Messari is a company offering a platform promoting transparency and intelligent decision making for the cryptocurrency community that is headquartered in New York City, New York and was founded in 2018 by Dan McArdle and Ryan Selkis.
On March 7, 2018 Messari announced raising $1 million in seed funding from Underscore VC, SparkLabs Global Ventures, Semantic Ventures, Rising Tide, Kindred Ventures, Fabric Ventures, Digital Asset Investment Company, DHVC, CoinFund, and Blockchain Capital. The company plans on using their seed funding to hold an initial coin offering (ICO).
On November 13, 2019 Messari announced raising $4 million in venture funding from Uncork Capital and Balaji Srinivasan.
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- BlockchainA blockchain is an append-only digital ledger storing a set of time-ordered transactions grouped in blocks that are linked together using cryptographic hashes.
- CryptocurrencyA cryptocurrency (or crypto currency) is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency. Cryptocurrencies are a subset of alternative currencies, or specifically of digital currencies.