Helping Web3 Startups Succeed

We are an accelerator platform that helps startups source liquidity and build community with support from a broad industry network
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What Is the DeFi Alliance?

The DeFi Alliance is the leading Web3 accelerator.
We help startups source liquidity and support from a broad industry network.
Together, we will grow Web3 to one billion users by 2025.

Accelerators
Accelelator

65+

Alumni Startups

100+

Industry Mentors
Industry Network
Industry network

150+

Companies

60+

Market Makers and Liquidity Providers

Accelerated Alumni

We’ve helped the best DeFi protocols source liquidity and grow

What Makes Us Unique?

Liquidity

Our network includes 60+ institutional market makers and liquidity providers. We help startups connect with pro trading firms, launch liquidity incentive programs, and attract instant liquidity.

Community

We help founders connect with 100s of professional community builders, traders, investors, other founders, and core service providers like auditors, law firms and exchanges. Our web app and Discord community makes connecting easy.

Investment

Our network includes dozens of top Web3 venture investors. Through our Accelerator program and activities like demo days, our startups gain instant access to funding so they can focus on building.

Our Mentors

Our mentors are Web3 founders, community leaders, investors and traders.
They’re also very cool humans and a cat! Meet some below.

Brian Melville
Director of Strategy
Brian Melville
Gubsheep
Co-founder
Gubsheep
Austin Griffith
Director of Research
Austin Griffith
Evgeny Gaevoy
Founder and CEO
Evgeny Gaevoy
Piers Kicks
Senior Associate
Piers Kicks
Kain Warwick
Founder
Kain Warwick
Soby
Cofounder
Soby
Bored Elon
MetaMeme, Investor, Game Designer
Bored Elon
Mable Jiang
Multicoin Capital
Mable Jiang
CL
13 Year Old Shitposter
CL
Jake Chervinsky
General Counsel
Jake Chervinsky
Colleen Sullivan
Crypto Lead
Colleen Sullivan
Spencer Applebaum
Associate
Spencer Applebaum
Aggroed
CEO
Aggroed
Min Teo
Managing Partner
Min Teo
Alex Beasant
Researcher
Alex Beasant
Santiago Santos
General Partner
Santiago Santos
Tushar Jai
Managing Partner
Tushar Jai
Jason Chapman
Co-founder/Managing
Jason Chapman
David Post
Managing Director
David Post
Xochitl Cazador
Ecosystem Growth
Xochitl Cazador
Joey Krug
Co-Chief Investment Officer
Joey Krug
Roham Gharegozlou
Co-founder and CEO
Roham Gharegozlou
Daniel Robinson
Head of Research
Daniel Robinson
Miko Matsumura
General Partner
Miko Matsumura
Peter Johnson
Partner
Peter Johnson
Bill Laboon
Technical Education Lead
Bill Laboon
Max Mersch
Co-founder
Max Mersch
Sandeep Nailwal
Chief Operations Officer
Sandeep Nailwal
Amelia Cai
Investment Partner
Amelia Cai
Xinshu Dong
Partner
Xinshu Dong
Jeffrey "Jihoz" Zirlin
Co-Founder
Jeffrey "Jihoz" Zirlin
Pablo Quiroga
Cofounder & CRO
Pablo Quiroga
Caleb Applegate
COO
Caleb Applegate
Stani Kulechov
Founder and CEO
Stani Kulechov
Soona Amhaz
General Partner
Soona Amhaz
Saurabh Sharma
General Partner
Saurabh Sharma
Anatoly Yakovenko
Founder/CEO
Anatoly  Yakovenko
Gabby Dizon
Co-Founder
Gabby Dizon
Ricky Li
Co-founder
Ricky Li
Peter Haymond
Ecosystem Growth
Peter Haymond
Loi Luu
Co-Founder and CEO
Loi Luu
Meltem Demirors
Strategy Officer
Meltem Demirors

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