Speed. Scalability. Security.

The Logos Network is a next-generation crypto network that provides hyper-scalable transaction infrastructure, from micro-transactions to large scale B2B transfers. Its innovative structure overcomes the limitations of the legacy blockchain paradigm and empowers intelligent transfers of value globally. Logos will fundamentally transform what is possible in financial applications, from IoT networks to point-of-sale technology.

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Unbounded Scalability

Logos's innovative architecture unlocks a new level of capacity.


Chain Mesh

An efficient, post-blockchain data architecture built to accommodate the Internet of tomorrow.

The chain mesh consists of independent transaction chains for each account that form mesh-like structure through transfers. This allows for parallel processing of independent transactions, a large improvement over the serial blockchain.



Axios is a novel, delegated Proof-of-Stake consensus protocol that ensures optimal throughput while guaranteeing safety.

Specialized, elected validators come to agreement using algorithms with decades of theoretical support. Logos's economic incentive structure is carefully designed to ensure it is a Nash solution, meaning it is provably fair and validators are held accountable for their actions.



Logos's Polis sharding scheme adds a second dimension of parallelism to transaction validation.

The network's unique structure allows it to randomly divide the network into disjoint groups, each of which independently validates requests in parallel while maintaining security. This is a huge improvement over conventional networks that require a majority of validators to approve each transaction.

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Scalability: an existential issue

The future of money is digital, as seen in the huge growth of peer-to-peer payments, the massive potential of Internet of Things networks, and the revolutionary leaps in decentralized technology. The payment interfaces of today, including both centralized solutions and blockchain networks, are unable to meet these demands due to cumbersome overhead and limited scalability. Unbounded scalability is at the heart of Logos's design.

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Capacity comparison
Logos (initial) 2500+
Ripple 1500
Litecoin 60
Ethereum 15
Bitcoin 7

Foundational Philosophy

Logos rethinks the crypto paradigm from the ground up.


We are mathematicians, economists, statisticians, and computer scientists by training. We apply this same theoretical rigor in developing Logos.


We leverage the best elements of existing crypto networks in conjunction with decades of distributed algorithms research to build the optimal system.

No Free Lunch

No single network can provide unbounded scalability and arbitrarily complex functionality. Instead, Logos focuses on providing the premier transaction infrastructure.

Limitless Possibilities

Logos is a robust transaction network ideal for all payment applications.


Pay anyone, anywhere, anytime. Low latency, minimal fees, and trustless transactions. No need for a bank account.


Huge fee savings over existing solutions. Logos provides the high security, massive scale, and fast processing times needed by businesses.

B2B payments

High security without the need to trust your counterparty. Easy to audit and verify. Cross-border compatability without reliance on any national currency.

Internet-of-Things (IoT)

Interoperability with ultra-light clients that don't sacrifice security. Minimal fees and fast confirmations open up the world of microtransactions.

International remittances

Seamless cross-border transactions without the massive fees taken by conventional providers. Empower workers in an increasingly global economy.

Decentralized banking

Native, mathematical security breaks down the need for trust relationships. Anyone with access to the internet can safely store their money and transact around the world.


White Paper

A technical overview of Logos's architecture and design choices. Intended for advanced audiences.


A 'plain English' introduction to technology underlying Logos. Intended for people who want to peek under the hood.

Case Study

An exploration of cryptocurrency use cases and valuation methodologies. Developed by our academic partners.


Logos is developed by Promethean Labs,
whose world-class team leverages diverse experience across finance, tech, and academia to gain novel insights into crypto technology.


Michael Zochowski

Founder & CEO

Michael has been captivated by DLT technology and crypto investing since 2013. Before creating Logos, Michael worked at Ellington Management Group, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund, on quantitative strategy portfolio management. Michael completed a joint B.A. in Statistics and M.S. in Applied Mathematics in 4 years from Harvard University, where he was a multi-year John Harvard Scholar.

Carl Hua

Head of Engineering

Carl has a decade of software and system engineering experience at NASA JPL and Northrop Grumman, where he worked on safety critical software for autonomous flight systems. He most recently worked on the core flight software which flies the NASA Europa Clipper Mission and has led large teams in full life cycle software development. Carl received an M.S. in Systems Engineering from UCLA.

Doug Wallace

Head of Finance & Operations

A startup executive for the past 20 years, Doug has launched and operated companies across sectors to include Digital Media, Cloud Computing, CyberSecurity, and Gaming. Prior to his startup efforts, Doug was an investment banker at Bank of America and a marketing rep at IBM. Doug received an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BS from the University of Virginia.

Executive Advisory Board & Contributors

Bill Raduchel, PhD

Strategic Advisor & Angel Investor

— Former CIO, CSO, and CFO, Sun Microsystems
— Former CTO, AOL/Time Warner
— Former Professor of Economics, Harvard

Jeff Schroeder

Board of Directors, Goldman Sachs Bank USA

— Former CAO and Management Committee at Goldman
— Former COO of Goldman Securities Division
— Yale School of Management Board of Advisors

David Smalling

Lead Strategic Advisor

— Former head of Mid-Horizon Research, MBFI at Blackrock
— Economics Ph.D. from Harvard; B.S./M.S. in Mathematics from Yale
— 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30

Varun Ganapathi, PhD

Senior AI Research Scientist, Udacity

— CEO & Co-Founder of, a cloud computing company acquired by Udacity.
— Co-Founder, Numovis, computer vision company acquired by Google.
— Stanford CS PhD

Adam Clark-Joseph, PhD

Assistant Professor, UIUC

— Research includes payment systems, market-microstructure, and high-dimensional statistics
— Harvard Economics PhD, Cambridge Economics MS, Yale Math and Economics BS

Keri Findley

FinTech Investor

— Former Partner at Third Point, managing private credit investments
— Experienced advisor and investor in FinTech startups

Lorin Gu

Founding Partner, Parametric Fund

— Leads venture investments at Parametric Fund
— Former Venture Partner at FreeS Fund
— AB/SM from Harvard in Applied Math and Economics

Ian McLoughlin

CEO, Liquid Sky

— Founded Liquid Sky, one of the biggest users of Cloud GPU
— Expert in high performance, low latency infrastructure development

Tiffany Tse

Chairwoman, SinoBiopharm

— Chairwoman of one of China's leading pharmaceutical companies
— Experienced in tech entrepreneurship
— Wharton Economics BS

Gerard Holzmann, PhD

Consultant, Formal Verification

— Senior Faculty Associate in Computer Science at Caltech
— Pioneer of formal verification for distributed systems at NASA and Bell Labs
— 2012 NASA Exception Engineering Achievement Award

Investors & Partners