Pillar Project

Pillar Project

Pillar Project is a blockchain company founded by David Siegel.

Pillar is a blockchain and cryptocurrency development company creating an open source cryptocurrency and cryptocurrency token wallet. The company is headquartered in London, England and was founded in 2017 by David Siegel, Tomer Sofinzon, Vitor Py, Rob Gaskell, and Michael Messele. Pillar can be used to store, use, and manage cryptocurrency assets and can also act as a personal digital data locker to store information.

Pillar acts as a personal data and asset management platform, and aims to help users manage their personal data by using decentralized technologies. The assets on the blockchain are sent between users much like sending a message. The platform is smart contract based, has recoverable accounts, and allows users to exchange and swap tokens.

Funding

Initial coin offering (ICO)

From July 15, 2017 to July 17, 2017 Pillar held their initial coin offering (ICO) selling approximately $21 million in value of Pillar tokens (PLR).

Partners

Timeline

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

David Siegel

Founder

David Siegel

Co-Founder & CEO

Michael Messele

Co-Founder & Project Manager

Rob Gaskell

Co-Founder

Tomer Sofinzon

Co-Founder & CRO

Vitor Py

Founder

Vitor Py

Co-Founder & CTO

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Pillar Gray Paper

David Siegel

https://pillarproject.io/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Pillar-Gray-Paper.pdf

Academic

Pillar ICO Raises Over $21 Million with Little Help From “Bitcoin Whales”

Avi Mizrahi

https://www.financemagnates.com/cryptocurrency/news/pillar-ico-raises-21-million-little-help-bitcoin-whales/

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Pillar: The Wallet for the 21st century | Pillar

June 26, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cl2aNk72TUc

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Sarah Perez
May 30, 2019
TechCrunch
A new startup aims to help you get your student loans under control. Today, an app called Pillar, backed by $5.5 million in seed funding led by Kleiner Perkins, is launching a simpler way for consumers to better understand their student loan debt -- and even pay it off early. To do so, the app [...]

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