Steven Nerayoff
Steven Nerayoff
CEO & Founder

Steven Nerayoff, Esq. LL.M. is a prolific serial entrepreneur, attorney and inventor of 20 international patents, having founded seven companies in Silicon Valley and New York City.

Steven is a blockchain pioneer with his involvement in top projects including: Ethereum, Lisk, Bancor, tZERO, ZenCash, ZCash, Ripio, Aion and Storm. Steven is also the Chairman of the publicly listed company Global Blockchain Technologies (OTCMKTS:BLKCF) (TSXV:BLOC).

Steven’s innovative work as the legal architect of Ethereum’s record setting token sale continues to be the basic structure used throughout the world today. Steven innovated the concept of “utility”, specifically using the concept of “gas” or “fuel” for legal purposes. Steven continues to be instrumental in defining the industry standards.

Steven founded Alchemist specializing in blockchain project development and investment. Steven has assembled a team of industry leaders having advised and invested in over 25 projects.

Steven has had involvement as either a founder or advisor:

Aion | Bancor | Ethereum | Factom | GlobalBlockchain | Investfeed | Kudos | Lisk | MAD | | Polymath | Ripio | RSK | Sirin | Steemit | Storm | Streetwire | tZERO | Veridium | Vezt | ZCash | Zencash

He is the Founder & CEO of Maple Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on emerging technologies including blockchain-based payment systems, consumer internet companies, and socially conscious enterprises.

He is also the Founder & Executive Chairman of CloudParc, a patented next-generation artificial intelligence smart city platform that has groundbreaking technology for the city of the future.

Previously founded: Freedom Eldercare,, Fleetwood Owen,, Inside/Out City Guides