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Gliph, Inc.

Gliph is the world's easiest way to use Bitcoin.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location San Mateo, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Gliph lets anyone begin sending and receiving Bitcoin payments on iPhone, Android and the web. People can use Gliph to build social and business networks, securely communicate and transact. Gliph is built on a platform for digital identity capable of offering trust and reputation scores enabling a wide array of peer-to-peer transactions.


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    Robert Banagale
    CEO and Co-Founder

    Rob has been building mobile apps for iOS since 2008. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Oregon State University and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College. Rob has worked for both Mentor Graphics and Intel Corporation in a variety of roles. Most recently he served as Director of Strategy and Innovation for Übermind (acquired by Deloitte Digital) Please see extended bio for further details.

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    Nicholas Asch
    CTO and Co-Founder

    Nick grew up in Short Hills, NJ and began e-commerce software consulting at 15. He earn his student pilot certificate and founded an environmental non-profit in high school. Nick began working for digital consultancy, Le Site while studying his Mechanical Engineering Degree at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. At Le Site, he consulted to Fox in building the official Facebook applications for The Bachelor and American Idol.

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    James Lawton
    Senior iOS Engineer

    James Lawton is a world-class iOS engineer. He has built iOS applications for Apple and most recently his work for Zillow was demonstrated at the iPhone 5S keynote. James previously served as a senior engineer at Seattle mobile apps agency Übermind.

    James holds a BS in Computer Science from Imperial College London and a Masters in Computer Graphics and Vision from University College London.

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    Joakim Fernstad
    Senior iOS Engineer

    Joakim is a Senior iOS Developer for Deloitte Digital (formerly Übermind). His client work includes iPad apps for Target, Fox (House TV show iPad app) and Amway.

    Joakim holds a Masters of Science in Mechatronics engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology.


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    Jason Brauser - Stoel-Rives, LLP

Previous Investors

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    Portland Seed Fund
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    Tim Draper
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    Rogue Venture Partners and Boost VC