Ethereum's most widely used API, Alchemy, exits private beta. Alchemy underpins 70% of Ethereum applications, including the majority of ostensibly Decentralized Finance (DeFi) applications like Maker (MKR), Dai (DAI), 0x (ZRX), Augur (REP), ShapeShift and CryptoKitties.
- Founded in 2017, Alchemy's investors include Coinbase, Stanford University, Samsung, Charles Schwab, Jay Z, Peter Thiel, Naval Ravikant, Reid Hoffman, Will Smith, Dan Morehead, and many others.
- CEO Nikil Viswanathan says he is considering going public.
- Other major corporate supporters of Ethereum include Joseph Lubin's Consensys and Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group.