a16z Finalizes Record-Breaking $4.5B Crypto Fund

a16z Finalizes Record-Breaking $4.5B Crypto Fund

THELOGICALINDIAN - The new armamentarium will be the firms fourth to ambition crypto and blockchain investments

Andreessen Horowitz has accepted it will go advanced with a new $4.5 billion crypto advance armamentarium afterwards rumors the close was planning a record-breaking accession advance beforehand this year.  

a16z Launches $4.5B Fund

Money continues to cascade into crypto, and adventure basic behemothic Andreessen Horowitz is arch the way yet again. 

The advance behemoth accepted Wednesday that it would barrage addition crypto-focused advance armamentarium to the tune of $4.5 billion. In January, rumors surfaced that the close was gluttonous $4.5 billion for a new crypto fund, although the account was not accepted at the time. The record-breaking armamentarium is the distinct better budgetary allocation committed to crypto and blockchain projects and marks the firm’s fourth attack into crypto investing. 

“Bear markets are generally back the best opportunities appear about, back bodies are absolutely able to focus on architecture technology rather than accepting absent by concise amount activity,” said Andreessen Horowitz’s accepted accomplice Arianna Simpson in a buzz interview with CNBC

The Silicon Valley close has anchored its abode at the beginning of the crypto bazaar in contempo years, accepting fabricated above investments in abounding of the space’s arch projects, including the brand of Solana, Uniswap, and Axie Infinity.

This is not the aboriginal time Andreessen Horowitz has launched a crypto armamentarium during a bazaar downturn. The firm’s antecedent $2.2 billion Crypto Armamentarium III launched in June 2021, weeks afterwards the crypto bazaar suffered its affliction drawdown in over a year. 

The new armamentarium brings the absolute Andreessen Horowitz has aloft for crypto and blockchain investments to $7.6 billion. The close said it affairs to use the armamentarium to advance both anon in cryptocurrencies and aggregation equity.

Despite the crypto area afresh hitting its everyman bazaar assets in over a year, advance in crypto projects is assuming little assurance of slowing. In April, Layer 1 blockchain NEAR raised $350 million, while USDC issuer Circle took in $400 million. According to reports, the accepted Metaverse bold The Sandbox is additionally looking to secure an added $400 actor at a $4 billion valuation. 

It appears Andreessen Horowitz additionally wants to booty advantage of the accepted depressed bazaar to abide its crypto investing.

Disclosure: At the time of writing, the columnist of this allotment endemic ETH, SOL, and several added cryptocurrencies.