Stani Kulechov

Stani Kulechov

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Stani Kulechov is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aave, an open-source and non-custodial money market protocol. He is a serial entrepreneur with a wealth of experience developing technology in the crypto, blockchain, and fintech space. A well-respected authority in the development of technology, Kulechov is also a mentor to many founders and advisors of ICOs and blockchain projects. He has spoken at numerous events on FinTech, Blockchain, and cryptocurrency, speaking on topics related to Ethereum Smart Contracts.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Kulechov was studying law at the University of Helsinki when he first got into Ethereum.
  • He released ETHLend in 2017, one of the first DeFi DApps ever.
  • He has made it his mission to create tools for an open, transparent, and equitable financial ecosystem through Aave Protocol. 
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.