Alexander Shelkovnikov |


Founder, Semantic Capital

Alex is the founder of Semantic Capital, which supports outstanding teams in building decentralised technology. Previously, he ran Deloitte’s corporate venture investments in the UK at Deloitte Ventures. Alex also founded and led Deloitte’s UK Blockchain business, and co-founded a blockchain-based identity management platform Smart ID. His background before that is in strategy consulting at working with some of the largest companies in technology, media, telecoms and digital payments across the globe as well as start-ups, and focussed on helping clients launch and grow digital businesses, development of digital propositions, product management, growth and commercial strategy, and M&A. He is the founding member of Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine.