100 Startups over 4 Years African blockchain disruptors and early-stage startups have joined CV Labs Global Incubation Program Batch_03. The African contingent of incubatees is reflective of Crypto Valley Venture Capital’s (CV VC) global investment strategy, to invest in blockchains’ wider applicability to solving problems and creating new markets, beyond crypto.

The incubation program is a precursor to CV VCs’ public-private partnership with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), which intends to see CV VC build the first-ever, blockchain-focused Accelerator for Africa. The goal of this Accelerator is to invest in 100 startups from the African continent over the…

CV Labs Incubator opened its doors for the third time on October 18, but a lot has changed since the last batch.

We took the program apart, adapted it to the current COVID crisis, and designed it to be more global, decentralized and flexible.

The Incubator is now hybrid. All courses will be virtually accessible, allowing the startups to work worldwide. …

In Q3 2021, CV VC welcomes three new VC investment portfolio companies, in addition to the third batch of the CVLabs incubation program running since October.

Here is a short overview and description of the activities of our new startups:

Scorechain (Lux)
Founded in 2015, Scorechain builds crypto-tracking tools with a focus on «know your transaction» (KYT) support to combat money laundering (AML), terrorism finance and other sanctioned activities. With over 200 clients, including PwC or Swisscom…

Togehther with DuLac Capital Ltd. (DuLac), MRB Vermögensverwaltungs AG (MRB) and GenTwo Digital, CV VC has launched three new investment products.

They complement the traditional venture capital offering. The Actively Managed Certificates (AMC) are Swiss-compliant security with a Swiss ISIN code and thus fully bankable and transferable. They have in part been developed in partnership with Kraken and InCore Bank, utilizing their newly launched joint CRYSP platform.

DuLac, MRB and CV…

Oliver von Wolff is CV VC’s first Managing Director Dubai and acts as Head of CV Labs Dubai. We spoke to him about the potential of blockchain in the Middle East and what activities are planned in the so-called ‘Crypto Oasis’.

You are CV VC’s new Managing Director Dubai and Head of CV Labs Dubai. Tell us who you are and what you have done before?
Before joining CV VC, I was Group CFO and Equity Partner at Iconic Holding GmbH in Frankfurt am Main. Iconic is a crypto asset manager in…

The CV VC team is constantly growing and we are welcoming several new colleagues.

Oliver von Wolff
Oliver is the newly appointed Managing Director of CV VC and Head of CV Labs Dubai. He is on the ground in Dubai, bringing his extensive global M&A, investing, and corporate leadership unterstanding to play.

Written by Alexander E. Brunner, the report is published together with CV VC and the Swiss Blockchain Federation.

Digital assets and the tokenization of everything are here to stay. Especially in the past months, record-breaking funding rounds, innovative product launches, and a growing interest in new financial products have dominated global news cycles. At traditional auction houses such as Sotheby’s and Christie’s, artworks converted into non-fungible-tokens (NFTs) are…


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