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Let a Billion Orchids Bloom | by jurvetson
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Let a Billion Orchids Bloom

And ensure free speech for the world. Orchid Labs came out of stealth today, developing a distributed overlay network for secure anonymous internet access, even in China.


“Internet access for over 75% of the global population is restricted or censored. ISPs worldwide harvest and sell users’ data to the highest bidder. Orchid is a new surveillance-free layer on top of the existing Internet, allowing users to bypass firewalls, access information, and communicate freely.” —


Congrats to Brian Fox, Jay Freeman, Gustav Simonsson, Stephen Bell, and Steve Waterhouse!


Orchid White Paper.


Full disclosure: DFJ was a founding investor, with Sequoia, AH, Polychain and others seen here at the first extended team dinner.

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Taken on August 3, 2017