Google Web3 Exec Allen Day Joins Dovey Wan's Primitive Ventures


London, March 26, 2024 - Allen Day, former head of Web3 developer relations at Google Cloud, has joined Dovey Wan's Primitive Ventures as a venture partner. Day will focus on areas such as the intersection of AI and crypto, decentralized data and compute stacks, and cryptographic schemes and validation mechanisms.

"We are thrilled to welcome Allen to the Primitive Ventures team," said Wan. "His deep understanding of the Web3 landscape and his experience at Google will be invaluable as we continue to invest in the next generation of blockchain technologies."

Day's move to Primitive Ventures signals the growing interest from tech giants in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. Google has been actively exploring Web3 initiatives, including the launch of its own blockchain node engine and the acquisition of blockchain analytics firm Looker.

The investment firm, founded by Wan in 2021, has a portfolio of over 50 blockchain startups, including Polygon, NEAR, and Filecoin.

About Primitive Ventures

Primitive Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage blockchain and Web3 startups. The firm is led by Dovey Wan, a former partner at Binance Labs.

About Allen Day

Allen Day is a seasoned technology executive with over 15 years of experience in the software industry. Prior to joining Google, he held leadership roles at Microsoft and Amazon.