About us

HighCastle – is an online investment marketplace for private securities and other alternative investments, driven by distributed ledger technology.

HighCastle enables investors to make investments into private companies, hedge funds, bonds, loans, property and variety of other investment opportunities. HighCastle`s proprietary API sources these opportunities from technology-enabled online platforms (P2P, P2B, crowdfunding platforms and other trusted channels outside of the traditional banking system).

For the businesses HighCastle offers a hassle free resource to raise capital through private placement, crowdfunding, or other types of alternative fundraising, such as ICOs and Token sales, so entrepreneurs can raise money for their needs. Quickly, Efficiently, Safely. We use Distributed Ledger Technology to digitalise alternative investments globally.

Board of Directors


Ulyana Shtybel

Vice President at HighCastle

Ph.D. in Economics, Partner at High Castle Capital, former Executive Director of Warsaw Stock Exchange in Ukraine, BP Officer at American Chamber of Commerce, business trainer at Alfa Bank; worked at UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (NYC). Since 2011 Ambassador to One Young World Summit.


Ludwik Sobolewski

Non-executive Director

CEO of the Bucharest Stock Exchange. President and CEO of the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) between 2006 and 2013. Before WSE, Sobolewski spent several years as the Executive Vice-President of the Polish National Depository for Securities (and Clearing House). He was also chairman of Polish Power Exchange, BondSpot, Exchange Centre SA.


Denys Goncharenko

CEO at HighCastle

MPhil. in Law, founder at HighCastle, Managing Partner at High Castle Capital, Licensed Trustee in Bankruptcy, Former Head Of Legal Department State Tax Service of Ukraine.

Advisory Board


Daniel Haudenschild


Working with distributed ledgers technologies as well as captive ledgers (SAP) to develop and explore market origination activities for FinTech possibilities in financial services. Providing motivation, guidance, and strategy to senior stakeholders and teams to realize digital strategies. With 20 years of proven systems enabled transformation delivery, DanielI assists organizations to envisage and translate business challenges into practical deployment of applications.


Ugo Bechis


Ugo has a professional experience in Banking and finance, transactional and distribution services. He has been Head of Bank Multichannel Distribution, Home Banking, Trading On-line, Corporate and Retail Payments, Cards, Consumer Credit and Bancassurance, following commercial responsibilities in Corporate and Trade Finance, Audit and Acquisitions.


Nitin Gaur


Director at IBM Blockchain Labs. Master of Business Administration (MBA). Master of Science (MS) in Management Information Systems. Business + Technology Thought Leader. IBM Master Inventor with 40+ Patents.

The Team


Vladimir Saakov

CFO at HighCastle

MPhil. in Economics, trader at Nasdaq and serial entrepreneur with more than 10m of assets under management. High-skilled manager with a focus on business development and improving financial performance. Gained extensive experience working with international companies operating in Emerging Markets and Real Estate.


Constantin Pechnikov

Co-Founder at HighCastle, CTO

MPhil in Law, Master degree in Engineering. Serial Entrepreneur with a primary focus on IT and Law. More than 20 years of experience. Gifted Back-end Developer with wide portfolio of creating algorithmic trading systems.


Roman Tehlivets

Chief Innovation Officer  at HighCastle

Bachelor's degrees in Politology and Consulting Psychology