Emotiq is a next-generation blockchain with powerful scalability and privacy, combining the latest research in distributed ledger technology with an innovative natural-language approach to smart contracts.
NEXT GENERATION BLOCKCHAIN
Emotiq reimagines the role of smart contracts. Smart contracts are computer programs that detail the conditions under which a transaction or transfer of tokens will occur, and executes them accordingly. They are the user interface of the blockchain. These computers programs are only readable by computers, however, not humans, which limits their usefulness.
Through Ring, the Emotiq smart contract language, we offer a ground-breaking solution for non-programmers and those obliged to program by necessity. We make smart contracts readable and usable by humans.
Ring is smart contracts in plain English.
The Ring VM is a sandbox that enables Emotiq to experiment with smart contract implementations and users to explore and preview smart contracts, interactively, prior to committing them to the blockchain.
The Ring VM runs smart contracts written in the native Ring language as well as most, if not all, Ethereum contracts machine translated from Solidity. Those who program by trade may be well-served by Solidity, but may want to leverage Emotiq’s usability, functionality, or scalability.
Oracles allow smart contracts to interact with the outside world and are a vital part of the Emotiq platform and ecosystem. Oracles retrieve real-world data to provide results in answer to queries made by smart contracts.
Smart contract creators use oracles as pre-built components. Developers are incentivized to create new oracles through a pay-per-transaction model, in which the developer of the oracle is paid each time an oracle provides an answer.
Joel is a seasoned hacker and blockchain pioneer. He started his career on Wall Street and brings twenty-five years of diverse software engineering and management experience to Emotiq.
Joel was previously Chief Technology Officer at a Top 100 cryptocurrency and blockchain company, where he earned a reputation within the community for his fearsome execution power.
Joel has acted as Director of Prime Brokerage Technology at Deutsche Bank, has run offshore development teams, and has built many scalable and fault tolerant systems over the years. He now smashes technological boundaries and ventures deep into the unexplored frontiers of crypto to bring unique opportunities to Emotiq contributors.
VP of Engineering
Vladimir has over twenty-five years of experience in managing technology in fintech, telecom, and media companies. His pioneering credits include creating the first FidoNet node in Soviet Union, the first remote banking application using asymmetric keys cryptography in Russia, and the first ISP in Western Siberia.
Vladimir was CTO of the Russian stock exchange, where he created its trading system and network infrastructure. Vladimir has held executive roles at VEON (a telecom company with over two hundred millions subscribers), Sberbank (the biggest bank in Eastern Europe), Moscow City Telephone Network, Orange Business Services, Lucent Technologies, and Mail.Ru Group (the biggest Internet-media company in Russia).
Over his career, he has led and successfully delivered many cutting-edge projects, in addition to launching his own companies,
CPM and Cybertonica.
Chief Rocket Scientist
David is literally a rocket scientist. Trained in theoretical and observational astrophysics, in addition to computer science, he brings an incomparable and extraordinary five decades of unique programming expertise to the table.
David has served as a Principal Scientist in the aerospace industry where he built airborne LIDAR systems for underwater mine detection, and was a Senior Scientist on the Raytheon ExoAtmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) program.
He is a true expert in numerous computer languages, including Lisp, and an authority on signal processing, image processing, guidance and navigation, radio-frequency and infrared target detection systems, and target tracking. He has twice addressed the European Common Lisp Meeting.
Shannon is a systems engineer who enjoys working on multidisciplinary projects. He spent much of his career as a research engineer at a national laboratory in the US, where he worked on a variety of applied research projects.
He was the Chief Developer of several technologies, including robotic teleoperation controls, real time FPGA-based video signal processors, and intelligent electric power conversion devices. Much of Shannon’s work has been focused on distributed agent-based systems.
His areas of expertise include machine learning, AI, Common Lisp programming, functional languages, cyber security, and data mining.
His research interests include the design of systems with inherent security and robustness, and navigation and categorization in ultra-large graph-based data sets with decentralized semi-autonomous agents
Paul’s career has spanned three decades of working in microprocessor electronics, compiler and operating system design, and running his own highly-successful software consultancy.
He has taken part in projects with companies such as IBM Canada, Mitel Corp, Cognos, and several start-ups, including Design Recovery Inc., Innovative Systems Group, JetLetter, Sable Technologies, and Alacrity Inc.
Paul has written papers for the ACM and IEEE on techniques for optimizing concurrency, and has open-sourced his work on converting diagrams to code using AI techniques.
Paul’s research interests include software engineering, visual languages, diagrammatic languages, and reactive software.
Senior Software Architect
Ever since cobbling together a distributed system to process data reduction on unused nighttime nodes of the Cornell astronomy network in the late 1980s, Mark Evenson has been involved in plumbing the depths of what is possible to compute across the Internet.
From modeling multi-party business process execution orchestration in description logic to hot-patching the hosting infrastructure for surging web traffic across the Western hemisphere, his work has repeatedly combined a future sketched by academic wizardry with the needs of the pragmatic now.
He is excited to solve the problems inherent in developing and deploying a decentralized, planetary-scale sharded ledger.
Luke brings networking experience from the telecom industry where he has built products for the world's largest network operators and equipment vendors. He is especially interested in high-performance networking with commodity hardware and has been deeply involved in the network industry's transition to this model.
Luke has also been involved in the Common Lisp community for many years and is well known for his contributions to development tools.
Site Reliability Engineer
Eugene is the Site Reliability Engineer at Emotiq, taking care of our development and production infrastructure. Eugene has more than thirty years of experience in DevOps/SRE, beginning at the Siberian Branch of the prestigious Russian Academy of Sciences in the early days of the Internet. He has helped build and manage networking and operational infrastructure in industries as diverse as science, telecom, media, and finance, and has held Senior DevOps/SRE positions with companies including The Russian Trading System, RosBusinessConsulting, Lucent Technologies, and Vimpelcom/VEON. He brings a deep passion for information technology and is dedicated to continuously learning the latest techniques and tricks to ensure that the systems he manages operate at the peak of security and efficiency.
Senior Software Engineer
Karol has experience in building of diverse types of software - from low level systems (OS kernel, embedded designs) to high level services (messaging, distributed systems, real-time game servers).
He designed and implemented most parts of core services which run large data jobs for a top big data company.
During repeated visits of telco industry, he developed emergency services for largest UK telco company.
Using Lisp as the ultimate vehicle for exploration, he wrote a real-time strategy game, convex areas navigation mesh optimizer and graph matching tools.
Ann is a seasoned serial entrepreneur, project manager and marketing professional. She has worked for Citibank & Holcim among other multinationals, coordinating software and operational roll-outs with global stakeholders.
Lately Ann has been the founder & manager of a Swiss Marketing company, where she managed clients, projects and a remote team to deliver high quality web & branding solutions.
Anna is a proactive, dedicated, and detail-oriented corporate communications practitioner with extensive public relations experience in Europe and Canada.
She has worked on projects in industries as diverse as finance, sporting events, and film.
Senior Writer and Editor
Anca’s international expertise spans over 20 years of creating value, solving problems, and maximizing growth in the corporate world as well as an entrepreneur.
Prior to joining Emotiq, Anca has worked almost exclusively with startup teams, helping them produce effective content that generated leads, buzz, and sales.
Anca‘s work was featured on big websites such as Huffington Post, Digital Journal, Nordic Business Forum, The Write Life, Orbit Media Studios and many more.
The mix of skills she has developed over the years, from data analysis to project management, from strategy to storytelling are like martial arts – powerful on their own, but more compelling when combined.
Wen is the China Community Manager for Emotiq. With a deep knowledge of the Chinese cryptocurrency space and thorough understanding of blockchain projects, he provides the Emotiq team with expert regional advice, in addition to offering Chinese language support across all of Emotiq's social media channels.
Batyrkhan is an experienced multicultural community manager. He started his career in China's mobile gaming industry, where he collaborated with Asian gaming development companies.
After switching into the blockchain space, he has worked with several crypto projects and gained much relevant experience and knowledge.
Emotiq will generate a total of 1,000,000,000 EMTQ and sell 51.25% of tokens to raise $39M (million). The fundraising target has been carefully selected to enable us to reach our development milestones and jumpstart the Emotiq ecosystem. Tokens will be allocated as follows:
First round private sale
Second round private sale
Third round private sale
Fourth round private sale
Native EMTQ token
Strongly consistent, public blockchain;
PBFT atop collective
two parallel blockchains:
trust-but-verify transaction validation
Lisp smart contracts
Sharding via bias-resistant
Enhance pBFT performance
under Byzantine denial of service attacks
(state blocks) and
Ring (natural language)
UI console with interactive
Secure purging of old and spent transactions
Real-time trust-but-verify transaction validation
User-friendly UI for Ring and Emotiq development tools