Boston-based Adjoint, Inc. was the audience favourite in the ‘Most Investable Start-up’ category at the Ernst & Young Start-up Blockchain Challenge Showcase day event, held in London on October 19, 2016. Adjoint is building a new messaging and consensus protocol to allow enterprises to quickly deploy, maintain and analyse a global network of smart contracts on top of a mathematically verified, cryptoledger fabric. This approach is based on research in cryptography, type systems and formal verification.
Havell Rodrigues, CEO and Co-Founder of Adjoint, commented: “It is a tremendous honour to win this award as it validates our value proposition and the market opportunity. Our team worked diligently to come up with a solution that addresses the challenges of implementing smart contracts for institutional financial applications. Receiving this award acknowledges our approach to making smart contracts secure and easy-to-use and will help the industry move beyond the proof-of-concept stage. The EY team was excellent in helping us accelerate our growth and we are also grateful for the support and feedback that we received from the EY client mentors and Level39 mentors”