Digital Finance Group (DFG) is a global blockchain and digital asset investment firm. Founded in 2015, the firm has offices in San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi, and it manages investments in excess of $550M AUM.
DFG’s portfolio includes an actively-managed trading fund which has earned returns of more than 400% over the last five years. DFG manages a venture fund with equity holdings in a number of leading blockchain companies, including LedgerX, Bloq, Circle, and Ripio among others. Successful exits include Brave and Centre, where DFG was the lead investor to create and launch USDC.
DFG has launched several leading blockchain enterprises. Most notable among them is Matrix Exchange Limited, a regulated digital asset exchange licensed by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). DFG is also on track to obtain a fund management license from the ADGM, as well as a custody license in the USA.
In 2018, DFG established Ethereum Classic Labs, which runs an accelerator that has invested in up to 40 blockchain projects over the last two years. ETC Labs Core Developer Team manages the Ethereum Classic Protocol, one of the world’s major public blockchains.
DFG is involved in every aspect of the ecosystem. DFG understood early on the significant potential of this new asset class and technology and started, like many did, as traders. DFG gradually moved into related businesses, and it is now one of the most diversified crypto-asset businesses in the world. The company has the expertise and a deep understanding of the different parts of the digital ecosystem, such as infrastructure, applications, and cryptocurrencies, and understands how they relate to each other. DFG has a proven track record of success in crypto investments and in growing companies. The company has performed in volatile markets and has developed specialized expertise, market access, and knowledge. It now has hundreds of employees across the world and a dedicated staff of researchers identifying trends in the digital asset space.