Crypto Intelligence Firm Messari Acquires Web3’s Version of Crunchbase

Dove Metrics, a provider of crypto-fundraising data, was purchased for undisclosed financial terms.

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Messari has bought the assets and business of Dove Metrics, which offers fundraising data and intelligence for the cryptocurrency industry.

  • "The acquisition of Dove Metrics will enable us to offer new datasets and tools that further allow our users to stay on top of industry trends and monitor, in real-time, the top projects and technologies that investors are backing,” said Eric Turner, Messari vice president of market intelligence, in the press release.
  • Dove Metrics tracks crypto-funding rounds and the investments of venture capital firms, hedge funds and investment decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). The company was founded by Regan Bozman and Pierre Chuzeville, who also led early-stage crypto VC fund Lattice.
  • As part of the acquisition, Messari, which is helmed by CEO Ryan Selkis, has integrated the Dove Metrics dashboard into its client platform, with plans for further development in the future.

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Brandy Betz

Brandy covered crypto-related venture capital deals for CoinDesk.


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