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LuneX Ventures is a dedicated Blockchain and CryptoCurrency fund in partnership with Golden Gate Ventures; a well established South East Asia based VC.
LuneX was created on the back of our strong belief in the long term disruptive impact of this new technology. The rise of decentralised trust based networks will not only transform existing industries beyond recognition it also has the power to provide billions of underserved people with access to financial services so they can take control of their own lives and create a better future.
The Story Behind the Name
Mankind did not wake up one morning and decide to set foot on the moon. This eventual achievement required visionaries, pioneers and people brave enough to take risks. Much before the Apollo missions to the moon, the US Air Force had laid out a Lunar Expedition Plan called Lunex. This expedition was chosen as the goal since ‘it not only provides a sufficient challenge’ but also provides ‘technical fallouts for greatly improved capabilities’. It was an ambitious project which required great technical skills, courage and forward thinking. Lunex laid down the foundations of space exploration and the landing of man on the moon.
Much like the Lunex Expedition Plan, we at LuneX Ventures view current entrepreneurs in the crypto space as visionaries laying the groundwork for an industry that will change the world beyond anyone’s current expectations.
We are a benchmark setting, entrepreneur friendly Crypto Venture Capital firm working with all ecosystem stakeholders to drive thought leadership and help propel the industry to the next level.
Empower the Audacious
Born out of Golden Gate Ventures we back pioneers and doers to push the edges of the system and drive value and progress.
Macro Vision, Micro Execution
In a myopic world we take a longer term view and actively support our entrepreneurs’ vision, mission and implementation.
Power new economies
We cut through the noise to find and back entrepreneurs and companies eager to be part of the greatest technological revolution of our lifetimes since the Internet.
LuneX Ventures has invested significant time and resources to set up a fully compliant Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Fund. Investors get easy and diversified exposure to a portfolio of equity in seed and later stage Blockchain startups, larger Cryptocurrencies and other utility and security tokens. Leveraging our networks across the globe with accelerators, technologists, influencers, institutional investors and thought leaders, we get exclusive access to deals at an early stage. In order to boost returns for our investors, we direct all advisor tokens and shares back into the fund.
LuneX Ventures takes a longer term approach to make venture style investments in the blockchain and crypto industry. We believe that a longer term horizon aligns us well with the needs of the entrepreneur. Besides financing we provide industry leading connections, strategy and operational support. Our values are very closely aligned with Golden Gate Ventures and we leverage our incredible support team to help the entrepreneurs that we back (Read more about How We Help).
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We managed to catch the very busy Ella Zhang, Head of Binance Labs, on the sidelines of a conference in Singapore to get all the scoop about Binance Labs, what her team has been up to and what they plan to achieve going forward. Tune in to hear about: Ella’s very interesting background and how she came to be a part of Binance Labs Mandate of Binance Labs Three key pillars - incubation, fellowship and direct investment Fellowship - https://medium.com/binance-labs/introducing-the-binance-labs-fellowship-270521d2e99d How does the incubation program work? Season 1 of Binance Labs incubation: https://medium.com/binance-labs/season-1-binance-labs-incubation-program-buidlers-season-1-ec34b601ccd Season 2 of Binance Labs Incubation: https://www.binance.com/en/blog/342988062870470656/Binance-Labs-Reveals-13-Startups-in-its-Incubation-Program What is the investment focus and how has the team’s investment thesis evolved over a period of time How does Ella think about overall portfolio construction Drawing from the lessons of the popping of the 2000 internet bubble and outlook on the industry going forward
Following our discussion with Matic Network, we speak to the CEO of Skale Labs which is also trying to build a layer 2 solution to solve the problem of Ethereum Scalability. Tune in to hear about: Evolution of enterprise software - on-premises > cloud > open-source Importance of community for open-source software Implications of AWS going down and how Blockchain technology plays in ensuring 100% uptime Ethereum Scalability Why Skale Labs chose to go down the side-chain path What is a network of side chains and what are elastic side chains? Consensus mechanism for each of the network of side chains Interactions between the side chains and the main chain DApps building on Skale Labs and Skale Innovator Program Plans for Asia Competitive landscape for scalability projects
Following our discussion with the Zilliqa team, we decided to speak to another Blockchain Protocol that is trying to solve the problem of Scalability through Sharding. Hear Nick White, one of the co-founders of Harmony, tell us about what is unique about their Project as well as the IEO that took place recently on the Binance Launchpad.Tune in to hear about:What is sharding?Difference between Transaction Sharding and State ShardingHow does Harmony achieve State SharingHow does the overall Harmony Network look like?How does Staking work in the Harmony ecosystem, what are the rewards and what does it take to be validator?GovernanceWhat DApps are building on Harmony, what is the process to port over from Ethereum or another Blockchain to Harmony?Binance token sale and roadmapPlans for Asia