the next frontier
Crypto Gaming and Beyond
Explore Planet Nine
Be the first to discover diverse landscapes on Planet Nine and collect valuable Nineum, the planets natural resource and crypto-asset.
Nineum acts like any other crypto-asset. The more you discover, the more your collection is worth.
Partner with Planet Nine’s team of nonprofits, organizations, and individuals who are working to support a more sustainable ecosystem on Planet Earth. As you earn Nineum, so will they.
Our mission is to redefine the economic model and user experience of cryptocurrency from the ground up. Nineum is fun and easy to find and we focus on engaging an audience that cares about the sustainability of Planet Earth.
The Planet Nine App is free to download from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. The app and associated web APIs utilize iOS and Nodejs and are hosted on AWS.
Centralized Non-fungible Tokens
Planet Nine differentiates itself by taking a centralized approach to digital asset ownership. In this way it more closely follows the gaming paradigm than the crypto paradigm. This will be familiar to users and offers benefits of asset recovery and transaction reversal.
Planet Nine utilizes the same cryptography that Bitcoin and Ethereum use for account creation and verification.
Planet Nine provides Gateway APIs that let any 3rd Party provide interactions that allow users to discover and earn Nineum.
Planet Nine is founded in Portland, Oregon. We are a small but mighty team working quickly to get to build the world of Planet Nine. We are passionate about technology, design, and making Planet Earth sustainable.
Chief Executive Officer
Zach started his career learning Retail Operations Management at Starbucks and Apple before heading back to Reed College to change careers. There he discovered his love of programming and parlayed a startup weekend win into a job at GlobeSherpa where he lead mobile development. In addition to developing killer software, Zach enjoys hiking, brewery hopping, and tinkering with new gadgets and gizmos that appear on the market.
Chief Design Officer
Alex is passionate about creating technology solutions that empower connected, accessible, and sustainable communities. Previously, she was the Director of Product for moovel North America, focusing on the future of urban mobility. At the startups earliest stage, Alex led the design for the company’s brand and product. She enjoys her house plants, dog sitting, going to local shows, and biking around town.
John loves working with technology, solving problems, and building things. It's great being able to do all those things at Planet Nine. John studied Chinese at Reed College and lived in Beijing for a couple years where he worked at a leading Chinese technology company before returning to Portland to focus on software development. Outside of work, he loves to read, travel, and eat and he’ll do just about anything to get outside on a sunny day or up to the mountain when there's snow.