Gem

cryptocurrencyblockchain

FOUNDING YEAR: 2013
LOCATION: United States
Last Update: 17/07/2020

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About

Gem provides API for bitcoin developers to abstract the bitcoin storing layer. In other words, Gem will store, encrypt and backup developers users’ bitcoins so the developers don’t have to take care of this cumbersome aspect.

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Bitcoin API & Blockchain platform

MAIN CLIENTS

Retail consumers

institutions

EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS

Elliptic

expresscoin

Traction

VALUATION / MARKET CAP:

$8.67 M in 2015

People

FOUNDERS

Micah Winkelspecht

BOARD MEMBERS AND ADVISORS

Jai Choi

Ben Dahl

Scott Kriz

Howard Morgan

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

11-50

INVESTORS:

Blockchain Capital

Compound

Crypto Currency Partners

Csaba Konkoly

Digital Currency Group

First Round Capital

Idealab

James Joaquin and Brock Pierce's investment firm

KEC Ventures

Kris Bjornerud

Laurent Drion

Lawrence Black

Mesa Ventures

RRE Ventures

 RRE Ventures

KEY EMPLOYEES:

Matt Smith (Technical Advisor)

Momentum

FUNDED

YES

TOTAL FUNDING

$10.76 M

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

Sep 2017

SEED & PRIOR FUNDING

$2.8 M

SEED CLOSED ON

Apr 2015

FUNDING SERIES

SERIES A  · $7.96 M  · Sep 2017

LISTED

NO

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