and intricacies of Staking & Restaking, Decentralized Trust, Data Ownership, Modular Blockchain, ZK-EVM, and so much more.

2022

Sovereign Individual & ZK Odyssey

Join the sovereign individual movement with the exploration in the spell of zero-knowledge with us in the 9th Old Friends Reunion.The 9th edition will happen in Lisbon on Nov 1st, 2022, with the theme of Sovereign Individual & ZK Odyssey. This flagship event will navigate the topics Data, Privacy, DID, zkEVM, ZKPs, zkRollup, etc., featuring zero knowledge’s implementation in Blockchain and how to navigate cryptographic primitives as a buidler.

2021

Scaling Summit

On December 18–19th, IOSG 8th Old Friends Reunion will spotlight to reunite friends again. Following the success of our 7th Old Friends Reunion-DeFi Summit 2020, we will bring together renowned blockchain developers, investors, and community enthusiasts from home and abroad to share their ideas and opinions. Enlightening like stars and shining like diamonds, each of us will be the brightest star to create brilliant achievements for the industry together!

2020

7th Old Friends Reunion
– DeFi Summit

On October 26, Old Friends Reunion came to a successful close at 1933 Shanghai. With the theme of “DeFi Summit 2020”, IOSG, together with imToken, DeBank and Aave, had brought you the ultimate carnival of DeFi space. We have a total of 912 people registered on Eventbrite and Huodongxing (活动行), and the actual number of attendees had exceeded 1000.

2019

6th Old Friends Reunion
– Next Platform Camp

On September 18th, IOSG’s sixth “Old Friends Reunion Meetup” was held in Shanghai Lavin Rose. A total of more than 600 people consists of well-known investors, project developers and founders and blockchain enthusiasts from home and abroad participated in the event. The Meetup is hosted by IOSG, the star cross-chain project Polkadot, the deep segment expansion project NEAR Protocol, and the blockchain platform CasperLabs. It’s an excellent opportunity for the audience to get in touch with the blockchain industry.

2018

IOSG & Chainlink L2 Hackathon

Scaling is a Blue Ocean waiting for the developers to explore and find the New World. Scaling blockchains and specifically Ethereum has been a challenge. Every scaling approach has its own trade-offs regarding the security, decentralization, throughput, and flexibility choices.

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DEV-INITIATIVE

IOSG Kickstarter Program

Up to $100,000

IOSG Kickstarter
Program

Up to $100,000

The IOSG Kickstarter Program is a builders program designed to empower early-stage founders in Web3. Our program features two core components: IOSG Innovate (Project Discovery and Investment) and IOSG Connect (Network Expansion and Community Building). For founders, we offer up to $100,000 in funding, along with extensive support including mentorship, consulting, partnerships, and more, to help you elevate your project to the next level. Come build with us!

Value-Adds

CAPITAL

Funding ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.

MENTORSHIP

Access to industry professionals and experts.

Business Model and Tokenomics

Support in developing robust business and incentive models.

Go-to-Market Strategy

Suggestion on go-to-market plan and extension for market and community influence.

Strategic Partners and Synergies

Introductions to key partners and leverage synergies with our portfolio companies.

Hiring Support

Assistance in building strong teams

Introduction to CEXs

Introductions to various centralized exchanges.

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Co-Founder

NEAR

Jordan Momtazi

Co-Founder

Synthetix

Stani Kulechov

Founder

AAVE

Imran Khan

Lead

Alliance

Nikita Ovchinnik

CMO

1inch Network

Garrett MacDonald

Arweaver

Aidan Hyman

Co-Founder & CEO

ChainSafe

Liu Feng

Investor

ChainNews

Lei Daxiong / Daidai

CMO

DODO

Camila Russo

Founder

The Defiant

Mildred Idada

Founding Partner

OWC

Deniz Omer

Founder

Alphaday

Yaoqi Jia

Asia Lead

Polkadot

Zhang Weijia

Head of China Region

EEA

Dong Mo

CEO

Celer Network

Typto

Initiator

DAOSquare

Jocy Lin

Founding Partner

IOSG Ventures

Xinshu Dong

Technical Partner

IOSG Ventures

Scott Moor

Co-founder

Gitcoin

Dawn Song

Founder & CEO

Oasis Labs

Emma Cui

Founding Partner

Longhash Ventures

Sam Williams

Founder

Arweave

Sami Start

Co-founder & CEO

Transak

Niteesh Settypalli

Head of Ecosystem

Flux

George Beall

Head of BizOps

Commonwealth Labs

Calvin Chu

Core BUIDLer

Impossible Finance

Fred Lacs

Software Engineer

Arbitrum

Jaynti Kanani

Co-founder

Polygon

Thanh Le

Founder

Coin98

Amir Bandeali

CEO

0x Labs

Amanda Jaskiewicz

Senior Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager

Bank of America

Derek Yoo

CEO

PureStake

Shashank Agrawal

Shashank Agrawal

Research Engineering Manager

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NEAR

Synthetix

1inch Network

imToken

DODO

ChainSafe

Celer Network

ECN

OWC

Open DeFi

Impossible Finance

DAOSquare

EEA

Oasis Labs

Avalanche

LongHash Ventures

Flux

Commonwealth

Arbitrum

Polygon

Coin98

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Skynet Labs

TokenPocket

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