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About Frankli

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Frankli is powered by OpenOrigins, a technology company based in London, United Kingdom.


OpenOrigins was founded by Dr. Mansoor Ahmed-Rengers, during his PhD at Cambridge University. At OpenOrigins, we believe that the lack of a provenance infrastructure is threatening trust online.​ OpenOrigins' Global Trust Layer can help alleviate this issue by proving the origin of all content online. 

Frankli is the first platform developed on this Trust Layer infrastructure. We use this technology to verify every single piece of content on our platform. 

That is how we know that everything you see on Frankli is verifiably unedited, undoctored, unfaked... and human. 

Our People


Mansoor Ahmed-Rengers
Founder & CEO

Mansoor stumbled on the problem of ensuring provenance for digital assets as part of his PhD at the University of Cambridge and has not stopped working on it since. He received his Masters from ETH Zurich and has previously worked at RKVST and nCipher Security.

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Matthew Pendlebury
Engineering Lead

Matthew builds high performance teams to solve critical and interesting challenges in the security and trust domains. He brings a wealth of experience of solutions from different organisations from his time with Thales e-Security and F-Secure.

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Ainsley Fagerström
Head of Marketing

Ainsley is a strategic and forward-thinking marketing professional with nearly 20 years of work experience at organisations of different sizes, from multinational technology giant to early-stage startups. She has extensive experience in building and delivering marketing and branding strategies.

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Ari Abelson
Head of Outreach

Over the last decade, Ari has helped startups build growth and community strategies. He has a background in disinformation research, having collaborated with major tech companies and governments to combat misinformation. 

He aspires to be the first Frankfluencer.

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