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The Augur Crowdsale is now over and I wanted to personally thank everyone who supported what we are doing here at Augur over the past 45 days. I decided that a blog post from a personal perspective would be a good way to share my thoughts and some other updates.I would like to encourage everyone to read my friend Peronet Despeignes' recent blog post "The Crowdsale, What's New and What's Next" for some fantastic insight and additional details from the campaign, as well as some other updates including what's going on between Augur and IBM Watson!In our 45 day crowdsale, Augur raised roughly $5.1 million in Ether & Bitcoin with 4550 accounts being created. These numbers are incredible, even more incredible when you factor in that the crowdsale occurred in a bear-market that had discussion about the project completely banned from the community's two largest forums. I'm so thankful for everyone who is helping us make Augur become a reality. I can't express enough how proud and happy I am to be one of the small team making this happen, doing so much with so little, just thinking about it blows me away.When I joined the team, I learned that a crowdsale was actually the best method of token distribution and more importantly that it's necessary for our decentralized oracle system to work. That didn't change my skepticism of crowdsales, I immediately recognized that explaining our reasoning would be difficult and challenging, but that's where the fun part came in too. It makes me so happy that so many participated and chose to trust Augur in a time when many other projects are having crowdsales for less-than-honest reasons. The support not only will help with development, but...Read More

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