To shift the flow of data for a more prosperous world
What we believe in
Early core developer at Celo ($2B market cap), started YC ML startup, former World Bank and Federal Reserve. Studied CS at MIT. Ethereum mining with dumpster GPUs in 2015.
Head of Global Impact Sourcing at Appen, overseeing a network of 1 million contributors. Former lawyer at DLA Piper, advisor to Prime Minister of East Timor. Studied at Harvard and MIT.
Former CTO and cofounder at LabelBox, scaling team from 3 to 80. Engineering lead at DroneDeploy. Grew up as a missionary in Tanzania, chess master.
10+ years building complex data systems, Numerai software architect, scaled Federated Wireless team from 2 to 50. MIT CS. Made his first neural net in 2011.
Former mobile engineer at Facebook, AI research at CSAIL. Started the largest Rwandan ticketing tech company. Studied CS at MIT.
Growth Manager. Former management consultant at Accenture. Wrote and produced an award-winning feature length documentary, The Way North. Student body president at USC.
Full-stack engineer. Former engineer at Data Dog & Giphy. Founding Co-Chair at hackny.org Math & CS at UPENN.
Crowd Operations at Appen & Figure Eight. Co-founded a translation company in Chile.
Full-stack engineer with over 10 years of experience at IBM, AppCentrica and ApplyBoard. Founder of BitSpice Software, built Android apps netting 1M+ installs.
"By giving people the tools to enrich their own data and choose who to share it with, Vana expects to be able to generate meaningful revenue for data owners. I’m so excited about Vana because it’s another step towards a more fair economy, one in which people are rewarded for one of their most valuable assets, even if they had previously given up on claiming it as their own."Read full story
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