Outlier Ventures Announces First Cohort for Zero Knowledge Base Camp

LONDON, U.K. 2023 – Outlier Ventures, the leading global Web3 accelerator and founder community, has announced the first cohort for its Zero Knowledge (ZK) Base Camp accelerator program. Representing some of the most promising Web3 start-ups, the selected companies are using ZKproofs to innovate infrastructure, scaling and privacy.  Dedicated to facilitating a new wave of […]

Meet the next 33 teams building in the Metaverse!

Outlier Ventures is proud to present the 33 teams that we are accelerating this season! The teams are split across 4 Base Camp accelerator programs in partnership with FARFETCH, The HBAR Foundation, Protocol Labs and Polkadot. We have hand selected the best start-ups from over 1000 applications, to accelerate the teams that are shaping the […]

Meet our summer 2022 Polygon cohort!

Outlier Ventures was founded in 2014, which has meant that we have had the opportunity to experience several Web3 cycles over the years. Naturally, market events trigger the entrance or exodus of builders in the space. Whilst market cycles are seasonal, our commitment to backing great founders and accelerating early stage startups exponentially grows. We […]

It’s time to meet the Base Camp 8 teams!

Outlier Ventures was founded in 2014, which has meant that we have had the opportunity to experience several web3 cycles over the years. Naturally, market events trigger the entrance or exodus of builders in the space. Whilst market cycles are seasonal, our commitment to backing great founders and accelerating early stage startups exponentially grows. Base […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meet our Base Camp 5 startups, The Open Metaverse Cohort…

  As early investors in the space, we foresaw the convergence of blockchains with other technologies such as IoT, AI, VR & AR, outlining our vision and thesis back in 2016.  Fast forward to 2021 and we are now witnessing the emergence of The Open Metaverse where NFTs and DeFi combine to create a common […]

Base Camp greets its Fourth Cohort: Defi, NFTs, identity, and more…

As we pass through Crypto Spring it’s time for Base Camp to support the next 11 companies in our cohort running January – May 2021 we’re kicking off with a number of firsts. Our first investment going to a team on the African continent, our first Outlier Ventures spin-out in Base Camp, and, unusually for […]

Unveiling the teams in our second Base Camp cohort

Our second cohort has a range of decentralised solutions across fintech, identity, insurance, data analytics, networking and data analytics. What draws them together is they are focused on solving real world problems today, both within the crypto space, and in broader industry. We are terming this theme “web 2.5”. In the journey towards web 3.0, […]

Announcing Base Camp Berlin, Summer 2020

As you may have seen recently, Outlier Ventures is kicking off the second month of 2020 with some updates. You may have read Jamie’s recent post clarifying our mission for the coming years, We are an accelerator we are excited today announce some developments in that journey. Next month, we are kicking off the second […]

Announcing our first Base Camp Accelerator cohort

Over the coming weeks we will be leveraging the combined resources of our tried and tested venture platform of experts, mentors and ecosystem we will add measurable value where each team needs it most. This isn’t a cookie-cutter program, but a bespoke solution for accelerating the billion dollar token networks and transformational web 3.0 businesses […]

Outlier Ventures and 18 organisations launch The Convergence Alliance to enable a new open data economy

A group of leading enterprise partners, venture capitalists, technologists, start-ups and academic Institutions join forces to better leverage blockchain to pioneer the next phase of The Web The 18 global founding members of The Convergence Alliance include; Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories T-Labs, SAP, InMotion powered by Jaguar Land Rover, Smart Dubai, Imperial College London, Frankfurt […]