Draper Goren Holm, a Los Angeles-based venture studio and fund, a partnership between Tim Draper, Alon Goren, and Josef Holm, as we speak introduced plans to incubate startups constructed on the Tezos blockchain.
Draper Goren Holm’s wager on Tezos started in 2020 with its backing of Tezos Stable Technologies, the crew answerable for building the primary Tezos stablecoin, USDtez, in addition to its latest backing of a Tezos-based NFT market, Kalamint. Additionally, associate Tim Draper has been a long-time supporter of the Tezos community since its fundraiser in 2017, effectively earlier than the venture studio and fund’s institution in 2018.
“Draper Goren Holm strongly believes in the Tezos community to build and define the next generation of crypto adoption,” mentioned Alon Goren, Founding Partner of Draper Goren Holm. “We believe the differences in the Tezos blockchain, and how it is governed, are monumental to scaling blockchain verticals for the long-term. We are so excited to continue investing in the Tezos ecosystem!”
Tim Draper, Draper Goren Holm particular restricted associate, added, “Tezos is the leading platform for smart contracts and low energy use since they use proof of stake. We’re excited to fund projects on the Tezos blockchain and believe it has a promising future ahead. We believe it will be the smart contract standard!”
To additional this initiative, the Tezos Foundation can be turning into an official restricted associate of Draper Goren Holm with an emphasis on the following era of Tezos-based startups. The funding is one piece of Draper Goren Holm’s $25 million dollar venture fund, centered on fintech and blockchain startups.
“Draper Goren Holm has been a great enabler of entrepreneurship in the blockchain tech space for quite some time and has managed to create a large platform involving a global community. The Tezos Foundation is excited to support Draper Goren Holm in fostering projects and use-cases building on Tezos” mentioned Hubertus Thonhauser, chairman of the Tezos Foundation Council.
“I’m thrilled to welcome the Tezos Foundation to the Draper Goren Holm family, we have a lot of exciting stuff planned together, and I can’t wait to help propel this incredible ecosystem forward,” exclaimed Josef Holm, Draper Goren Holm Founding Partner.