Matt Huang
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Matt Huang

Matt Huang is co-founder and Managing Partner at Paradigm. Previously, Matt was a partner at Sequoia Capital focusing on early-stage venture investments including leading the firm’s cryptocurrency efforts. Matt was the founder and CEO of Hotspots, a Y Combinator company acquired by Twitter in 2012, and angel investor in companies such as Bytedance and Instacart. He purchased his first Bitcoin from MtGox in 2012. Matt holds a B.S. in Mathematics from MIT.

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The Casino on Mars

Settling the crypto frontier begins with a speculative step. []

by Matt Huang on Sep 20, 2023

Collaborate with Paradigm

Paradigm is a group of builders that supports other builders. Some of our most fruitful collaborations involve deep work with entrepreneurial teams to solve important business and research problems. []

by Matt Huang, Georgios Konstantopoulos, Dan Robinson on Jul 25, 2023

LP Letter Excerpt — July 20th, 2022

As long-term investors in crypto, we wanted to provide some additional context on recent market events. Here is an excerpt of what we recently shared with our investors: 2022 has been []

by Matt Huang on Jul 29, 2022

Paradigm Fellowship

At Paradigm, we want to work with the brightest minds in crypto. The Paradigm Fellowship is for that next generation of crypto talent. []

by Matt Huang, Fred Ehrsam, Dan Robinson, Doug Feagin on May 25, 2022

Paradigm’s New Chief Technology Officer

Like many of our best decisions at Paradigm, the decision to hire Georgios Konstantopoulos in 2020 began in the spirit of experimentation. We knew that great crypto/Web3 engineering talent was scarce. []

by Matt Huang on Nov 24, 2021

Paradigm’s New Venture Fund

We started Paradigm in 2018 with two strongly-held beliefs. First, that despite being in the midst of a “winter,” crypto was poised to be one of the most important technical and []

by Matt Huang on Nov 15, 2021

Expanding our Research Team

At Paradigm, we have always been focused on finding special people, whether it’s the entrepreneurs we back, or the people we bring onto our team. We value slope over intercept, []

by Matt Huang on Jul 16, 2021

Funding Bitcoin development

Significant value is stored in Bitcoin (at $150B+ market cap), yet Bitcoin software is maintained by a relatively small group of developers. Large corporations like Google or Boeing have legions of []

by Matt Huang on Jul 01, 2020

Bitcoin for the open-minded skeptic

Originally published as a report for institutional investors: PDF Bitcoin has grown from idea (2008), to working system (2009), to its first real-world use at <\$0.01 per coin (2010), to a global []

by Matt Huang on May 11, 2020

7 Things To Read About Bitcoin (For Institutional Investors)

After some quiet years, Bitcoin is top of mind again. We recently published a paper ("Bitcoin for the Open-Minded Skeptic") to help demystify Bitcoin for a new cohort of investors. Many []

by Matt Huang on May 01, 2020