Origin Protocol

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Origin Protocol is a company developing a platform for creating sharing economy marketplaces using the Ethereum blockchain and IPFS. The platform allows developers and businesses to build decentralized marketplaces on the blockchain. Its features include creating, browsing and managing listings for the fractional usage of assets and services, as well as leaving ratings and reviews.

HQSan Francisco, US

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)44
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Key People/Management at Origin Protocol

Josh Fraser

Josh Fraser

Matthew Liu

Matthew Liu

Max Unger

Max Unger

Head of Community
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Origin Protocol Office Locations

Origin Protocol has offices in San Francisco and George Town
San Francisco, US (HQ)
845 Market St #450A
George Town, KY
Floor 4, Willow House
George Town, KY
The Harbour Centre, 42 N Church St
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Origin Protocol Financials and Metrics

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Origin Protocol total Funding

$38.1 m

Origin Protocol latest funding size

$6.60 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Origin Protocol investors

Origin Protocol's latest funding round in July 2018 was reported to be $6.6 m. In total, Origin Protocol has raised $38.1 m
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Origin Protocol Online and Social Media Presence

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Origin Protocol News and Updates

Origin Protocol Loses $7M in Latest Flash Loan Attack

Blockchain project Origin Dollar (OUSD) has sustained an oracle manipulation attack. The attacker used flash loans to grab $3.25 million.

Origin Protocol Blogs

Urgent: OUSD has hacked and there has been a loss of funds

Urgent: OUSD Was Hacked and There Has Been a Loss of FundsOUSD has been hacked, and there has been a loss of user funds. We are actively investigating the issue. We are committed to making things right. Please refer to this blog post as the authoritative source for continual updates over the course …

SushiSwap Adds an OUSD Pool. Earn SUSHI Without Impermanent Loss.

Popular trading platform SushiSwap have included OUSD in their latest menu of incentivized pools. OUSD holders can now earn SUSHI rewards for providing liquidity on the OUSD/USDT pair on SushiSwap’s automated market maker (AMM). Since this pair is comprised of two stablecoins, liquidity providers (L…

Origin Partners With Bonded Finance

Decentralized finance (DeFi) acts as the backbone to the future of blockchain-powered commerce. DeFi protocols enable the creation and transfer of new forms of money, fueling the growth of blockchain-powered economies. Open and cryptocurrency-powered commerce networks power new ways of doing busines…

More Upgrades for OUSD as Usage Continues to Grow

Since launching Origin Dollar (OUSD) as a new kind of yield-bearing stablecoin, our team has continued to iterate on the product with dozens of improvements to the protocol. Our focus has been on improving the security of the protocol, adding more underlying strategies, and improving the yield that …

October 2020 Origin Token (OGN) Holder Update

Every month, the Origin team publishes a monthly update to our token holders and broader community. Welcome to the October 2020 edition. We are eager to hear feedback and suggestions from our community. Please email support@originprotocol.com for support requests and info@originprotocol.com for general inquiries/comments.SummaryOctober has been an exceptionally eventful month. We have made rapid progress advancing both our Dshop e-commerce platform and our new yield-earning stablecoin, the Origin Dollar (OUSD).Imp…

Announcing OUSD Staking Rewards on SnowSwap

We are excited to announce an OUSD staking pool on SnowSwap, a new AMM exchange for yield-aggregating stablecoins. This is another step forward for OUSD composability and DeFi integration. OUSD holders can start earning $SNOW rewards on top of the extremely competitive yields OUSD already offers. Th…
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Origin Protocol Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Origin Protocol founded?

    Origin Protocol was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Origin Protocol key executives?

    Origin Protocol's key executives are Josh Fraser, Matthew Liu and Max Unger.

  • How many employees does Origin Protocol have?

    Origin Protocol has 44 employees.

  • Who are Origin Protocol competitors?

    Competitors of Origin Protocol include Jumio, Omocom and ihopa.

  • Where is Origin Protocol headquarters?

    Origin Protocol headquarters is located at 845 Market St #450A, San Francisco.

  • Where are Origin Protocol offices?

    Origin Protocol has offices in San Francisco and George Town.

  • How many offices does Origin Protocol have?

    Origin Protocol has 3 offices.