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.
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Time since last funding
|about 1 year|
|Horizons Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, Khosla Ventures, Digital Garage, Ribbit Capital, Real Ventures, SK Ventures, Reid Hoffman, AME Cloud Ventures, Future Perfect Ventures, Mosaic Ventures, Danny Hillis, Embrase, AXA Strategic Ventures, Blockchain Capital|