Algorand

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Algorand is a company developing a scalable, secure and decentralized digital currency and transactions platform. Its protocol enables transaction throughput velocity on par with large payment and financial networks and maintains performance while securely scaling to large numbers of users, as well as provides full and immediate transaction finality with no forking.

TypePrivate
Founded2017
HQBoston, MA, US
Websitealgorand.com
Employee Ratings4.3

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)151(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Algorand

Silvio Micali

Silvio Micali

Founder
Steve Kokinos

Steve Kokinos

CEO
W. Sean Ford

W. Sean Ford

COO
Chris Hurley

Chris Hurley

Head of Investor Relations and Business Development
Keli Callaghan

Keli Callaghan

Head of Marketing
Regina O'Brien

Regina O'Brien

Head of People and Talent
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Algorand Office Locations

Algorand has an office in Boston
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
888 Boylston St
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Algorand Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2017

Algorand total Funding

$66 m

Algorand latest funding size

$62 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Algorand investors

Algorand's latest funding round in October 2018 was reported to be $62 m. In total, Algorand has raised $66 m
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Algorand Cybersecurity Score

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96/100

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Algorand Online and Social Media Presence

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Algorand News and Updates

QuantmRE Leverages Algorand to Launch a User-Friendly Blockchain-Based, Tokenized Home Equity Real Estate Marketplace

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QuantmRE today announced that it will be leveraging the  Algorand protocol to deliver a groundbreaking, blockchain-based real estate marketplace that allows investors -- including individuals, family offices and institutions -- to buy, sell …

Draper University Partners with Algorand and Borderless Capital to Launch Accelerator Blockchain Program

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ALGORAND IS THE NEXT GENERATION DECENTRALIZED PUBLIC BLOCKCHAIN NETWORK, ENABLING THE TRANSFORMATIVE POTENTIAL OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY TO BE USED BY MAINSTREAM APPLICATIONS SECURELY, AT GLOBAL SPEED, AND ON A SUSTAINABLE, CARBON NEGATIVE...

Valkyrie Digital Assets announces launch of the Valkyrie Algorand Trust to expand digital investment offerings

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Valkyrie Digital Assets LLC ("Valkyrie"), the sponsor (the "Sponsor") of the Valkyrie Bitcoin Trust and the Valkyrie Polkadot Trust, announced today the launch of its third investment vehicle, the Valkyrie Algorand Trust (the "Trust"). The...

MEXC Global Adds Support for Stablecoins USDT and USDC on Algorand

SINGAPORE, July 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEXC Global, a top cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, is adding support for market-leading stablecoins USDT and USDC on Algorand.

Algorand Founder Silvio Micali Breaks Down How To Construct A Fast And Secure Blockchain In A World Full Of Adversaries

Algorand Founder Silvio Micali build many of the technologies that enable blockchains to operate today. In a wide-ranging interview he demonstrates how they are used to keep his network safe and secure.

Xfinite and Eros Now Expand Partnership for Blockchain-based Content Engagement Program on Algorand

SINGAPORE, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Xfinite and Eros Now, a leading over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform owned by global entertainment company Eros STX Global Corporation (NYSE: ESGC), announced it has deepened its partnership with Xfinite's Mzaalo platform, a...
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Algorand Blogs

Pointproofs: Algorand Team Designs a New Commitment Scheme to Improve Blockchain Scalability

Blockchain systems are inherently stateful. For instance, they capture information about users’ public keys, their balances, or smart contracts’ data. Subsequently, validators rely on state information to verify transactions. However, over the long-term, this state becomes unmanageable and causes mu…

Tutorial: Pairing Your Algorand Wallet with Ledger Nano X

By using the Ledger Nano X hardware wallet to store your Algorand Wallet private keys, your private keys now never even touch your phone. The transaction signing process is simple and secure, made even easier with the Ledger Nano X’s bluetooth capabilities.In this document, I’ll walk you through the…

Automating with the Mule framework

Mule is a generalized automation framework for organizing the execution of defined automation in a declarative yaml format… Continue reading on Algorand »

Create an Account on the Algorand Wallet

Cryptocurrency management is a tedious process rife with uncharted territory for many. Gaining first exposure to things like mnemonic phrases and sending and receiving transactions through QR codes can be daunting. So, in these series of posts we will be taking you through the step by step workflow …

Building on Algorand: Developer Week 2020 Hackathon, Recap and Code

Over 600 attendees participated recently at the Algorand Sponsored Developer Week 2020 in San Francisco. It was a great mix of professional developers and students. First place went to XCarbon, a father and son team, Kaushik, and Soham Ashodiya! They delivered an outstanding presentation which can b…

Building on Algorand: DeltaHack Hackathon, Recap and Code

Over 700 attendees participated recently at the Algorand Sponsored DeltaHack VI conference. The organizers did a great job and was at a great venue. Some great solutions were provided as many attendees coded all night long. The first place team is Payse who created a business to consumer transaction…
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Algorand Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Algorand founded?

    Algorand was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Algorand key executives?

    Algorand's key executives are Silvio Micali, Steve Kokinos and W. Sean Ford.

  • How many employees does Algorand have?

    Algorand has 151 employees.

  • Who are Algorand competitors?

    Competitors of Algorand include NEO, Neblio and Qtum.

  • Where is Algorand headquarters?

    Algorand headquarters is located at 888 Boylston St, Boston.

  • Where are Algorand offices?

    Algorand has an office in Boston.

  • How many offices does Algorand have?

    Algorand has 1 office.