You Can Contribute to Making a Better World

If you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, that there are opportunities to change things, then there is a possibility that you can contribute to making a better world. Noam Chomsky

My goal is to leave this place in better shape than I found it by using the technologies and tools I have at hand.

Blockchains are fundamentally designed to remove intermediaries from many areas of human life and by doing so solve problems (like inequality) that exist only because of centralization of power.

Winding Tree

Winding Tree is a non-profit foundation that aims to foster innovation in the travel industry by opening up data via a blockchain-powered marketplace for travel companies.



  • Lufthansa
  • Air New Zealand
  • Nordic Choice Hotels
  • Citizen M
  • Swissport
  • Air France KLM


  • Reuters
  • Le Figaro
  • Business Insider
  • CoinDesk
  • Nasdaq
  • Der Tagesspiegel
  • Forbes
  • VentureBeat
  • The Next Web
  • Skift
  • tnooz
  • CryptoCoinsNews

Other Projects

Travel Tech Con ← Now mostly run by Marina Berezovska

Community of travel startups and other organizations that think startups will change the future of travel. Goal: enabling collaboration in travel.


Software for airlines and hotels, to help them with accommodating passengers from cancelled and delayed flights. (Startup profile on Tnooz). Y Combinator batch S14.

Air Rating ← Discontinued

Airline rating based on social media mentions. Weekend project, discontinued.

Wandertab ← Successfully used by Hitlist

Whenever you open a new tab, Wandertab shows you a stunning picture from an amazing place as well as how much it costs to go there. I created the first version of Wandertab with Gillian Morris of Hitlist at a THack hackathon.


These are articles that were published by independent websites. There is more on Medium (centralized service, I know!).

Public Speaking

My goal today is to educate people about blockchain technology, help individuals and organization to understand its implications.

I speak at most conferences free of charge, given that the travel and accommodation costs are covered.

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