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Accelerating the financial revolution

Revolutionizing the world of finance and beyond, the crypto and blockchain industry is on the rise. With unparalleled security, transparent processes, and groundbreaking financial solutions, this rapidly expanding sector is paving the way for a more efficient, accessible, and trustworthy future.

In the next 8 years, the crypto market is expected to deliver a remarkable 20x return and an impressive annual growth rate of 55%.


1+ billion
By 2027, the crypto user base is anticipated to surpass 1 billion, further expanding the industry’s reach and impact.

Boosted by regulation and technology

The MENA region saw a 49% increase in transaction volume, totalling $566 billion between July 2021 and June 2022, indicating a significant increase in crypto activity.


The high transaction speed of up to 65,000 TPS on Solana demonstrates a significant technological advancement, paving the way for potential development of the crypto industry.


Over 100 countries, accounting for more than 95% of the global GDP, are considering Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) adoption, setting new potential for crypto regulation on a global scale.


Crypto startups obtained over $20 billion in funding during 2022

With the largest deals going to:

  • Infrastructure and exchange platforms
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • Non-fungible tokens (NFTs)

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The challenges of crypto startups

Crypto has grown a lot and has the potential to change financial services. To keep going and be successful, crypto startups need to be careful and deal with new challenges and risks

Increased competition

As more and more startups enter the crypto market, competition can become intense. Established companies with deeper pockets and greater brand recognition can make it challenging for startups to gain a foothold and build a loyal customer base.

Market volatility

The highly volatile nature of the crypto market presents a challenge for investors, as prices can fluctuate wildly in short periods of time. This makes it difficult to accurately forecast returns on investment, and may discourage some investors from providing crypto startup funding.

Cybersecurity risks

Attracting funding for crypto startups can be a challenge, as there are relatively few crypto-specific funds available. This difficulty is compounded by the lack of trust in the industry, following events such as the FTX crash, making it challenging for those looking to invest in blockchain companies.

How we can help

Investment material support

From diligent business analysis to storytelling and financial forecasts, we’re providing crypto consulting services on how to crystallize and structure key business fundamentals and translate them into a compelling investment opportunity.

Due diligence and portfolio support

Evaluating potential investments, conducting thorough due diligence, and supporting portfolio companies on their new fundraising rounds with compelling investment materials.

Established companies
Strategic support

Helping reach your company’s full potential by crafting scalable growth strategies in line with the deep market research and identifying new entry opportunities, while making key decisions for your core business.


Have a look at our work in crypto consulting

$18M Series A fundraise for world’s leading NFT-based P2E startup
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We turn data into business insights that drive results, helping companies excel in the competitive B2C and B2B spaces across 50+ verticals, discovering and catalizing opportunities for growth.

Our crypto consulting services

Market intelligence

Fundraising support

Pitch decks

Financial models

Investor research

Growth consulting

Go-to-market strategies

Marketing/sales materials

Design support

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