Caden, the open data platform founded by serial entrepreneur John Roa and backed by legendary investors Jerry Yang and Barry Sternlicht, Taps Stardog

Stardog will power Caden’s platform, allowing consumers to securely aggregate and monetize their digital data.

ARLINGTON, Va., May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — star dogthe leading provider of the Enterprise Knowledge Graph (EKG) platform, announced today that chainthe first open data platform, has selected Stardog to provide unique semantic and data virtualization capabilities for its suite of products.

Caden’s platform will provide users with ownership and control of their personal data to ensure its effective and ethical use by brands seeking to serve them. Users will manage their data within Caden’s Data Vault™, giving individuals the ability to control access and monetize their personal data with trusted companies of their choice. With explicit user consent, brands can leverage this unique intelligence to drive recommendations, communications, promotions, ads, and insights that unlock significant value for the user. Stardog will support Caden’s platform with its unique technology for organizing disconnected data sets into rich knowledge graphs, ultimately providing a deeper level of context to the data it connects.

“Stardog’s ability to help us consume data sets from a disparate set of data silos while applying multiple schemas and inference models is critical to making sense of such a large scale of data,” he said. John Roa, CEO of Caden. “Leveraging Stardog, we can literally connect the dots between billions of disconnected data sets to enable consumers to take control of their data while bringing new insights to brands that will revolutionize one-to-one marketing and communications.”

Caden’s vision is to transform the digital economy through a two-sided data marketplace that centralizes and connects personal data for the benefit of both brands and consumers. The company’s core products include HotLink, the personal data “plaid,” which helps consumers access their data stored at large consumer brands, and Vault, an on-device encrypted personal data wallet. Trusted brands can then request access to information within a user’s vault through a consent API, creating the first real marketplace for third-party data.

“At Stardog, our mission is to integrate data into a complex world to improve people’s lives and organizations’ effectiveness. Caden’s mission is to unite data from the Internet in a way that provides value to both consumers and brands is very much aligned with our mission,” said Stardog CEO and founder kendall clark. “We look forward to helping Caden turn disparate data into actionable insights at scale.”

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About StarDog
Stardog is the ultimate semantic data layer to get better insight faster. Organizations like Boehringer Ingelheim, Schneider Electric, and NASA rely on Stardog Enterprise Knowledge Graph to accelerate insights from data lakes, data warehouses, or any enterprise data source with up to 320% ROI, according to a Forrester consulting study in charge. Learn more at

About Caden
Caden, the first open data platform, will provide consumers and brands with a fair and consent-based marketplace to manage and monetize personal data. Founded in 2021 by technologist and serial founder John Roathe company has been backed by technology pioneers, including jerryyang (co-founder of Yahoo) and wenda harris-millard (DoubleClick Founding Team), business leaders, including Barry Sternlicht (Starwood Capital), as well as venture funds including Motivate Venture Capital, AAF Management Inc. and AME Cloud Ventures.

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