Storj is a blockchain and software development company founded by Shawn Wilkinson, James Prestwich, Jim Lowry, John Quinn, and Tome Boshevski on April 3, 2014 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
The company offers a blockchain-based, encrypted, distributed cloud storage platform designed to be sustainable and open-source. Key features of the Storj cloud platform include end-to-end encryption, peer-to-peer technology, and very high availability.
The Storj cloud storage platform uses the platforms native ERC20 cryptocurrency token called STORJ that allows users to be rewarded for renting their unused storage space for for purchasing services offered by the Storj platform.
Initial coin offering (ICO)
From May 19, 2017 to May 25, 2017 Storj held their initial coin offering (ICO) selling approximately $30 million worth of STORJ, their native cryptocurrency token for the Storj cloud storage platform.
On February 23, 2017 Storj completed a seed funding round raising $3 million in funding from Tank Stream Ventures, BnkToTheFuture, Google Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Techstars, and Gabriel Jarrosson.
The following companies are open source partners with Storj
Executive Chairman & Interim CEO
Head of People & Culture
Public Relations Director
Vice President of Operations
Founder & Chief Revenue Officer
Vice President of Marketing
Director of Engineering
Business Development Manager
Chief Financial Officer
CTO & Principal DevOps Architect
Founder & CSO
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