Consensys is a blockchain production studio that builds decentralized applications, primarily using Ethereum. It follows a hub and spoke model (ConsenSys being the hub) where they would provide the basic building blocks/ foundational blocks (development, resource sharing, acquisitions, investments) that enable new services and business models to be built on the blockchain.
PRODUCTS & SERVICES:
Provides decentralized applications and various developer and end-user tools for blockchain ecosystems. It also provides investments, partnerships and development support for startups.
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Microsoft: to provide blockchain development platform on Azure cloud; Ubuntu: to provide digital identity on Ubuntu phones; Deloitte: to offer blockchain-based digital banking products; SingulatDTV: to build smart contract-based rights management platform for film and television on the Ethereum Blockchain;
PRIMARY PROBLEM SOLVED:
Provides a team that could work on various ideas of blockchain based products and services
ConsenSys is looking at building an industry of partnerships and build unique smart-contracts systems tailored to the industry requirements.
Asim Janjua, E.G. Galano, Joseph Lubin
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES:
ConsenSys is a decentralized organization with personnel spanning four continents. They are also planning to double their team to 150 by the end of 2016.