Andrey Voronkov | Biography
Andrey E. Voronkov a founder of Voronkov Ventures ltd., whose mission statement is "Bringing together Energy and Information". Bringing together energy and information basically means bringing together money/resources and talented people with unique knowledge.
Dr. Voronkov has a strong scientific background in the area of medicinal chemistry. In 2010 he successfully finished and defended his PhD dissertation devoted to the use of high-throughput computing and machine learning in the drug development. As a result, Dr. Voronkov has got PhD degree in bioorganic chemistry and biochemistry at Moscow State University, Department of Chemistry. At the moment, Dr. Voronkov has numerous publications devoted to biomedical computing in notable biomedical journals, and he has international patens in this field as well.
Dr. Voronkov has huge interest in new technologies, especially in the fields of IT, biomedicine, space, new materials. He looks for innovations around the world, which worth investments. His main principle in the creation of his team is professionalism of the people and their ability to deliver the promised goods and services. No judgement is done on the basis of religions, political, sexual and other views.
In 2010, Andrey Voronkov created Digital BioPharm ltd., a drug discovery company, working in the field of preclinical drug discovery and related fields, such as patenting, commercialization, projects expertize and due diligence.
In 2016-2017, Andrey Voronkov was participating in SONM (Supercomputer Organized by Network mining) as one of two main co-author of the project. SONM raised 42 millions of usd, and market capitalization after 4 months reached 80 millions usd.
In 2017, Dr. Voronkov became a founder of Voronkov Ventures ltd. This company works in several fields. First of all, it is an investment and consulting company working in the field of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The company provides services on ICO analytics, investment and consulting. Leaning on the its own ranking system, the company gives detailed analysis of ICOs to investors. Moreover, the company develops several own projects, which are based on a principle of decentralization and which use blockchain technology. One of those projects is DrugDiscovery@home; it is a distributed computing project, which uses the power of different computing devices worldwide to solve global health problems. Furthermore, Voronkov Ventures ltd. gathers talents and projects into its database bringing talanted people and investments together.
In 2017, Andrey Voronkov has also taken part in the development of the bill concerning regulation of decentralized virtual property in Russian Federation, and this bill is now under consideration in the State Duma of Russian Federation.
During 2017-2018 Andrey has participated as advisor in icos, which raised over 60 millions usd and co-founded series of startups.