Blockstream is the global leader in Bitcoin and blockchain technology. Applying cutting-edge cryptography and security engineering, we’re building the products and networks that make financial markets more efficient by reducing reliance on trust.
Bitcoin is at the heart of everything we do. From enterprise-grade settlement networks, to consumer wallets, to Bitcoin satellites, our technology is accelerating the adoption of bitcoin-based peer-to-peer finance. Blockstream's key innovation is in sidechains, which enable the introduction of brand new features to Bitcoin, as well as the issuance of new digital assets.
It was founded in 2014, with offices and team members distributed around the world.
Founders: Adam Back, Alex Fowler, Erik Svenson, Gregory Maxwell, Jonathan Wilkins, Jorge Timón, Mark Friedenbach, Matt Corallo, Pieter Wuille