Behind Company Lines

Vasily Nikonov, Founder of Velvet.Capital

May 26, 2023 Hosts Julian Torres and Mike Townsend, sponsored by Otter Labs Episode 280
Behind Company Lines
Vasily Nikonov, Founder of Velvet.Capital
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Vasily Nikonov is the Founder of Velvet.Capital - a DeFi Asset Management protocol that helps people & institutions create diversified financial products on-chain: tokenized funds, yield farming strategies, and other structure products.

Prior to Velvet.Capital he was a venture builder incubating Blockchain & Crypto startups at LongHash Ventures (e.g., Xanpool and Astar raised ~$50m+)

Vasily was also a Project Leader at BCG and launched digital products for clients (incl. a WealthTech start-up, a SaaS for financial advisors, and other fintech)

He holds an MBA from INSEAD and BSc & MSc in Applied Mathematics from MIPT.


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Vasily Nikonov, Founder of Velvet.Capital