Eugene Plotkin  CEO  Founder Techwallet

Eugene Potkin shared his view on russian market and the future of crypto-currencies in general.The interview was conducted by Alexey Kuznetsov, a journalist from the Russian news agency RIA Novosti.

Eugene Plotkin started his  career as an engineer at IBM Russia. Then Ihe worked for several years in IT industry. In 2000 I founded which is now one of the largest online payment systems in Russia. Eugene Potkin spent some time in IT industry. It was a very interesting experience. But he  always wanted to work in finance sector. He has been working in this area since 2004. At that time he joined Bank Rossiya where he became CFO. After leaving Bank Rossiya he founded TechWallet. The company is based in Moscow.


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Eugene gave a view on current state of the Russian cryptocurrency market.  He stated that there are many factors contributing to the growth of the market. First of all, there is a huge demand for cryptocurrencies among people who want to invest their money into something safe and secure. Secondly, there is a growing interest in blockchain technology. This technology can be used not only for financial purposes but also for other areas such as healthcare or education. Thirdly, we have seen a lot of positive changes in the country’s economy. For example, the government introduced new laws allowing citizens to pay taxes using cryptocurrencies.

Eugene  believe that cryptocurrencies will become more popular in the near future. They will help us to overcome certain problems with traditional banking system. However, it is too early to say what kind of impact they will have on our society.

In 1995, he founded TechWallet, an Israeli company that provides online payment solutions for e-commerce websites. The company has been listed on the NASDAQ since 2000. In 2003, it became one of the first companies to offer a mobile wallet solution.

In 2007, TechWallet launched its first product, “PayPal”, which is now used by more than 50 million people worldwide. In 2008, TechWallet acquired PayU, a leading European provider of digital payments services. In 2010, TechWallet acquired the assets of PayPal Europe and established a new entity called PayU Payment Services Ltd., based in London.

Eugene Potkin business life is a serial entrepreneur, having founded and sold several companies in the past. Eugene Potkin is the founder of TechWallet, a company that provides an online platform for people to buy and sell bitcoin. He has been involved in cryptocurrency since 2011 when he first heard about it through his friend who was working on Bitcoin at the time.

Eugene Potkin career started as a software engineer at Microsoft where he worked from 2007 until 2012. In 2012, he founded TechWallet which is now one of the largest companies in the world dealing with cryptocurrencies.

He holds a BSc degree in Computer Science from University College London.

The most important thing to know about Bitcoin is that it works without a middleman or bank. You don’t need to go to your local bank to transfer money like you do now; instead, you simply send bitcoins over the internet to someone else.