Portfolio

We accelerate ~20 teams per cohort and accept applications from anywhere in the world.

Berkeley Xcelerator has truly delivered its promise to inspire, empower, and actually help blockchain startups to reach their potentials. Its network of friends ... is world-class, and opportunities to be part of some top-notch programs ... have been indelibly impactful and meaningful to our journey.

— Bette Chen, Co-founder of Acala Network (SP ‘20)

OUR MISSION

Extending a Helping Hand

Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator is the newest lab at the Center for Entrepreneurship in the School of Engineering. We provide non-dilutive support for selected teams, providing access to resources both on and off campus.

We also have Visiting Scholar opportunities, for which applications are currently open. This is the newest Visiting Scholar program in our department.

Our motive is purely to advance technology, create new ventures and support researchers.

2022 COHORT

Cohort 5

A remittance platform created to provide an easier and affordable way for users to send and receive money.

A one-stop solution for brands who want an NFT metaverse to monetize their digital content IP.

Anorra simplifies the path to DeFi via GameFi, aiming to be the first and last bank account of young crypto investors and gamers.

Unlock value of data assets through user-controlled on-chain identity.

StepN for climate- earn money by sequestering carbon.

The Defi infrastructure for securities, merging retail and institutions.

A decentralized digital economy for ESG investing.

A web3 creator economy marketplace and social content protocol.

A fully on-chain MMO game.

Tools for direct bookings of vacation rentals, powered by blockchain.

Tap into your community capital.

An all-in-one platform for development and publishing of metaverse games.

The crypto challenger bank.

Own and invest in your favorite music with NFTs and DeFi.

A decentralized, curated NFT marketplace.

An automation blockchain for DeFi and recurring payments.

An interest-bearing stablecoin.

The fiat hub of Polkadot - a blockchain optimized for forex and fintechs.

Enabling artists to build NFTs without code.

A high-performance order-book DEX.

2021 COHORT

Cohort 4

Automata Network is a decentralized service protocol that provides middleware-like traceless privacy services for dApps on Ethereum and Polkadot to achieve privacy, high assurance and frictionless computation.

Basin Logix is a platform that uses blockchain and water resource modeling to enable growers, water managers and regulators mitigate water supply uncertainty by facilitating trustless resource governance and management.

Start your own bit country for your fans with metaverse, token economy & governance.

Coinrule catches the next market opportunity on your behalf by automating your investments.

CryptoIndexSeries

We provide institutional-grade, AI-powered data, tools and analytics to Crypto Market Professionals

DataGateway

DataGateway is building a Decentralized Internet Ecosystem and Cloud 3.0 Services Platform using IPFS and a multi-blockchain infrastructure.

Etherize

Legal entity formation services for crypto users & DAOs.

HydraDX

An application-specific blockchain for DeFi
focused on providing deep cross-chain
liquidity via Omnipool with tight spreads and
the highest possible execution reliability.

Mooch is an automated budgeting app that pays you to budget.

The Data Infrastructure for DeFi and Web 3.0 Powered by Polkadot

Litentry is a cross-chain identity aggregation protocol that enable identity linking across different networks.

Manta Network

The plug-and-play interoperable privacy protocol for the entire DeFi stack.

New financial system powered by digital assets to help people to manage their money through a digital wallet that works with blockchain technology integrating digital assets (cryptocurrencies) to allow users make P2P money transfers between countries through the wallet in real time and a low cost

OnFinality’s mission is to support blockchain developers by providing infrastructure services to customers of all shapes and sizes.

An EVM & EWASM featured Substrate blockchain to bridge application and developer ecosystem between Ethereum and Polkadot.

We are building a real world crypto economy that turns mobile minutes/data into money.

ReSource

ReSource enables businesses access to a complementary line of credit that they can spend with each other in a closed network.

Revix is a platform that enables everyday people to invest in emerging themes, sectors and asset classes in an effortless way.

Supra-Oracles brings on-chain oracle data ‘closer to the data-faucet’ enabling trustless, transparent, immutably secure data feeds into blockchains.

The blockchain payment solution for digital currencies and e-commerce.

2020 COHORT

Cohort 3

A decentralised stablecoin and staking liquidity platform powering cross-blockchain open finance applications.

ARterra

ARterra is an engagement platform designed for streamers, esports teams, and traditional sports franchises to engage and incentivize fans in dynamic ways.

In-game AdTech platform for consumer brands.

Blok-Z enables energy providers to sell truly transparent, sustainable and individualized energy services through the real-time tracking of local renewable energy.

Balancing the power dynamic between lenders and borrowers.

Cowri

Stablecoin inter-operability protocol.

Your key to digital asset banking - Custody and asset-servicing solutions for institutional investors, corporations an HNWI.

GVOS: An edge cloud for autonomous driving.

Customer acquisition platform for crypto companies.

A digital asset and payments platform for traditional debt products.

Decentralized delay tolerant wireless network.

Ethereum farming MMO that treats cannabis with respect.

Outplay is a suite of tools that enables game developers to transform their single player game of skills into a multiplayer tournament with crypto as payout.

We do proprietary quant trading in cryptocurrency markets.

We help people partner with their doctor to create health and earn money.

We are building a real world crypto economy that turns mobile minutes/data into money.

Making core infrastructure for realizing Web3.0.

Earn cryptocurrency rewards by shopping online, playing games, and trying new products.

FALL 2019 COHORT

Cohort 2

The safest, most efficient and most reliable way to trade large amounts of crypto-assets

RIPChain

A faster, cheaper, better, automatic, and trusted Blockchain-enabled distribution of the $1.2 trillion/yr in assets handled manually by the current antiquated and inefficient estate (wills and trusts) industry.

Mobile web browser that helps you support creators directly without ads or tracking and protects your privacy. Powered by Coil and Interledger open protocol.

The easiest way to store and move off-chain data

Nickel’s principal product, NiX, is Asia’s first decentralized exchange for institutional FX trading.

A pool-based tokenized hash power allocation platform with enterprise colocation mining providers.

Your key to digital asset banking - Custody and asset-servicing solutions for institutional investors, corporations an HNWI.

Leaf provides digital financial services to refugees so that they can store and transport assets across borders from a feature phone, avoiding cash.

Search Engine for Regulation. KryptoGO organizes blockchain information, to make blockchain more accessible to everyone and helps SMEs comply with regulations. KryptoGO provides enterprise-level blockchain solutions.

We aspire to be the pioneers of the next paradigm healthcare data ecosystem by empowering efficiency and frictionless flow of data allowing for new market creation, redistribution of value for patients and all stakeholders in the healthcare ecosystem.

The Eluvio content fabric is an open high performance software network for management and distribution of large form content (video) using decentralized and content-centric design.

Coin Assistant is the world’s first financial assistant for digital assets.

Cincel is a blockchain platform for signing and securing digital documents

Bounty0x is a freelancing marketplace for the gig economy and the easiest way to earn cryptocurrency

The turnkey blockchain solution for dematerializing and delivering tamper-proof diplomas and certificates in a heartbeat!

SPRING 2019 COHORT

Cohort 1

Software for Industry 4.0 Champions

VINC

Accelerating our transition to a low carbon energy grid by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of carbon credits.

TruSource

TruSource automates the creation and management of blockchain oracles for developers and data providers.

SWFT Pay

SWFT Pay, a crypto payment platform, makes sending value across 30 blockchains and 135 cryptocurrencies as easy as sending an email.

Source is a platform that enables management, interoperability, and ownership of data.

PlayTable

Blok Party has built the PlayTable - a social gaming platform that breathes new life into tabletop gaming with the power of blockchain.

Insolar is a global technology company building innovative public and private blockchain solutions on Insolar Blockchain Platform, the most secure, flexible and scalable blockchain for business.

Payment processing for crypto assets.

Accelerator for all blockchain systems.

We make it possible to gather insights from data which would be otherwise inaccessible because it’s impossible to centralize.

Bitmark is the property system for establishing value and legal control over the world’s data.

AI-powered blockchain ecosystem security. Our industry-leading intelligence helps secure and grow your blockchain business.