Funding in the Polkadot ecosystem

Quick Take

  • The Block Research identified a total of 21 projects that have received outside capital from investors (Not grants or Polkadot’s treasury)
  • Approximately $52 million in aggregate has been allocated to these projects, with an average deal size of roughly $2.7 million and a median deal size of $1.5 million
  • Dating back to 2019, The Web3 Foundation has issued a total of 205 grants for the development & research of Polkadot, Kusama, and their blockchain application framework, Substrate
Recently, we mapped out the projects and companies that are currently developing on Polkadot’s ecosystem. While some of these initiatives are self-funded, most have received funding through the Web3 Foundation’s grant program, venture capital, and or directly from Polkadot’s treasury.  Our research identified a total of 21 projects that have received outside capital from investors […]

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