The vEmpire Team

Our team has an extensive background in the audio visual industry, stockbroking, marketing and storytelling.

This unique combination will enable us to produce some of the best blockchain-based games in the industry and our passion for decentralised technologies will fuel the fire for creating a more democratic DAO that can help govern the industry.

Core Team

Dom Ryder
CEO

After beginning his career in the world of stock broking, Dominic quickly advanced from a junior broker at nineteen to a Senior Derivatives Trader & Head of Desk. Dominic’s career eventually took him through wealth management, as a partner at St James’s Place, and eventually he found his true passion in venture capital. An anarchist at heart, the original rebellious nature and reasoning for decentralisation ignited a passion which eventually created vEmpire DDAO.

Mike Ryder
COO

As an avid gamer from a young age, Mike has been cutting his teeth in the creative and technical areas of the audio visual industry designing and programming interactive solutions for high profile clients. Using his technical mindedness , he is combining that with his great interest in gaming to create unique playable features & concepts to keep the empire entertained.

Harvey Woods
Marketing & Operations Manager

Arriving from a creative marketing agency, Harvey has run successful campaigns for large insurance companies, global sweet brands and international charities. In addition, Harvey created the content strategy behind the first blockchain-based platform to fractionalise fine art and unique assets. With a keen eye for design, Harvey will help steer vEmpire into the next invasion.

Jack Dolby
Creative Content Lead

Having started his cryptocurrency career as a creative and technical writer, Jack is most excited about witnessing blockchain’s potential to innovate the modern world. Previously working for both small crypto projects as well as some of the most respected blockchain R&D companies, including IOHK, Jack will help vEmpire position creative and storytelling endeavours and oversee the implementation of creative assets.

Petar Gavrilov
Research Analyst

Petar is a certified Bitcoin expert. He founded Crypto.com's customer service division in 2018 and handled Crypto.com's service channels such as Telegram, Reddit, Discord. He also trained over two hundred professionals on cryptocurrency and hosted a crypto and finance related podcast for over a year.

Advisers

Julien Bouteloup

Julien is the CEO of Stake Capital, Owner of Stake DAO (SDT), Blackpool NFT Hedgefund (BPT) & Rekt. Alongside all the above Julien was and is a core developer behind Curve.fi, one of the defining & most used DeFi protocols of all time.

Jonny Caplan

Jonny Caplan, as part of the LoveTrain Labs Marketing & Strategy Team Jonny is an Award-Winning Filmmaker & Entrepreneur and the host of Amazon Prime’s “TechTalk”. Alongside his other endeavours, he is also currently in production of a brand new NFT TV Series NFTme.tv Jonny and the LoveTrain Labs Marketing & Strategy Team will be offering marketing, strategy advice and direction for our upcoming demo & live game launch of vEmpire: The Beginning.

Kyle Chasse

Founder of Master Ventures and Paid Network, Kyle is a blockchain industry veteran and technology entrepreneur, who has founded, advised and invested in numerous early-stage blockchain projects. Kyle will be expanding vEmpire’s marketing reach with his broad industry connections

Technology Partners

0xblock have worked for countless blockchain projects, as well as the team boasting significant clients including JP Morgan & Goldman Sachs. They have a team of over forty developers with a huge array of knowledge.

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