Brenton Naicker

Brenton Naicker

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Brenton Naicker is Principal and Head of Growth at CV VC Africa, a venture capital and private equity firm with a focus on startups that build on blockchain technology. Naicker is also the Co-Founder and CPO of Dark Wall Ventures, an information technology consulting firm, where they guide companies through the rapidly-changing fields of fintech, digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency. In addition, he serves as a Startup Mentor at CV Labs and Founder of Zero-1 Africa, previously Chainlink Capital, a boutique crypto-asset consultancy specializing in servicing high net worth individuals. Naicker is a highly accomplished fintech professional with extensive experience and expertise within the crypto-asset and blockchain technology space. He has a multi-faceted knowledge of the tech, finance, and investment industries, with expertise within the custody, OTC transaction and algorithmic trading spaces. Previously, Naicker was Head of Business Development & Partnerships for Africa at Binance, where he played a pivotal role in the growth and dominance of the firm across the African region. He was also the Founder of DCS-BlockAlpha, a non-custodial SaaS trading tool that automates and streamlines trading in the nascent asset class.

Professional Experience




  • Naicker has been frequently featured in the media as a subject matter expert in the blockchain and fintech space.

  • He has also gained a wealth of knowledge from attending crypto and blockchain talks, conferences and meet-ups around the world.

  • In addition, he is also a prolific writer and contributes regularly to Global Crypto – South Africa’s largest Blockchain community.

  • He has also appeared as a guest on Real Vision.