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Hack VC invests in the world’s top technology startups

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What is HACK VC?

HACK VC is a venture fund created by Hackers/Founders (H/F) that uses blockchain technology to provide accelerated liquidity to investors. Money raised during the token sale will be invested in top technology companies scaling globally.

For Investors


HACK VC provides investors with liquidity. Investors can buy, sell, and trade HACK through online exchanges at any time.

Expansive Availability

HACK VC is for investors at every level - from the general public (non-US citizens only) to VCs.

Access to the Best Startups

Invest in the best startups worldwide without the challenges that can come with reaching them.


Invest like a Limited Partner. HACK VC offers diversified exposure to technology startups.


All portfolio exits are funnelled back into HACK VC, increasing its value for investors.

How investors benefit from HACK VC


Increased liquidity and exposure to blockchain.


Diversification into top global, high-growth tech startups through cryptocurrency.


Alternative to non-liquid crowdfunding, or high-risk angel investments.

Fund Overview

Targeted number of investments: 30 for every $10M raised.

Typical initial investment by HACK VC: $100k-$250k
Seed, $500k-$2M Series A.

Investing in both pre Token Sale startups as well as startups growing towards traditional exits.


HACK VC is liquid. HACK tokens can be traded freely via online exchanges

Companies are selected for investment only after several rounds of reviews by boards of experts and acceptance to portfolio program

100% of returns from portfolio exits will be reinvested into existing or recently accepted H/F portfolio companies

Up to 20% of the fund raised will also be used to liquidate our existing funds which are comprised of the best companies in our portfolio

In addition, the team will be contributing $1 Million of stock from existing H/F Funds 1-4

What is Hackers/Founders?

H/F launched its first tech entrepreneur group in Silicon Valley, and over the past decade, the community has grown to over 300,000 people in 128 cities and 47 countries. This unique network is key to H/F’s ongoing access to high-quality startups for its portfolio.


5 Years, 4 Funds, 55 Companies, 7 Exits

Including acquisitions from Facebook and Cisco.



Hacker/Founder derives dealflow from ongoing community engagement with 300,000 entrepreneurs in 47 countries and 128 cities.

Companies We Invest In

AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, B2B, SaaS.

Vetted by experienced angel investors and LPs.

Revenue generating companies with an existing product.

Projected to earn at least $100k revenue within one year.

Benefits to portfolio companies

Our approach is decidedly hands-on. We partner with the best firms in the industry to maximize value to our portfolio.


Design / Engineering


PR / Marketing


Business Development / Sales Operations


Investor Relations / Investor Events


Cap Table Management / Accounting


Legal / Immigration

Token Sale Details

Token symbol
Token supply
Crowdsale will represent 75% of outstanding tokens.
Initial price per token
1 HACK = 1 USD
What is HACK
HACK are tokens issued by HACK VC a liquid venture fund that will invest in the top startups from the 300k member strong global Hackers/Founders (H/F) community.
How to use and hold
Any ERC223/ERC20 compliant Ethereum wallet.

Read the White Paper

Everything you want to know about Hackers/Founders, H/F Co-op, HACK in one PDF.
From 5 guys in a bar in 2008 to the full concept in 2017.

Download White Paper


During the open Token Sale, one HACK token will be priced at $1 USD

Token Pre-Sale Bonus CAP
Phase I 40% $2 Million USD
Phase 2 30% Disclosed when 80% of goal reached

Token Distribution

Token Distribution
75% Sold during the Token Sale*
Includes 5% Sold for Operations & Advisors
20% Hackers/Founders Long term reserves
3% Portfolio Founders
2% Community Development


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Jonathan Nelson

Managing Partner HACK VC, CEO H/F

$600M portfolio market cap in 5 years. Member of SEC Advisory Committee for Capital Formation for Small and Emerging Business. Board member of Wilson Center for Public Policy - Latin America.

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Laura Nelson

General Partner HACK VC, CCO, Co-Founder of H/F

As Chief Customer Officer and Co-Founder, Laura conceptualized the H/F startup program, as well as thousands of educational and networking events. Her extensive experience in marketing and advertising means Laura’s insights are highly sought after.

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Mak Gutiérrez

General Partner, Director H/F Mexico

Expanded the H/F Co-op to Guadalajara. Key to ongoing expansion efforts into more of Latin American markets, which are largely untapped and yet have a market cap of around 7 Trillion USD.


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Brad Yasar

Managing Partner at Krowd Mentor

Brad is an entrepreneur, investor, mentor, and advisor who has started and bootstrapped several companies from inception to maturity over the past 20 years. Brad is currently the co-founder and Managing Partner of Krowd Mentor, a strategic crowdfunding advisory firm focusing on ICOs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and token-powered organizations.

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Dan Cearnau

CTO at KrowdMentor

Dan is a blockchain developer implementing smart-contracts applications on Ethereum for mutliple ventures raising capital through token sales. In addition, he is an experienced tech entrepreneur and cryptocurrency expert.

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Will Bunker

Partner at GrowthX Fund

Founded One-and-Only.com (now known as Match.com), which became the largest online dating site of the 90s with only $100K in capital. Sold in 1999 for $47 million. Will is an expert at helping businesses scale by finding creative ways to engage and build their user bases.

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Andreas Haugsnes

Founder and Principal Security Consultant at Aeonware Corporation

Andreas Haugsnes is a security researcher that moved to the United States in 2005. He has founded four security focused companies and authored several patents covering intrusion detection, authentication and security scalability. With over a decade of Information Security experience, he has been an implementer, consultant and manager/director for financial institutions and large technology firms, including VISA, Mastercard, Zynga and LiveOps

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Hongyu Li

Founder, IC Cafe

Hongyu is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of IC Cafe, with 20 years of integrated circuit design experience in Silicon Valley, Mainland China and Taiwan. He is currently working on ultralow power ICs for wearable devices.

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Nick Sullivan

Founder, ChangeCoin and Mentor, 500 Startups

Nick Sullivan drives technology development. As a founder of three companies, and engineering lead at three others, he understands what it takes to build top quality technology teams that accomplish the goals of the business. Nick has created millions of dollars worth of value for multiple companies.


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