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Siacoin

Siacoin

SiaCoin is a cryptocurrency for distributed file storage.

SiaCoin is a cloud storage cryptocurrency platform created by the blockchain and software development company Nebulous Labs on May 14, 2015. The company is based out of Boston, Massachusetts, and was founded by David Vorick and Luke Champine. 



The Siacoin platform consists of a decentralized network of nodes located around the world. It enables users to store important data in a cloud platform that is secure and distributed in the network, preventing intrusions and violation of data privacy.Siacoin uses a Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism and a BLAKE2 cryptographic hash function. 

Funding

Venture

On September 8, 2016 Siacoin raised $750,000 thousand in funding bringing there total ventyure capital funding to $1.25 million. Companies participating in the venture capital rounds include: Five Star Ventures (also known as Procyon Ventures), Raptor Group, Fenbushi Capital, and Xiaolai Li. 

Timeline

September 8, 2016

Venture funding round

On September 8, 2016 Siacoin raised $750,000 thousand in funding bringing there total ventyure capital funding to $1.25 million. Companies participating in the venture capital rounds include: Five Star Ventures (also known as Procyon Ventures), Raptor Group, Fenbushi Capital, and Xiaolai Li. 

May 14, 2015

Founding of Siacoin

SiaCoin is a cloud storage cryptocurrency platform created by the blockchain and software development company Nebulous Labs on May 14, 2015. The company is based out of Boston, Massachusetts, and was founded by David Vorick and Luke Champine. 

People

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Role
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Chris Schinnerl

Core Developer



David Vorick

Co-Founder & CEO & Core Developer



Eddie Wang

Frontend Developer



Luke Champine

Co-Founder & Core Developer



Matt Sevey

Core Developer



Steve Funk

Head of Support



Zach Herbert

Vice President of Operations



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type

Sia (SC) Raises $750k Seed Round

KittyBitcoin

Web

Sia: Simple Decentralized Storage

David Vorick, Luke Champine

Academic

What is Siacoin ? Beginner's Guide to Sia (SC) Information & Review

Oliver Dale

Web

What Is Siacoin (SC)? A Guide to Decentralized Cloud Storage

Colin Harper

Web

What is Siacoin?

Jacob Bushmaker

Web

Why Investors Should Pay Attention to Siacoin (SC)

Greg Thomson

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Siacoin Breaks Millions of Dollars of Cryptocurrency ASIC Miners | Blake2b SC Fork

October 3, 2018

Siacoin explained - What is Siacoin & is it really the AIRBNB for hard drives?

July 21, 2017

Siacoin in a Nutshell

May 23, 2017

Companies

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