AlphaWallet is an open-source, self-custodial wallet. An example of an application is Shankai Sports - an international sports company - leveraging the wallet in 2018 to optimize sale, distribution, and fulfilment of FIFA World Cup 2018 VIP tickets.
3NUM Shield is an anonymous web3 mobile number that protects a user’s identity and provides private, secure messaging.
Anonybit is a decentralized, authentication protocol based on biometric and blockchain technology.
BlockCerts Wallet allows students to access verifiable, tamper-proof version of their diploma that they can share with employers, schools, family, and friends. BlockCerts Wallet partnered with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for a pilot program of issuing diplomas to a cohort of 111 graduates.
Blockchain Lock is building the bridge to unlock doors in physical buildings using digital infrastructure. In a simplified use case, a holder of organization A’s credential can unlock partner organization B’s office door, as long as the access is granted, without invading A’s privacy.
Candy is an NFT marketplace and ecosystem. Candy works directly with athletes, artists and content owners on developing their NFT projects. They have partnerships with brands like Major League Baseball, Netflix, WWE, among others.
Civic gives users and enterprises access to identity and access management (”IAM”) tools for DeFi, DAOs, or anything else on-chain.
Clover is a one-stop infrastructure platform for cross-chain and decentralized applications. CLV Wallet is a cross-chain all-in-one wallet that supports in-app messaging, asset management, seamless transfer of cryptocurrencies, and now enables users to store their verifiable credentials. CLV Wallet allows users to prove their access rights in a privacy-preserving way through ZK proofs.
OpenSea - the largest NFT marketplace - partnered with Adobe to create “Content Credentials,” a tool that allows artists to attach attribution rights directly to a piece of work on Adobe Photoshop and have that information displayed when selling their NFTs on OpenSea.
Curve Finance is an automated market maker (”AMM”) that maintains low fees and low slippage by only accommodating liquidity pools made up of similarly behaving assets. Curve DEX is a decentralized exchange (”DEX”). crvUSD is a collateralized-debt-position (CDP) stablecoin pegged to the US Dollar.
Ejara, a Mercy Corps Ventures (”MCV”) portfolio company, is a savings and investment platform for cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, and tokenized assets. Ejara and MCV partnered to launch a pilot that provides Cameroonian users with the opportunity to invest in fractionalized government bonds through savings plans directly within the Ejara app.
Empowa, a Mercy Corps Ventures (”MCV”) portfolio company, is a property development and NFT digital collectibles platform that aims to enable “affordable home loans for the financially excluded.” Empowa and MCV partnered to launch an affordable housing pilot project that uses retail NFT sales to create liquidity for the provision of affordable housing units.
GateKeeper is a no-code credential issuance and verification platform that enables access control management via a dashboard. GateKeeper aggregates multiple identity data points - such as Verifiable Credentials, NFTs, on-chain data and more - to simplify and customize the requirements for gating content.
Franklin Templeton announced that the Franklin OnChain U.S. Government Money Fund (FOBXX) (the “Fund”) is the first US-registered mutual fund to use a public blockchain to process transactions and record share ownership. As of March 2023, the Fund has $270+ million in assets under management.
Fordefi is an institutional-grade, multi-party computation wallet that allows institutions to securely transact, trade, lend, stake, and vote in DeFi protocols.
Hashflow is a liquidity protocol that allows market makers to source liquidity and price assets using off-chain pricing functions, enabling greater capital efficiency.
Integral helps companies and protocols manage their crypto treasuries and use crypto rails for day-to-day operations such as paying bills.
iomob aims to create a mobility-as-a-service platform based on blockchain technology, whereby mobility service providers can “plug in” and offer their services.
LegitDoc is a platform for issuing tamper-proof digital documents. It has two current projects related to education and verifiable diplomas. First, the Maharashtra State Board of Skill Development (MSBSD) partnered with LegitDoc to issue and verify roughly 100,000 digital diplomas for students. Second, the United Network of Professionals (UNP) - an Indian e-learning platform - started to issue blockchain-native certificates to its students.
Lens Protocol is a Web3 social graph that is designed to empower creators to own the links between themselves and their community. It is equivalent to a web3 version of social media that gives users control over their digital footprint.
Ligero is a platform for decentralized collaboration that uses secure multiparty computation (”MPC”) and zero-knowledge proofs (”ZKPs”).
MakerDAO is a decentralized global reserve bank that created the Maker protocol that underpins its stablecoin (called “DAI”), as well as provides other functionalities (like governance).
Membrane Labs is a digital asset management solution offering OTC trading and cross-custodial clearing and settlement to institutions.
MetaMask is the leading self-custodial wallet that allows users to manage permissions with whom they share data, cryptocurrency, NFTs, etc.
Nifty Gateway — owned by Gemini — is an NFT marketplace that hosted art by artists like Beeple, Pak, Refik Anadol, among others. It shut down operations in August 2023.
Noox allows users to mint their Web3 achievements as NFTs, essentially creating online “badges.”
Nodle allows smartphones to become edge nodes. Nodle has recently joined the Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI) - a movement of technologists and large companies like Adobe, Microsoft, The New York Times Co., Truepic, Qualcomm, Witness, CBC, BBC, and others that aims to address digital misinformation and content authenticity - to incorporate the CAI photo verification standards for NFTs.
Onboard is a self-custody wallet that gives individuals control over their own assets. Currently, Onboard only supports the Nigerian currency (Naira) and two payment methods: bank transfers and mobile wallets.
OpenSea is the largest NFT marketplace on Ethereum. It has formed a number of large partnerships and hosts projects from major brands such as: Twitter, Meta/Instagram, Givenchy, Adobe, Stella Artois, Ralph Lauren, among others.
OpenCerts - part of Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative - enables issuance and validation of academic certificates. OpenCerts has a number of partnerships with large institutions, some academic, like the National University of Singapore and Singapore Management University.
Osmosis is the leading decentralized exchange on Cosmos. It has $113+ million in total value locked, $15 million in 24 hour trading volume, and 1000+ interchain transfers.
Parcl is a noncustodial automated market maker (”AMM”) designed for perpetual synthetic assets - real estate - that cannot otherwise support liquid trading markets.
POAP is a way to commemorate events and memories through “digital mementos.” A number of organizations and companies are already using POAPs: adidas, Vogue, ebay, Spotify, Budweiser, WNBA, Miller Lite, Github, US Open, T-Mobile, Citi, and Goldman Sachs.
Polygon ID, with the help of zero-knowledge proofs, lets users prove their identity without the need of exposing their private information. Polygon ID enables organizations on one side to issue verifiable credentials about users, and organizations on the other side to verify those claims.
Sedax is an encrypted e-KYC solution that allows users to perform KYC verification at private entities (like hotels) without exposing their ID credential. Sedax eliminates the need for physical submission of government-issued identification to limit exposure to and reduce leakage of personal data.
Synaps is a crypto-native identity verification provider and decentralized identity protocol issuer.
Sweet is an NFT marketplace for collectibles. It has formed a number of large parternships. One of them was with Macy’s for its Thanksgiving Day Parade, which generated ~250,000 sales that was donated to Make-A-Wish. Additional partnerships include: Build-A-Bear, Old Navy, New York Knicks, among others.
WholeCare simplifies and streamlines patient care by bringing personalized care plan information. It keeps patient information on a blockchain network to provide HIPAA-compliant record keeping.
WalliD provides an onboarding and data verification solution by aggregating verifiable data sources and infrastructures. The aggregator brings together OAuth providers, Blockchains, Public Key Infrastructures (PKIs), DIDs, and Zero-Knowledge protocols. This allows WalliD to offer a toolkit with different suites of products that cater to the needs of WebApp, dApp developers, and users.
The Verida Wallet is a self-custody, mobile wallet that allows users to manage their self-sovereign decentralized identities and encrypted personal data.
WiW is a privacy-preserving identity protocol that focuses on building web3 reputation & providing identity solutions by incorporating both off-chain and on-chain data.
Xage is world’s first blockchain-enabled cybersecurity platform for IoT companies. It has partnerships with companies like Microsoft, Dell and the U.S. Air Force.
A UNICEF Innovation Fund portfolio company, Xcapit, is a self-custodial wallet that provides access to key financial services in informal economies. For example, access to credit. In Argentina, where the initial pilot took place, 91% of applicants are rejected in traditional credit requests. Xcapit is addressing this challenge with its credit processing and lending infrastructure.