Richard MuirheadManaging Partner at Fabric Ventures
Fabric is a VC fund adapting the early, technical, and patient approach of venture capital to investing in decentralised data networks. Backed by OpenOcean (a leading European fund focusing on “delicious” and data-intensive software at Series A) and Firestartr (a seed stage investment platform), Fabric invested in projects including Ocean Protocol, Orchid, Polkadot, Status, zeppelin_os, and Keep. Combining a pedigree in open source, developer-oriented tools, and early stage venture investing with blockchain focus since 2013, investments Richard has made personally and/or led via a fund include Pantera Venture Fund, Bitstamp, Bitrise, and Citimapper. Richard was previously a 3x software entrepreneur, building/ scaling Automic (CA), Tideway (BMC), and Orchestream (Oracle) - reaching a cumulative market cap of $2.2bn.