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December App Mining Results: Meet The Top Ranked Blockstack Applications

The results are in: Congratulations to every team and founder that was a part of December’s App Mining Pilot run, you and your apps are an integral part of the Blockstack ecosystem and the decentralized internet. $100K USD has successfully been distributed in Bitcoin across eligible Blockstack apps according to December’s final rankings. Rankings were determined according to the App Mining algorithm which uses scores from independent App Reviewers.

App Mining has been rigorously designed to fairly fund developers that are building the best decentralized applications on Blockstack. We welcome the 16 new apps that joined the program since the alpha run and invite developers to register for next month’s payouts – the deadline is January 4th, 2019.

Please meet the top 10 earners for December below, the full list of results can be found on

1) Graphite: Encrypted, shareable, decentralized personal data

Recommended for users of: Google Drive, Dropbox Paper, Office 365, Quip

2) Stealthy: Decentralized communication platform on Blockstack

Recommended for users of: Telegram, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Secret, Google Hangouts

3) Zinc: Work based identity & reputation system

Recommend for users of: LinkedIn

4) Afari: Group based, privacy focused social network

Recommended for users of: Twitter, WeChat, SnapChat, Peepeth

5) BlockVault: Decentralized password manager for teams

Recommended for users of: 1Password, LastPass, LogMeIn, Dashlane

6) SpringRole: Decentralized professional network platform.

Recommended for users of: LinkedIn, Angellist

7) Entaxy: Insight into your finances, without sacrificing your data

Recommended for users of:, Prosper, Penny, Personal Capital

8) Recall: Safely store and access your photos.

Recommended for users of: Google Photos,, Flickr, Dropbox, Photobucket, iCloud

9) Misthos: Governance and financial management platform.

Recommended for users of: BitGo, Quickbooks

10) Blockusign: Encrypted Document Signing and Digital Notary – Powered by the Blockchain

Recommended for users of: Docusign, Eversign, DocHub

More decentralized apps are being built everyday so if you want more security, more privacy, and more data portability – give these alternatives and re-imaginings of centralized services a chance. Trying these upstart applications (and offering feedback if you can) is one of the best things you can do for the future of the internet and your own digital rights. Apps are added to everyday, visit to sign up for receive an email update featuring new dapps added each week.

If you’re a developer, it’s the perfect time to join the program. Learn to build a dapp in an hour or less and start App Mining with the Zero-to-Dapp tutorial and then register for App Mining at

12/19/2018, 3:53pm EST: This post has been updated to reflect a ranking correction described here in further detail.

Mitchell Cuevas

Mitchell Cuevas

Mitchell is Blockstack PBC’s Head of Growth. He previously led Marketing at UP Global (Startup Weekend, Startup Digest, Startup Week) before joining the Product team at Techstars. He curates the Martech Digest, advises at Cove Group, and runs ScreenChecker.