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Chain is a blockchain-based technology company on a mission to enable a smarter and more connected economy. We build cryptographic ledgers and cloud infrastructure that underpin transformative finance.

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About Chain

Chain is a blockchain-based technology company on a mission to enable a smarter and more connected economy. We build cryptographic ledgers and cloud infrastructure that underpin transformative financial products and Web3 services.


Founded in 2014, Chain has raised over $40 million in funding from Khosla Ventures, Pantera Capital, Capital One, Citigroup, Fiserv, Nasdaq, Orange, and Visa.


In 2018, Stellar acquired Chain to form Interstellar, a commercial arm of the Stellar Foundation. In 2020, Chain was re-acquired to continue its mission to build a more robust global financial system through blockchain technology.

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Trusted By Leading Companies

Discover how our innovative blockchain solutions have revolutionized industries such as payments, sports, retail, banking, and more. Explore our diverse case studies to learn how we brought blockchain technologies to market. Click each logo below to read more.

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Capital One
Fiserv Group
State Street
Tiffany CO.
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The Evolution of Cryptography
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The Evolution of Cryptography

Research

May 23, 2024

The Evolution of Cryptography

The term cryptography originates from the Greek words "kryptos" and "graphien," translating to hidden writing, which is a practice that has been evolving for thousands of years. Cryptography and cryptology are terms often used interchangeably, but they hold distinct meanings in the domain of secure communication. Cryptology is the broad study that encompasses both cryptography and cryptanalysis. Cryptography involves the creation of codes and ciphers to protect information, rendering it unreadable to anyone except those possessing the key to decode it. On the other hand, cryptanalysis is the art of breaking these codes and ciphers, deciphering the encrypted information without the key. Historically, cryptology has been a part of human communication and warfare since ancient civilizations like the Greeks and Romans, who employed various methods to keep their messages secret. Cryptography, as a subset of this field, has evolved from simple techniques like the Caesar cipher to the sophisticated algorithms used in digital security today.

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How Web3 Is Transforming Anime Production and Distribution
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Industry

How Web3 Is Transforming Anime Production and Distribution

Industry

May 16, 2024

How Web3 Is Transforming Anime Production and Distribution

Anime profile pictures (PFPs) have long been a staple in online communities, serving as digital avatars that represent users’ identities and their eclectic tastes. Back in the late 90s and early 2000s, Western anime fans often chose iconic series like "Dragon Ball Z," "Naruto," "Cowboy Bebop," and even "Sailor Moon" to inspire their digital avatars for online forums and instant messaging platforms. Many fans continue to use these characters as their digital personas today.

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Chain Insights - Bitcoin’s Journey to 1 Billion Transactions
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Industry

Chain Insights - Bitcoin’s Journey to 1 Billion Transactions

Industry

May 9, 2024

Chain Insights - Bitcoin’s Journey to 1 Billion Transactions

Bitcoin, the father of decentralized cryptocurrencies, has hit a groundbreaking milestone: surpassing 1 billion transactions as of May 5th, 2024. This landmark achievement highlights Bitcoin's expanding adoption and its role as a major player in the global financial landscape. Emerging from a whitepaper by the innominate Satoshi Nakamoto just 15 years ago, Bitcoin has seen a meteoric rise in use thanks to continuous technological advancements. These enhancements have addressed critical challenges such as scalability and security, propelling Bitcoin to handle an immense volume of transactions while fostering significant adoption within a decade and a half.

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Chain Gives

We help countless organizations and communities around the world that are in need of immediate assistance, that would otherwise take days to reach through the traditional financial system. Chain Gives uses blockchain technology to send funds swiftly and securely to those in need.

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Building a Community for All

Chain strives to create a truly connected economy that benefits our partners and clients. We hope to fulfill our mission by creating a smarter and more connected community by collaborating with leaders from various industries, and welcoming newcomers to the Web3 world. We recognize that each brand has its own set of objectives, and we work around the clock to ensure that our partners’ needs are met.


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