Yuriy’s fascination with blockchain, smart contracts, and cryptocurrency took root during his tenure at UNLV in 2016. Captivated by blockchain's potential to revolutionize society, he delved deeply into DeFi protocols and cryptocurrency research, amassing a wealth of knowledge on diverse blockchain ecosystems since 2019.
Through extensive travel and networking with industry experts, Yuriy broadened his expertise even further. In 2022, he established Orbiter Labs, a dedicated team that created Orbiter One, a decentralized, cross-chain interoperable, peer-to-peer lending protocol.
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