While working as a cancer researcher in the pharmaceutical industry, it took Ganesh Swami up to five years to get pharma products to the market. Looking at his peers building tech products faster, he shifted to the Big Data industry and realised that blockchain technology was gaining prominence.
“There was a need for middleware connecting the blockchain world to existing infrastructure. This inspired us to launch Covalent,” Ganesh says
The startup looks to solve infrastructure problems inhibiting blockchain adoption by bridging the world of centralised databases with the new world of distributed blockchain technologies. It provides a unified API bringing visibility to billions of blockchain data points.
With Covalent, Ganesh aims to index the entire universe of blockchains and continually add new data and information. Till date, the startup has indexed billions of rich blockchain transactions, including every transaction since genesis for over 12 top blockchains.
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