Ethereum Classic



Meet Our Team

ETCDEV Team is a group of professional software engineers working full time on Ethereum Classic core projects



Yury @gagarin55

Javascript Developer


Alexey Sudachen @sudachen

Go Developer


Constantine Kryvomaz @bunda

Rust Developer


Wei Tang @sorpaas

Rust Developer


Tomasz Zdybał @tzdybal

Go Developer


Isaac Ardis @ia

Go Developer



Igor Artamonov @splix


Matthew Mazur @snaproll


Elaine Ou @elaine


Dr. Avtar Sehra @avtarsehra




Yates Randall @etherninja


Cody Burns @dontpanicburns


ETCDEV Team does work on a set of core Ethereum Classic projects

ETC Geth

Fork of original EF Geth, which is a reference implementation of Ethereum Classic protocol now

Emerald SDK

An official desktop wallet, and a flexible SDK to build custom applications on top of Ethereum Classic blockchain

Monetary Policy

ECIP-1017 which adds a cap (5M20) to total issued coins in Ethereum Classic blockchain. The team is working on implementation for both Parity and Geth, does full testing cycle of the new supply model, and examines for possible attacks

Sputnik VM

A new implementation of Ethereum Virtual Machine with main focus on performance and reliability. It can be used as a standalone EVM to help developers to build their Dapps, or embed into other apps


Testing ECIP-1017 New Monetary Policy 27 Sep 2017

This December Ethereum Classic will switch to a new monetary policy, which comes under ECIP-1017. It was actively discussed this past winter, and was accepte...

Intro to Emerald Project 17 May 2017

As many of our readers know, the ETCDEV team is working on the Emerald Project, which is going to be a platform for future decentralized applications (dapps)...

ETCDEV Team Principles and Vision 15 Mar 2017

Pragmatic approach Our main focus is on making Ethereum Classic a stable and usable technology. Opposite to move fast and break things. This means ensurin...

A Joint Statement on Ethereum Classic’s Monetary Policy 01 Mar 2017

The Ethereum Classic community has grown substantially since its inception in July of 2016. In order to further Ethereum Classic’s vision, the community need...

September 11th Dev Update 11 Sep 2017

The team We are very glad to welcome Javascript developer Yury (@gagarin55). Yury has a broad and diverse background in blockchain technology and applicati...

August 1st Dev Update 01 Aug 2017

Last Dev Update was at end of May, but it doesn’t mean we stopped the work. Quite opposite, we were too busy on Geth, on Emerald project and on Sputnik...

Development Update, week #13 29 May 2017

Presentation during Consensus 2017 Event https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYke0KZxHSM (Emerald) Base for interface internationalization (i18n) (Geth) ...