It’s time for part seven on Blockchain initiatives/companies powered by the Metaverse Insider. In case you missed out on the first part, here is the link to it.
1. Blockchain Netherlands (BCNL Foundation)
With over 60 entrepreneurial companies as its members, Blockchain Netherlands (BCNL Foundation) is a community for blockchain, Web3, crypto startups, and scale-ups in the Netherlands, established to connect stakeholders and stimulate collaboration, awareness and adoption in the Netherlands and internationally.
Together with partners, the significant amount of committed startups and scale-ups in the BCNL family achieve mutual goals through events, ecosystem collaboration and representation by organizing events such as the Dutch Blockchain Week and its monthly meetups, as well as representing — via lobby parties — political organizations and other foundations.
Starting in 2016 with small events for blockchain and crypto enthusiasts, BCNL is headed by Board volunteers, Rudolf van Ee and Jan Scheele.
2. Envision Blockchain Solutions
Envision Blockchain Solutions is based out of Boca Raton, Florida and builds applications for the Web3 space.
Its mission is to reshape and align today’s systems allowing organizations to recognize the new value in tomorrow’s Industry Vertical Solutions. The management and founding team, made up of Daniel Norkin and Jason Pancis, has years of Fortune 500 experience and has built a team of subject matter experts in Web3 and business transformation processes, and by focussing on guiding organizations through three major milestones in their Web3 journey: Use Case Analysis, Proof of Concept Development and Scaled Deployments.
3. EZ Blockchain
EZ Blockchain is a Chicago-based startup founded in 2017 by Sergii Gerasymovych and Vlad Rodinoff that designs and manages physical blockchain infrastructure.
With the help of its mobile mining units, EZ Blockchain provides innovation and independence in blockchain mining by building unique EZ Smart-grid Solutions on wasted energy such as flared gas.
Founded in 2017 by Nick Todorov, Chris Veselinov, George Spasov, and Vladislav Ivanov, LimeChain is among the leading companies in the blockchain and DLT space. Having worked on more than 100 projects in the past four years and with over 120 smart contracts currently live, the company has a proven track record in blockchain and DLT development and is one of the most sought-after solutions providers in the industry.
The team has a vast experience in working with some of the most prominent DLT protocols, including Ethereum, Hedera Hashgraph, Polkadot, Baseline and Hyperledger Fabric, which makes LimeChain a versatile developer capable of handling a wide range of projects.
LimeChain specializes in helping businesses in the area of digital transformation by developing blockchain-powered solutions tailored to the needs of its clients. The company is an expert in leveraging blockchain technology to build cutting-edge supply chain tracking tools, ERP integrations, and more.
LimeChain is also a major contributor to the DLT space, having developed dev tooling and other products for some of the leading projects in the space. These include EtherLime — a dev suite for Ethereum; Subsembly — an AssemblyScript runtime framework for the Polkadot community and Matchstick — a unit testing framework for the indexing protocol The Graph. LimeChain’s work on Hashport is the latest example of the company’s commitment to building a thriving DLT ecosystem.
Lately, the company has also found success in NFTs and DeFi development, having had the chance to work on innovative projects such as Polymorphs.
5. Blockchain Coinvestors
Launched in 2014, Blockchain Coinvestors is a company whose goal is to provide broad coverage of the emerging unicorns and fastest growth blockchain companies and crypto projects. The strategy is now in its eighth year and has to date invested in more than 25 pure-play blockchain venture funds in the Americas, Asia and Europe; and in a combined portfolio of 300+ blockchain and crypto projects including 30+ blockchain unicorns.
Founded and led by Managing Partners Alison Davis and Matthew Le Merle who — along with Lou Kerner, also comprise the Managing Directors of Blockchain Coinvestors Acquisition Corporation 1, Blockchain Coinvestors’ funds rank in the top decile amongst all funds in their respective categories on both Pitchbook and Preqin. Headquartered in San Francisco, it also a presence in Grand Cayman, London, New York, Zug and Zurich.