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DFINITY Stock

Building an open, decentralized blockchain that runs smart contract software with vastly improved performance, capacity, and governance.

Founded

2015

Notable Investors

Amino Capital

Headquarters

Zug , CH

Total Funding

$167M

About DFINITY Stock

DFINITY is building a new kind of public decentralized cloud computing resource. This rests upon a new blockchain computer that is similar in concept to Ethereum but has vastly improved performance and, ultimately, unlimited capacity. Enterprise IT systems running on this computer will be unstoppable and won't need to involve complex components such as databases, backup and restore systems or Amazon Web Services, allowing costs to be cut by 90% or more by reducing the supporting human capital required. Furthermore, it will enable the creation of open source decentralized businesses using self-updating autonomous software systems that may eventually be able to disintermediate and beat out monopolistic organizations such as Uber, eBay, Gmail and others. Such a powerful public resource requires governance, and DFINITY also introduces algorithmic governance in the form of a "Blockchain Nervous System" that can protect users from attacks and help restart broken systems, dynamically optimize network security and efficiency, upgrade the protocol and mitigate misuse of the platform, for example by those wishing to run illegal or immoral systems. The network will be highly disruptive and is being developed by a team of visionary and heavy hitting scientists and engineers unlike anything seen in crypto before.

Investors

Funding History

February 2017$3.9M
February 2018$61.0M
August 2018$102M

Management

Head of Operations

Artia Moghbel

Director of Communications

Arthur Falls

President & Chief Scientist (DFINITY Stiftung)

Dominic Williams

Director of Community Operations

Michael Hunte

Head of Talent

Blair Lewis

Director Of Engineering

Timo Hanke

Founder and Chief Scientist

Dominic Williams

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