• Silicon Valley's hottest VCs just gave this college dropout millions to build a blockchain company called 'Dirt'

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Blockchain startup Dirt Protocol just got $3 million from investors including General Catalyst, Greylock, Lightspeed, and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam.
    Dirt Protocol's goal is to incentivize truth through a token-based voting system.
    The company's founder, Yin Wu, describes it as a blockchain-based Wikipedia.
    When Yin Wu, 29, began brainstorming names for her blockchain company, Dirt Protocol, she took the opposite approach of most founders.
    "There's a lot of companies in the blockchain industry that have big, lofty sounding names," said Wu. "We wanted to do the opposite."
    While "dirt...
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  • Silicon Valley's hottest VCs just gave this college dropout millions to build a blockchain company called 'Dirt'

    Silicon Valley's hottest VCs just gave this college dropout millions to build a blockchain company called 'Dirt'

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Blockchain startup Dirt Protocol just got $3 million from investors including General Catalyst, Greylock, Lightspeed, and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam.
    Dirt Protocol's goal is to incentivize truth through a token-based voting system.
    The company's founder, Yin Wu, describes it as a blockchain-based Wikipedia.
    When Yin Wu, 29, began brainstorming names for her blockchain company, Dirt Protocol, she took the opposite approach of most founders.
    "There's a lot of companies in the blockchain industry that have big, lofty sounding names," said Wu. "We wanted to do the opposite."
    While "dirt...
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  • Nestio raises $4.5 million from real estate giants

    Nestio raises $4.5 million from real estate giants

    10 days ago - By Inman

    Nestio, a rental management and listings platform, just raised $4.5 million in strategic growth capital from major VC firms.
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  • Dirt Protocol raises $3 million for a trusted platform built on blockchain

    Dirt Protocol raises $3 million for a trusted platform built on blockchain

    10 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Dirt Protocol has raised $3 million to use blockchain to build a trusted platform for structured data. The company is creating a protocol known as Dirt for crowdsourcing trusted information, using the secure and transparent decentralized ledger technology behind blockchain. It's like the “Wikipedia for structured data,” the compan...
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