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Fluree Selected as One of 60 Companies for Google Startup Grind’s 2019 Accelerate Program

WINSTON-SALEM, NC — February 5, 2019

Fluree has been selected by Startup Grind, powered by Google for Startups, as one of the top 60 startups inducted into the 2019 Accelerate Program. Additionally, Fluree will be a featured startup for the 2019 Startup Grind Global Conference held February 12th through February 13th in Redwood City, Calif.

Fluree is a blockchain database technology that provides integrity and truth to the data businesses store, use, and share every day.

Fluree is made up of two components: FlureeDL, an immutable blockchain ledger that is resistant to data tampering, and FlureeDB, a graph database optimized to build applications on top of FlureeDL. 

As Blockchain continues to prove immense potential for value across the industry spectrum, enterprises are looking for a solution that is flexible enough for their specific industry, regulations, and business use case. Fluree stands as a versatile toolkit that can be leveraged to enable trusted data collaboration, build end-to-end custom blockchain solutions, and power sophisticated, secure enterprise applications. 

As one of the 60 companies selected for Startup Grind’s Accelerate Program, Fluree has been recognized as a promising leader in the emerging blockchain data management space.

About Fluree, PBC
Co-founded in 2016 by Flip Filipowski and Brian Platz, Fluree PBC is a Delaware-registered Public Benefit Corporation focused on transforming data security, ownership, and access. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC, Fluree is the first solution that brings blockchain into the data tier with a fully-functioning and modern database. By leveraging blockchain as a core element in its underlying architecture, Fluree stands as a unique and needed infrastructure solution for building out enterprise-grade blockchain applications at scale.

About Startup Grind
Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting 2,000,000 founders in more than 500 chapters globally. Founded in Silicon Valley, we nurture startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations such as Google for Startups. Our local monthly events feature successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Startup Grind also hosts two flagship conferences annually — the Global Conference and Europe Conference. To date, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users. Learn more at

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