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Pioneering The Path Forward For Bitcoin

Based in Europe, Bitcoin Reserve takes pride in being a bitcoin-only firm that dedicates all its resources to developing financial services for the future reserve currency of the world. We help people preserve and accumulate wealth by providing the most effective tools for investing into bitcoin for the long-term.

Our Team

Yuri de Gaia

Yuri de Gaia

Founder & COO

Yuri started brokering bitcoin as early as 2013 and has acquired vast expertise since then. After working for a large trading firm and founding a bitcoin kiosk company in Canada, he decided to commit full- time to his own venture with the goal of helping onboard the next wave of long-term bitcoin investors and true believers in the new financial paradigm.

Nik Oraevskiy

Nik Oraevskiy

Founder & CEO

Nik has been in Bitcoin since 2012, where he has worked with wallet and exchange start-ups in North America, helping to develop and lead their strategic visions. Mr. Oraevskiy was also involved with international finance and fund management out of Liechtenstein before starting down the brokerage path with the goal of bringing Bitcoin to the world at large.

Andrew Howard

Andrew Howard

CBDO

After being introduced to Bitcoin at an early age in 2016, Andrew developed a passion for what this new financial revolution has to offer the world: freedom. Prior to joining Bitcoin Reserve, he worked extensively in corporate account management and business development, helping to onboard new clients while building long-term relationships.

He runs Bitcoin Reserve’s Agent Program and takes care of our client relations.

John Yukon

John Yukon

Engineering Lead

After catching the Bitcoin bug in 2016, John has been continuously going down the endless rabbit hole learning about Bitcoin and its larger implications. John spent the last 15 years as an engineering leader at one of largest technology companies in the world. In 2019 he started working full time for Bitcoin and now spends most of his time building out the tech platform for Bitcoin Reserve.

Adam Anderson

Adam Anderson

Engineer

Inspired by Bitcoin's elegant codification of the principles of censorship resistance, individual sovereignty and absolute scarcity, Adam's life path shifted dramatically starting in 2013. He left his former career as an educator behind and started down a new path towards mastery of system administration and software development. Now Adam works for Bitcoin, both by preaching its benefits to anyone who will listen, and through his contributions to Bitcoin Reserve's backend infrastructure.

Valeriya Georgieva

Valeriya Georgieva

Sales & Marketing

Valeriya has ten years of experience in corporate technology companies where she has performed various leadership and project-related roles. In 2018, she entered the world of Bitcoin and with the goal of helping small and medium-sized companies to attract clients and expand their reach with innovative and best in class Marketing and Sales initiatives.

Siim Jalakas

Siim Jalakas

Legal Council

Siim started consulting cryptocurrency companies in 2016 in Estonia, one of the first countries in the world to offer a regulatory framework for bitcoin ventures. Although he believes that Bitcoin itself cannot be regulated, exchange companies need oversight to weed out the fraud and money-laundering that unfortunately come with unregulated activities.

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