Minerva market is one of the newer markets trying to position themselves in this long lasting era controlled by 2 large markets, created around May 2016 offering multisig transaction, this is a short interview we recently conducted with the market admin who wished to introduce his market:
Who are you and what do you do?
There is never an “I” in Minerva. We, the founders (decline to say whether it be 1,2 or more), own and run Minerva collectively. Minerva is a Darknet Marketplace. We run the entire marketplace ourselves and restrict allowing outsiders from becoming an admin/mod.
In this era of over 50 markets where about 2 of them holds most of the business, what made you want to start a market?
We come from a vendor background. We know what sellers would like. Likewise, as a buyer we also know what we would like to see. Considering the profits that markets can be making, we find the level of service to be inadequate. Disputes take forever. Support requests go unheard. The listings are over saturated and load times can be long. We wanted to create a fast (in terms of TOR speed), secure (in both from hacking attempts and