Richard Muirhead

Founding Managing Partner

Fabric Ventures

About Richard

Richard is a General Partner at Fabric Ventures – a VC fund adapting the early, technical, and patient approach of venture capital to investing in Web 3.0 and 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 Network. 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 Citymapper. Richard was previously a 3x software entrepreneur, building/ scaling Automic (CA), Tideway (BMC), and Orchestream (Oracle) – reaching a cumulative market cap of $2.2bn.