tea.xyz is a startup that is building an open source software platform on the blockchain.

tea is on a mission to revolutionize the incentives of open-source software development.

tea.xyz was founded in 2021 by Max Howell and Timothy Lewis. The company is headquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


tea.xyz's open source toolkit enables developers to work on any platform, CI/CD on any platform, deploy on any platform. Tea controls the graph of open source that underpins all modern digital infrastructure.


tea’s unified package manager currently supports Linux and OS X and WSLv2 for Windows with additional support for more operating systems in the near future. Open-source developers interested in contributing code or verifying contributed code can register with tea’s authentication tool.


tea has released a whitepaper detailing its protocol for remunerating open-source developers, had over 16,000 developers authenticate, and developed a new unified package manager for open source development.


tea.xyz is backed by Binance Labs, Acuitas Group Holdings, Betaworks Ventures, XBTO Humla Ventures, Lattice Capital, DARMA Capital, Percival VC, Round 13 Digital Assets Fund, StrongBlock, Wax Blockchain, and others. The company raised $8.9M in a Second Seed financing round on Dec 06, 2022. This is bring tea's total funding to $16.9M to date.



  • Year founded: 2021
  • Funding Info: $16.9M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Seed- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Juan
  • State: San Juan
  • Country: Puerto Rico
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