Ethereum

Ethereum is open access to digital money and data-friendly services for everyone – no matter your background or location. It's a community-built technology behind the cryptocurrency ether (ETH) and thousands of applications you can use today

White paper

This introductory paper was originally published in 2014 by Vitalik Buterin
Link

Polygon

Polygon is a decentralised Ethereum scaling platform that enables developers to build scalable user-friendly dApps with low transaction fees without ever sacrificing on security.Polygon combines the best of Ethereum and sovereign blockchains into a full-fledged multi-chain system.

White paper

Ethereum's Internet of Blockchain
Pdf

Avalanche

Avalanche is an open and programmable smart contract platform for decentralized applications. A platform for institutions, enterprises, and governments.. Asset Issuance & Trading. Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) Debt Financing.

White paper

The paper outlining the architecture of the Avalanche platform and the various features that make it unique.
Link

Fantom

Fantom is a high-performance, scalable, EVM-compatible, and secure smart-contract platform. Fantom’s mainnet deployment—Fantom Opera—is built on Fantom’s consensus mechanism, Lachesis. Fantom is a leaderless, asynchronous, and byzantine fault-tolerant Layer 1 blockchain protocol.

White paper

This paper consolidates the core technologies and key concepts of our novel Lachesis consensus protocol and Fantom Opera platform
Link

Cosmos

Cosmos is a decentralized network of independent parallel blockchains, each powered by BFT consensus algorithms. Cosmos is an ecosystem of blockchains that can scale and interoperate with each other.

White paper

A Network of Distributed Ledgers.
LInk

Solana

Solana is the fastest blockchain in the world and the fastest growing ecosystem in crypto, with thousands of projects spanning DeFi, NFTs, Web3 and more.Solana is an open source project implementing a new, high-performance, permissionless blockchain. The Solana Foundation is based in Geneva, Switzerland and maintains the open source project.  

White paper

Solana: A new architecture for a high performance blockchain
Pdf

Polkadot

Polkadot is built to connect private and consortium chains, public and permissionless networks, oracles, and future technologies that are yet to be created. Polkadot facilitates an internet where independent blockchains can exchange information and transactions in a trustless way .

White paper

Vision for a heterogeneus multi-chain framework.
Pdf

Cardano

Cardano is the first blockchain platform to be built through peer-reviewed research, to be secure enough to protect the data of billions, scalable enough to accommodate global systems, and robust enough to support foundational change.

White paper

Cardano is the first blockchain platform to evolve out of a scientific philosophy and a research-first driven approach.
Pdf
EXPERTISE
The Colossus team combines technological, financial and management expertise with deep understanding of blockchain ecosystems. As blockchain investors, we understood the technological and financial challenges, and focused on finding sustainable solutions
SECURITY
Security is our top priority: our technology solutions are hosted on dedicated hardware in premium data centres with the highest security standards available on the market; wallets are held in institutional-grade custody and further protected by insurance.
DIVERSIFICATION
We have roots in the blockchain space since 2016, we deeply understand the architecture of the different protocols, and are able to develop complex solutions on different ecosystems, adapting to the potential of blockchain technology by diversifying technological and financial risks.
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Ethereum

Ethereum is open access to digital money and data-friendly services for everyone – no matter your background or location. It's a community-built technology behind the cryptocurrency ether (ETH) and thousands of applications you can use today

White paper

This introductory paper was originally published in 2014 by Vitalik Buterin
Link

Cosmos

Cosmos is a decentralized network of independent parallel blockchains, each powered by BFT consensus algorithms. Cosmos is an ecosystem of blockchains that can scale and interoperate with each other.

White paper

A Network of Distributed Ledgers.
LInk

Polygon

Polygon is a decentralised Ethereum scaling platform that enables developers to build scalable user-friendly dApps with low transaction fees without ever sacrificing on security.Polygon combines the best of Ethereum and sovereign blockchains into a full-fledged multi-chain system.

White paper

Ethereum's Internet of Blockchain
Pdf

Solana

Solana is the fastest blockchain in the world and the fastest growing ecosystem in crypto, with thousands of projects spanning DeFi, NFTs, Web3 and more.Solana is an open source project implementing a new, high-performance, permissionless blockchain. The Solana Foundation is based in Geneva, Switzerland and maintains the open source project.  

White paper

Solana: A new architecture for a high performance blockchain
Pdf

Avalanche

Avalanche is an open and programmable smart contract platform for decentralized applications. A platform for institutions, enterprises, and governments.. Asset Issuance & Trading. Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) Debt Financing.

White paper

The paper outlining the architecture of the Avalanche platform and the various features that make it unique.
Link

Polkadot

Polkadot is built to connect private and consortium chains, public and permissionless networks, oracles, and future technologies that are yet to be created. Polkadot facilitates an internet where independent blockchains can exchange information and transactions in a trustless way .

White paper

Vision for a heterogeneus multi-chain framework.
Pdf

Fantom

Fantom is a high-performance, scalable, EVM-compatible, and secure smart-contract platform. Fantom’s mainnet deployment—Fantom Opera—is built on Fantom’s consensus mechanism, Lachesis. Fantom is a leaderless, asynchronous, and byzantine fault-tolerant Layer 1 blockchain protocol.

White paper

This paper consolidates the core technologies and key concepts of our novel Lachesis consensus protocol and Fantom Opera platform
Link

Cardano

Cardano is the first blockchain platform to be built through peer-reviewed research, to be secure enough to protect the data of billions, scalable enough to accommodate global systems, and robust enough to support foundational change.

White paper

Cardano is the first blockchain platform to evolve out of a scientific philosophy and a research-first driven approach.
Pdf

Gianni Pelosi

29+ years of experience in different roles in the ECT field: CEO, CSO, Company Advisor, Fund-Raiser, Founder in Finland, England and Belgium. 15+ years of experience in consulting, funding, management and coordination of european projects and company internationalization.

Danilo Perrotta

Works since 15 years as venture capitalist, involved as investment manager in over 3.000 screening processes and in 30+ investments ad exit. In the past quality and production manager in aerospace industry and high-end fashion companies.

Andrea Calandruccio

15 years of experience in quantitative investing strategies. As Managing Director of Atlantide Asset Management oversees a team of traders who generates over 30 billions of annual volumes in bond, derivatives and crypto. 5 years of experience as VC and PE adviser.

Andrea Torrente

CTO at StakingTeam, staking-as-a-service company on blockchain DPoS since 2018. 4+ years of experience in building and managing nodes for various DPoS protocols. Expert in managing networks, applications and services with a high availability, scalability and security requirements.

Guido Cestelli Guidi

Crypto Pioneer, advisor in dozens of cryptocurrency startups. Expert in decentralized finance and DLT architecture. Worked as Project Manager in Nolan Norton (KPMG Italy) offering companies advice regarding blockchain topics.

Mario Barbantini Scanni

Crypto Pioneer & Blockchain Analyst with extensive quantitative and qualitative analytical skills in decentralised finance. Expert in node validation protocols and consensus mechanisms. Ex-Political analyst for South America’s leading think-tank, CEBRI.

Lorenzo Barbantini Scanni

Crypto Pioneer, angel investor since 2011, serial entrepreneur. He launched and managed companies in several sectors: eCommerce, Telecom, Consumer Services. Focusing his attention to the market and to the maximization of profit. Invested in over 80 crypto projects.

Rocco Piovani

Mechanical Engineer specialized in energy. Data Analyst of pollutant abatement systems and diagnostic engineer for Baker Hughes. Data Scientist for Optimum Complexity. Investment strategy analyst and expert in risk monitoring infrastructure.

Gianni Pelosi

29+ years of experience in different roles in the ECT field: CEO, CSO, Company Advisor, Fund-Raiser, Founder in Finland, England and Belgium. 15+ years of experience in consulting, funding, management and coordination of european projects and company internationalization.

Danilo Perrotta

Works since 15 years as venture capitalist, involved as investment manager in over 3.000 screening processes and in 30+ investments ad exit. In the past quality and production manager in aerospace industry and high-end fashion companies.

Guido Cestelli Guidi

Crypto Pioneer, advisor in dozens of cryptocurrency startups. Expert in decentralized finance and DLT architecture. Worked as Project Manager in Nolan Norton (KPMG Italy) offering companies advice regarding blockchain topics.

Mario Barbantini Scanni

Crypto Pioneer & Blockchain Analyst with extensive quantitative and qualitative analytical skills in decentralised finance. Expert in node validation protocols and consensus mechanisms. Ex-Political analyst for South America’s leading think-tank, CEBRI.

Andrea Calandruccio

15 years of experience in quantitative investing strategies. As Managing Director of Atlantide Asset Management oversees a team of traders who generates over 30 billions of annual volumes in bond, derivatives and crypto. 5 years of experience as VC and PE adviser.

Lorenzo Barbantini Scanni

Crypto Pioneer, angel investor since 2011, serial entrepreneur. He launched and managed companies in several sectors: eCommerce, Telecom, Consumer Services. Focusing his attention to the market and to the maximization of profit. Invested in over 80 crypto projects.

Andrea Torrente

CTO at StakingTeam, staking-as-a-service company on blockchain DPoS since 2018. 4+ years of experience in building and managing nodes for various DPoS protocols. Expert in managing networks, applications and services with a high availability, scalability and security requirements.

Rocco Piovani

Mechanical Engineer specialized in energy. Data Analyst of pollutant abatement systems and diagnostic engineer for Baker Hughes. Data Scientist for Optimum Complexity. Investment strategy analyst and expert in risk monitoring infrastructure.