Reasons to believe in DEIP: Investors

One of the biggest reasons to believe in DEIP is down to the fact that the project already has the financial and business backing of some major VCs and angels from around the world.

While DEIP has over a dozen VC investors backing the project, some of the key investors are business angels. So before we explore the VCs, let’s take a look at the angels.

Dr. Dimitri Sidorovitch

Dimitri is a Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board at DEIP. 20+ years of executive experience at NASDAQ companies. Serial entrepreneur and investor with ramping-up of international startups in IT, telecoms, fintech, and blockchain. Strong R&D background in statistics with 10+ publications on IEEE. Former CEO of Nokia MD and BY, building a strong business presence for for the company in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Dimitri also held a Global CTO positions at Nokia and at Siemens, enabling innovation products market introduction in regions AME, EMEA and APAC. While a Research and Teaching Doctorate position at the Ruhr-University in Germany, Dimitri developed novel statistical methods for today’s AI/ML technology. Dimitri has an MS in Electrical Engineering and Informatics, a PhD in Statistics and an Executive MBA (Executive Transition Program) from ESMT Berlin.

Danish Chaudhry

Experienced Mentor with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skilled in Start-ups, Leadership, Start-ups Management, Financial Risk, and Business Relationship Management. Currently the CEO of the Bitcoin.com Exchange.

Leonid Lozner

This man needs no introduction. Co founder of EPAM Systems.

“Becoming an early-stage investor in DEIP was a no-brainer: their software engineering team is one of the most talented I have ever worked with. Also, DEIP’s technology is something that can change the world, specifically in the world of scientific breakthroughs. The future is human and intellectual capital,” commented DEIP early investor and EPAM Systems co-founder Leonid Lozner.

Along with our angels, we are backed by VC funds from around the world.

Hillrise Ventures

Hillrise Ventures funds and supports founders leading the paradigm shift from Web2 into the blockchain-enabled future of Web3.

M31 Capital

M31 Capital is a global investment firm focused exclusively on crypto assets and blockchain technology. They deploy capital on behalf of investors around the world through an active network participation strategy managed by our globally decentralized team

​M31 Capital actively manages institutional-grade investment funds with different strategies and risk profiles, generating alpha on behalf of sophisticated investors of all sizes by directly participating in the networks they back.

Shima Capital

Backed by Dragonfly Capital, Digital Currency Group, Huobi Global and other strategics, Shima Capital is a group of native blockchain investors with traditional VC experience and a deep network from Silicon Valley to Asia.

They state their #1 investment KPI is to provide the most sweat equity per dollar invested for our founders. Shima Capital’s value-adds include introductions to tier 1 VCs, in-house talent acquisition / community team, validator support, and general business development for their portfolio companies.

PrimeBlock Ventures

Primeblock ventures believes its network of entrepreneurs, investors, and advisors brings unrivaled resources to founders who want to leverage blockchain technology to change the world in profound ways.

Primeblock ventures is devoted to assisting promising entrepreneurs and teams to grow and succeed in the blockchain industry by offering exclusive consulting services, technological support and funding.

The mission of Primeblock ventures is to address real world challenges by revolutionary applications of blockchain technology.

Vendetta Capital

Vendetta Capital has brought together a multi-disciplinary team that has immense experience spanning from investing, portfolio management, and capital markets to marketing and blockchain technology.

Vendetta invests in, leads, and helps projects to accelerate developing novel solutions to address the core issues of scalability, privacy, and interoperability for decentralized protocols and applications.

Blockwall Capital

Blockwall Capital is dedicated to decentralized technologies and the evolution of the Internet from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0. They thrive for best execution to create value for a blockchain-based digital world by enabling investors and entrepreneurs.

Blockwall applies all of their investment and blockchain expertise to offer suitable investment products, aligned with the opportunities of the technological life cycle.

Fairum Ventures

Fairum’s mission is to promote the wide-scale adoption and innovation of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. The Fairum team is experienced in both centralized finance and blockchain technology.

The team at Fairum Ventures has developed strong alliances with some of the most avant-garde projects and the best investors in the sector. Their vision is to support innovators in this space that develop disruptive financial solutions while inviting the masses to take part in this once in a lifetime revolution.

Fairum’s commitment to providing founders with the tools and analysis necessary to be successful stems from their core belief: that over the next few years, blockchain and digital currencies will be fully established, managed and self-sustaining. These emerging technologies will not only be accepted by the mainstream, but will live at the very center of global and decentralized finance.

Gains Associates

Gains Associates is a group of friends who are passionate about new technologies. Gains Associates took an early interest in Bitcoin and started investing in ICOs in late 2017.

At the time, the ICO market was in a frenzy. Public sales were often oversubscribed and people were competing for small investing spots. Therefore, pools emerged. They were groups of retail investors grouping their contributions to be able to negotiate better terms. However, it was very risky because most pool admins were anonymous which meant they could easily disappear with people’s hard earned money.

This is why Gains Associates decided to create their own community.

AU21 Capital

AU21 Capital was founded by Chandler Guo and Kenzi Wang in 2017 with the mission of backing the most promising blockchain entrepreneurs, and providing founders with resources and connections to succeed.

Chandler previously co-founded Gate.io, one of the top exchanges in Asia. He is also an early investor in blockchain projects and cryptocurrency exchanges including Ethereum, ETC, Metaverse, NEO, Qtum, Binance, and Huobi. Chandler started his career in the blockchain sector by operating one of the largest Bitcoin mining operations in the world.

Kenzi served as Vice President and General Manager at Huobi Global, a leading global exchange, where he directed exchange operations, business development, marketing, venture and listing functions. He is an avid investor in numerous top-tier DeFi and NFT projects, and has helped dozens of companies secure successful listings on top exchanges.

Kef Ventures

Supporting Blockchain (WEB3.0, DEFI, NFT) innovative projects with early-stage venture capital.

Walsh Wealth Group

During his career in crypto, Walsh Wealth Group’s founder felt that the space lacked a proper community where users could come together with like-minded individuals to chat crypto and hang out. He never found a real community where users could provide each-other with value.

That is why he founded the Walsh Wealth Group in 2020. Being able to learn, engage and talk with other people that share the same goals is more valuable than anything. Today WWG is a sanctuary for people to learn about crypto together and all other aspects of the space.

Brotherhood Ventures

As venture level investors, Brotherhood leverages a unique and powerful network of influencers, KOLs early community supporters to increase exposure, enhance your launch strategy and maximize marketing opportunities leading up to launch and beyond.

With their strong social media presence, along with some of the most valuable strategic partnerships and alliances in the industry, our experienced team offers all the right tools to build a strong and successful foundation for emerging projects.

Aussie Capital

Aussie Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm operating out of Sydney, Australia.

Aussie Capital invests in companies and protocols building the next wave of innovations in the digital space with product-market fit and real use cases. Their focus is on building trust with founders that exhibit clear visions for the future and providing any necessary support to help them flourish.

Aussie Capital’s years of experience in blockchain and digital technologies have allowed them to build a robust understanding of market dynamics to support our founders through both bull and bear markets. This has also led to the creation of a vast network of projects and founders that we utilize to best serve the founders they invest in.

Aussie Capital takes a long term view of space and believe that we are at the birthplace of the next generation of innovative technologies that will change how the world will interact, transact, and ultimately succeed.

The investors backing DEIP stand testament to the strength of the project and the team behind it.

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