Research-driven builders and investors in the cybernetic economy

We contributed to Lido DAO, P2P.org, =nil; Foundation, DRPC, Neutron and invested into 150+ projects

The MVI Grants Program

Konstantin Lomashuk and Artem Kotelskiy

Feb 5, 2024

We announce a $500k cyber•Grants Program devoted to studying the broad impacts of Ethereum issuance policy changes, in particular on the staking economy and its decentralization. As part of motivation, we present a basic analysis suggesting that the currently proposed MVI policy hurts solo & decentralized actors much more than the centralized ones, and describe a realistic scenario where Coinbase controls >51% of ETH staked.

From Hands-On to Hands-Off: Playbook for Serial Founders

Alexander Orlov

Feb 19, 2024

How do founders step back and shift into a more strategic role? Our Strategy Team researched this subtle question, and interviewed unicorn founders, fund managers and CEOs to create an actionable playbook.

Deconstructing Account Abstraction

Artem Kotelskiy

Jan 11, 2024

Account Abstraction solves Ethereum onboarding UX problems: seed phrase backups and ETH-denominated gas fees. In this article, we decompose Account Abstraction at the lowest level, explaining in detail what it is and how the corresponding technical standard ERC-4337 works. After that we also conduct three case studies, covering various technological aspects of smart contract wallets — security models in Argent, modular contract architecture in Safe, and network abstraction in Avocado.

Introducing cyber•Fund

Konstantin Lomashuk and Vasiliy Shapovalov

Dec 14, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the relaunch of cyber•Fund: a private investment company led by Konstantin Lomashuk and Vasiliy Shapovalov which consists of a liquid portfolio, a strategic portfolio and a new $100mm venture arm. We believe that the future will be radically transformed by technologies emerging today. Our aim is to help fuel the founders accelerating the frontier of the new cybernetic economy at the intersection of blockchain, robotics, AI and IoT.