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    Token design and data storage meet IPFS

    First to introduce the P2P concept was Napster: a central service that connected people who had specific music files with others seeking said specific files. However, Napster was held liable for copyright infringement, and was shut down soon after.  Inspired by the vision and adequately informed about the censorship liability of centralization, distributed protocols such […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Why We Invested in Pool Data

    An Incubation Framework for Data Unions Pool Data provides a suite of services for data unions to utilize as they establish and grow, creating a system for these groups that was previously nonexistent. Data unions have vast technological needs, and Pool Data has sectioned their product into a messaging and payments infrastructure, a query-to-data analytics […]

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    This Time It Is Not a Crypto Winter

    Firstly, what is a Technology Winter? A winter, in the context of a technology cycle, was first used in reference to the AI community back in 1984 in a public debate as ‘a chain reaction that began with pessimism in its technology community, followed by pessimism in the press, a severe cutback in funding, followed […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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