Rocket Fuel for Networks

EV3 Helps Companies & Networks reach Escape Velocity



We invest up to $1m in decentralized infrastructure networks at the earliest stages.

TeamFund Launch



Our research & analytics tracks undefined+ projects and undefined+ of market cap across DePIN.

DePIN NinjaResearch



Apply to open + roles at + growing companies across the DePIN ecosystem.

Jobs BoardPodcast

Relentlessly Optimistic, Paranoid Skeptics...

...Bridging Crypto-Native Conviction with Founder-First Mindset.

EV3 backs exceptional entrepreneurs building decentralized infrastructure networks. We invest as early as possible and partner for the very long-term.

About Us

We are two institutionally-trained investors with a core shared belief that decentralized infrastructure networks will unlock the next $100T of global GDP.

Meet EV3

Our Thesis

Next-gen open infrastructure networks - in telecom, logistics, energy, cloud & machine intelligence - will spawn new digital commodities worth trillions.

Escape Velocity is backed by leading investors.


Proof-of-Coverage Podcast

Interviews with leading DePIN founders.

All Episodes

Explore Onchain Analytics.

Track 100+ DePIN projects across wireless, sensors, energy, compute & AI.

DePIN Ninja

Our Team

EV3 is a thesis-driven investment firm that backs founders across the globe.

Mahesh Ramakrishnan

From Chennai and raised in New York, Mahesh studied Economics & Religion at Harvard University and started his career at Goldman Sachs. Before EV3, Mahesh was an investor in Apollo Global Management’s Private Equity business focusing on LBOs and new business creations in telecom and financial services.

Salvador Gala​

From Venezuela and raised in Pennsylvania, Sal studied Mathematics & Economics at the University of Pittsburgh and started his career at Goldman Sachs. Before EV3, Sal was an investor at Ribbit Capital focusing on early- and growth-stage crypto and fintech investments globally.


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