Archain + Techstars

The Arweave Project
2 min readJan 22, 2018

Today we are very proud and excited to announce our eagerly-awaited news… After a lengthy selection process and fierce competition Archain is now officially a member of the TechStars Berlin city 2018 startup accelerator programme! TechStars is an incredibly successful and respected family of startup accelerators designed to incubate small or developing technology businesses, helping hundreds of companies improve their products and raise billions of dollars. Techstars offers 13 weeks of intensive mentoring and project development opportunities, including connecting companies like Archain with an array of world-renowned specialists.

With TechStars’ backing, we are extremely excited that we will be able to rapidly grow Archain and propel it to prominence in the cryptocurrency and information freedom communities. We are thrilled to have this opportunity to fulfil our community’s aspirations for an immutable, uncensorable archive of human history and to bring the project to a vast and diverse audience.


The Archain project is a globally distributed archiving system that uses modified cryptocurrency technologies to make permanent information storage a reality for the first time. To read more about Archain and our novel technologies, please visit our website, or read our whitepaper.


As many of you will be keenly aware, Techstars is among the world’s most successful and respected startup accelerators, designed to promote rapid growth of budding technology companies. We are honoured to have the backing of Techstars, who are excited to help us fulfil the vision of the Archain project by providing the marketing, business development, and expert guidance Archain needs to reach its ambitious potential.

The Future

The Techstars Berlin programme will offer Archain an unprecedented opportunity to bring our innovative blockweave and information permanence technology to a huge global audience, both inside and outside the technology and startup communities. We are thrilled to be part of the TechStars family, alongside such esteemed alumni such as Uber, DigitalOcean, SendGrid, Twilio, Timehop, and Cloudability, amongst many, many more.


The whole Archain team wants to offer our sincere thanks to our long-standing supporters, and our highly active, engaged, and enthusiastic community. Your belief in the Archain project and our shared goals of freedom of information and anti-censorship has helped us achieve this highly significant milestone, and bring Archain and our mission to a massive audience.

If you would like to read more about the underlying technological innovations, such as our blockweave technology, we would encourage you to visit our website, read our whitepaper, or visit our frequently asked questions blog post. To read about the other esteemed companies enrolled in the Techstars Berlin cohort, visit the official Techstars announcement here.

To view all upcoming Archain events, including information on how Techstars enrolment will affect our timeline of project milestones, please visit our second blog post dedicated to our Winter-Spring 2018 timeline.




The Arweave Project

A novel data storage blockchain protocol enabling a permanent serverless web and creating truly permanent data storage for the first time.