Meet our Hedera Base Camp Cohort!

Our partnership with the HBAR Foundation is an important building block towards our mission to support the growth of the Open Metaverse. Over the course of this year, we have seen growing interest from large corporations and enterprises to participate in web3. Hedera hosts a myriad of features that cater towards the needs of these […]

Meet our Filecoin Base Camp 2 Cohort!

Following the success of the first Filecoin accelerator program last year, we are excited to announce the second cohort of our Filecoin Base Camp. We have handpicked teams from over 300 applicants, each building high quality components based on the Open Metaverse OS thesis. Participating teams cover themes across data oracles, gaming, virtual worlds, social […]

Why we invested in Functionland

From AI to Web3 Co-Founder and CEO of Functionland Keyvan Sadeghi, after studying Artificial Intelligence, took a job in GAI (General Artificial Intelligence) in Hong Kong where he was introduced to the world of open-source. He became enamored with the ability to collaborate and share in this manner, developing a passion that naturally led him […]

Meet our Polkadot Base Camp 2 Cohort!

We believe we have directly contributed to Polkadot’s development, and we are happy to announce our new Polkadot Base Camp cohort. We are accelerating 6 great teams from all over the globe, bringing the total number of teams building in the Polkadot ecosystem, in our portfolio, to 18. This new cohort includes projects building on […]

Meet our DeFi Base Camp Cohort!

In collaboration with New Order, the DeFi Base Camp is Outlier Ventures’ first Base Camp accelerator program dedicated to a specific sector within Web3. We have handpicked six teams from over 300 applicants, each of these teams are building in the DeFi space to bring solutions to the masses. These promising founders range from crypto […]

Outlier Ventures and Polygon launch the second iteration of Polygon Base Camp to support the next-generation Web3 applications

The strong partnership between Outlier Ventures and Polygon aims to enhance scalable blockchain solutions by leveraging Polygon’s existing network of builders, investors and developers to help launch a new breed of next-generation Web3 applications.‍ The Polygon Network is considered the primary hub for scaling blockchain applications, collecting more than $10 billion in value locked in […]

Why we invested in Altered State Machine (ASM)

The Frontier of AI The ASM platform provides any application (eg: game, metaverse, financial) the ability to create AI Agents which are owned as NFTs. These Agents can be created and trained to compete against each other, interact, control human actors and support a variety of other use cases. Each Agent is represented by a […]

Why we invested in Lumerin

  Mining in the Early Days Ryan Condron, an early blockchain adopter, began mining on the Bitcoin network in his garage in 2012. Though this started as something he did for fun, he always deeply believed in the technology’s future. Sure enough, in the decade since, mining has become a thriving industry. Currently, “we are […]

Announcing Diffusion 2022: The biggest Open Metaverse conference coming March 28th-30th

We are now watching the emergence of the Open Metaverse, a common open economic layer built from shared open-source protocols, open infrastructure, and a single unifying yet open financial system. New business models, principles, and technologies are emerging through DeFi, NFTs, Decentralized Governance & Storage, Self-Sovereign Identity, and more. At Outlier Ventures, we were early […]

Why we invested in Swash

  Swash is a Web 3 Data Union That Rewards Its Users While we browse the internet every day, our data is being captured and monetized without our benefit or consent. It can be complicated to understand what data is being used for what purpose, and the road for the average person browsing the web […]

Meet our Polygon Base Camp Cohort!

Following the successful launch of ecosystem accelerators with Polkadot and Filecoin, Outlier Ventures has sourced eight dynamic teams, from 300+ applicants, all building on Polygon technologies. These promising founders range from crypto natives to previous Web2 founders and enterprise professionals and share one unifying trait: They are laser-focused and building high growth startups and decentralised […]

Meet our Base Camp 7 Cohort!

We’ve worked with some outstanding projects over the last year, selecting the top percentage of over 3500 start-ups applying to our programs. Base Camp 7 is no exception, with a highly curated cohort of 5 teams spanning from North America to New Zealand that represent the Open Metaverse OS and enable the convergence of technology, […]

Meet the Polkadot Base Camp Accelerator Cohort 1

Just as we predicted the convergence of blockchain tech with IoT, AI, VR & AR back in 2016 we are now seeing the convergence of Web 3 technologies with gaming, social media and virtual worlds as described in our latest  Open Metaverse OS thesis earlier this year in Jan 2021 forming the building blocks for […]

Meet our Base Camp 6 Cohort!

  Our Base Camp program is dedicated to supporting early-stage startups in the space as we are native to it and deeply understand its principles, technologies, and business models. Our incredible ecosystem of partners and growing number of collaborative accelerator programs will establish us as the Y Combinator of the Open Metaverse over the next […]

Outlier Ventures Announces Polygon x Base Camp to Accelerate the Polygon Startup Ecosystem

The Polygon ecosystem emerged in 2021 as the primary hub for scaling Ethereum-based apps, collecting more than $10 billion in value locked in the ecosystem through bridges from Ethereum, and hundreds of millions of dedicated venture capital is anticipated to enter the space to fund startups building on Polygon and leveraging its unique governance capabilities.  […]

Meet Our Filecoin Base Camp Accelerator Cohort 1

    We are proud to announce our first cohort of teams into our dedicated Filecoin Base Camp, the only accelerator dedicated to the mission of an Open Metaverse.  At Outlier Ventures, we are the early investors in Web3; a digital future centered on user centricity and sovereignty of the individual, their identity, data and […]

Why we invested in Fluf World

  The Background   On August 7th FLUF World sold out all 10,000 of their programmatically generated, unique, animated NFTs priced at Ξ0.09 in just 40 minutes of opening the sale, with a secondary market now estimated at over $40m USD, with a Floor FLUF typically fetching more than $1,800.  Over the preceding months, I […]

Why we invested in Idexo

Idexo

Introducing a simpler solution for Web 3 developers, Idexo. Idexo allows anyone to easily integrate different blockchain features directly into applications, such as NFT minting, in just a few simple lines of code. Developers no longer need to worry about the nuances of multiple blockchain architectures, programming languages, or acquiring and maintaining balances in different […]