Dr. Steven Waterhouse


Free speaking session from the Crypto Asia Summit.


Dr. Steven Waterhouse (Seven) is the CEO and Co-founder of Orchid. Founded in 2017, Orchid is a peer-to-peer, incentivized privacy network designed to keep the Internet open and accessible, regardless of geographic location. Waterhouse previously served as a partner at blockchain-focused venture Pantera Capital from its inception in 2013 through July 2016. Here, he recognized the value of data privacy, investing in projects such as Brave and Zcash at the seed stage.

Waterhouse also worked at Fortress Investment Group, where he founded the Digital Currency Fund with Mike Novogratz and Pete Briger. Before this, Waterhouse was a Co-founder and CTO of RPX (Nasdaq: RPXC) and served as Director of the Honeycomb product group at Sun Microsystems, one of the first computer and software technology companies to evolve during the dot com era.

Waterhouse holds a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge.


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Michael Akpuofoba

Awesome talk. This is really incredible

Sharjeel Rahman

Nice up liked it

Dava nk

is it hard to setup?

Febri Andriyanto

web 3.0 is here!

Nabil Naser

Thanks Seven!

Mario Enrique

best presentation so far

Aniice Lenk

How can I stake OXT?

Sayeed Ruble

7 for the win

Suhad Turan

where is the token listed?

Angelo David

really interesting tech

Andrii Hedge

VPN and blockchain really cool!

Randhish Uppal

Steven, Are you expecting to get OXT on to Binance soon?

Al Darth Vader Ewers

Seven, great talk, amazing technology, well done…Hope to see in San Francisco Soon…

Steven Waterhouse

Sounds good! Socially distanced hang out.

Pandu Naik

What’s the next step for Orchid

Steven Waterhouse
Reply to  Pandu Naik

Keep releasing great products!

Pandu Naik

Thank you

Aoi Fujiwara

Hi Steven, I really like design of orchid! Is Orchid going to on Japanese exchange( coincheck, bitflyer・・・)
soon!? do you have the plan!?

Steven Waterhouse
Reply to  Aoi Fujiwara

Hopefully soon.

Magdim Metshin

Great presentation, Steven! The design and content is spot on

Steven Waterhouse
Reply to  Magdim Metshin

Thank you!

Sora Hashimoto

What’s the next step for Orchid. Are you opening your Asia Market ?

Steven Waterhouse
Reply to  SoraHashimoto2

yes – we are already doing so. Orchid apps and web site in japanese, korean, mandarin, indonesian.

Steven Waterhouse

Hi everyone

Kayden Reyes

Regarding Orchid, will there be a big event this year?

Steven Waterhouse
Reply to  Kayden Reyes

Well if you mean conference – we are looking forward to the next time we can travel to one

Sora Hashimoto

Decentralize VPN platform Orchid. Like this idea!

Steven Waterhouse
Reply to  SoraHashimoto2

Thank you!

Randy Kung

Hello all!

Kayden Reyes

hello, Steven, I like your cover

Joshua Ng

nice background…


Hello Steven

Jack Jiang

How about Orchid’s plan this year? can you share someting?

Steven Waterhouse
Reply to  Jack Jiang

Just working on great products every day.

zoey deng

Hello Orchid!

Jack Jiang

I heard your team will go Japan in Middle of this year to join a summit, hope we can see each 🙂

Steven Waterhouse
Reply to  Jack Jiang

Excited to get on a plane one day soon! Japan is one of my favorite countries.

Jack Jiang

Hello Orchid!

Kakeru Yamashita

Hello Orchid

harry putter

I can explain harry potter for you Steven. 🙂

Steven Waterhouse
Reply to  harry putter

perfect. I’m sill waiting