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Seed VC | Alive

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Last Raised

$30M | 1 yr ago

About Merkle Manufactory

Merkle Manufactory develop a social networking protocol called Farcaster. It builds a credibly-neutral protocol where users have direct relationships with their audiences and developers have the freedom to permissionless build new clients. The company was founded in 2021 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

Headquarters Location

1637 A Electric Avenue

Los Angeles, California, 90291,

United States



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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Merkle Manufactory in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on May 17, 2023.

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Latest Merkle Manufactory News

Merkle Manufactory, which is developing a decentralized social network protocol called Farcaster, has raised $30M led by a16z (Lucy Harley-McKeown/The Block)

Jul 14, 2022

Lucy Harley-McKeown / The Block: Merkle Manufactory, which is developing a decentralized social network protocol called Farcaster, has raised $30M led by a16z  —  - Merkle Manufactory has raised $30 million in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z).  — The fledgling company is run by ex-Coinbase executive Dan Romero …

Merkle Manufactory Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Merkle Manufactory founded?

    Merkle Manufactory was founded in 2021.

  • Where is Merkle Manufactory's headquarters?

    Merkle Manufactory's headquarters is located at 1637 A Electric Avenue, Los Angeles.

  • What is Merkle Manufactory's latest funding round?

    Merkle Manufactory's latest funding round is Seed VC.

  • How much did Merkle Manufactory raise?

    Merkle Manufactory raised a total of $30M.

  • Who are the investors of Merkle Manufactory?

    Investors of Merkle Manufactory include 1confirmation, Coinbase Ventures, Chapter One, Volt Capital, Offline Ventures and 21 more.

  • Who are Merkle Manufactory's competitors?

    Competitors of Merkle Manufactory include DSCVR.


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