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Clipper's Team
The Crew, Developers and Designers

Shipbuilders

Clipper was designed and developed by Shipyard Software, Inc, a US-based Delaware C-corporation (www.shipyardsoftware.org). Shipyard is a software development firm founded by Abe Othman and Mark Lurie, who have been friends and collaborators for over 15 years since they they first met as undergraduate classmates at Harvard.

Mark Lurie

Mark Lurie previously founded two venture-backed startups. Codex is a blockchain-based title registry for art & collectibles with 500,000 NFT titles created in the offline auction world since it's 2018 launch and ICO. Prior to Codex, Mark founded an online marketplace for art & collectables, which was acquired in 2016. Previously, Mark was an investor at FJLabs and Bessemer Venture Partners, where his investments included Twilio (TWLO). Mark serves on the board of The Foundation for Art & Blockchain, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, as well as the board of GMO Trust, a regulated stablecoin issuer, and is a venture partner at FJLabs.com. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics from Harvard College, where he wrote his thesis on historical paradigm shifts in economic thought. www.linkedin.com/in/mlurie

Abe Othman

Abe Othman's 2012 PhD thesis, Automated Market Making: Theory and Practice provided foundational insights into the discipline of decentralized exchanges. He created the first liquidity-sensitive homogeneous market maker, a key theoretical innovation of current market maker design. As an original advisor to the Augur project --alongside Vitalik Buterin --Abe published op-eds in the Financial Times and TechCrunch on the design of decentralized systems. Abe has started two companies with successful exits and has invested in thirty early-stage startups. He has received his AB in Applied Math for Harvard and a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon, where his research was supported by the Google PhD Fellowship.

Your F1RST M8

The High Seas are a dangerous place. As you adventure on your journey, do so with the peace of mind that your ship was designed for self-made captains just like you. But you're not sailing alone into the unknown. F1RST M8 is your trusty guide; Day or night, calm or storm, F1RST M8 will button down the hatches, trim the sales, and sail you wherever you want to go. Navigate wisely, and good fortunes on your journey!
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