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Web-Based Bitcoin Platform



Notable Investors

Lightspeed Venture Partners


London, GB

Total Funding


About Stock

Blockchain Inc is a web-based bitcoin platform that makes using bitcoin safe, easy, and secure for all consumers and businesses worldwide. Blockchain's mission is to re-imagine how the world transacts. It builds an innovative software that makes using Bitcoin safe, easy, and secure for all consumers and businesses anywhere in the world. Found on August 28, 2011 in London, United Kingdom, Blockchain Inc is currently the provider of the world’s most popular Bitcoin wallet, the most widely used Bitcoin APIs, the most popular block explorer and search engine, and has what is widely recognized as the strongest, most trusted brand in Bitcoin. In July 2019 Blockchain Inc announced the launch of an exchange called The Pit, built by a team brought together from the New York Stock Exchange, TD Ameritrade, Google, Goldman Sachs, UBS and more. The Pit supports fiat currencies including USD, EUR and GBP as well as multiple crypto assets including BTC, ETH, BCH and more. The Pit is said to support execution in "40 to 50 microseconds," faster than the likes of Coinbase and Binance. In June 2017, they announced a $40 million Series B financing lead by Lakestar, an early investor in Spotify. Altogether, Blockchain Inc has raised more than $70 million from investors such as Richard Branson, Google Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners and more. Blockchain Inc has experienced rapid expansion since inception and has grown from 100,000 users to over 40,000,000.


Funding History

November 2014$30.0M
July 2017$38.2M
March 2018$5.3M
August 2021$255M
August 2021$274M


Chief Executive Officer

Peter Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Macrina Kgil

Chief Technology Officer

Matt Tuzzolo


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