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Augur is a decentralized, open-source platform for prediction markets. Augur is built on Ethereum, a decentralized blockchain network similar to the Bitcoin network. Utilizing this technology, markets can effectively eliminate counterparty risk and centralized servers while creating a global market by employing cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQSan Francisco, US
Websiteaugur.net

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)23(+15%)

Key People/Management at Augur

Jack Peterson

Jack Peterson

Co-Founder
Joey Krug

Joey Krug

Co-Founder
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Augur Office Locations

Augur has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
San Francisco
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Augur Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

Augur total Funding

$5.3 m

Augur latest funding size

$5.30 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Cryptocurrency

Augur (REP)

Augur investors

Augur's latest funding round in October 2015 was reported to be $5.3 m. In total, Augur has raised $5.3 m
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Augur Operating Metrics

Augur's Number of markets was reported to be 1.6 k in Dec, 2018. Augur's Orders was reported to be 11.8 k in Dec, 2018.
Jul, 2018Dec, 2018

Daily Unique Visitors

30

Number of markets

521 1.64 k

Orders

11.83 k

Orders Processed

6.33 k
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Augur Online and Social Media Presence

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Augur News and Updates

Nasdaq Lists New Decentralized Finance Index Including MakerDao, 0x, Augur

Nasdaq has added a new index that aims to offer the markets information on blockchain projects working in the decentralized finance space.

Startup Veil Forks Augur to Create Prediction Markets for 2020 Election

Veil says no one has been able to support long-running markets on Augur, so they're creating AugurLite for early bets on the presidential election.

Extended U.S.-China Trade Talks Augur A Better Deal, East West Bank CEO Says

"The more they get into details and work out the nuances, the more likely we will have a sustainable deal."

Cryptocurrency platform Augur can’t fix ‘invalid market’ scam without huge update

Decentralized betting protocol Augur is dealing with a situation: fraudsters can illegitimately profit by gaming the system, and there’s not much its devs can do about it (for now). Augur co-founder Joey Krug recently addressed community concerns about scammers taking over the platform. They’re alle…

Biofertilizers Market to Reach US$4,092.1 Mn by 2025; Prosperity of Organic Food Industry Augur Well for Future, Observes TMR

ALBANY, New York, September 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The demand in the global biofertilizers market is anticipated to surge at a hearty CAGR of 12.9% within the forecast period from 2017 to 2025, picking up footing from various factors, for example, growing awareness with respect to its...
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Augur Blogs

Augur Weekly Report — June 26th

Augur Weekly Report — June 26thAugur MetricsPre-Finalization Markets: 387All-Time Finalized Markets: 2,110Pre-Finalization Open Interest: $448,513.14 (1,335 ETH)CASH Contract: $1,230,484.52 USD (3,699 ETH)ETH Price: $332.65The Path to Open, Global Prediction MarketsE06: The Path to Open, Global Pred…

Augur Weekly Report — June 19th

Augur Weekly Report — June 19thDevelopment UpdateThe team has started working on Sprint 10, endearingly termed Jubilant Jujube. As mentioned previously, the team has a variety of goals for this sprint and all are progressing well.An exciting piece of news is that as of last week, the Augur UI in the…

Augur Weekly Report — June 12th

Augur Weekly Report — June 12thDevelopment UpdateThis week the Product, Design, and Dev teams are finishing up tasks scheduled for Sprint 9 — Ignoble Iceberg Lettuce. During this sprint the team leads have been working on putting together a roadmap for the upcoming months as work continues toward v2…

Augur Weekly Report — June 5th

Augur Weekly Report — June 5thDevelopment UpdateDefeating Augur's Largest Attack | Augur Prediction MarketsIn the last week, the team has released new versions with a suite of changes that will render invalid market attacks obsolete and incentivize highly liquid markets. You can read the post above …

Augur Weekly Report — May 29th

Augur Weekly Report — May 29thDevelopment UpdateIn the last week, the team has been continuing work on Heretical Honeydew, with the goal being completion the first phase of middleware integrate with the UI. This would unlock the ability for the UI to become integrated with the new v2 contracts. At t…

Augur Weekly Report — May 22nd

Augur Weekly Report — May 22ndDevelopment UpdateLast week, the team put the finishing touches on the latest sprint, Geriatric Garlic. During that time progress was made in creating the new v2 API layer, a UI was released with messaging to aid in understanding v2 , and some cleanups were made to the …
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Augur Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Augur founded?

    Augur was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Augur key executives?

    Augur's key executives are Jack Peterson and Joey Krug.

  • How many employees does Augur have?

    Augur has 23 employees.

  • Who are Augur competitors?

    Competitors of Augur include Ripple, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin.

  • Where is Augur headquarters?

    Augur headquarters is located at San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Augur offices?

    Augur has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Augur have?

    Augur has 1 office.