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First believer.First believer.

Third co-founder.Third co-founder.

Last one standing.Last one standing.

Lightshift joins forces and invests in early-stage projects to co-build the open, decentralized future. We see potential where most don’t look and we’ll write the first check to realize it.

Contributions

Our mission is to build this industry from the ground up. Our engineers accelerate the projects we back and make original contributions to the wider web3 community.

Union

Codebase Review & Development

Effort

Codebase Review & Development

People

4 Engineers

Total Engineering Time

8 Weeks

Tags

Cryptography

ZK

IBC

CometBFT

CometBLS

Tendermint

Security

ODSY

Wallet SDK

Effort

Codebase Development & Research

People

2 Engineers

Total Engineering Time

8 Weeks

Tags

Rust

EVM

Cosmos

Wasm

Security

Top DeFi Project

L2 Integrations

Effort

Codebase Development

People

2 Engineers

Total Engineering Time

8 Weeks

Tags

Smart Contracts

Solidity

NextJS

Front-end

Quasar

Infrastructure 0 to 1

Effort

Infrastructure

People

1 Engineer

Total Engineering Time

4 Weeks

Tags

Cosmos

Bare Metal

Tendermint

Security

Starknet

Bootcamp & Dev Boilerplate

Effort

Bootcamp & Dev Boilerplate

People

2 Engineers

Total Engineering Time

4 Weeks

Tags

Starknet

Cairo

Typescript

Argent

ODSY

zkWasm GPU Benchmark

Effort

Benchmarking

People

1 Engineer

Total Engineering Time

3 Weeks

Tags

zK Wasm

CUDA

Rust

Iron Wallet

Open-source Development

Effort

Codebase Development

People

2 Engineers

Total Engineering Time

8 Weeks

Tags

Wallets

Rust

Typescript

Security

Portals

API Boilerplate

Effort

Codebase development

People

1 Engineer

Total Engineering Time

2 Weeks

Tags

NextJS

Frontend

Portals

Pre-audit Code Review

Effort

Pre-audit Review

People

1 Engineer

Total Engineering Time

2 Weeks

Tags

Solidity

Security

Optimization

Smart Contracts

Network

Our core team consists of engineers, analysts, and blockchain specialists.

Simão Cruz Founding Partner & CEO

David Nogueira Founding Partner & CTO

Roberto Machado Founding Partner

Our portfolio companies tap into the collective expertise of builders and investors who started the web3 movement.

Protocol Labs

Gnosis

Ethereum

Parity

a16z

Blockchange

Anchorage Digital

ConsenSys

Node Capital

GSR

Celo

DCG

Events

Our events and hackathons drive the industry forward. We know that greatness often begins with humble origins. That’s why we enable builders to learn and realize fresh ideas. Together, we can surpass limits and redefine possibilities.

ETHLisbon 2024

18 - 20 Oct 2024 /

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Latest articles

Industry Overview

Simão Cruz / Published February 22, 2024

30 Ways in Which Web3 Markets Are Evolving

This article reflects on the future of the blockchain industry, focusing on long-term investment perspectives rather than short-term trends. It presents insights from Lightshift’s investment team, inviting feedback and diverse viewpoints to refine its perspective as the industry evolves.