Supporting ambitious Web3 startups with early-stage venture capital


We fund and support founders leading the paradigm shift from Web2 into the blockchain-enabled future of Web3.

We aren’t simply venture funding, we’re users first and foremost.

Community Strategy

User acquisition, onboarding flow, user experience and retention.


Partnership architecture, market due diligence, fundraise structuring.

Token Ecosystems

Incentive structures, token design, value-accrual methods, token velocity.

Strategic Introductions

Dedicated market-making, marketing, exchange strategy.

Hillrise Ventures

Fundamental research bringing simplicity to complex technology

Hillrise Research