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The Defi.org Accelerator team is excited to announce that three companies were selected to participate in the program’s first batch.
The companies chosen are (alphabetically ordered):

 

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While each team focuses its efforts on a different type of solution they have each demonstrated a highly impressive and unique approach to DeFi. Furthermore, the teams consist of blockchain veterans who are all seasoned entrepreneurs. It was a difficult task to screen the extraordinary teams who applied, but these three teams shined above the rest. 

 

We are looking forward to working with the teams towards our mutual goal to drive innovation in the DeFi space 

 

The Accelerator

The DeFi.org Accelerator is a joint venture of Orbs (an Israeli company developing a public blockchain infrastructure for real businesses) and Binance (the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange). It is dedicated to supporting research, development of open-source software, and community engagement. The accelerator looks for projects that are built on the principles of fair distribution, community ownership, innovation, responsible approach to risk, sustainable economics and composability with the broader ecosystem.

 

Applications for the next batch have already been submitted and are being carefully examined. Teams are welcome to apply

 

Founding Partners

Binance is the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume. Trusted by millions worldwide, the Binance platform is dedicated to increasing the freedom of money for users and features an unmatched portfolio of crypto products and offerings, including trading and finance, education, data and research, social good, investment and incubation, decentralization and infrastructure solutions, and more.

Orbs is a public blockchain infrastructure designed for real-world businesses looking at blockchain technology as a competitive strategy. To accommodate business needs, Orbs is pioneering a hybrid consensus architecture, keeping businesses in control of costs, governance, and guaranteed performance, while still capturing the disruption of a truly decentralized Proof-of-Stake ecosystem with a permissionless validator pool. Founded in 2017, Orbs is being developed by a dedicated team of more than 30 people out of its offices in Tel Aviv, Israel, Singapore, and Seoul, South Korea. Orbs was named Gartner’s “Cool Vendor in Blockchain Technology” for 2018.