What is it?

Blockstream is a provider of blockchain technologies, on the forefront of work in cryptography and distributed systems. Blockstream provides a range of software and hardware solutions and expert professional services to companies deploying new blockchain-based networks.

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Blockstream Services
  • Lightning Networks. Blockstream is collaborating with industry leaders to create a Bitcoin micropayment system that supports high volumes of instant tiny payments using proportional transaction fees and that operates at the speed of light.
  • Liquid. Liquid provides a more secure and efficient system for exchange-side bitcoin to move across the network.
  • Cryptocurrency Data Feed. The Cryptocurrency Data Feed, a partnership between Blockstream and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), offers traders best in class real-time and historical cryptocurrency data from a strong and growing list of exchange partners worldwide.
  • Blockstream Satellite. Utilizing the latest open source Software Defined Radio (SDR) technologies, the Blockstream Satellite network offers a breakthrough in the cost effectiveness of satellite communications.
  • The Elements Project. The Elements Project is a community of people extending and improving the Bitcoin codebase. As open source, protocol-level technology, developers can use Elements to extend the functionality of Bitcoin and explore new applications of the blockchain.
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Blockstream Founding Team

Adam Back
Adam Back

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Gregory Maxwell
Past: Gregory Maxwell

Co-Founder & CTO

Pieter Wuille
Pieter Wuille

Co-founder and Core Tech Engineer

Jonathan Wilkins
Jonathan Wilkins

Co-Founder and Chief Security Officer

Mark Friedenbach
Mark Friedenbach

Co-Founder and Infrastructure Tech Engineer

Erik Svenson
Erik Svenson

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer