by: Friktion Core Contributors
Today we’re excited to announce Friktion’s Lightning Angels — individuals who have been supporting Friktion’s journey to bringing full-stack portfolio management protocol to DeFi. We are honored to have the counsel of this talented group of Founders, Investors, and Crypto evangelists as Friktion’s Angel investors.
Lightning Angels have been influential in Friktion’s ability to iterate rapidly and think through Volt design (Friktion’s products), navigating markets, and scaling. Many have been personal mentors to us (core team) long before starting Friktion.
Without further ado…introducing Friktion’s Lightning Angels:
⚡Alex Svanevik — CEO @ Nansen
⚡Santiago Santos — Crypto Investor, prev Investor @ ParaFi
⚡Ryan Selkis — Founder @ Messari
⚡Chris McCann — Solana OG, Partner @ Race Capital
⚡Jason Yanowitz — Cofounder @ Blockworks
⚡Jordi Alexander — CIO @ Selini Capital
⚡Joe McCann — Solana OG, Investor @ Asymmetric
⚡SolBigBrain — Solana OG, Investor @ BigBrain VC
⚡DCF God — Professional shitposter
⚡Greg Magadini — CEO @ Genesis Volatility
⚡Calvin Liu — DeFi builder and Investor, prev Strategy @ Compound
⚡Michael George — Partner @ Wave7, Founder @ Catalina Whales
⚡Jai Bhavnani — Pentagon, Cofounder @ Rari Capital
⚡Avi Felman — Crypto @ GoldenTree
⚡Tory Reiss — CEO @ Equi
⚡Nick Chong — Angel investor, prev Investor @ ParaFi
As Friktion grows, we’re confident this group of advisors will be great sounding boards and help us navigate the highs and lows while we build.
Friktion is Solana’s leading protocol for risk-adjusted yield strategies. Friktion’s core products, known as Volts, are building blocks of DeFi portfolios that can perform across market cycles. The platform, launched in December 2021, has amassed over 15,000 users and done nearly $2bn in volume since. The protocol’s mission is to enable access to long-term sustainable DeFi yields. Learn more at app.friktion.fi