Da Vinci Capital Partner Andrey Yashunsky and QVentures co-founder David Mickler have confirmed plans to join Blockchain-based technology provider NKOR ahead of an expected Initial Crowdfunding Offering (ICO). News of Yashunsky and Mickler’s investment will heighten interest at a time when international investor interest is growing in this type of technology.
As well as investing in NKOR, Da Vinci Capital’s Yashunsky has also joined the venture’s advisory board. Da Vinci Capital Management is a group of companies that focus on alternative investments, private equity, and structured products in Russia and the CIS. With offices in Guernsey, Moscow, and London, Da Vinci Capital Group currently has USD 400 million under discretionary and advisory management. They have invested more than USD 150 million in eight major projects.
Alongside Yashunsky, David Mickler, the co-founder of QVentures, will now be joining NKOR. QVentures is an investment club for sophisticated investors. Their members gain access to specifically curated co-investment opportunities in early-stage companies alongside international investors. QVentures is a community consisting of Angels in 60 offices worldwide with investment in 40 projects totaling USD 70 million.
About NKOR Technology
NKOR uses the natural features of Blockchain technology in order to register every transaction of information executed through it while remaining impenetrable to changes and manipulations. NKOR allows creators, whether coders or artists, a watertight way to record their works and to prove they were actually first. The ambitious project is at the development stage. The tech team is currently working on algorithm integration after already finalizing architecture and mechanisms to prevent duplication.
NKOR CEO Eric Klein will be hosted by the Coworking Platforma Leonardo in Kyiv on 17 December and will talk about the transition that the market has experienced from IPO to ICO. Klein has a wealth of experience in the media industry. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer at High TV 3D, which controls four television channels in 81 territories, and former CEO and co-founder of Fashion|One TV. During his 11 years in the media industry, he has dealt with copyright infringement on a daily basis, such as illegal downloading of original content.
In 2014, Mr. Klein (pictured) began to invest in companies that develop Blockchain-based products. He was a key investor and a part of the advisory board of SuchApp - a Blockchain-enabled real-time messaging app with 4K video call function.