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Let Us Face The Future Together: Help Us Build an Open Data Economy

We have launched a new accelerator program called Base Camp. Why are we doing this and why should you apply? 

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Launching the Base Camp decentralised tech accelerator

Starting September 2019, Outlier Ventures are recruiting, financing, and providing a launchpad for pre-seed projects, recruitment is open for teams wishing to apply until August 15th.

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The Convergence Alliance Launch

The launch of The Convergence Alliance brought together the leaders building the next phase of the Web from open source protocols, enterprise, start-ups, government bodies, and academia.

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The Convergence Tracker 1.0

Introducing The Convergence Tracker 1.0: The Tracker is designed to be selective and curated rather than comprehensive. At its core, it is about tracking the best in class technologies and respective token economies.

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State of Blockchains Q2 2019: Blockchain Founders Raise over $822 million by Q2

State of Blockchains Q2 report provided an overview into blockchain investment and market trends in 2019. According to the report, blockchain start-ups raised $822 Million from 279 separate VC deals during the first half of this year.

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Energy as Data: Decarbonization, Digitization, and Decentralization

We are transitioning from a centralized energy system reliant on burning fossil fuels, to a distributed and peer-to-peer system in which renewables are increasingly used.  This transition brings with it a whole host of technological challenges that the energy sector has never needed to deal with.To integrate these advanced data technologies holistically, the energy sector should look to the Convergence Stack as a framework

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Mapping Decentralised Finance (DeFi)

Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer electronic cash system. DeFi is a peer-to-peer electronic financial instrument system and refers to projects that are using cryptographic tokens and blockchains enabling anyone to issue, transfer and own financial instruments.

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Why we invested in Agoric

We are excited to announce our investment into Agoric to support the team to bring security, usability, and interoperability to smart contracts. In the global economy, establishing trust costs up to 35 percent of GDP. Smart contracts are key to changing the way trust is established in the economy.

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Outlier Ventures wins ‘Hottest Blockchain Investor 2019’ at The Europas Awards

After an intense round of public voting and judge’s deliberations, the winners were announced on the 27th of June at The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups 2019 where Outlier Ventures won the award for Hottest Blockchain Investor. Outlier Ventures Business Development Manager Catherine Thomas alongside Managing Partner Stephan Apel accepted the award on behalf […]

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Outlier Ventures are nominated for the UK Open Source Awards

The UK Open Source Awards, now in their 6th year, is a non-profit event that celebrates and acknowledges the contributions from the community of technology experts that make open source such a powerful and unstoppable disruptive force in the current technology landscape. Within the four different categories – Individual, Company, Student and Public Sector & […]

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