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Enigma (blockchain)

Enigma (blockchain)

Enigma is a second-layer, off-chain network protocol that aims to address problems with scalability and privacy which exists in blockchains.

Enigma is a second-layer, off-chain network protocol that aims to address problems with scalability and privacy which exists in blockchains. Enigma was founded on August 12, 2015 by Can Kisagun and Guy Zyskind, and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.



Enigma features decentralized applications that do away with vulnerability issues existing in centralized applications, secret contracts that protects data privacy, and a decentralized, open and secure data marketplace. It has a decentralized off-chain distributed hash table (DHT) capable of storing references to data but not the data itself. Data references stored on the Enigma DHT are accessible through blockchain, and when accessed gives users the ability to access stored data on the blockchain.

Funding

Convertible note

On September 2, 2016 Enigma received a convertible note worth $800 thousand from Plug and Play Insurtech, Flybridge Capital Partners, and Converge Venture Partners.

Initial coin offering

On September 11, 2017 Enigma completed their initial coin offering (ICO) selling approximately $45 million worth of their platforms Enigma (ENG) cryptocurrency. 



Timeline

People

Name
Role
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Ainsley Sutherland

Product and Partnership Strategy



Can Kisagun

Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder



Frederic Fortier

Senior Software Engineer



Guy Zyskind

CEO and Co-Founder



Isana Rivkin

Software Engineer



Lena Kleyner

Senior Software Engineer



Moria Abadi

Senior Software Engineer and Researchers



Nir Zyskind

Director of Business Development



Tor Bair

Head of Growth and Marketing



Victor Grau Serrat

Director of Engineering



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Catalyst (DAPP) White Paper

Catalyst

Academic



Enigma (Protocol) White Paper

Enigma

Academic



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Enigma (ENG) Coin: The Most Undervalued Cryptocurrency Investment Opportunity

30 December 2017

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