ConsenSys Ventures is the venture capital arm of ConsenSys, the Ethereum development studio. The firm was launched in 2017 with $50 million in funds to invest in startups built on the Ethereum blockchain.
Leading ConsenSys Ventures is Kavita Gupta, a former McKinsey consultant and HSBC asset manager. In 2018, ConsenSys Ventures launched Tachyon, an accelerator incubating crypto and blockchain startups over a 10-week period. Tachyon startups are placed into one of three tracks: Blockchain for-profit projects, open source, and social impact.