CoinDCX, India’s largest and most valuable crypto company, announced the launch of CoinDCX Ventures, an investment initiative funding early-stage crypto and blockchain startups.
CoinDCX Ventures will serve to grow and strengthen the Web3 ecosystem in India and globally. With India having amongst the largest retail crypto base globally, and will potentially have the largest number of web3 developers in the future, CoinDCX Ventures has a unique vantage point in its access to both users/customers and the web3 developer community.
It will serve as a catalyst for the growth of India’s Web3 ecosystem, enabling the nation to play a key role in the development of Web3 globally. Built on top of CoinDCX’s ecosystem, CoinDCX Ventures has unparalleled advantage from India’s leading crypto exchange – CoinDCX – enabling it to establish and give portfolio companies a headstart for their journey in the Web3 ecosystem.
Commemorating CoinDCX’s milestone, Sumit Gupta, CoinDCX CEO and co-founder said, “CoinDCX Ventures marks yet another great milestone in the company’s already phenomenal 2022, and we are not even halfway through the year. This is an immense leap forward for CoinDCX as we continue to chart the way forward and shape the Web3 industry at large, placing India on the map as a global hub for crypto and blockchain innovation. Having worked closely with venture capitalists in the space, we understand the value and importance of such support, inspiring our move to contribute to the still nascent industry as it cements its position in the future of finance and technology.”
A pioneer in India’s crypto industry, CoinDCX has tracked phenomenal growth since it was launched in 2018. Following its oversubscribed US$135 million Series D funding round, CoinDCX has reaffirmed its commitment to nurture and grow the crypto and Web3 industry in the nation and beyond. Confidence in CoinDCX continues to rally support from industry leaders with returning prominent investors such as former Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital, Coinbase, Polychain, Cadenza, as well as new interstors such as Pantera, Steadview, Kingsway, and DraperDragon amongst others.
CoinDCX has also appointed Rohit Jain as Senior Vice President and Head of Ventures and Investments to lead CoinDCX Ventures. Rohit has been an entrepreneur and investor for most of his career. Most recently he was a partner at a growth stage fund, and worked extensively in the digital ecosystem in India as an entrepreneur and operator as well.
Commenting on his appointment and the launch of CoinDCX Ventures, Rohit said, “As a leader in India’s crypto ecosystem, CoinDCX Ventures is an essential next step underpinning CoinDCX’s mission to grow India’s Web3 capabilities. CoinDCX Ventures will be crucial in supporting our vision of building India’s Web3 ecosystem and further the march of emerging technologies in the nation and beyond. I’m thrilled to lead CoinDCX Ventures, bringing my wealth of knowledge across various industries and verticals to further CoinDCX’s mandate to cultivate a stronger crypto landscape.”
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