Blockstack is a decentralized computing platform that puts users in control of their data and identity. Apps built on Blockstack make data breaches and trust violations an antiquated notion.
Blockstack PBC, a public benefit corporation at the heart of the Blockstack ecosystem, has raised $50M+ in capital to develop the core protocols and developer tools for the platform. We’re headquartered in New York City, with a globally distributed team that includes computer scientists from Princeton, Stanford, MIT and other top universities.
After four years of research and development, we’ve deployed the initial version of our full-stack computing platform that can scale blockchain-based apps to millions of users today.
Founded in 2013 at Princeton
$50M in funding
4 years of research & development
7,000+ active developers and enthusiasts
100+ apps launched on Blockstack
Want to collaborate with the brightest minds in the industry? Join our team and build the future of blockchain computing.
Five distributed system PhDs. Two advisors with Presidential Career Awards. Over 13K research citations. Research published at USENIX ATC, DCCL.
Expertise in distributed systems, building and testing smart contracts, cryptocurrency mining, developer education, and community building.
Deep legal and finance experience to ensure compliance in a new and rapidly changing regulatory environment.
CEO and Co-founder
Muneeb Ali is the co-founder of Blockstack and serves as the CEO of Blockstack PBC. He received his PhD in distributed systems from Princeton University and gives guest lectures on cloud computing there. He was a visiting researcher at Stanford University and SICS.
Managing Partner, USV
Albert Wenger is a managing partner at Union Square Ventures (USV), where he has led a variety of investments including USV’s investments in Etsy (IPO), MongoDB (IPO), Twilio (IPO), Behance (acquired by Adobe), and Firebase (acquired by Google).
JP Singh has been a computer science faculty member at Princeton University since 1995. He received his PhD from Stanford University and is a leading authority on scalable infrastructure and applications.
Michael Freedman is a distributed systems Professor at Princeton. He was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE), the Sloan Fellowship, and the 2018 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award for scalable, performant distributed systems.
Dave is the former Co-Founder & CEO of Path and founder of Slow Ventures. Dave was involved with the early days of Facebook where he co-created the Facebook Platform as well as Facebook Connect.