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Mapping out Placeholder’s portfolio

by Steven Zheng

April 18, 2019, 7:11PM EDT  ·  2 min read

Quick Take

  • Placeholder is a crypto venture firm founded in 2017 by Chris Burniske and Joel Monegro
  • The firm has $150 million in committed capital under management
  • Its publicly disclosed portfolio consists of 14 protocols and startups

by Steven Zheng

April 18, 2019, 7:11PM EDT  ·  2 min read

Placeholder is a venture capital firm focused on investing in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. The firm was founded in 2017 by Chris Burniske and Joel Monegro, two of the earliest investment analysts in the space.

Unlike the traditional hedge fund structure of other investment firms in crypto, Placeholder specifically designed its firm with a venture capital structure so it can make long-term investments over 10 years in startups.