April 1, 2020


Coronavirus has placed new focus on digitization and supply chain, says Houston blockchain startup leader

Kim Raath has transitioned to CEO of the startup she co-founded. She takes the helm of the blockchain-as-a-service company just as a global pandemic and expected recession is sweeping the planet, but to her, it's game on.

March 17, 2020

Community Newsletter

An Update and Announcement

Houston, TX, March 17, 2020 -- Topl is excited to announce an internal promotion to executive leadership effective today. Kim Raath, previously Co-Founder and President, is assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer at Topl.

January 1, 2020


“How I Raised It” Podcast

In this episode, Kim talks about raising money during the "crypto winter," how she hosted educational events to build her investor network, going through Capital Factory's accelerator, Rice Accelerator, and WeWork Labs, the importance of telling stories and having "wicked resolve" and much more.

November 14, 2019


Student-founded blockchain company raises $1 million

“So many people are trying to change the world,” Raath said. “We want to help them prove it. I want to be a hands-on person for a better world.”

September 12, 2019


Houston company builds blockchain network to verify products are fair trade, sustainable

A Houston company is building a blockchain network to verify that products marketed as fair trade or sustainable are actually sourced from companies paying their workers living wages or using environmentally friendly practices.

September 9, 2019


Topl closes seed round

Kim Raath is pretty proud of her company right about now. Not only is she proud that her startup, Topl, a blockchain network with applications across industries, closed a 20 percent oversubscribed $700,000 seed round, but because she did it in a way that was directly in line with her company's values...

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