Sandeep Nailwal


Sandeep Nailwal is a co-founder of Polygon, a leading Ethereum scaling and infrastructure platform. He began his career as a software engineer and in 2015, launched ScopeWeaver, India's largest marketplace for professional services, where he designed blockchain-based decentralized application architecture. Before that, Sandeep led the technology department at Welspun, the largest textile company in Asia, and worked as a consultant at Deloitte. In 2017, Sandeep co-founded Polygon with Jaynti Kanani and Anurag Arjun.


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Series B $ 1.5 B $ 100 M
Apr 12
Pre-A $ 120 M $ 6 M
Apr 08
-- -- $ 1 M
Apr 05
Pre-A -- $ 11 M
Mar 27
Strategic -- $ 2 M
Mar 22
Series A -- $ 43 M
Mar 21
Series B -- $ 28 M
Mar 21
Seed $ 400 M $ 18 M
Mar 20
Seed -- $ 20 M
Mar 20
Seed $ 10 M $ 1 M
Mar 20
Strategic -- $ 0.9 M
Mar 19
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Mar 14
Seed -- $ 6 M
Mar 05
Strategic -- --
Feb 28
-- -- $ 27 M
Feb 27
Pre-Seed -- $ 2.2 M
Dec 19, 2023
Seed -- $ 3.6 M
Dec 05, 2023
Seed -- $ 6 M
Nov 06, 2023
Seed Plus -- $ 5 M
Nov 01, 2023
-- -- $ 2.5 M
Oct 27, 2023
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Investment Overview





Relevance Person

Sachi Kamiya

Sachi Kamiya is a member of the Polygon Ventures team and a part-time Venture Partner at Symbolic Capital.

Arpit Sharma

Arpit Sharma is the Managing Director, Middle East, India, South East Asia at NEAR Foundation. Presively he was the Vice President, Global Enterprises, APAC at Polygon Technology.

Amanda Jacobsen

Amanda Tyler is the Head of Marketing for Optimism and was previously the Director of Community for Polygon and Manager of Developer Relations at Google.

Kathleen Chu

Kathleen Chu is Head of marketing communications at Avail, and previously she was Head of Communications at Polygon and Head of Japan at MakerDAO. She is a graduate of Baruch College.

Rebecca Rettig

Rebecca Rettig is Chief Legal and Policy Officer at Polygon and was previously general counsel at Aave Companies. She also works with policymakers around the world on regulatory matters related to decentralized finance (" DeFi ") and crypto assets.

Jake Kim

Jake Kim is the founder of Mitosis and was previously the co-founder and CEO of Everett.

Joe Hamade

Joe Hamade is the VP of Finance at Polygon. He graduated from Wayne State University.

Brian Chu

Brian Chu has over 13 years of experience in the technology and gaming industries. Brian began their career in 2007 as a Developer Marketing Intern at In 2008, they joined Deloitte Consulting as a Senior Consultant, where they consulted for various companies in the Interactive Entertainment, Software, and Mobile Content industries. In 2009, they became Lead Product Manager for CityVille at Zynga. Brian then moved to Identified in 2012, where they held the role of Vice President of Product. In 2013, they joined Blizzard Entertainment as Director of Global Brand Management, responsible for global brand marketing strategy, budget, and execution for Heroes of the Storm and StarCraft 2. In 2016, they became Director of Product at Rocket Games, Inc., a company acquired by Penn Interactive Ventures in April of 2017. Brian then joined Electronic Arts (EA) in 2017 as Director of Product Management, followed by Epic Games in 2019 in the same role. Most recently, in 2022, they were appointed Head of Product Management at Big Time Studios, where they are helping to shape the future of how game companies will utilize the blockchain to put more value and ownership into the hands of their players. Brian Chu received their MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business in 2008 with an emphasis on Marketing and Technology Management. Brian obtained their BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002.

Jack Gorman

Jack is the data scientist at Variant. In this role, he uses data analytics and modeling to help Variant and its portfolio founders make better data-driven decisions. Prior to Variant, Jack worked at Deloitte Consulting in its AI & Data Engineering practice focusing on big data, cloud computing, and AI applications. Jack has contributed to onchain data analytics and research for various protocols on platforms like Dune Analytics and Flipside Crypto. He is particularly interested in onchain identities and token distribution. Jack holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech. In his free time, Jack enjoys hiking, competing in triathlons, and reading.

David Silverman

David Silverman is the VP of Product at Polygon Labs.