With less than two months left in 2017, we’re waiting (some more enthusiastically than others) for snow fort season to begin. In the meantime, we’ve kept a clear focus on enhancing our platform for our 18+ million users around the world. Here are some of the newer team members helping us do just that and then some.
It’s no doubt that the frenzy surrounding digital assets and block chain technology has been surging worldwide. Amidst all the craziness, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome these five talented, driven individuals on board the Blockchain team!
Can you believe it’s nearly summer already? Between the rising trends for global adoption and all the stellar price movement, 2017 has been a record-setting year so far for bitcoin. Joining us on this epic journey are three new Blockchain team members that we can’t wait for you to meet!
Recently, our support team was in the spotlight on our blog for their outstanding performance in customer service. This week we’re back with more related news that we’ve yet to officially announce: мы предоставляем поддержку на русском языке (that’s “we’re providing Russian support” for all you non-Russian speakers). Keep on reading to find out more about how we’re supporting our growing Russian userbase (scroll down to the end for the Russian version of this post).
Our user operations team is a tight-knit group with a passion for bitcoin and a knack for problem-solving. Whether you’re a new or experienced Blockchain Wallet user, chances are you’ve already reached out or visited our support center.
It takes guts to embark on a new career adventure but the bitcoin space is likely one of the more fast-paced, exciting and rewarding industries out there. And luckily for us, it tends to attract the best and brightest. Our most recent hires are no exception. Meet four marvelous new additions to our team who have all made quite the impression on us since they came aboard in the latter half of 2016.
At Blockchain, we’re committed to helping the next generation of bitcoin block chain-focused developers. Our Internship Program helps us make that commitment a reality.
Each year we welcome great young talents who impact Blockchain, and the bitcoin ecosystem as a whole, in significant and extremely meaningful ways. These interns are given significant responsibility from day 1. The work isn’t easy but it’s rewarded with mentorship and freedom, in equal parts. And that approach is why so many interns later return to Blockchain as valuable full-time members of our team.
Between Nov 20th and 27th, Bitcoin faced its busiest week ever with 2 million transactions, a near-constant backlog of tens of thousands of transactions to confirm, and a record 333,466 transactions processed in a day. This resulted in average confirmation times reaching an unusually slow speed of more than 2 hours.
Over the past few months, Blockchain has seen some exciting developments, big and small. We couldn’t have done it without our amazing – and growing! – team of innovators, collaborators, and bitcoin pioneers. Let us introduce you to four recent additions. They may be new but they’ve already made a big impact!