Blockstream is the leading provider of blockchain technologies, on the forefront of work in cryptography and distributed systems. Blockstream is renowned architects of Bitcoin, cryptographers, cypherpunks, entrepreneurs, as well as leaders from the business, policy and the open source community.
Blockstream's primary area of innovation is in sidechains, a technology invented to extend the capabilities of Bitcoin's blockchain. Sidechains allow digital assets to be moved from one blockchain to another. In concert with other systems, sidechains can be used to link disparate markets together to provide liquidity through a shared protocol.
In addition, Blockstream provides a range of software and hardware solutions and expert professional services to companies deploying new blockchain-based networks.
Latest funding size
Time since last funding
|over 1 year|
|Khosla Ventures, Mosaic Ventures, Digital Garage, AME Cloud Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, Blockchain Capital, Danny Hillis, Ribbit Capital, SK Ventures, Future Perfect Ventures, AXA Strategic Ventures, Reid Hoffman, Embrase, Horizons Ventures, Real Ventures|