Built by founders, BITKRAFT is a global early- and mid-stage investment platform for gaming, esports, and interactive media.

Funds Raised — ~$816m:

In Apr’17, BITKRAFT has announced the closing of its first pre-seed fund of $18m;
In Aug’20, BITKRAFT has announced the closing of Venture Fund I at $165m, above the initial $125M target;
In Apr’21, BITKRATF has launched a $271.7m Venture Fund II;
In Oct’21, BITKRAFT has launched a $75m Token Fund I that it will use to put money into blockchain gaming and digital entertainment investments;
In May’22, BITKRAFT has launched a $100m Opportunity Fund;
In Apr’23, BITKRAFT has announced the closing of a $220.6m Token Fund II.

Fund’s contacts:

Jens Hilgers — Founding General Partner, considered one of the godfathers of esports with 20+ years experience in gaming. Co-Founder of ESL, G2 Esports, Bayes. Based in Berlin;
Malte Barth — Founding General Partner, 20+ years media, games and esports veteran. Previously worked at MTG, ESL, and DreamHack. Based in London and Lisbon;
Scott Rupp — Founding General Partner, 20+ years experience in entrepreneurship, investments. Previously worked at MTG, McKinsey, Deutsche Bank. Based in San Francisco.

Recent Investments


General Information: 


Primary office: San Francisco and Santa Monica

Year founded: 2015

Team: 10 members

Investment Focus: 

Stage: Seed, Series A and Series B rounds

Check size: From $2m to $5m

Geography: Global, with a focus on North America and Europe

Industry: Gaming (incl. Game Studios and Platforms), Esports, and Interactive Media (incl. AR, VR, and Immersive Technology)