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| company_name = Overstock.com
 
| company_name = Overstock.com
| company_logo =  [[Image:Overstock.png]]
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| company_logo =  [[Image:overstock.png{{!}}200px]]
| key_people =    Jonathan Johnson/President
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| key_people =    Patrick M. Byrne, Founder and CEO
| foundation =    2014
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| foundation =    1999
 
| location =      Salt Lake City, Utah
 
| location =      Salt Lake City, Utah
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| employees =      1700
| products =      Venture Capital
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| products =      Online home goods retailer; tZero and Medici Ventures
| twitter =        https://twitter.com/medici_ventures
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| twitter =        https://twitter.com/Overstock
| linkedin =      https://www.linkedin.com/company/medici-ventures/
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| linkedin =      https://www.linkedin.com/company/overstock-com/
 
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| facebook =      https://www.facebook.com/overstock
| homepage =       https://www.mediciventures.com/
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| homepage =     https://www.overstock.com
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| press =        http://investors.overstock.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=131091&p=irol-news&nyo=0
| blog  =          https://www.mediciventures.com/blog//
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Medici Ventures is a fully owned subsidiary of [[Overstock.com]], which launched a [[distributed ledger]] technology trading platform, [[tZERO]], in 2016. Medici Ventures focuses on investments in financial technology companies as well as identity, land and voting.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.mediciventures.com/companies/|name=THE FUTURE OF DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY|org=Medici Ventures|date=July 6, 2018}}</ref>  
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Under the leadership of its founder, blockchain enthusiast [[Patrick Byrne]], Overstock.com owns and operates [[tZero]] and [[Medici Ventures]] in addition to being a tech-focused online retailer. Overstock.com was one of the first retailers to accept [[bitcoin]] as payment by customers for goods.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://money.cnn.com/2017/12/18/news/companies/overstock-ico-ceo-byrne/index.html|name=Overstock is turning into a bitcoin tech company|org=CNN|date=July 8, 2018}}</ref>
  
In January 2018 Medici Ventures announced that Patrick M. Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com, and economist Hernando de Soto joined Medici Ventures Board of Directors. Medici Ventures had earlier announced an investment in DeSoto Inc., which implements blockchain technology in a global property registry system meant to free up otherwise dead capital in large parts of the developing world.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/01/16/1290066/0/en/Medici-Ventures-Adds-Hernando-de-Soto-and-Patrick-M-Byrne-to-Board-of-Directors.html|name=Medici Ventures Adds Hernando de Soto and Patrick M. Byrne to Board of Directors|org=Medici Ventures|date=June 8, 2018}}</ref>
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Revision as of 09:03, 8 July 2018


Overstock.com
Overstock.png
Founded 1999
Headquarters Salt Lake City, Utah
Key People Patrick M. Byrne, Founder and CEO
Employees 1700
Products Online home goods retailer; tZero and Medici Ventures
Twitter @https://twitter.com/Overstock
LinkedIn Profile
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/overstock
Website https://www.overstock.com
Releases Company News

Under the leadership of its founder, blockchain enthusiast Patrick Byrne, Overstock.com owns and operates tZero and Medici Ventures in addition to being a tech-focused online retailer. Overstock.com was one of the first retailers to accept bitcoin as payment by customers for goods.[1]




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