Orchid Labs

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Orchid Labs is a company working on an open-source project which aims to end surveillance and censorship on the internet. It uses an overlay network built upon the existing internet, which is driven by a peer-to-peer tokenized bandwidth exchange. The company offers a flexible network of VPN providers with multi-hop security, as well as an opportunity to contribute to the development of the nodes in exchange for Orchid tokens.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)109
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Key People/Management at Orchid Labs

Steven Waterhouse

Steven Waterhouse

CEO, Co-Founder
Jay Freeman

Jay Freeman

Co-Founder / CTO
Brian J. Fox

Brian J. Fox

Patrick Dietzen

Patrick Dietzen

Director of Operations
Gustav Simonsson

Gustav Simonsson

Co-Founder / Advisor
Daniel Montgomery

Daniel Montgomery

Director of Engineering
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Orchid Labs Office Locations

Orchid Labs has offices in San Francisco and Berlin
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
1288 Columbus Ave #122, San Francisco
Berlin, DE
Skalitzer Str. 85-86
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Orchid Labs Financials and Metrics

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Orchid Labs total Funding

$47.8 m

Orchid Labs latest funding size

$7 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Orchid Labs investors

Orchid Labs's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $7 m. In total, Orchid Labs has raised $47.8 m
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Orchid Labs News and Updates

Orchid Labs is in the process of raising $125 million for its surveillance-free layer atop the internet

Orchid Labs, a San Francisco-based startup that’s developing a a surveillance-free layer on top of the internet, has raised a bunch of funding, according to a newly processed SEC filing that shows the year-old startup has closed on $36.1 million. The money comes just five months after Orchid closed …

Orchid Labs Blogs

The Priv8 Virtual Privacy Summit Returns with Featured Speaker Glenn Greenwald

We are thrilled to announce that renowned journalist and constitutional lawyer Glenn Greenwald will be the featured speaker at the second installment of Priv8 Online, the premier gathering dedicated to the future of Internet privacy. The event will take place virtually on Novemb…

The Golem Foundation’s Julian Zawistowski on DAOs and Decentralized Governance

The technology behind Decentralized Autonomous Organizations, or DAOs, has been lauded for its ability to support the creation of user-defined organizational structures. But many questions remain about how DAOs can protect individual privacy while maintaining structural order. S…

OXT is Listed on LATOKEN

OXT, Orchid's native digital asset, is now listed on LATOKEN, an exchange that serves more than 1.5 million registered users. The platform, which hosts more than 240 digital assets, has been listed among CoinmarketCap's Top 20 largest exchanges since March of 2019. Orchid's dece…

Access Now’s Brett Solomon on Shifting Norms for Digital Rights

"The concept of digital rights has shifted," said Brett Solomon, co-founder and executive director of Access Now, an organization that defends and extends the digital rights of vulnerable populations. He joined Orchid's Derek Silva on this week's episode of the Priv8 podcast. "…

Vast Bank Makes OXT Available to FDIC-Insured Checking Account Holders

OXT, Orchid's native digital asset, has been selected as one of just eight digital assets available for direct purchase by FDIC-insured checking account holders at Vast Bank, N.A. United States authorities recently approved the Oklahoma-based institution as the first federally c…

Orchid’s Travis Cannell Speaks at Messari Mainnet 2021

Orchid's Head of Product, Travis Cannell, was a featured speaker at Messari Mainnet, a premier event in the blockchain space. Travis led a workshop on the Orchid app and its user-friendly onboarding process on the third day of the event, which took place from September 20th to 2…
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Orchid Labs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Orchid Labs founded?

    Orchid Labs was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Orchid Labs key executives?

    Orchid Labs's key executives are Steven Waterhouse, Jay Freeman and Brian J. Fox.

  • How many employees does Orchid Labs have?

    Orchid Labs has 109 employees.

  • Who are Orchid Labs competitors?

    Competitors of Orchid Labs include Tor Project, Symbiont and PolySign.

  • Where is Orchid Labs headquarters?

    Orchid Labs headquarters is located at 1288 Columbus Ave #122, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Orchid Labs offices?

    Orchid Labs has offices in San Francisco and Berlin.

  • How many offices does Orchid Labs have?

    Orchid Labs has 2 offices.