Katharine Suy saw a dire need for stronger accountability, transparency and democracy amongst those with power. The idea of a trustless system helped her see the potential for a more cost-effective, efficient and auditable world.

For people in countries still recovering from war and oppressive regimes, corruption is one of the greatest ills continuing to hold them back. And as Katharine puts it: “So many people take advantage of everything. The way to get rid of that is by making sure those avenues are no longer available.”