A non-profit born at the intersection of blockchain and collective intelligence .
This is why we nurture projects helping individuals amplify their potential through open systems that expand our collective minds at local, regional and global scales. If this fires your synapses, we unpack it below and describe the behaviours we’ve adopted for the journey.
As a word, AKASHA ( [aːkaːʃə], आकाश) has roots in Sanskrit and means “ether” in both its elemental and metaphysical senses. The ancient Sanskrit-speaking civilization envisaged akasha as a metaphysical information network connecting humanity with itself and infinite knowledge .
The principles guiding our behaviour
We take time to reflect on the nature and reaches of our actions. We ask what’s right? Strive to do the right things. And do these things right.
We infuse everything we do with playfulness, imagination and innovation. We explore constantly, bringing new ideas to light and new projects to life.
We are on a journey of discovery and knowledge building. We grow together and find joy in the fact that there’s always something new to learn.
We are all part of something greater than ourselves. Our journey is experienced together in accompaniment, synergy and co-operation.
We are open to co-operation and collaboration with people, projects and organizations sharing our values. Everyone’s uniqueness adds to the whole.
Our purpose demands understanding, and understanding requires a diverse mix of people, disciplines and perspectives. We’re all playing on ‘Team Human’.
We are grateful to be standing on the shoulders of giants and strive to acknowledge everyone’s contributions through everything we do. Thank you!
We act with integrity as individuals and live by our values as a community. We will never compromise our values, even if this impacts our revenues.
Lawyer at Akasha, focusing on smart contracts, distributed networks and governance from a legal, technological & sociological perspective.
Passionate about shaping and communicating value in an open and collaborative world. Excited by the opportunities that new technology presents.
Builder with an appetite for new technologies. Marketeer and lifelong learner of human behaviour. Avid sportsman and happy father.
We are exploring the applications and implications of blockchain technology in the search for solutions that can transform the Web into an ecosystem in service of humanity.
Vitalik is the creator of Ethereum. He cofounded Bitcoin Magazine in September 2011 and wrote the Ethereum white paper in November 2013. He now leads Ethereum’s research team, working on Ethereum 2.0.
Juan is the founder of Protocol Labs, a research, development, and deployment company. He created IPFS, a decentralized web protocol, and Filecoin, a decentralized storage network. He is obsessed with knowledge, science, and technology.
As part of our team you will work with some of the brightest minds in the blockchain tech space on unique and challenging ideas. You will also be in direct contact with the development and user community at large, actively participating in open discussions and brainstorming sessions.See the job openings