Yuri Cataldo

Co-founder / General Partner

Yuri Cataldo is an award-winning entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and best-selling author. Prior to co-founding Athenian, Yuri founded IndigoH2O (2015 best tasting water in the world), Art Tech Media, and the Business of Creative Enterprises program at Emerson College.

In addition, he has been on the founding team of blockchain, entertainment, and tech product projects. He is a Pre-ICO investor in Dreams Quest, Black Ocean, Decredit, and Spores. Yuri is an early coin holder in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano, Binance Coin, Theta, NDau, and Algorand.

He advises tech, blockchain, and creative companies on PR, marketing, and product launches. His efforts have resulted in 7 figure launches, global media mentions for founders and products, and multiple awards for his clients and companies. Yuri is a graduate of Indiana University, Juilliard, Yale, and MIT (2023).

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson