Staging Labs Updates

Announcement: Staging Labs acquired by Merkle Science

Staging Labs
June 4, 2024

Staging Labs has been acquired by Merkle Science, the leading challenger in blockchain analytics and forensics. This acquisition marks a significant step forward in our goal to protect the crypto space from threats and expand our presence in the US and Canada. By joining forces with Merkle Science, Staging Labs can increase its capabilities and further its mission on a broader scale, particularly in supporting law enforcement partners, cryptocurrency exchanges, and protocols in North America.

We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to our customers who believed in our vision and to our investors who backed us from the very start of our journey. Our investors include The General Partnership, Flourish Ventures, NGC Ventures, AlphaGrep, Gaingels, and crypto founders and angel-operators from ConsenSys, Coinbase, Anchorage Digital, Quicknode, and more. Your support has been instrumental in getting us to this milestone.

Merkle Science's worldwide reach and dedication to innovation make them the perfect partner for Staging Labs. This acquisition aims to enhance Merkle Science's forensics and compliance capabilities, allowing for proactive detection and better attribution on EVM chains and Tron. With the resources and expertise of Merkle Science, Staging Labs can speed up the development of real-time mitigation solutions, providing enhanced protection for clients and bolstering the efforts of law enforcement and other partners in combating illicit activities and ensuring compliance with regulations.

The acquisition enables Staging Labs to utilize Merkle Science's presence, particularly to expand its services in the US and Canada. Merging the technologies and expertise of both companies will result in a more robust security platform, boosting our capacity to innovate and foster trust in the crypto industry. The combined teams will focus on integrating Staging Labs' real-time mitigation expertise into Merkle Science's platform, ensuring a smooth transition for clients and continued top-tier protection. This integration will also enable us to better serve our partners in maintaining a safe and compliant crypto ecosystem in North America and beyond.

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About Merkle Science:

Founded in 2018, Merkle Science provides blockchain transaction monitoring and intelligence solutions for cryptocurrency companies, financial institutions, and government agencies to detect, investigate, and prevent the illicit use of cryptocurrencies. Our vision is to make cryptocurrencies safe and provide infrastructure for the safe and compliant growth of cryptocurrencies. Merkle Science is headquartered in New York with offices in Singapore, Bangalore, and London.

About Staging Labs:

Founded in 2022, Staging Labs uses real-time technology to proactively identify and block malicious and non-compliant crypto transactions. Our vision is to make crypto safe and easy to use for everyone. Headquartered in Miami, Staging Labs also has an office in Toronto.

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