Woodstock is an Emerging Technology Investment Firm

We Invest in early and growth stage Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) startups and companies

We work at the intersection of technology and value creation.

Our Investment Focus:

  • Infrastructure
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • NFT and Tokenization
  • Web 3.0 Protocols

Origins of Woodstock

In 1969, Woodstock was one of the most iconic music festivals the world ever witnessed. It attracted more than 400,000 people far surpassing over 50,000 originally planned. It created a possibility for an entire generation to connect, collaborate & aspire on an unexpected & unprecedented scale over many years. Initially dismissed by media reports as just another hippie music festival, it emerged as a pivotal movement in popular music history & counterculture generation.

40 years later in 2009, in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the trust in financial institutions was shaken. This led to the exploration of the intersection of technology & economics, leading to the creation of Bitcoin - first immutable ledger or implementation of a blockchain that created a new class of Digital Assets & Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

10 years later in 2019, also the 50th anniversary of the iconic Woodstock festival, we founded Woodstock Fund focused on the DLT space sharing similar values of openness, integrity & contribution towards the ecosystem.

At Woodstock, we believe that we are at the cusp of a paradigm shift across all four areas - social, economic, technology & ecology. This will create many disruptive value creation opportunities.


If you are an inspired team, have grit and are hustling your way through building technologies, tools, infrastructure or applications that will define the future of the internet, and if you are looking for a strategic partner who believes in the power of technology, entrepreneurship & value creation, do drop us a Hello or give a shout out!


Web 3.0

NFT and others

Decentralized Finance



The collective experience of the Woodstock team spans sectors as diverse as start-ups, conventional financial service and technology development businesses. Together we have built companies grounds up, achieved consumer traction and successfully exited businesses. We possess the ability to identify the right opportunity at the right time. This coupled with an ability to understand the drive and skill required to succeed as an entrepreneur, places us in a unique position to identify opportunities which can offer unique returns.

At Woodstock, we don't just invest, we engage and work alongside the teams of our investee companies to create companies of the future, which are scalable and growing within their ecosystems.

Core Team


Pranav Sharma

General Partner

Himanshu Yadav

General Partner

Prashanth Swaminathan


Adam Mastrelli

Partner (US)

Trrishant Sidhwaani


Rajesh Pathania

General Counsel

Shailesh Puthran


Indrajeet Sirsikar


Srikanth Yeleswarapu

Head - Technology

Abhinav Pathak

Research Partner



David Atkinson

Director, Holochain

Nitin Gaur

Financial Services Industry with Blockchain and AI, State Street

Venture Partners


Hadi Malaeb

CEO, Agora Group
(Middle East)

Ravi Sharma

Ex CEO - Birla Sun Life Distribution
Senior Director - Investment Consulting - Sun Life Financial

See Eun HA

Co-founder, Nonce
(South Korea)

Christopher Yoshida

President & CFO,
Northern Data AG and Board Member, McLaren Technology Acquisition Corp.
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