EOS VC invests across sectors, and focuses on projects that have the highest likelihood of delivering value through the application of blockchain technology. This includes: social media, gaming, entertainment, fintech, healthcare, supply chain and logistics.
Azarus is a game bounty platform designed to improve retention and engagement by rewarding players with tangible assets. Using a distributed, blockchain-powered, ‘smart challenge’ platform, Azarus leverages in-game data to capture attention, change behavior, and amplify connections between players, streamers, and publishers. Launched in late 2018, the platform has formed a successful partnership with Ubisoft on their flagship title, Rainbow Six: Siege.
Blockchain HELIX is a German blockchain startup. Its key offering, HELIX ID, is a digital identity solution for citizens and enterprises to create a trusted and secure digital economy and society. As a blockchain-based solution, it covers all aspects of a sustainable and legally compliant DI Platform that fulfills the mandates of the General Data Protection Law (GDPR). Users receive a trusted DI in the ecosystem, which is then used for any interaction with other parties. Institutions can outsource KYC and AML checks and get access to a pool of trusted and valuable identities.
Braintrust is a first-of its kind talent marketplace that helps to build the future of work where people do work they love on their own terms and get to keep the full value. Braintrust challenges existing models for how companies find, manage, and inspire outsourced talent. Its mission is to build the world’s most compelling talent platform – one that is user-owned, aligns incentives, and redistributes value to talent and organizations.
CAPSL is a competitive gaming platform that makes creating, launching and competing in online tournaments simple, safe, and secure across thousands of mobile game titles. CAPSL achieves this through proprietary computer vision technologies that capture and verify match results across otherwise unsupported titles, while ensuring tournament prizes are automatically authenticated and distributed to winners through the use of smart contracts. The company also services brands through a sponsorship-bidding marketplace by providing a central location for brands to connect and endorse online tournaments of all sizes.
Channel Factory is an industry leading marketing technology company for YouTube and digital video brand safety, transparency and ROI. Recognized as a technology innovator by Cynopsis, and one of the fastest growing companies by Inc., Channel Factory serves over three hundred Fortune 500 companies the likes of McDonald’s, JP Morgan, Mars, and Honda. Channel Factory partners with both advertisers and publishers in delivering scalable, brand safe, and contextually aligned advertising solutions.
CipherTrace was founded in 2015 and develops cryptocurrency anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions. Leading exchanges, banks, investigators, regulators and digital asset businesses can use CipherTrace to trace transaction flows and to comply with regulatory anti-money laundering requirements, fostering trust in the cryptocurrency economy. Initially funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology and DARPA, it is now backed by leading Silicon Valley venture capital investors.
Clause revamps contractual relationships by connecting legal agreements post-signature to external data sources such as market prices, IoT platforms, and web services, as well as business software such as ERP and accounting and payments systems. Headed by a leading team of attorneys and technologists, Clause has partnered with leading technology providers such as IBM. The company recently came out of beta with several hundred users, launched its public API, and was recognized by the Financial Technologist as one the Definitive List of Influential Fintechs 2019.
Digital Assets Data
Digital Assets Data is a financial technology company that builds enterprise-grade software and data for hedge funds, OTC desks, market makers and researchers in the digital assets marketplace. Digital Assets Data’s team of 20 engineers, analysts, and data scientists has built the world’s premier Cryptoasset Knowledge Platform to empower data-driven organizations to compound their knowledge.
Everipedia was originally conceived in 2015 as a more transparent and inclusive alternative to Wikipedia. Everipedia is now building the world’s first peer-to-peer encyclopedia on the blockchain, with an aim to incentivizing content creators by making them stakeholders in the knowledge base. With millions of monthly unique users and over six million articles, everipedia.org has already surpassed English Wikipedia as the world’s largest English Encyclopedia by content.
Good Money is a millennial mobile-first banking platform with fiat-crypto interoperability that empowers global citizens to be part of a more equitable and transparent world. The solution consists of a no-fee P2P wallet with exchange functionality, stablecoin and vertically integrated banking within a resonant millennial consumer brand. The company is led by four world-class co-founders who have each previously built billion-dollar businesses with experience and relationships that will bring more marketing firepower and consumer adoption than any other mobile-banking or cryptocurrency platform has to date.
GOQii is a comprehensive digital health and wellness solution with an ecosystem that facilitates a permanent shift to a healthier lifestyle. By combining motivation and guidance from experienced coaches with data from advanced wearable technology, the company aims to provide users with an engaging and sustainable experience. The goal of GOQii is to enable people across the world to adopt a healthier life.
High Fidelity is a technology company that provides an open-source virtual reality software platform to help 3D artists, developers, and creators build virtual reality spaces that deliver an immersive experience. These virtual spaces accommodate up to 500 people, creating a metaverse that if the creator chooses, can be visited by anyone. The company has developed an open-source application for building and deploying virtual environments to desktop and server computers. Designed to be social and interactive, virtual environments allow for the real-time addition, rearrangement, and gross modification of 3D assets simultaneously by multiple users. The goal is to deploy an open, flexible platform for a variety of VR applications rather than a specific, narrow VR experience.
Innoplexus aims to transform batch decision making in enterprises into an empowered, inspired and faster continuum. Leveraging AI, blockchain and advanced analytics, Innoplexus makes it its mission to help organisations move to continuous decision-making and to generate broader, deeper and faster insights from structured and unstructured private and public data. The company collaborates with healthcare organizations to leverage technologies that expedite the drug development process across all stages, with the ultimate goal of increasing access to relevant information and removing roadblocks to discovery.
Instaffo is an HR Tech Company from Heidelberg, Germany. With their platform for professionals and companies, they are reversing the traditional recruitment process by automating the search and preselection for candidates. Through this mechanism, jobs automatically find their right candidates, which in turn saves both companies and candidates time and money.
Lucid Sight develops Play to Own games – games with digital scarcity and true digital ownership as first principles. Lucid Sight’s flagship games include MLB Champions and Crypto Space Commander (CSC). The company has also developed a toolset called Scarcity Engine, which is the technology powering MLB Champions and CSC, as well as the bridge between blockchain and traditional gaming platforms.
MakerOS provides an all-in-one business management solution for companies that make digital and physical products as a service. Their clients range from 3D printing services, small contract manufacturers, prototypers, and 3D CAD engineering firms. MakerOS helps to consolidate the design, prototype, and production process by providing a single interface for CRM, project management, billing, client communication, and more.
Moonlighting aims to help empower people to pursue the career they always wanted and to do work they truly love. The mobile, on-demand hiring solution creates a free and open marketplace that gives everyone an opportunity to be discovered, as well as to build their own professional freedom. Additionally, workers are provided access to a suite of powerful SaaS tools that simplify communications, small business accounting, and client management. By eliminating the agency between employers and freelancers, Moonlighting connects them directly to empower on-demand employment.
Mythical Games is a next-generation game technology studio. Mythical Games believes that true ownership of digital assets, verifiable scarcity, and integrated secondary markets will spawn a new generation of games. These new economies, based on digital ownership, will bring players, developers, and content creators closer to the games they love. The company’s goal is to create world-class products that drive consumer adoption of distributed ledger technology through games.
Next Big Thing
Next Big Thing is a Berlin-based IoT and blockchain company builder that designs successful ventures. NBT’s aim is to promote entrepreneurship, catalyze innovation for corporate partners, and feed the growth of Europe’s digital economy. As an operational VC, NBT integrally supports ventures and paves the way for inclusive ways to foster high-tech innovation. It also provides an innovation toolkit, mentorship to entrepreneurs and startups, engineering know-how, and smart financing.
Persollo is a digital SaaS tech start-up that specializes in providing innovative instant checkout, lead generation, and influencer marketing solutions. Persollo’s offering is positioned between the e-commerce and influencer marketing services. Combining the world’s fastest one-click instant checkout with affordable influencer marketing distribution and analytics, Persollo’s main clients are SMEs, fast-growing brands and media agencies.
Platin is a Proof-of-Location protocol that enables decentralized geospatial services, including location verifications on blockchain for commerce, supply chain and any industry with a location in its stack. Platin applies three pillars of security to assure these services, namely sensor fusion, behavior over time and incentivized peer witnessing – all enabled by Platin’s PTNX protocol token. The protocol creates location credentials that enable new geospatial experiences while disrupting current centralized location-based services.
Surkus’s mission is to create meaningful connections that bring people and brands closer together. As a customer engagement platform that focuses on enabling, collecting and sharing verification of different types of engagement, it leverages smart contracts to safely and securely transfer data between users and clients without ingesting personal data onto the Surkus database. Since the project’s inception in 2015, it has built and maintained the first platform that connects brands with people to create highly engaged crowds.
Upland was founded in 2018 by three friends in Silicon Valley who saw the vast potential of blockchain technology for the casual gaming space. Its mission is to bring the benefits of blockchain technology to the mass market by providing gamified experiences that are easy and fun to use. Due to be launched in the fall of 2019, a current closed alpha version of the game can be found on their official website.
Varius Solutions consists of enterprise-trained entrepreneurs and seasoned technologists looking to reimagine customer experiences through smart digital objects on blockchain. Through providing an engagement platform, the company enables clients to run customer-facing campaigns. At present, the company is scaling through a combination of partnerships with agencies and direct-to-brand with a managed consulting service, with the aim of helping customers better understand the utility of digital objects and blockchain technology.