Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson

Formal First Name

Michael Anderson is the Co-Founder of Framework Ventures, one of the largest venture capital firms in the blockchain industry. Under his leadership and his co-founder Vance Spencer, Framework was arguably the first VC firm to "go all in" on the emerging decentralized finance ecosystem. Prior to launching Framework, they founded and sold Hashletes, a digital collectible startup with official licensing from the NFL. Anderson has a diverse work experience spanning multiple industries including investment banking and consumer technology. He began his crypto journey while working for Silicon Valley tech companies, notably Snapchat and Dropbox, where he helped build out their monetization platforms.

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Academic History


  • Framework Ventures is a thesis-driven crypto venture firm that builds alongside partners.

  • The firm partners with founders and teams to build token-based networks and develops the requisite cryptoeconomics, governance, and community to scale.

  • Under their leadership, Framework notched up major early investments in several multi-billion dollar apps and networks like Chainlink, Aave, Synthetix, The Graph, and more.