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Nirvana Cloud Debuts as Blockchain-Optimized Alternative to AWS and Google Cloud

The Startup’s Cloud Service Uses Hardware Optimized for Blockchains

Nirvana Labs is debuting its Nirvana Cloud computing service meant to work specifically with blockchain workloads. CEO Dan Burke told Blockworks that the startup raised $1.7 million in pre-seed funding, and counts blockchain platforms like Chainlink and Avalanche as clients.

According to Burke, the company is hoping to lure Web3 projects away from more general purpose cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud, which are widely used across many industries, including the crypto space. But Nirvana is not building a decentralized computing platform, a la Golem, nor a decentralized storage solution like IPFS. Rather, it’s taking the centralized status quo and specializing it for Web3.