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At AU21 Capital, we are delighted to announce our recent investment in Covalent, an API that empowers wallet owners to rapidly access and analyze metrics related to their digital asset portfolios like never before. Our backing serves to improve transparency for cryptocurrency investors, leading to significantly accelerated adoption and growth for the blockchain space.

Disorderly Data Leaves Investors Flying Blind

To put it simply, existing digital asset management tools fail to offer any insightful or useful information to investors in a timely manner. …


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At AU21 Capital, we are delighted to announce our recent investment in Sifchain, a decentralized multi-chain exchange for cryptocurrencies that serves to eliminate the shortfalls of existing digital asset exchanges. Our investment stands as a symbol of our devotion to advancing the cryptocurrency ecosystem by supporting robust marketplaces and increasing liquidity through seamless cross-chain compatibility.

Failures Arising from the “DEX v. CEX” Dichotomy

Alongside Decentralized Finance’s rapid value accretion, a large number of marketplaces have emerged for investors to exchange and speculate on the value of their digital assets. …


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At AU21 Capital, we are delighted to announce our recent investment in Reef, a DeFi encompassing cross-chain asset management tool that combines a wide liquidity net with an advanced yield aggregation system to provide investors with powerful and effective tools to manage their digital assets. Our backing signifies our commitment to fostering efficiency and lowering barriers to entry for DeFi investors, paving the way for further growth and adoption in the space.

Fundamental Flaws in Current Investment Management Tools

From top to bottom, existing DeFi asset management services lack the basic functionality that abounds in traditional investment management tools. …


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At AU21 Capital, we are excited to announce our recent partnership with Xend Finance, an innovative protocol to integrate DeFi into Credit Union and Cooperative structures to generate higher yields and enable worldwide access to financial products. In decentralizing the means by which capital is stowed within these structures, Xend affords users in developing nations two critical advantages over existing institutions, liquidity and stability.

When Currencies Falter, Finance Fails

There is little debate that economic stability remains out of reach for billions worldwide. Without the presence of a consistent store of value, and lacking access to a wide gamut of…


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At AU21 Capital, we are excited to announce our recent backing of CertiK, a novel approach to auditing, perpetually securing and insuring capital withheld in any blockchain. CertiK decentralizes these three processes to build a far more robust capital protection system that removes the shortfalls of current security solutions.

As Crypto Booms, Security Stagnates

With hundreds of Billions of dollars in existing cryptocurrency in circulation, it comes as no surprise that a substantial amount of on-chain assets have become lost, stolen or unretrievable through the passage of time. …


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At AU21 Capital, we are excited to announce our recent investment in CasperLabs. Casper’s Highway Protocol is a Blockchain that offers rapid transaction clearance, provides a clear path for firms to scale and works with existing development tools while remaining entirely permissionless and decentralized. Our investment cements our commitment to accelerating the adoption of blockchain in enterprise applications.

The Developer’s Dilemma

For firms evaluating products for systems development, current blockchain solutions lack commercial appeal and riddle the software development lifecycle with compromises and headaches at every turn. The most adverse development impacts are illustrated below.

Planning — Companies evaluating the…


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At AU21 Capital, we are pleased to announce our recent investment in Frontier, a DeFi wallet and aggregation layer that consolidates investment opportunities in the ever-widening protocol ecosystem. This backing embodies our commitment to fueling innovative technologies that serve as accelerants for mainstream Decentralized Finance adoption.

Externalities of Heavy Decentralization

User Experience has taken a back seat during Decentralized Finance’s rapid growth. To put it simply, three critical user experience issues will continue to stunt the adoption of DeFi until they are rectified.

  1. Almost all available DeFi management platforms force new users up a steep learning curve when entering the…

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