The Goldfish Who Got Rugged
Why We Liquid Stake with (and the Importance of Self-Custody)
Or Harel
October 26, 2023

Once upon a time, In the deep, Cryptocean, There swam a goldfish, His name was: Salmon Bankriver Fries.

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Rebirth of Privacy: A New Beginning to End-to-End Encryption
Our investment in Fhenix
Or Harel
September 26, 2023

In our digital age, data breaches and unwarranted data scraping pose significant threats, not just to individual privacy but to business potential and growth. Encryption isn't merely a tool to shield information; it serves as a foundation upon which businesses can thrive. By incorporating advanced encryption, businesses unlock new opportunities. These range from streamlined data sharing without compromising sensitive information, to confidently expanding into sectors with stringent data protection requirements, and even transforming DAOs, dApps, and other crypto-based projects and protocols.

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Guardians of the Chains: How Forta's Bots Protect Blockchains with Their New Incentive Structure
Or Harel
August 8, 2023

Just another day in the crypto world, and yet another high-profile exploit. The recent victim, Curve Finance, saw over $100M of crypto assets at risk, which sent shockwaves throughout the community and dragged the CRV token down with it. Such incidents bring back into focus the dire need for a robust multi-layered defense in the crypto realm.

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who we are

We are crypto engineers and innovators immersed in the world of cryptocurrency since 2012, marked by our successful creation of Colored Coins—the pioneering digital assets protocol built atop Bitcoin. 

Node stands as a dedicated, thesis-driven cryptocurrency fund with a strategic focus on long-term investments in seed or A-stage crypto infrastructure and decentralized protocols. Beyond providing financial support, we actively contribute as core members to emerging protocols and networks. Our hands-on approach extends to addressing technical challenges and navigating token economics. With our node operation company Node.Monster, we play a pivotal role in assisting teams during the early days of network bootstrapping. Our commitment goes beyond initial funding, as we actively assist our entrepreneurs and networks in their market entry and sustained growth.


Public confidence in slow-moving, high-cost organizations is eroding, due to their lack of transparency, inability to course-correct and weak security protocols.
Blockchains, cryptocurrencies and their underlying technologies have the potential to increase trust and improve security across many markets and cut costs and friction.  They enable a dynamic new range of applications and business models, which enjoy a decentralized structure based on trust in code and math – ensuring better alignment of incentives between all market participants.

We are now at the early stages of their adoption curve.  As they mature, these technologies will solve some of the world's biggest challenges in finance, media, ownership and data access. 
At Node, we believe the market will grow rapidly as these technologies fulfill their promise.  

Our goal is to invest in novel networks – addressing vertical-specific issues, which are ideally blockchain agnostic – and to solve distinct issues in defined ecosystems.

Amos Meiri
Co-Founder & Director

Amos is an investor and pioneer in the crypto & digital assets sphere. He co-founded Colored Coins - the first digital assets protocol - in 2012 and, two years later,, the first digital assets platform. Prior to this, Amos was head of trading at and held key positions at other investment firms.

Rotem Lev
Co-Founder & CTO

Rotem was formerly the Co-Founder and CTO of Colu and led the creation of the Colored Coins specification while working on Bitcoin code. He was also Chief Architect and Head of Front-end Development at eToro. Previously, he worked at Cyhawk Ventures as VP R&D, and at Checkpoint, and Memco (C.A) as a Software Engineer and Systems Architect.

Or Harel
Token Engineering Analyst

Or is a Software & Information Systems Engineer from Ben-Gurion University in Israel, with a strong background in software UI/UX and Product Management from several Israeli start-up companies. A true technical researcher, who is passionate about cryptocurrencies and new protocols.

Ofer Guttman
Director of Operations

Ofer is a seasoned professional in capital markets and risk management, boasting a wealth of experience in the financial sector. He has assumed key positions at prominent investment firms, such as serving as a senior investment and hedging consultant at Bank Leumi, foreign equities trading manager at Meitav-Dash, and a risk analyst at Tachlit ETNs.

Danny Razinsky (CPA)
CFO in Residence

Danny has served in various financial and operations roles. These include CFO at Colu, as VP Finance and Operations at several start-ups in the Israeli and US fintech and high tech industries, and Director of Finance at AOL. He also spent time at PwC. Danny is a CPA and has a BA in Accounting and Business from the College of Management, Israel.

Eyal Elsheich
Infrastructure Adviser

An engineer, crypto developer and infrastructure architect, Eyal was previously VP of R&D at Colu, where he worked to create payment systems, wallets, and protocols for both blockchain and centralized infrastructure. Formerly an independent hacker, he oversaw the creation of infrastructure systems for large-scale website systems.