Input Output HK is a research and development company and industry leader in the fields of cryptography and distributed systems. Since the company was founded in 2014 it has pioneered new territory in blockchain research, advancing industry knowledge with the work produced by its global team of cryptographers and researchers. A growing network of academic partnerships supports its research and the Blockchain Technology Laboratory at the University of Edinburgh serves as the global headquarters for its university collaborations.
With its twin pillars of research and development, Input Output aims to shorten the time between academic research and its application in industry, while supporting the education of students who will contribute to the future of the area. All the work Input Output produces is open source and patent-free.
The company is incorporated in Hong Kong and has a global presence, with now about 70 workers based around the world, including in Japan; the US, the UK, Russia; Latvia; Ukraine and Argentina.