Orchid

 
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Orchid

United States, San Francisco
$48M
Total amount raised
2017
Year of establishment
Active
Status

About

Hi we’re Orchid!


Orchid Labs is an open-source project committed to ending surveillance and censorship on the internet. Orchid uses an overlay network built upon the existing internet, which is driven by a peer-to-peer tokenized bandwidth exchange, creating a more inclusive, liberated internet. Orchid Labs was founded in 2017 by Dr. Steven Waterhouse, Jay Freeman, Brian J. Fox, Gustav Simonsson, and Stephen Bell.

Key objective

To build open-source software that keeps the Internet open and accessible.

Slogan / Motto

The Crypto Powered Vpn.

Customers / Partners

Funding

Received funding
$47,830,000
Total amount raised
5
Rounds
26
Total amount of investors
Amount Raised
Funding type
Funding round closing
Investors
$7,000,000
Venture

N/A
ICO/Token Sale
Kenetic Capital
$36,130,000
Venture
Andreessen Horowitz (a16z)
Blockchain Capital, LLC
BoxGroup
Compound
MetaStable Capital
Polychain Capital
Sequoia Capital
Threshold
Visary Capital
$4,700,000
Seed
Andreessen Horowitz (a16z)
Blockchain Capital, LLC
Compound
Fabric Ventures
Firestartr
Haitao Capital
Jyri Engestrom
MetaStable Capital
Polychain Capital
Richard Muirhead
Sequoia Capital
Struck Capital
Struck Capital Crypto
Threshold
Tuesday Capital
N/A
Seed
Yes VC

News

Cheap Gas: Orchid Labs is Using xDai to Drive Down the Cost of Its VPN

Orchid Protocol is going multichain to drive down the cost of its decentralized VPN service.


a month ago


Product update/release
Orchid

Orchid’s new oracle integration is all about sharing secrets

Picking Chainlink over its competitors was an easy decision for Waterhouse.


8 months ago


General news
Orchid
ChainLink

CoinDesk 20 Update: OXT Is In, BAT Is Out

The CoinDesk 20 has made its first change since launching in July: Orchid (OXT) has replaced the Basic Attention Token (BAT).


8 months ago


Listing asset (exchange focused)
CoinDesk
Orchid
Basic Attention Token

Orchid: Bringing Decentralization to VPNs

Whenever we browse the web, read news online, or purchase a new pair of glasses from an e-commerce store, we leave traces. These traces sometimes show us content that actually provides us with value, but more often the information we leave is used in concerning ways with scandals like Cambridge Analytica just forming the tip...


9 months ago


General news
Orchid

Orchid Labs CEO Says New VPN Seeks to Enhance Privacy Rights

U.S.-based company launched a VPN app for iOS users after witnessing a surge in VPN services demand across the world.


10 months ago


General news
Orchid