Factom Inc

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Factom Inc
File:Factom logo.svg
Founded 📆2014
Founder 👔
Headquarters 🏙️,
Area served 🗺️
Key people
Paul Snow & David Johnston
Number of employees
🌐 Websitewww.factom.com
📇 Address
📞 telephone

Factom co-founders Paul Snow (left) and David Johnston (right) at the Texas Bitcoin Conference

Factom is a blockchain technology company based in Austin, Texas.[2] The company was founded in 2014 by Paul Snow[3] and David Johnston[4] as a blockchain as a service company, using blockchain for data management and security.[5] Its customers include the United States Department of Homeland Security,[6] and the company previously anchored Project Gutenberg.[7] In October of 2016 factom has secured $4.2 mln funding round led by billionaire investor Tim Draper of Draper Associates[8] and another $8 mln in an extended series A funding round in April of 2017.[9]


  1. "DHS S&T Awards $199K to Austin Based Factom Inc. for Internet of Things Systems Security". Department of Homeland Security. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  2. "Know Your Cryptocurrencies". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  3. "Billionaire investor Draper leads $4.2 million funding in U.S. blockchain start-up". Reuters. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  4. "U.S. investment firm with long-term view launches two crypto-currency funds". Reuters. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  5. "Blockchain Technology Provider Factom Completes $8 Million Series A Funding Round". Mortgage Orb. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  6. "Blockchain and IoT: Why They Depend on Each Other". NASDAQ. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  7. "Factom is Serious About Stopping Smart Dishwasher Fights". CoinDesk. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  8. "Blockchain Startup Factom Gets Over $4 Mln in Funding From Silicon Valley Investors". Cointelegraph. 11 October 2016.
  9. "Factom's Latest Investment Sends Draper Startup $8mln Higher". Cointelegraph. 19 April 2017.

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