The Safety Net For Smart Contracts
Your toolkit for errors and disputes in smart contracts
Founded in 2017, Sagewise builds technology to efficiently resolve disputes using blockchains and cryptocurrency. Our system is smart contract SDK, which allows contracts to be stopped when a dispute arises, and a dispute vendor marketplace. Dispute resolution can vary greatly depending on the application and our solution is flexible to fit a variety of circumstances.
Our tools document context around a smart contract to make the intent clear and immutable.
Platform of tools to freeze smart contracts and utilize our dispute resolution vendor marketplace.
Collections & Enforcement
Our tools allow for timely enforcement of resolutions and judgments.
The challenge lies in managing conflict so that it doesn't impede progress, or worse, destroy the capacity to achieve business goals.
- Colin Rule
How It Works
We provide tools and infrastructure for smooth handling of disputes from start to finish.
Smart contract creator includes Sagewise SDK in their smart contract. This can be thought of like an arbitration clause in a traditional contract.
When something goes wrong, contracting parties can trigger ``Dispute Resolution Mode``, which freezes the smart contract until the dispute is resolved.
Disputes are resolved by the marketplace vendor defined in the smart contract. Vendors can provide unique approaches to dispute resolution using their own fee structures.
Amy Wan, Esq.Co-Founder & CEO
Author of Bloomberg Law guide on ICOs. Previous law firm partner and startup General Counsel. Named ABA Top 10 Women to Watch in Legaltech. Cofounder Legal Hackers LA. Presidential Management Fellow. LL.M. London School of Economics & JD University of Southern California.
Daniel RiceCo-Founder & CTO
Veteran CTO of fintech companies. Fintech & blockchain enthusiast. YNext Incubator 2016. Founder Bitcoin Developers Los Angeles & Orange County CTO Forum. His apps have been downloaded over 5M times.
Dat Nguyen, Esq.VP, Special Projects
Legal business consultant. Represented clients in alternative dispute resolution. Commercial and IP litigator at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP. JD University of Southern California. Engineering University of Maryland.
Grant PowellSenior Software Engineer
Veteran CTO and founder of fintech companies. Founder of Pomegranate, partnered with Google, Spotify, Porsche, Dow Jones & Company, Dun & Bradstreet, and more, to build innovative digital experiences. Hewlett-Packard's "You on You" which was awarded "Best of Marketing" by YouTube's Show & Tell, Coachella 2011 which "changed the world" of live streaming events, and U2 Live which featured the first-ever real-time social chat on YouTube.
Software engineer and systems architect with extensive technical experience with various programming languages and technology platforms. Worked as in network security at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and as an internal software engineer at PennyMac.
Colin RuleDispute Resolution Advisor
Former head of dispute resolution @ eBay/Paypal. Serial Founder of online dispute resolution (ODR) providers. Frequent author in ODR topics; 25 years experience in dispute resolution. National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution Advisory Board Co-Chair. National Institute for Dispute Resolution. Consensus Building Institute. MA conflict resolution & technology @ Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.
Dr. Gillian K. HadfieldLegal Redesign Advisor
Law Professor @ USC Gould School of Law. Author, Rules for a Flat World: Why Humans Invented Law and How to Reinvent It for a Complex Global Economy. Member, World Economic Forum Global Future Council on the Future of Technology, Values and Policy. Co-curates WEF’s Transformation Map for Justice and Legal Infrastructure. ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Education. Director USC Center for Law and Social Science. Member, World Justice Project’s Research Consortium. Advisor, The Hague Institute for the Innovation of Law, LegalZoom, and other legal tech startups. JD Stanford Law, Ph.D. Economics Stanford University.
Terrence YangStrategic Advisor
Angel investor & founder of crypto and ICO fund Yang Ventures. Quora Top Writer & Quora Top Question Writer. Mentor, Plug and Play Bitcoin accelerator, Alchemist, and Caltech FLoW. COO of crowdsourced content startup Infobitt. Vice President, Director, Senior Counsel at Morgan Stanley & Merrill Lynch. Managing Director @ $1B+ fund. JD Harvard Law School.
Kendrick Nguyen, Esq.Business Advisor
Serial Entrepreneur & Legal Hacker. Co-Founder & CEO @Republic · General Counsel @AngelList. @Berkeley @Bu @Oxford @Stanford
Cam KashaniBusiness Advisor
“Godmother of Silicon Beach”. COACCEL, The Human Accelerator. 3x Founder. Inc. Magazine’s “30 Inspirational Women in Tech in 2017”.
Sagewise's mission is to bring transactional confidence and certainty into the Blockchain industry, and create a new legal paradigm in the process.
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Transactional confidence is paramount when building trust. Get in touch with us if you think your company would benefit from blockchain-based dispute resolution through our vendor marketplace.