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Chris Tse

Founding DirectorCardstack Foundation

New York City Area

Member Since May 2022




Chris Tse is a technologist by trade, a designer in practice, and an entrepreneur at heart. Chris has been a designer and architect of “Digital Ecosystems”, from decentralized blockchain applications, to federated cloud-based platforms. Chris is the Founding Director of the Cardstack project, leading the creation of the experience layer of the decentralized Internet that will serve as the onramp to blockchain-based economy for the mass market. Chris is the co-founder of Monegraph, where he leads the development of decentralized digital markets that span across the world of art, social media, and commerce. He also leads the technical team at Dot Blockchain Media, applying the open-sourced tools for orchestrating workflows and data flows between enterprise systems and distributed ledgers to the music industry and beyond. Previously, Chris was the Head of Research & Development for McGraw-Hill e-Lab, where he championed the use and funding of open source tools, especially in the area of JavaScript and distributed databases and analytics, to solve problems in the enterprise. Prior to that, Chris led the development of social media and dynamic publishing applications at BusinessWeek Digital as the Senior Director of Innovation. Before joining the New York media industry through the acquisition of The Grow Network by McGraw-Hill, where Chris served as the Chief Technologist in charge of technology strategy and solution architecture, he co-founded four other technology startups: a database consulting shop, a peer-to-peer digital content delivery service, a messaging software company, and a network security research firm. Chris holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and is still very much addicted to New York City.

Published content

Creating meaningful revenue in Web3


How can crypto fix its money-making problem?

Company details

Cardstack Foundation

Company bio

Welcome to Cardstack—the collaborative OS for Web3! Cardstack opens the doors to Web3 for everyday people. Building software is no longer reserved for experienced developers. NFTs, DeFi and blockchain are no longer reserved for the crypto-savvy. Instead, anyone will finally be able to build apps, create content and get paid in decentralized ways—no coding or crypto experience required. Let’s break down the barriers that limit what we can achieve together.



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11 - 50