Jendrik Poloczek

Jendrik is Principal Research Engineer at Greenfield, leading the firm’s technical research. He was previously Co-Founder and CTO of Reebo, a smart contract monitoring solution and head of engineering of TokenAnalyst, a blockchain data provider, which became part of Coinbase.

Jendrik holds a Master of Science degree in computer science from the University of Oldenburg.

Publications from Jendrik

  • _Investments
    Tags: Published On: August 31st, 2023

    We're thrilled to share that Greenfield is leading Stroom's $3.5M seed funding round. Stroom, based in Kiev, Ukraine, stands out with an innovative approach: their liquid staking protocol allows seamless provisioning of channel liquidity in BTC to the Lightning Network and earning fees through yield-bearing DeFi-enabled lnBTC tokens on Ethereum, all without running a node.

  • _Research
    Tags: Published On: June 30th, 2023

    Bitcoin-related projects are an integral part of our pipeline and our portfolio - such as Sovryn and Foundation Devices. Over the last months, we have extensively looked into the Lightning Network space. In this post, we highlight the latest Bitcoin and Lightning Network developments. A special focus is placed on recent enablers and catalysts, introducing some relevant players, and discussing outstanding challenges that now offer particular opportunities for builders.

  • _Investments
    Tags: Published On: December 21st, 2022

    We are excited to be part of the $7M equity seed round of Foundation Devices. We believe Foundation's sovereign computing platform is critical in empowering users to reclaim their digital sovereignty.

  • _Research
    Tags: , , Published On: October 10th, 2022

    Privacy is under attack. The most successful corporations of our time have built their entire business model on surveillance capitalism. The blockchain is – in its most fundamental form as a public ledger of all transactions – a privacy hell. In this multi-disciplinary essay, we summarise where Greenfield stands on this issue and explore how crypto-native solutions can address the tension between public interest and the personal need for privacy.