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Factom Hackathon Recap

Factom Hackathon Recap

Jun 18th By Crystal Wiese In Hackathon

It has been a week since we kicked off the first hackathon exclusively hosted by Factom and we couldn’t be more proud of how it went. We learned a lot, we lost sleep and we spent this last week in retrospection. With over 100 attendees, we spotted some very bright, enthusiastic, and passionate developers who came to conquer paper.

Factom launches Milestone 3: Fully Autonomous Protocol

Factom launches Milestone 3: Fully Autonomous Protocol

May 3rd By Crystal Wiese In Company Updates

This is the third and final milestone for the Factom Blockchain Protocol as outlined in the white paper. 

The Problems with Blockchain

The Problems with Blockchain

Apr 4th By Jay Smith In Blockchain

We would like to take a moment to discuss the problems with blockchain, which might seem odd as we are a blockchain company. In truth, it was the problems we saw in the early stages of blockchain technology that led us to create the Factom Network.

Don’t Be Scared To Be First

Posted: August 15, 2018 By Courtney Roberts In Blockchain

Embracing new innovation can be scary. Of course, there is always a risk of failing. But there is a much bigger benefit to being an early adopter of a new technology, especially blockchain. 

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July 2018 Factom Protocol Update

Posted: August 13, 2018 By Crystal Wiese In Technical Updates

This July, Austin was hitting record temperatures that made it almost too hot to be outside. But the good thing is this meant we were inside coding away! The focus of July 2018 was to improve the performance and reliability of the Factom® Protocol.

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Not all Blockchains are created equal: the Factom difference

Posted: July 18, 2018 By Courtney Roberts In Blockchain

What makes Factom and our protocol different than other blockchain-based solutions? To start, Factom is built for data and ready for Enterprise business. We have our own blockchain that was built to solve for problems other blockchains don’t, which allows us to run more efficiently and proactively. Our blockchain is not a fork or copy of Bitcoin’s or Ethereum’s blockchains. We seek to prove the existence of data, not necessarily store the data itself.

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Welcoming New Team Members

Posted: June 22, 2018 By Courtney Roberts In Company Updates

With summer on it’s way in Austin, not only is the heat rolling in, but it is bringing new team members! Factom is pleased to welcome three new members to the Factom team. We’ve added Vice President of Product Mark Foster, Director of Project Management Joy Majors-Johnson and DevOps Manager Ian Seyer.

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