Ours
to own

DeepTech Ventures are investment pioneers supporting Web3 visionaries, protocols, and networks across the entire tech stack. Taking a hands-on approach, we work toward a future where users can finally call the internet 'ours to own.'
Since 2017, we've been at the forefront of realising the vision of an internet where users regain control of their data.
We invest in:
  • Equity, Tokens, SAFE, SAFT..
  • ..Strengthening the Web3 technology stack
  • ..Applications creating new markets or disrupting business models
We participate through:
  • Governance voting
  • Providing liquidity
  • Keeper operations
  • Securing networks by operating own nodes

Meet the
team

With backgrounds in economics, finance and software development, we understand the tantalising possibilities of Web3 and put our money where our beliefs are. Discover the team rolling their sleeves up to help make the internet 'ours to own'.

Core team

Alexander Christen
Alexander Christen
Founder

Tech-savvy investor with an eye and a passion for technologies reshaping the world we live in. CEO of FiveT Fintech with previous positions at Partners Group and SIX Swiss Exchange.

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Daniel Curiger
Daniel Curiger
Managing Partner

Passionate about emerging technologies, behavioural economics, and their impact on society. Formerly COO at Fixposition and various roles at Goldman Sachs and UBS.

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Florian Bitterli
Florian Bitterli
Crypto Research Analyst

Blockchain enthusiast and excited about decentralization and disruptive technologies. Bridging DeFi and Fintech with experience in traditional Venture Capital.

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Advisory board

Francisco Fernandez
Francisco Fernandez

Serial entrepreneur and visionary tech-investor with a passion for disrupting business models, music, art and cars. Founded Avaloq in 2000 - a financial technology and services provider for banking - and sold to NEC for over $2bn in 2020. Founding partner of Crowdhouse, Racing Unleashed, Innoterra, MYARTBANK with board positions at Avaloq, Metaco, Carvolution, Utopia Music and Innoplexus.

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Fleur Heyns
Fleur Heyns

Serial FinTech entrepreneur building next generation platforms to optimise for impact and financial returns. Founder and CEO of Proof of Impact with previous positions at Osmosis Investment Management and J.P Morgan. Co-founded Global Trader in 2000 which was successfully sold in 2007. Chairwoman of Pyrpose.

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Lex Fenwick
Lex Fenwick

Salesperson at heart and believer in transparency, meritocracy, luck and the equality of all. Former CEO of Bloomberg for 7 years and Dow Jones & Company for 2 years. Founded Bloomberg Ventures in 2008 and currently involved with HENI and board positions at MoMA and PS1, amongst others.

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Our
portfolio

We're proud to say, companies in our investment portfolio have already given the world a glimpse of what's possible.

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From the
blog

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31.Dec.2022
Insight

Review 2022 and why web 3.0 is here to stay

Bitcoin down 64%. Ethereum down 67%. Nasdaq barely better, at 34% lower. FTX filed for bankruptcy. And so 2022 ends on a much different note than it began: when interest rates were near zero, and crypto and US equities enjoyed all-time highs.

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9.Dec.2022
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Music NFTs

Following-on from general NFT coverage in June, and generative-art NFTs in September, here we focus on music-related NFT-applications.

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14.Nov.2022
Insight

Enterprise Blockchain

Blockchains and distributed ledgers are basically databases with some unique variations/features. When speaking about blockchain, we usually mean the decentralized, public ledger which was first introduced with Bitcoin in 2009.

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