Colin Pape is the founder of Presearch.org, a decentralized search engine that aims to disrupt the current search monopoly and provide the world with an open, transparent search alternative that is powered by the community, for the community. Prior to founding Presearch, Colin founded ShopCity.com, a federated network of local marketplaces that enables each community to build their own Amazon.com, powered by local businesses. In 2011, ShopCity.com had a run-in with Google that opened Colin's eyes to the secretive nature of the world's largest online company, leading him to realize the need for Presearch.
Presearch is an open, decentralized search engine that rewards community members with Presearch Tokens for their usage, contribution to, and promotion of the platform.
In a world where one company controls 77% of all searches, influencing trillions of dollars in spending, shaping perceptions an