Balaji Srinivasan


Balaji S. Srinivasan is an angel investor, tech founder, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Network State. He was formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, and is an early investor in many successful tech companies and crypto protocols, including Alchemy, Ava Labs, Bitcoin, Cameo, Chainlink, Clubhouse, Dapper Labs, Ethereum, Instadapp, NEAR Protocol, OnDeck, Opensea, Solana, Soylent, Superhuman, Synthesis, and Zora. Dr. Srinivasan is also the cofounder of (acquired by Coinbase), Counsyl (acquired by Myriad), Teleport (acquired by Topia), and Coin Center. He holds a BS/MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University.

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Pre-A -- $ 11 M
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Series A -- $ 8 M
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Seed -- $ 11.5 M
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Series A -- $ 25 M
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Pre-Seed -- $ 1.5 M
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Seed -- $ 4.5 M
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Pre-Seed -- $ 1.8 M
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Kathryn Haun

Katie Haun is the CEO and Founder of Haun Ventures, a $1.5 billion venture capital fund focused on web3. Previously, she was a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, and co-chaired its three crypto funds. Additionally, she serves on the Coinbase board as its first independent director, where she chairs its Nomination and Governance Committee and is a member of its Compensation Committee. She has testified before both houses of Congress on the intersection of technology and regulation, and has taught at Stanford's GSB.

James Rathmell

James Rathmell is general counsel at Haun Ventures and previously was a crypto consultant at Andreessen Horowitz. He graduated from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Mike Lempres

Mike Lempres previously served as Executive Director, general counsel, and Head of government affairs at Andreessen Horowitz. Previously, he was Chief Policy officer at Coinbase. He has extensive expertise in emerging or challenging regulatory environments, international affairs and corporate governance. He was elected to the Atherton City Council and is an active board member in both private and non-profit entities.

Will Robinson

Will Robinson is vice president of engineering at Coinbase and previously served as chief Technology officer at Chronicle. He graduated from Stanford University.

Alex Pruden

Alex Pruden is Chief Executive Officer at Aleo, ex-Deal Partner at Andreessen-Horowitz (Crypto Vertical).He is a former U.S. Army Infantry and Special Operations officer with a deep passion for applied cryptography and blockchain technology. I am currently pursuing my MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, after which I aspire to create a more secure, transparent, and equitable future for my children and their generation to experience.

Jason Rosenthal

Jason Rosenthal is an operating partner at Andreessen Horowit and previously served as vice president of subscription services at Google. He is a graduate of Stanford Graduate School of Business and Pomona College.

Rachael Horwitz

Rachael Horwitz is the CMO of Haun Ventures, and she was the VP of Communications at Coinbase. Rachael Horowitz currently serves as the first-ever Spark Capital Marketing and Communications Partner. This role will put Horwitz at the head of the firm’s marketing and communications activities, along with community events and initiatives. Horwitz spent nearly five years at Twitter as Communications Director, and then took that experience to Facebook’s Communications department for another 15 months.

Nemil Dalal

Nemil Dalal is Product Manager at Coinbase, Writer, coder, hacker. CryptoFinance. Seasoned financial services executive and product manager with strong technical expertise and management experience with leading American financial institutions. Focus on Bitcoin, blockchain, and Ethereum smart contracts. Y Combinator alum, Stanford MBA and electrical engineer. Early stage venture investments in cryptocurrency startups. Blog on crypto, software engineering, and media topics at

Lily Liu

Lily Liu is Co-founder at KKR & Co, McKinsey, Stanford, Harvard. 5 years in China. She also is President of the Management at Solana Foundation. Contributor at Osmosis Labs. Lily Liu graduated from Stanford University and Harvard University.

Surojit Chatterjee

Surojit Chatterjee is former Chief Product Officer at Coinbase. Surojit Chatterjee is joining Coinbase as our new Chief Product Officer after spending 11 years at Google. Coinbase is a product-led company, and Surojit will play a critical role in making the cryptoeconomy accessible to millions more people through Coinbase’s suite of products. Most recently, Surojit was Vice President of Product at Google, where he led Google Shopping, which helps people discover and compare products on Google. Before leading Google Shopping, Surojit was the Head of Product at Flipkart, a popular Indian e-commerce site, leading product management, user experience, product operations, and data science. Prior to Flipkart, Surojit was a founding member of Google’s mobile search ads product.