gumi Cryptos Capital’s $110M Fund II Expands Support for Startup Founders with Key Partnerships

April 12 11:40 2023
gumi Cryptos Capital's $110M Fund II Expands Support for Startup Founders with Key Partnerships
gumi Cryptos Capital and OKX partnership announcement
gumi Cryptos Capital’s partner platform helps early-stage startups with all aspects of the web3 entrepreneurship lifecycle from hiring, cybersecurity audit, product-market fit, fundraising and exchange liquidity.

New York – April 12, 2023 – gumi Cryptos Capital (gCC), a leading early-stage venture capital firm focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency investments, has announced a strategic partnership with OKX, a pioneering global financial service provider. Through this partnership, OKX has invested in gCC’s $110M USD Fund II and will provide support to gCC portfolio companies. This announcement follows on the heels of a recent partnership announcement with Quantstamp, a leading blockchain security auditing firm to provide gCC startups with best-of-breed smart contract audit and cybersecurity services.

“gCC is focused on continuously improving how we support startup founders,” said Rui Zhang, Managing Director of gumi Cryptos Capital. “Our partnership with OKX adds world-class expertise, a substantial 20M user base and access to global networks to our value-add platform to support startup entrepreneurs.”

All three gCC fund managing partners, Hironao Kunimitsu, Rui Zhang and Miko Matsumura have all founded, scaled and exited startups, and provided support to successful web3 companies such as OpenSea, 1inch and Yield Guild Games. With over 300 venture capital co-investors and over 50 market-making partners, gCC helps startups with all aspects of the web3 entrepreneurship lifecycle from hiring, cybersecurity audit, product-market fit, token economic design, fundraising, distribution, market making and exchange listing. The extensive value-add network makes gCC one of the most founder-centric crypto vc firms in the industry.

“We are looking forward to our partnership with gCC,” said Jeff Ren, head of global investments at OKX. “gCC has built up a strong foundation and reputation, and are excited to see the opportunities and access that come with this partnership. In particular, we believe that this partnership with gCC will strengthen our deal-making abilities in key regions of the world, including Silicon Valley and Japan.”

About gumi Cryptos Capital (gCC)

gCC is a boutique early-stage venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. We believe the Internet will become the single largest market in human history, and it will be rebuilt on a foundation of new protocols that protect and coordinate the transfer of digital assets, resources and intellectual property, generate consensus, incentivize network participants and decentralize ownership. Since 2018, we have been among the earliest supporters of the founders of successful projects like OpenSea, Yield Guild Games, 1inch, Hashflow, Qredo, Agoric and Lit Protocol. We add value by leveraging our entrepreneurial experience and global networks. 

About OKX

OKX is a leading global cryptocurrency exchange that provides a platform for buying, selling, and trading digital assets. Founded in 2017, the exchange offers a wide range of trading services and tools, including spot trading, margin trading, and futures trading. With a global user base and a strong commitment to security and innovation, OKX has become one of the most trusted and reputable exchanges in the cryptocurrency market.

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