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=nil; Foundation was established in April of 2018 to facilitate and support research and development in database management systems and applied cryptography. =Nil;Foundation develops data access mechanisms that facilitate insecure data transfer between public databases (e.g. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana, others). This is done by combining zero-knowledge proof cryptography and a classic DBMS-like approach. Github: https://github.com/NilFoundation
Acala is a first-of-its-kind decentralized finance platform with a vision to bring financial stability, liquidity and accessibility to the mainstream. Acala is the cross-chain finance hub for the Polkadot ecosystem and beyond. It offers a suite of financial primitives: a multi-collateralized stablecoin backed by cross-chain assets such as Bitcoin, a trustless staking derivative and a decentralized exchange to unleash liquidity to power more financial innovations. It is the go-to open platform on which to deploy finance-oriented applications using smart contracts or built-in protocols with out-of-box cross-chain capabilities, security and financial optimizations.
Aleo is the leading developer platform for building fully-private, scalable, and cost-effective decentralized applications. Using zero-knowledge cryptography, Aleo moves smart contract execution off-chain to enable new use cases like identity, machine learning, finance, and gaming, scaling to thousands of transactions per second. Built on a decentralized and permissionless blockchain, Aleo brings the flexibility of Ethereum with a more scalable architecture that’s designed from the ground up for privacy.
alpha5.io is a Bitcoin Derivatives Exchange offering new unique products and technologies. The passionate team behind the exchange is focused on increasing liquidity and making the process of derivatives trading as friendly as possible!
Established in 2018, Altonomy is a trading firm specializing in cryptocurrencies with an AUM northward of USD 500 Million. We operate a myriad of successful businesses not limited to proprietary trading, mining, and venture capital. Most recently, we have established our DeFi trading arm where we engage in electronic market-making, arbitrage, and momentum trading across multiple protocols on different blockchains like Ethereum.
Anchorage Digital makes it simple and secure for institutions to build products and gain exposure to digital assets as the first federally chartered digital asset bank. With secure custody at its core, Anchorage Digital is the premier partner for institutions and corporations. Anchorage offers financial solutions for today and tomorrow. Anchorage Digital was founded in 2017 to advance institutional participation in digital assets. Anchorage began as the leader in digital asset custody, solving private key security, and expanded its offerings to make every form of institutional participation as seamless as possible through Lending, Trading, Financing, Staking, and Governance, all integrated with secure, regulated custody. Today, Anchorage Digital brings the best of modern security engineering to institutional custody and banking.
A sovereign, proof-of-stake blockchain protocol that enables private, asset-agnostic cash and private bartering among any number of parties.
AVA Labs makes it simple to launch finance applications using blockchain technology–with highly scalable and efficient networks, customizable public and private blockchains, the capability to create any digital asset, and more. We are empowering people to build an open, simple, and democratic internet of finance.
Axelar is a cross-chain communication tool developing interoperability software to connect blockchain ecosystems, applications, and users. Axelar Network consists of a protocol suite, tools, and APIs, designed to break down the barriers to cross-chain communication. Axelar enables developers to build on the best platform for their needs while leveraging the Axelar stack to unlock cross-chain composability and liquidity.
At Bittensor, we are creating an open, decentralized, peer-to-peer network that functions as a market system for the development of artificial intelligence. Our purpose is not only to accelerate the development of AI by creating an environment optimally condusive to its evolution, but to democratize the global production and use of this valuable commodity. Our aim is to disrupt the status quo: a system that is centrally controlled, inefficient and unsustainable. In developing the BitTensor API, we are allowing standalone engineers to monetize their work, gain access to sophisticated machine intelligence models and join a community of innovative, forward-thinking minds.
The next decade of the internet will be marked by exploration and consolidation of direct monetization models for content. At Blink we are at the forefront of keeping the digital landscape diverse and incentivizing quality over quantity. We're building a common identity and payment solution to empower websites to unlock new and custom tailored revenue models.
Capsule Social is building decentralized discourse, where intellectuals can share ideas on a truly resilient mesh that stands against takedowns and other forms of silencing and intimidation.
Celestia is a pluggable consensus and data availability layer, to enable anyone to quickly deploy a decentralised blockchain without the overhead of bootstrapping a new consensus network.
Celo is an open platform that makes financial tools accessible to anyone with a mobile phone. Its mission is to build a monetary system that creates the conditions of prosperity for all. The Celo ecosystem includes a decentralized, proof-of-stake blockchain technology stack (Celo Platform), a native asset (CELO), a stablecoin (cUSD) and the Celo Alliance for Prosperity, with over 100 organizations around the world, including Andreesen Horowitz, Anchorage, Coinbase, GSMA, Mercy Corps, Grameen Foundation, Prosegur, Abra, and cLabs, a service organization dedicated to growing and developing the Celo ecosystem.
Clover provides a foundation layer for DeFi applications to seamlessly operate on. We aim to reduce the development threshold for upper-layer applications, facilitate a gasless transaction layer to simplify the user experience for non-crypto users, and provide a wide range of developer tools from identity-based scripting capabilities to built-in cross-chain interoperability. Clover will combine a large user base and different projects into a one-stop open and integrated financial service platform on Polkadot, using the Polkadot substrate framework. We aim to join as a parachain for Polkadot to achieve a high level of interoperability, and to become a digital finance portal and DeFi service provider on Polkadot. Apart from the foundational layer itself, which is essentially complete, Clover is building various cross-chain wallet implementations from desktop to mobile, allowing users to interact with DeFi applications from various front ends. Clover is powered by the native CLV utility token which serves as gas on the platform, similar to ETH. In our gasless transactions, the ERC tokens which are used for gas will be liquidated into CLV on the market. The Clover EVM is created to attract developers who will further drive adoption and platform fees. CLV also serves as a governance token of the platform, to participate in governance activities for a predetermined set of parameters.
Coinbase is an online platform that allows merchants, consumers, and traders to transact with digital currency. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. Also, it provides a series of merchant payment processing systems and tools that support many highly-trafficked websites on the internet. Coinbase was launched in 2012 with a mission to create an open financial system for the world. It is operated from San Francisco, California.
CoinDCX is India’s largest and safest cryptocurrency exchange. Our exchange is built with user experience and security in mind. The KYC and Bank Account verification are done within a few minutes and give users a smooth onboarding experience. We provide users single-point access to a diverse suite of crypto-based financial products and services that are backed by security processes and insurance. We have the highest number of cryptos listed in India and give instant fiat to crypto conversions free of charge. We also give instant deposit and withdrawal facilities. We charge the lowest trading and crypto withdrawal fees. The wallet structure is versatile and provides the best fee structure in the industry.
Founded in 2019, CoinFLEX is the home of crypto yields. The platform offers innovative solutions such as flexUSD — the world’s first interest bearing stablecoin — and AMM+, the most capital–efficient automated market maker for today’s investors. CoinFLEX is backed by crypto heavyweights including Roger Ver, Mike Komaransky, Polychain Capital, and Digital Currency Group, amongst others. The exchange is dedicated to providing an easily accessible venue for users to earn and trade crypto with minimal friction.
CoinList's mission is to accelerate the advancement of blockchain technology. We do this by finding the best emerging blockchain projects and helping them succeed. We have become the global leader in new token issuance, helping blue chip projects like Filecoin, Solana, Celo, Algorand, Dapper, and others connect with hundreds of thousands of new token holders. And we now support the full lifecycle of crypto investment, from token sales through token distribution, trading, lending, and crypto-specific services such as staking and access to decentralized-finance opportunities.
Connext is building the future of value transfer on the internet. We believe in the power of decentralized networks to transform finance and put value back into the hands of individuals. We think this becomes possible when everyday users can exchange value effortlessly between disparate cryptosystems. We're a small, technical team working at the confluence of distributed systems, game theory, and cryptography. We're funded by grants from the Ethereum Foundation and backed by some of the top investors in the space, including Polychain Capital, Consensys Ventures, 1kx, and others.
Cozy is an open-source protocol for automated and trust-minimized Protection Markets. Protection Markets allow you to provide and receive protection against predefined conditions like a loss of funds due to a smart contract hack. Anybody can create and use Protection Markets.
Crusoe exists to bring energy to ideas. We are the pioneers of clean computing infrastructure that reduces both the costs and the environmental impact of the world’s expanding digital economy. By unlocking stranded sources of energy to power cloud and data center services, we are creating the climate-aligned future of compute-intensive innovation that reduces rather than adds to emissions. The world’s appetite for computation, energy, and progress will never stop growing. Crusoe is here to bring energy to ideas in ways that are aligned with the needs of our climate.
Cubist is a dev tools and infrastructure company bringing modern software engineering practices and first-class security to Web3 builders.
Developer of a community-governed derivatives exchange intended to unite performance and autonomy. The company develops an ethereum-based exchange that uses a liquidity-mining token model along with open order book and on-chain settlements for the trades, enabling traders to participate in the governance and operations of the exchange.
The DFINITY Foundation’s mission is to build, promote, and maintain the Internet Computer — the world’s first web-speed, internet-scale public blockchain. It enables smart contracts to securely serve interactive web content directly into the browsers of end users, making it possible to build dapps, DeFi, open internet services, and enterprise systems that are capable of operating at hyperscale. The Internet Computer uses smart contracts to power an emerging decentralized ecosystem of interoperable dapps and services, where nearly every system and service can run in reimagined form on public blockchain.
Dharma is the easiest place to borrow and lend cryptocurrencies — anywhere in the world, instantly and securely. Our secret sauce lives on the Ethereum blockchain: a system of smart contracts that enable any two Internet-connected parties in the world to engage in a peer-to-peer loan without having to trust or know their counter-party. With this technology, Dharma enables wholly non-custodial, peer-to-peer lending; you don’t need to trust us or anybody — just trust math and cryptography. We’re on an audacious mission to deliver radically transparent financial services that “can’t be evil” to any Internet-connected individual in the world. We're backed by some of the shrewdest investors in crypto and fintech — including YCombinator, Polychain Capital, Green Visor Capital, and Coinbase Ventures.
Disco brings fun to the Metaverse with self-sovereign identity. Disco enables users to enjoy nuanced web3 reputation associated to public identifiers across chains and web2, while maintaining privacy and user autonomy.
DSCVR (pronounced “Discover”) is a boundary breaking Web3 social network that rewards users for great content, enables crypto-native integrations and is built entirely on-chain. It has become a launchpad for building tokenized communities where users can set up governance rules, define roles, reward users with airdrops, and gate based on NFT ownership. DSCVR is building a platform that will solve the current usability issues with crypto products and onboard the masses into Web3.
dYdX is the most powerful open trading platform for advanced crypto financial products, powered by the Ethereum blockchain. Trade perpetual contracts with low fees, deep liquidity, and up to 20x more buying power.
Blockchain infrastructure company that enables developers to build customizable, modular rollups
Enso Finance is a Defi tool for creating permissionless trading strategies. It’s hoping to make Defi more frictionless and accessible.
Evmos is bringing the world of Ethereum-based applications and assets to the interoperable networks of the Cosmos ecosystem, all while aligning developer and user incentives. Let’s adventure together into the world of innovation where EVM meets interchain composability.
FBG Capital is a digital asset management firm. FBG Capital also incubates promising blockchain projects and companies.
Gauntlet’s mission is to drive understanding and participation in the financial systems of the future. Building decentralized systems creates new challenges for protocol developers, smart contract developers, and asset holders that are not seen in traditional development and investing. Gauntlet has created a blockchain simulation and testing platform that leverages battle tested techniques from other industries to build financial models of crypto products. Simulation provides transparency and greatly reduces the cost of experimentation so that blockchain protocols and smart contracts are safe for users.
Building the future of digital identity and self expression in the open metaverse. Checkout jobs here https://jobs.lever.co/hologram
Horizon Blockchain Games
Horizon is building a New Dimension where Internet economies are fun, accessible, and for the benefit of all participants. We have two amazing products to make this real: Our platform, Sequence, provides a seamless user and developer experience for Ethereum, allowing any web application to integrate with blockchain in two minutes. Sequence makes it easy for developers and companies to access and build the next generation of Internet economies and experiences. Skyweaver, a digital trading card game—powered by Sequence + blockchain—where players actually own the game items they win and purchase. For the first time, gamers can easily and securely sell and trade their items.
Kresko Labs is building Kresko -- a hub of capital-efficient protocols that make wealth accessible. It is an open platform for synthetic stocks, commodities, and crypto.
Linen is a new type of investing app. Think of it as Wealthfront or Robinhood, but owned by its users! Linen allows anyone to earn yield (passive income) on stablecoins such as USDC, DAI, USDT and most popular crypto assets such as Bitcoin, Ether and others. Unlike other crypto-investment apps, Linen allows users to earn and accumulate ownership tokens from other user-owned projects, including those in DeFi (Decentralized Finance).
Liquity is a decentralized borrowing protocol that allows you to draw 0% interest loans against Ether used as collateral. Loans are paid out in LUSD - a USD pegged stablecoin, and need to maintain a minimum collateral ratio of only 110%. In addition to the collateral, the loans are secured by a Stability Pool containing LUSD and by fellow borrowers collectively acting as guarantors of last resort. Learn more about these mechanisms under Liquidations. Liquity as a protocol is non-custodial, immutable and governance-free.
Blockchain protocol for decentralized exchange built on Polkadot network and bridged with Ethereum. Mangata DEX runs on Proof of liquidity consensus, providing fixed-fees for trading and is the first L1 that prevents MEV.
Manta Network is a decentralized project that delivers plug-and-play privacy for the entire DeFi stack. Built as a layer-1 protocol, the project leverages zkSNARK to provide algorithmically private on-chain transactions. We are launching on Polkadot as a parachain. Our first offerings will be private payments through MantaPay and private exchanging through MantaSwap.
Maple Finance is a capital-efficient corporate debt marketplace allowing institutions to borrow from Liquidity Pools funded by the Defi ecosystem and managed by experienced investors.
Matrixport is a digital asset financial platform that offers simple and accessible crypto financial products to retail and institutions worldwide. It provides one-stop crypto financial services including institutional custody (known as Cactus Custody), Spot OTC and leveraged trading, fixed income, structured products, lending, as well as asset management. Matrixport is headquartered in Singapore and has over 200 employees in 8 offices across Asia and Europe and hold various licenses in Hong Kong, Switzerland and Singapore.
Merico is dedicated to developing the most-advanced code analytics tools available to support engineering teams in understanding and optimizing productivity and code-quality. Our international workforce spans North America, Asia, and Europe.
MyCrypto is an open-source, client-side tool for interacting with the blockchain. Developed by and for the community beginning in 2015, we’re focused on building awesome products that put the power in people’s hands.
NuCypher is a data privacy layer for blockchain and decentralized applications. It gives developers a way to store, share, and manage private data on public blockchains.
Existing internet protocols leak sensitive data that can be used without users' knowledge — Nym is developing the infrastructure to prevent this data leakage by protecting every packet’s metadata at the network and application layers.
We're using cryptography and cryptocurrency to build computer systems that put people back in control of their digital lives. Our first project, Mina Protocol, addresses one of the fundamental challenges in cryptocurrency by creating the world's lightest blockchain, powered by participants. Mina uses advanced cryptography and recursive zk-SNARKs to create an entire blockchain that is and always will be about 22kb, the size of a few tweets.
Oasis Labs is a privacy-first cloud computing platform on blockchain technology. They are building a new computing platform that enables cloud-scale, real-world applications with decentralized trust and privacy protection; in short, a privacy-first, high-performance cloud computing platform on blockchain.
Offchain Labs is a New York based company that is building a suite of scaling solutions for Ethereum. This includes Arbitrum Rollup, the only EVM-compatible rollup that is currently live on an open, public, and full-featured testnet. Arbitrum Rollup instantly scales Dapps, drastically reducing costs and increasing capacity, without sacrificing on security. Porting contracts to Arbitrum requires no code changes or downloads, as Arbitrum is fully compatible with all existing Ethereum developer tooling.
Orca is the easiest place to trade cryptocurrency on the Solana blockchain. On Orca, you can trade tokens cheaply, quickly, and confidently (thanks to our Fair Price Indicator). Additionally, you can provide liquidity to one of our liquidity pools, including our concentrated liquidity pools (Whirlpools) to earn trading fees and token emissions.
Overlay offers users the ability to trade nearly any scalar data streams, without traditional counterparties.
Parallel Finance is a new decentralized lending and staking protocol on Polkadot and Ethereum. We are invested by top-tier investors including Sequoia, Founders Fund, Lightspeed Ventures, Polychain Capital, Coinbase Capital, Pantera Capital, & many more! Parallel is supported by a team of 20 talented developers from Stanford, MIT and big tech companies.
Parity is an infrastructure and innovation focused company building platforms and applications. Parity's work combines cutting-edge cryptography, cellular system, peer-to-peer technology and decentralised consensus architectures.
Parsec is an aggregated DeFi (decentralized finance) interface for traders and data focused users. It is a one stop shop to find opportunities and execute on them in a completely permissionless environment.
Ponto is building the bridge between cryptocurrency and digital banking in fast-growing markets so that accessing the local economy becomes effortless.
Hi, we’re Potion, a well-funded DeFi project working hard to create the next generation of blockchain financial services. We’re pioneering a new type of smart contract architecture that has the potential to set a new standard in the field of decentralized derivatives. We’re made up of a fully distributed global team of world-class talented engineers and researchers, and we’re excited to have caught your attention. We’ve been able to attract partnerships from some of the largest and most influential blockchain teams in the world, across Silicon Valley, Europe, and Asia.
Protocol Labs is an open-source research, development, and deployment laboratory. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and many more. We aim to make human existence orders of magnitude better through technology. We are a fully distributed company. Our team of more than 100 members works remotely and in the open to improve the internet — humanity's most important technology — as we explore new advances in computing and related fields.
River Financial is a challenger financial institution specializing in Bitcoin financial services. River Financial's flagship product, a Bitcoin brokerage, provides sophisticated retail investors with a high-touch platform to buy and sell Bitcoin. Founded in 2019 by Alexander Leishman and Andrew Benson, River's brokerage product provides its clients with best-in-class security, a world-class client service experience, and investment performance tools such as cost basis tracking.
Saddle is an automated market maker (AMM) designed to enable efficient trading between pegged value crypto assets. Saddle is launching with a tokenized bitcoin pool, allowing users to trade between and provide liquidity for tBTC, WBTC, sBTC, and renBTC.
Scroll is building a bytecode-level equivalent zkEVM zk-Rollup to scale Ethereum. Existing Ethereum applications can migrate onto Scroll as is. Scroll is open-sourced from day one, collaborating closely with the Ethereum Foundation, and dedicated to scaling Ethereum for the next billion users. If our vision of scaling Ethereum in an open and community-driven way resonates with you, we are looking for values-aligned and self-motivated individuals to help Scroll become the most developer- and user-friendly scaling solution for Ethereum. You can find opening positions at: https://jobs.lever.co/ScrollFoundation
Over the past year, Decentralized Exchange (DEX) trade volume has grown astronomically to over $100B/day. In the future, we believe that there will be many different DEXs, each designed for specific types of trades (just like the traditional markets). The first DEX Shipyard is developing is a novel Automated Market Maker (AMM) that will have the best prices anywhere for retail-sized swaps. The founders are experienced crypto entrepreneurs with multiple venture-backed exits and technical experts, including one of the most published researchers in the world on AMMs. Backers include Polychain Capital, 0x Labs, 1inch and more.
Sona is a decentralized music steaming and marketplace protocol that puts artists, independent or not, back in the drivers seat of culture creation.
Over the past few years, it’s been impossible not to notice that crypto has been on the rise. And yet, the people benefitting from crypto are overwhelming those who are already doing pretty well for themselves. What’s more: the most recognizable cryptocurrency is consuming massive amounts of energy at a time when we’re in the grips of a climate crisis. At Spacemesh, our mission is to build a layer-one crypto protocol with a resource that many ordinary people already have: unused computer storage space. Our protocol is also race-free, meaning that everybody gets their fair share of mining rewards. Low barrier to entry and proportional rewards means that nobody will ever be priced out, keeping coin distribution fair and ensuring decentralization.
StakerDAO is a platform for governing financial assets in a decentralized, secure, and compliant manner. STKR, the governance token for StakerDAO, is built on the FA 1.2 token standard on Tezos. STKR tokens are decentralized, secure and compliant with required entities. STKR holders have primary responsibilities of submitting proposal ideas and electing members of the Staker Council. StakerDAO will launch and manage a growing collection of decentralized finance products, all secured by the Staker Agora governance process.
Founded by MIT & Jump Trading alumni; backed by Polychain Capital; Structure empowers anyone in the world to access quality financial markets with ease. The Structure app replaces an antiquated financial system crippled by waste and opacity; we are repackaging legacy financial products that were designed for exclusivity and non-participation and transforming them into digital assets that are fit for a global public.
SynFutures is a next-generation Web3 decentralized derivatives infrastructure that creates an open and trustless derivatives market by enabling trading on anything with a price feed anytime. SynFutures democratizes the derivatives market by employing an Amazon-like business model, giving users the tools to freely trade any assets and list arbitrary futures contracts within seconds. It is the first protocol in the decentralized derivatives industry to introduce permissionless asset listings powered by an innovative Synthetic Automated Market Making (sAMM) model.
At Tendermint, we empower people to create a transparent and accountable world through open, distributed, and interoperable networks. Tendermint is the gateway to the Cosmos ecosystem. We build critical infrastructure for open networks, like the Cosmos SDK, Tendermint Core, and Gaia. We lead developer experience by providing best-in-class tools to peer into an ever expanding Cosmos.
Themelio is a public blockchain designed as a universal trust substrate, focused on stability, security, and performance.
Thesis is a cryptocurrency venture production studio. We build and invest in products that empower individuals. Our first two products are Fold, a consumer payment app, and Keep, a privacy layer for public blockchains.
Upshot is a platform that makes NFT financial markets more accessible through ML-based appraisals and access to new types of DeFi x NFT primitives. We are the leading NFT appraisal platform, providing accurate appraisals in near-real-time for 57m+ NFTs from over 32,000 collections. Leveraging novel machine learning models, Upshot provides near-real-time price feeds for NFTs regardless of how frequently they change hands. This creates a broad new frontier of NFT markets, enabling an entirely new class of financial primitives — from NFT indices to synthetics.
Valora is a mobile-first crypto wallet native to the Celo Platform, available on both iOS and Android devices. Valora makes blockchain useful and accessible on even the most basic smartphones, enabling the 6 billion smartphone users worldwide to reliably save, send, and spend crypto as easily as sending a text message. Download Valora on the App Store or Play Store.