A price-stable cryptocurrency designed for mass adoption. We are building financial infrastructure for the next generation of decentralized applications.
Features & Highlights
- We need a decentralized stablecoin
- Cryptocurrencies have the potential to transform the financial landscape. Yet, price volatility remains a major barrier for mass adoption. Our answer is Terra, a decentralized stablecoin to become a new global currency.
- With a clear adoption roadmap
- A currency that can't be used at checkout is useless. Terra is launching with a formidable alliance of commerce platforms, with $25 billion in annual transaction volume and 45 million customers. Terra is poised to become a medium of exchange at massive scale.
- To set the stage for financial disruption
- For too long, financial institutions have neglected innovation at the expense of their customers. Beyond being a currency, Terra will become an open platform for disruptive financial dApps and grow the real GDP of the blockchain economy.
Token Sale & Economics
Daniel Shin, Co-Founder, Dan is the founder and former CEO of TicketMonster, Korea's leading e-commerce platform with $3.5 billion in GMV. He is also a co-founder and board member of Fast Track Asia, a company-builder that established and sold multiple businesses including Fast Five (office sharing platform) and FoodFly (food delivery, acquired by Yogiyo). Dan is one of the best known entrepreneurs and investors in East Asia, with extensive expertise and deep networks in e-commerce. He has a BS in Economics from Wharton Undergrad. Linkedin.
Do Kwon, Co-Founder, Do is the founder and former CEO of Anyﬁ, a wireless mesh network startup building one of the most sophisticated decentralized applications in real world use. During his time at Anyﬁ, Do co-invented several of the company's key patents around decentralized networks and routing systems. Do was a software engineer at Microsoft and Apple, and studied Computer Science at Stanford. Linkedin.
Nicholas Platias, Head of Research, Nicholas founded Guru Labs, a Lightspeed backed machine learning startup that models risk and fraud in commercial insurance. He previously developed algorithms and distributed systems while at Nest (acquired by Google) and RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce). Nicholas studied Math and Computer Science at Stanford and has won numerous medals at Math Olympiads. Linkedin.
Evan Kereiakes, Core Researcher, Evan brings a wealth of experience, having worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for over 7 years. He was most recently the Head Japanese Portfolio Manager and Trading Operations Manager for the foreign reserves portfolio. Prior to that, he was an Economic Analyst at the U.S. Treasury, and he also worked at the White House National Economic Council. Evan holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, and engineering degrees from Duke and the University of Illinois. Linkedin.
Marco Di Maggio, Core Researcher, Marco Di Maggio is a Professor of Finance at Harvard Business School, a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a visiting Professor at the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia and at the European Central Bank. Professor Di Maggio received his PhD in Economics from MIT, and in 2016 Poets and Quants named him to its list of the Best 40 under 40 Business School Professors. Linkedin.
Don Kim, Head of Business, Don was a Business Development manager at the Korean cryptocurrency exchange GOPAX, where he saw the company grow from launch to 250M+ USD in daily volume. Prior to GOPAX, Don was a Military Diplomacy officer for the Korean Air Force, and studied Government at Harvard. Linkedin.
Gigi Kwon, Head of Communications, Gigi was a Marketing Manager at Uber's Korea office, serving as the local lead for Uber’s product marketing and Uber Eats’ CRM and paid online campaigns. Prior to that, she worked as an Associate at a boutique PR agency based in New York, developing and implementing strategic communications plans for a wide variety of clients. She studied Communications at the University of Pennsylvania. Linkedin.
Joon Kim, Chief Legal Officer, Joon worked in the New York office of Goldman Sachs as an Assistant General Counsel and Vice President, providing legal guidance within the asset management division. He also worked at a New York-based private equity firm focused on investing in financial services companies. Before becoming an in-house counsel, he worked at international law firms, including Kirkland & Ellis LLP, focusing on corporate and private fund matters. He has a BA from New York University and a JD from Cornell Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. Linkedin.
Ophelia Cai, Corporate Strategy Lead, Ophelia enjoys thinking about the big picture and brings to Terra her expertise from leading strategy at a Chinese family office, a hedge fund technology startup and a Beijing based blockchain investment house. Prior to this she was an impact investing expert at BlackRock, where she helped to develop the firm’s carbon foot-printing methodology. Ophelia is a Schwarzman Scholar and holds a Masters in Global Affairs from Tsinghua and a BA in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford. Linkedin.
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