BlockCypher

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BlockCypher is a cloud-optimized platform powering blockchain applications reliably and at-scale. The Company's Web Services enable companies to easily build blockchain applications with our web APIs and callbacks.

TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQRedwood City, CA, US
Websiteblockcypher.com

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)2
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BlockCypher Office Locations

BlockCypher has an office in Redwood City
Redwood City, CA, US (HQ)
652 Sea Anchor Dr UNIT 2202
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BlockCypher Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

BlockCypher total Funding

$3.5 m

BlockCypher latest funding size

$3.1 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

BlockCypher investors

BlockCypher's latest funding round in January 2015 was reported to be $3.1 m. In total, BlockCypher has raised $3.5 m
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BlockCypher Cybersecurity Score

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81/100

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BlockCypher Online and Social Media Presence

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BlockCypher Blogs

BlockCypher Ethereum Outage Post-Mortem 2020–11–11

On Monday November 11, BlockCypher Ethereum API experienced a severe service disruption as a consequence of an unplanned hard fork on the Ethereum network. We understand that a lot of platforms and projects rely on BlockCypher APIs. And as such, we acknowledge this long interruption is not acceptabl…

A Guide to BlockCypher’s New Bech32 Features

Recently, we introduced several bech32 features into our APIs. Overall, bech32 introduces a new address format and lower transaction fees. Compatible chains are the following: Bitcoin Mainnet Bitcoin Testnet BlockCypher Testnet Litecoin Mainnet In this technical article, we will go over each new fun…

BlockCypher Adds Bech32 Support

BlockCypher has added support for Bech32 addresses! Our support for Segwit was missing a way to address native transactions properly. The Bech32 standard (bc1 addresses) has been maturing nicely and is now commonly supported across exchanges and wallets.All BlockCypher APIs that use addresses — incl…

To Catch a Thief

Hunting for an attacker leads to a Grin bugAt the end of April, something was wrong at Grinmint. Our pool luck was terrible and our calculations for profitability weren’t adding up. We estimated that around 10% of our pool hashrate was off. Intuitively, we knew we either had a share accounting bug…o…

Grin Mining Pool Profitability

Depending on the price of the cryptocurrency you’re mining, margins can be razor thin or highly lucrative. Earnings can vary dramatically depending on your luck (layman’s term for variance), which is why mining pools are often used to amortize luck; they are an effective way to pool resources with a…

Grin Mining Software Performance Update #1

https://medium.com/media/0a0e68fe751f82b26632a870005a9556/hrefThe Grinmint team will be providing news on mining software when we see important updates or releases. This is to help our miners maximize their hashrates.Currently, the fastest and most stable mining software for Grin on most Nvidia 6GB+…
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BlockCypher Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BlockCypher founded?

    BlockCypher was founded in 2014.

  • How many employees does BlockCypher have?

    BlockCypher has 2 employees.

  • Who are BlockCypher competitors?

    Competitors of BlockCypher include Kadena, The Open Application Network and HIVE Blockchain.

  • Where is BlockCypher headquarters?

    BlockCypher headquarters is located at 652 Sea Anchor Dr UNIT 2202, Redwood City.

  • Where are BlockCypher offices?

    BlockCypher has an office in Redwood City.

  • How many offices does BlockCypher have?

    BlockCypher has 1 office.