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Venture Capital

XBTO Ventures is our proprietary venture fund. Created in 2017, XBTO Ventures provides early-stage strategic capital to startups. We typically make minority investments in seed and Series A rounds. We leverage the XBTO group’s capabilities to maximize the success of our portfolio companies.

XBTO Humla Ventures is a venture program created in 2019. Our venture capital fund builds on our prior success and is open to select external investors.

XBTO and its co-investors are eager to support founders in the crypto and blockchain space. 

If you are an institutional or accredited investor, please contact us.

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We inspire and empower world class entrepreneurs to make breakthrough impact with digital assets, ai, and next generation innovation.

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Fund II: XBTO Humla Ventures, established 2021
We established this venture capital fund to include outside investors and co-investors who wish to access our world-class venture deal flow. Our team processes over 1,000 investment leads a year and chooses a select few to place our capital for superior returns.

Fund I: XBTO Ventures, established 2017
XBTO Ventures is our proprietary vehicle that invests in a wide range of assets and companies across multiple industries and phases of growth.


Are you an institutional investor or allocator or an accredited investor? Inquire about investment opportunities


Current areas of focus

Our investment portfolio includes Deribit, Jewel, Lukka, Nayms, OXIO,, Relaypay,, Unocoin, and X-Margin.

We seek opportunities in:


  • Accounting Software
  • Algorithm Testing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Communications
  • Crypto Liquidity
  • Custody and Security
  • Layer 2
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Smart Contracts
  • Trade Execution


We are strategic investors.

We are strategic investors.
  • Crypto Ecosystem


    We back industry leaders that will improve the stability, security, and efficiency of the cryptocurrency infrastructure.

    Advanced Technology

    XBTO supports developers of digital asset technology, including blockchain and AI.

    Diverse Solutions

    Our portfolio companies are solving problems in risk management, capital allocation, compliance, trade execution, and other areas.

  • The XBTO Family


    We are proud members of the global crypto community. We work with many of the leading stakeholders.

    Network Effect

    The portfolio companies benefit from our network in the ecosystem. We constantly identify and implement synergies.

    Support and Success

    XBTO respects and supports the founders with boots on the ground. We provide them with useful introductions and assistance.

  • Patient and Strategic

    Patient Capital

    XBTO makes proprietary investments from its own balance sheet. We do not have a limited ‘fund life’ or investors with short time horizons.

    Center of the Sector

    We work with leading platforms, traders, and developers. Our contacts provide a steady flow of new business opportunities.

    Founder Mindset

    We think like founders as well as investors. We understand the opportunities and challenges facing crypto pioneers.

We are strategic investors.


Greg Carson

  • Head of Corporate Development & Venture Capital

    XBTO Group

  • Managing Partner

    XBTO Humla Ventures

XBTO invests in talented entrepreneurs with great ideas and track records. We also support innovative fund managers.

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XBTO trades and invests in digital assets throughout the world. If you want to partner with a cryptofinance leader, please contact us.

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