Funding the next generation of changemakers, innovators, and visionaries building on the blockchain.
What is cFund?
cFund is an early-stage sector agnostic venture firm in the Blockchain industry anchored by IOHK and managed by Wave Financial. The firm is a dedicated team of investors and entrepreneurs zealous about blockchain technology and digital assets looking to back ambitious founders globally.
Why is IOHK anchoring a venture firm?
Why the Cardano blockchain?
Cardano is a blockchain platform for changemakers, innovators and visionaries. It is the first blockchain platform to be founded on peer-reviewed research and developed through evidence-based methods. Cardano is open-source with more advanced features than any protocol yet developed. And it incorporates IOHK’s groundbreaking Proof-of-Stake (POS) algorithm Ouroboros, which significantly increases the resilience necessary for mission-critical systems and in theory reduces energy consumption by over millionfold compared to Bitcoin.
- Founder of Wavemaker Partners (early-stage VC),
- Founder of Siemer & Associates (Tech iBank),
- Partner of Desco Capital
- Playing golf
- And all things outdoors
- Homegrown food
- Outdoor cooking
- Spending time with friends and family
- Collecting NFTs
Charles Hoskinson is a Colorado-based technology entrepreneur and mathematician. He attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado Boulder to study analytic number theory before moving into cryptography through industry exposure.
Jeff Pollack has worked on Wall Street for more than 30 years. As a certified public accountant, he started his career in auditing.
He went on to work at a senior level in asset management, investment banking, at a real estate investment trust, and in private equity businesses.
Passionate about crypto and blockchain?
Get the inside view of what’s next in crypto, tech, blockchain, and VC with the cFund newsletter.