IoTeX was founded as an open-source platform in 2017 with a vision for the Internet of Trusted Things, a decentralized ecosystem where humans and machines can interact with guaranteed security and trust. We are on a mission to ensure everyday people and businesses can own and control their devices, as well as the data/value they generate. By connecting the physical and digital worlds, IoTeX will democratize access to machine-backed DApps, assets, and services to deliver value to users and fuel the new machine economy.
IoTeX is headquartered in Silicon Valley and is backed by a global team of 30+ top tier engineers, research scientists, and operators from Google, Facebook, Uber, Bosch, and more. The founding team includes:
Raullen Chai: Head of Cryptography at Uber, PhD in Computer Science from University of Waterloo
Qevan Guo: Product Lead at Facebook, PhD in Machine Learning from University of Singapore
Xinxin Fan: Sr. Research Scientist at Bosch, PhD in Cryptography from University of Waterloo
Jing Sun:Managing Partner at Sparkland Capital, a Silicon Valley-based Venture Capital firm
IoTeX is supported by renowned Advisors, including Robert Parker, Jack Li, and Michael Cho, as well as 30+ institutional investors, including DraperDragon, HASHED, HashKey, Blockchange and IOSG.
IoTeX is a decentralized network of users, developers, and enterprises that collectively govern and utilize the IoTeX platform. As an EVM-compatible "Layer 1" blockchain, IoTeX now powers an ever-growing ecosystem of smart devices, DApps, and digital assets. Network transactions and smart contracts are fueled by the IOTX token, which also enables anyone to be a shareholder in the IoTeX Network. The IoTeX Mainnet has been running error-free since April 2019 and is maintained in a decentralized fashion by >60 Delegates, including Blockfolio, CoinGecko, and DraperDragon. Join our community of 100,000+ people across 100+ countries that are connected by a shared vision for the Internet of Trusted Things.
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