Empowering individuals, companies and institutions through cryptography, blockchain and the decentralized web.


Bernstein is the German word for "amber", tree resin that time, pressure and temperature transform into gemstones and often includes organic elements like leaves and insects, storing them intact for millions of years. 

Similarly, Bernstein's mission is to create gemstones that will preserve and protect your sparks of genius and creativity.

Our tools are strong cryptography, the blockchain technology and the emerging technologies of the decentralized web such as IPFS. 

Encryption is a powerful defensive weapon for free people.
It is hard to think of a more powerful, less dangerous tool for liberty.
— Esther Dyson, EFF