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Catheryne Nicholson, CEO of BlockCypher, finds opportunity in a volatile industry.

FORTUNE: A blockchain is a distributed public ledger technology that powers cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. What role does BlockCypher play in its development?

CATHERYNE NICHOLSON: Block-Cypher is like Amazon Web Services [AWS] for blockchain. We build APIs, or application programming interfaces, for blockchain.

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