Reclaim your data,
reclaim freedom

Reclaim your
data, reclaim

Decentralised personal data exchange*

Datafund is a protocol and distributed application (dApp) that guards personal data, provides safe storage and enables data exchange. Information is shared on the need-to-know basis according to an agreement between exchanging parties.

Datafund guards and protects the privacy of an individual while enabling companies to engage in fair data exchange.

* GDPR compliant

Problem: Personal data management is broken

Data is the most powerful asset of the digital age. It is a new asset class, bigger as traditional assets and maybe even money. However, current incentives do not favor the individual, they favor siloed development and containment of data, out of reach of the true owners, in order to increase company value. At the moment there is no data management and exchange protocol that puts control in the hands of the individual while companies also don't have a tool to use consumer data in a fair way.

We are at a junction of how our future will look like. Our freedom (of mind) is at stake without even realising it. As data has value and power it is time the ownership and distribution is done the right way. Fair.

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Apr 23, 2018

We found these questions from our potential supporters the most interesting

We had an interesting and insightful experience last week. It was on 18 April in the picturesque baroque palace of the City Museum, right in the heart of Ljubljana, where we threw a closed gathering for our partners and potential supporters. Though the amicable audience of around 30 people was not large, we’re glad to say it more than made up in quality. It was good to see some prominent figure...



Mar 28, 2018

Join Datafund’s first Telegram round table on data privacy on Thursday 29th March

The Cambridge Analytica/Facebook fiasco has put the internet giants’ less than stellar data privacy measures into the spotlight again. Even though privacy concerns have been permeating public discourse for years, it seems that this was the straw that broke the camel’s back and the message is beginning to sink in with everyone. That’s why on Thursday, 29 March 2018, from 16:00–18:00 CET Datafund...



Mar 28, 2018

Facebook Monday — the beginning of the Web 3.0 age

In our line of work historical milestones get named after days when a symbol’s/brand’s stock price drops significantly. Marlboro Friday is important to the branding industry — it opened up the subject of how much a brand is really worth. And almost everything that we know about branding has happened since that Friday, 2.4.1993. Following this milestone, a whole new methodology of calculating a ...



Mar 15, 2018

Datafund connecting with the MyData initiative

On the one hand, Datafund is about giving the individual control over their own personal data. For them to be able to use and share the data on their own terms and with whomever they want, but for a proper compensation. We believe that in the digital age freedom begins with truly owning your personal data. On the other hand, Datafund wants to enable companies easier access to consumer data and ...



Dear early supporters, thank you!
Presale succesfully concluded on Nov 30 2017

Technological, regulatory compliant and business-oriented, but with a European sense of humanity.

“Today, personal data management is like the Wild West. In the digital world, personal data, if understood correctly, are the most intimate assets humans possess. The DataFund project embraces this idea and is building an open source blockchain-based protocol that will be available for all applications that want to comply with GDPR. The protocol and the distributed logic of the blockchain enable completely new possibilities for any kind of data – for example, the market for personal data, which is actually the first application of the protocol. This is an example of how the world should look – business-oriented, but with a European sense of humanity."

Mihael Modic, CEO


  • Control Your Data

  • Keep Your Privacy

  • Receive An Additional
    Income Source


  • GDPR Compliant

    All-in-one solution for consumer data storage and sharing, with track-back and opt-out functions.

  • New Revenue Stream

    Transparent data exchange with the consent of the individuals that turns the cost of your CRM into an additional revenue stream.

  • New Data Streams

    More efficient updating and enrichment of your consumer databases.

We are building world's first distributed personal data exchange as we believe that aligned incentives are crucial for a system to work in a fair, transparent way, for the greater good. With the advent of blockchain and other peer-to-peer technologies, such solution provides new possibilities and gives back authority and freedom to the individual.

Individuals are empowered with greater control of their data which can be monetized with means of fair incentive. Rewards can be determined according to the level of data sharing consent while guaranteeing a transparent and fair exchange process. At any moment, the data can be withdrawn and third-party access revoked.

One step towards universal basic income in opposition to wealth creation that grows social inequality.

One step towards universal basic income in opposition to wealth creation that grows social inequality. Last but not least privacy is the foundation of a free society. Let's get this asset that we create back under our control, where we can own our own identity and manage it responsibly!

What is General
Data Protection
Regulation (GDPR)?

GDPR is an EU regulation that comes in effect on May 25th, 2018. The GDPR is intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. Thus, the primary objectives of the GDPR are to give control back to citizens and residents over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the EU.

As consumers will (finally) take over control of their personal and consumer data all around EU, around 50% of companies are not going to be prepared for that.


Datafund Technology Stack*

Our technology stack builds upon world’s most advanced distributed solutions.


Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference. These apps run on a custom built blockchain, an enormously powerful shared global infrastructure that can move value around and represent the ownership of property.


Swarm is a distributed storage platform and content distribution service, a native base layer service of the Ethereum web 3 stack. The development objective is a peer-to-peer storage and serving solution that is DDOS-resistant, zero-downtime, fault-tolerant and censorship-resistant.



Foundation: Commitment to greater good



Only a non-profit project can stay neutral and act in the best possible way for the individual and greater good. With the first release of the protocol, the code will be open sourced while all the rights will be transferred to a foundation, established in Geneva, Switzerland.




Protocol & Foundation


Zenel Batagelj.cso
Chief strategist


Protocol & Swarm


Crt Ahlin.mng
Project Manager & Data analysis


Gasper Zupan.mng
Community management


Artistic vision & design


Damir Erznoznik.arc
Senior Architect


Lead developer




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Images © Metropolitan museum CC0 licence & Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
Artistic direction Egor Kraft