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About Chain

Chain helps developers build apps by providing streamlined access to the blockchain via its Chain Nodes and API. One of its focuses is on linking blockchain data in real-time. By compiling and indexing blockchain data, other developers can "build bitcoin apps, not block chain infrastructure." The company also operates Albumatic, a group photo sharing app, which allows friends to join albums and add photos if nearby.

Headquarters Location

292 Ivy Street Unit E

San Francisco, California, 94102,

United States

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Expert Collections containing Chain

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Chain Patents

Chain has filed 22 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Implants (medicine)
  • Orthopedic surgical procedures
  • Bone fractures
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Diagrams, Wireless networking, Safety, Systems engineering, Broadcast engineering


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Diagrams, Wireless networking, Safety, Systems engineering, Broadcast engineering



Latest Chain News

Investor Benko's Signa sells Kika/Leiner furniture chain

Jun 1, 2023

Reuters | Vienna | Updated: 01-06-2023 13:02 IST | Created: 01-06-2023 12:59 IST Country: SHARE Austrian real estate investor Rene Benko's Signa Group announced on Thursday it was selling the properties of furniture chain Kika/Leiner to real estate firm Supernova Invest, saying it was pulling out of the business for strategic reasons. The business operations of Kika/Leiner will be taken over by the investment company of its former managing director, Hermann Wieser. Signa did not disclose the price of the deal. (This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.) Advertisement

Chain Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Chain founded?

    Chain was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Chain's headquarters?

    Chain's headquarters is located at 292 Ivy Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Chain's latest funding round?

    Chain's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Chain raise?

    Chain raised a total of $43.7M.

  • Who are the investors of Chain?

    Investors of Chain include Stellar, Bank of England Accelerator, Blockchain Capital, Nasdaq, Orange Digital Ventures and 20 more.

  • Who are Chain's competitors?

    Competitors of Chain include PATH and 4 more.

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