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Max Polyakov is an international entrepreneur in the information and space technology sector. He is the founder and CEO of Earth Observation System (EOS).

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Max Polyakov is an international entrepreneur in the information and space technology sector. He is a managing partner in the Noosphere Ventures investment fund and founder of several international companies, including Firefly Aerospace, EOS DA, Space Electric Thruster Systems (SETS), RenatusRenatus, and MaxMiser.

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In 2011, Polyakov received his postgraduate degree in International Economics from Dnіpropetrovsk National University, UkraineUkraine. In 2013, he received a Ph.D. in international economics. His thesis was "Development paradigm model for IT-technologies in the world economy and forms of its implementation." In 2020, he received his doctorate in economic science.

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Max Polyakov is an international entrepreneur in the information and space technology sector. He is a managing partner in the Noosphere Ventures investment fund and founder of several international companies, including Firefly AerospaceFirefly Aerospace, EOS DA, Space Electric Thruster Systems (SETS), Renatus, and MaxMiser.

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Max Polyakov is an international entrepreneur in the information and space technology sector. He is a managing partner in the Noosphere VenturesNoosphere Ventures investment fund and founder of several international companies, including Firefly Aerospace, EOS DA, Space Electric Thruster Systems (SETS), Renatus, and MaxMiser.

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Max Polyakov

Max Polyakov is an international entrepreneur in the information and space technology sector with a doctorate in international economics. He is a managing partner in the Noosphere Ventures investment fund, and founder and CEO of several international companies, such asEarth FireflyObservation Aerospace,System (EOS DA, SETS, Renatus, Maxpay, etc).

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Business activity & entrepreneurship
World views & principles

Max Polyakov supports academician Volodymyr Vernadsky's theory about the biosphere, according to which the next stage in its evolution is the noosphere. The noosphere is based on the creative interaction between human and nature. It believes that it is the main driving factor in the development of the planet, as well as for the preservation and rejuvenation of its resources. These are the principles Max Polyakov’s social and business activities are focused on.

Max Polyakov is an international entrepreneur in the information and space technology sector. He is a managing partner in the Noosphere Ventures investment fund and founder of several international companies, including Firefly Aerospace, EOS DA, Space Electric Thruster Systems (SETS), Renatus, and MaxMiser.

Career

Starting in 2001, Max Polyakov has created several IT companies:

  • It-Ukraine, an outsourcing project that developed software for customers from the USA, Canada, and Europe.
  • Maxymiser
  • EasyDate (later Cupid Plc).
  • Murka, a social casino games company.
  • Renatus Media, a Menlo Park-based mobile game developer.
  • Noosphere Ventures Partners LP (N.V.P.) investment fund. This fund supports the digital economy, engineering, and space technology startups.
  • EOS DA, which creates tools for processing and analyzing satellite data, combined into a single cloud platform.
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2001 — Max Polyakov founded an outsourcing project AlarIt Ukraine, which develops software for customers from the USA, Canada, and Europe.

2002 - 2003 — creates several IT companies: Hit Dynamics, Maxymiser, and EasyDate (later Cupid Plc).

2010 — Max Polyakov brings Cupid Plc to the IPO of the London Stock Exchange.

2011 — Polyakov becomes co-owner of Murka corporate network, developing social casino games.

2012 — Max Polyakov founds Renatus Media. This company targets post-Soviet countries like Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia.

2014 Polyakov becomes a general partner in Noosphere Ventures Partners LP (N.V.P.) investment fund, USA. This fund supports the digital economy, engineering, and space technology startups.

2015 – Max Polyakov and NVP found a company EOS DA, which creates tools for processing and analyzing satellite data, combined into a single cloud platform.

2016 —Polyakov becomes a co-owner for GDM Group Holding Limited.

In April 20201, Polyakov purchased a majority stake in Dragonfly Aerospace, a South Africa-based company developing compact high-performance imaging satellites with a wide range of spectrums.

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2011 — Polyakov receives postgraduate degree from Dnіpropetrovsk National University, Ukraine.

In 2011, Polyakov received his postgraduate degree in International Economics from Dnіpropetrovsk National University, Ukraine. In 20132013 , Polyakovhe receivesreceived a Ph.D. in international economics for. hisHis thesis was "Development paradigm model for IT-technologies in the world economy and forms of its implementation." In 2020, he received his doctorate in economic science.

Polyakov wrote 20 scientific articles and monographs and was Professor Igor Khanin's co-author in a number of scientific and philosophical works on semiotics, noospherology, and economic innovation. Max Polyakov has about a dozen cooperative patents in the United States, including a patent for a Unified Identification System, which allows systematizing and controlling personal data.

2019 — Polyakov receives a doctorate in Economic Sciences.

Social activities
Association Noosphere

Max Polyakov is the founder of founded the non-profit public organization Association Noosphere, which supports social initiativesSTEM.

Verndasky Challenge

2015 Polyakov initiatesinitiated an annual international engineering startup competition called Vernadsky Challenge. Winners of this competition receive grants for the development of their projects and expert support from leading international companies.

The first in Ukraine European Championship in the rocket-modeling sport took place with Polyakov and Noosphere's support. FAI (World Federation of Aeronautics) overseas this event. Specifically for this championship NES students have developed a new competition score system — Cup Navigator, which was personally approved by FAI President.

Awards

2009 — The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Scotland.

2017 — Polyakov was awarded the title of Honorary Member of FAI for his significant contribution to air sports and modernization of systems for calculating competition results.

2019 – the All-Ukrainian National Prize "Person of the Year" in the nomination "For Contribution to the Development of Space Industry of Ukraine."

Hobbies

One of his hobbies is collecting iron sculptures created at Kasli Art Casting Plant. His collection has more than a hundred unusual figures. One of them, "The Young Dreamer," became an inspiration for the Noosphere logo.

World views and principles

Max Polyakov supports academician Volodymyr Vernadsky's theory about the biosphere, according to which the next stage in its evolution is the noosphere. The noosphere is based on the creative interaction between human and nature. It believes that it is the main driving factor in the development of the planet, as well as for the preservation and rejuvenation of its resources. These are the principles Max Polyakov’s social and business activities are focused on.

Timeline

April 27, 2021

Dr. Max Polyakov announces acquisition of a majority stake in Dragonfly Aerospace, a South African NewSpace company with over 20 years of proven heritage in high-performance imaging satellites and payloads.

2017

Polyakov and Noosphere Ventures acquiredacquire American space startup Firefly Space Systems from a rocket engineer Tom Markusic, who had previously worked at Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, SpaceX.

2015

Polyakov createdcreates EOS DATA Analytics, with offices in the United States and Ukraine. The project develops and implements a cloud platform for processing and analyzing satellite data.

2014

Max Polyakov foundedfounds financial company Maxpay.

2012

Max Polyakov created Renatus – a company to publish social and mobile games. The project first developed software for the post-Soviet countries but later began to publish products for Apple Store, Google Play, Amazon and Facebook.

2012

Max Polyakov creates Renatus—social and mobile gaming company.

2006

The partners sold their project HitDynamics sells to British business analyst company Hitwise. Later, in 2015, another project, Maxymiser, wasis boughtpurchase by the American corporation Oracle.

2005

Polyakov, in partnership with a foreign investor from the United Kingdom, Bill Dobby, foundedfounds the IDE Group with its head office in Edinburgh. The business group includedincludes such projects as EasyDate (renamed Cupid plc in 2010), Murka, HitDynamics, and Maxymiser.
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Max Polyakov is an international entrepreneur in the information and space technology sector. He is the founder and CEO of Earth Observation System (EOS).

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Max Polyakov is an international entrepreneur in the information and space technology sector, with a doctorate in international economics. He is a managing partner in the Noosphere Ventures investment fund, and founder of several international companies, such as Firefly Aerospace, EOS DA, SETS, Renatus, Maxpay, etc.

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2006 — Hit Dynamics catches the eye of a business analytics international leader, an American company Hitwise. A year later, it became a part of the largest British analytical company Experian with more than 15 thousand employees and an annual income of several billion dollars.

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2011 Cupid Plc is recognized as the fastest technologically growing company in Scotland. Polyakov becomes co-owner of Murka corporate network, developing social casino games.

2012 — Max Polyakov gets engaged in another social and mobile games development project —founds Renatus Media. This company targets post-Soviet countries like Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia.

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2015 Maxymiser is acquired by Oracle Corporation of America. Next, Max Polyakov and NVP found a company EOS DA, which creates tools for processing and analyzing satellite data, combined into a single cloud platform.

2016 — NVP acquires a large social network ask.fm with more than 80 million users. The same year, he becomes a co-owner for GDM Group Holding Limited, offering a wide range of marketing services. One of the most famous companies in this group is ClickDealer — a certified Google partner — recognized as the leading service provider in global marketing.

2017 — Noosphere Ventures Partners acquires assets, patents, and intellectual property from an aerospace company Firefly Systems Inc. After the acquisition, this company is rebranded as Firefly Aerospace and receives a vital investment.

2018 Firefly opens an R&D center in Dnipro, Ukraine, and attracts more than 200 Ukrainian scientists and engineers to work on vehicle components. This center has the largest 3D printer in Ukraine, producing components for Firefly launch vehicles.

2019 Blackstone, a large US investment group, acquires Murka Limited and Murka Entertainment Limited.

NASA chooses Firefly Aerospace among the nine companies (out a total of 50 applicants) to participate in the Artemis lunar mission. Firefly Aerospace is also included in the special orbital missions of the United States Air Force.

2020 — Firefly plans to launch its first Firefly Alpha launch vehicle into space. Other space projects also include Firely Beta and Gamma launch vehicles, SETS engines, EOS SAT optical satellites, and EOS SAR radar satellites.

Scientific Activity

2016 —Polyakov becomes a co-owner for GDM Group Holding Limited.

Education

2011 Polyakov receives postgraduate degree from Dnіpropetrovsk National University, Ukraine.

2013 Polyakov receives a Ph.D. in international economics for his thesis "Development paradigm model for IT-technologies in the world economy and forms of its implementation."

Polyakov wrote 20 scientific articles and monographs and was Professor Igor Khanin's co-author in a number of scientific and philosophical works on semiotics, noospherology, and economic innovation. Max Polyakov has about a dozen cooperative patents in the United States, including a patent for a Unified Identification System, which allows systematizing and controlling personal data.

Aside from academic achievements, Max Polyakov has about a dozen cooperative patents in the United States, including a patent for a Unified Identification System, which allows systematizing and controlling personal data.

2019 Polyakov receives a doctorate in Economic Sciences.

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Aside from his business activities, Max Polyakov devotes a lot of time to charity. He is the founder of and inspiration for the non-profit public organization Association Noosphere, which supports social initiatives.

2012 — Max Polyakov focuses on social activities. He inspires several charity events in Ukraine. Most are aimed at revealing the scientific and technical potential of young Ukrainians.

2014 Noosphere Engineering School foundation is a network of research sites based on the leading universities in Ukraine. The first NES laboratory opens in his own alma mater — DNU. Today, this network has laboratories in seven universities across the country.

2015 — Polyakov initiates annual international engineering startup competition called Vernadsky Challenge. Winners of this competition receive grants for the development of their projects and expert support from leading international companies.

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2016 — The creation of Noosphere Association — a non-profit public organization engaged in educational events for youth focusing on space, innovation, and robotics. Its main pride is an annual family open-air festival BestRoboFest, as well as regional stages of the NASA Space Challenge hackathon in 2016-2017.

2019-2020 — Noosphere Association starts working on the improvement of Dnipro infrastructure. With their support, Gagarin city park and planetarium get reconstructed.

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2009 Business success brings Polyakov theThe Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Scotland.

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One of his hobbies is collecting iron sculptures created at Kasli Art Casting Plant. His collection already boastshas more than a hundred unusual figures. One of them, "The Young Dreamer," became an inspiration for the Noosphere logo.

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2013 — the shareholders of the company decided to sell Polyakov a more “adult” part of the business. His offshore company Grendall Investment Limited agreed to pay $ 70 million for sites BeNaughty, CheekyLovers, WildBuddies, Click & Flirt, QuickFlirt, Flirt and several others.

2013 — Cupid Plc rapid success was overshadowed by the scandal that unfolded as a result of the investigation of BBC Radio 5 and Kyiv Post . According to journalists, the company hired people who, using anonymity and a fake identity, created fake accounts on dating sites, forcing users to buy paid services.

2013 — Forbes Ukraine conducted its own investigation into Polyakov’s connections with adult dating sites. As a result of the scandal, the value of the shares decreased by 3.5 times despite the fact that the company denied the presence of defamatory practices. As a result of the audit, the systemic use of fictitious profiles was not proved, although the final report confirmed the fact that the profiles of Cupid plc employees are not marked with the “administration” symbol or in another obvious way, as implemented in such social network.

2013 — according to a journalistic investigation by Rusbase , a dating company Together Networks was created on the basis of the purchased assets. The share in the joint business with M. Polyakov was owned by Maxim Krippa, a candidate for deputy of the Kiev City Council from the Samopomosch political party, whose name connects with the IT company Evoplay, also engaged in the development of software for online casinos, as well as Russian businessmen C. Tokarev and R. Gilfanov.

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2015 — between Polyakov M. and Krippa M. on the one hand and C. Tokarev and R. Gilfanov on the other hand, a lawsuit began regarding fraud in a joint holding company Phoenix Holdings, which included Together Networks sites. and non-payment of dividends by Polyakov M. In a last decision, the court of appeal of the British Virgin Islands decided to freeze the assets of Maxim Polyakov and Phoenix Holdings ltd. and pointed to attempts by Polyakov M. to withdraw frozen assets with the help of Ukrainian friends.

2015 — one of the companies associated with M. Polyakov became a defendant in criminal proceedings related to the dissemination of pornography, as evidenced by extracts from the Ukrainian court register.

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2018 — a group of original shareholders in the defunct Firefly Space Systems have accused co-founder and CEO Tom Markusic of fraudulently conspiring with Ukrainian billionaire Maxym Polyakov to force the rocket company into bankruptcy in 2017 and reconstitute it under a nearly identical name without giving them any stake in the new venture.

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2020 — a two-year investigation by Snopes was published that linked Firefly Aerospace founders Polyakov Maxim and Mark Watt to fake dating sites BuddyGays, MyLustyWish, WantMatures, Loveaholics, SpicyDesires and AffairDating.

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2013 — the shareholders of the company decided to sell Polyakov a more “adult” part of the business. His offshore company Grendall Investment Limited agreed to pay $ 70 million for sites BeNaughty, CheekyLovers, WildBuddies, Click & Flirt, QuickFlirt, Flirt and several others.

2013 — Cupid Plc rapid success was overshadowed by the scandal that unfolded as a result of the investigation of BBC Radio 5 and Kyiv Post . According to journalists, the company hired people who, using anonymity and a fake identity, created fake accounts on dating sites, forcing users to buy paid services.

2013 — Forbes Ukraine conducted its own investigation into Polyakov’s connections with adult dating sites. As a result of the scandal, the value of the shares decreased by 3.5 times despite the fact that the company denied the presence of defamatory practices. As a result of the audit, the systemic use of fictitious profiles was not proved, although the final report confirmed the fact that the profiles of Cupid plc employees are not marked with the “administration” symbol or in another obvious way, as implemented in such social network.

2013 — according to a journalistic investigation by Rusbase , a dating company Together Networks was created on the basis of the purchased assets. The share in the joint business with M. Polyakov was owned by Maxim Krippa, a candidate for deputy of the Kiev City Council from the Samopomosch political party, whose name connects with the IT company Evoplay, also engaged in the development of software for online casinos, as well as Russian businessmen C. Tokarev and R. Gilfanov.

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2015 — between Polyakov M. and Krippa M. on the one hand and C. Tokarev and R. Gilfanov on the other hand, a lawsuit began regarding fraud in a joint holding company Phoenix Holdings, which included Together Networks sites. and non-payment of dividends by Polyakov M. In a last decision, the court of appeal of the British Virgin Islands decided to freeze the assets of Maxim Polyakov and Phoenix Holdings ltd. and pointed to attempts by Polyakov M. to withdraw frozen assets with the help of Ukrainian friends.

2015 — one of the companies associated with M. Polyakov became a defendant in criminal proceedings related to the dissemination of pornography, as evidenced by extracts from the Ukrainian court register.

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2018 — a group of original shareholders in the defunct Firefly Space Systems have accused co-founder and CEO Tom Markusic of fraudulently conspiring with Ukrainian billionaire Maxym Polyakov to force the rocket company into bankruptcy in 2017 and reconstitute it under a nearly identical name without giving them any stake in the new venture.

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2020 — a two-year investigation by Snopes was published that linked Firefly Aerospace founders Polyakov Maxim and Mark Watt to fake dating sites BuddyGays, MyLustyWish, WantMatures, Loveaholics, SpicyDesires and AffairDating.

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Max Polyakov supports academician Volodymyr Vernadsky's theory about the biosphere, according to which the next stage in its evolution is the noosphere. The noosphere is based on the creative interaction between human and nature. It believes that it is the main driving factor in the development of the planet, as well as for the preservation and rejuvenation of its resources. These are the principles Max Polyakov’s social and business activities are focused on.

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2010 — Max Polyakov brings Cupid Plc to the IPO of the London Stock Exchange.

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2012 — Max Polyakov gets engaged in another social and mobile games development project — Renatus Media. This company targets post-Soviet countries — Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia.

2014 Polyakov becomes a general partner in Noosphere Ventures Partners LP (N.V.P.) investment fund, USA. This fund supports the digital economy, engineering, and space technology startups.

2015 Maxymiser is acquired by Oracle Corporation of America. Next, Max Polyakov and NVP found a company EOS DA, which creates tools for processing and analyzing satellite data, combined into a single cloud platform.

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2017 — Noosphere Ventures Partners acquires assets, patents, and intellectual property from an aerospace company Firefly Systems Inc. After the acquisition, this company is rebranded as Firefly Aerospace and receives a vital investment.

2018 Firefly opens an R&D center in Dnipro, Ukraine, and attracts more than 200 Ukrainian scientists and engineers to work on vehicle components. This center has the largest 3D printer in Ukraine, producing components for Firefly launch vehicles.

2019 Blackstone, a large US investment group, acquires Murka Limited and Murka Entertainment Limited.

NASA chooses Firefly Aerospace among the nine companies (out a total of 50 applicants) to participate in the Artemis lunar mission. Firefly Aerospace is also included in the special orbital missions of the United States Air Force.

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2014 Noosphere Engineering School foundation is a network of research sites based on the leading universities in Ukraine. The first NES laboratory opens in his own alma mater — DNU. Today, this network has laboratories in seven universities across the country.

2015 — Polyakov initiates annual international engineering startup competition — Vernadsky Challenge. Winners of this competition receive grants for the development of their projects and expert support from leading international companies.

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2019-2020 — Noosphere Association starts working on the improvement of Dnipro infrastructure. With their support, Gagarin city park and planetarium get reconstructed.

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2009 businessBusiness success brings Polyakov the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Scotland.

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November 2019

The engines of the 1st and 2nd stages were successfully tested. The team is preparing for the first test of the Alpha launch vehicle, which is scheduled for 2020 from the SLC-2W launching pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

2019

Firefly Aerospace signed a cooperation agreement with Aerojet Rocketdyne, the former Boeing division.

2019

The U.S. Air Force selected Firefly to participate in the Orbital Services Program-4 (OSP-4)

November 2018

Firefly Aerospace entered the list of companies selected by NASA for its lunar exploration program with a total budget of $2.6 billion.

May 2018

The Firefly R&D Center was opened in Dnipro (Ukraine). The company today employs 140 Ukrainian specialists.

2016

The popular anonymous question and answer service Ask.fm received a new owner, Noosphere Ventures Venture Fund.

2010

Cupid plc IPO’d (Initial Public Offering) on the London Stock Exchange. A year later, the company was recognized as the fastest-growing technology project, according to the auditing company Deloitte.
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Firefly investor Noosphere Ventures eyes satellite manufacturing sector - SpaceNews.com

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Макс Поляков. NASA выбрала Firefly Aerospace для лунной программы.

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November 2019

The engines of the 1st and 2nd stages were successfully tested. The team is preparing for the first test of the Alpha launch vehicle, which is scheduled for 2020 from the SLC-2W launching pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

2019

The U.S. Air Force selected Firefly to participate in the Orbital Services Program-4 (OSP-4)

2019

Firefly Aerospace signed a cooperation agreement with Aerojet Rocketdyne, the former Boeing division.

November 2018

Firefly Aerospace entered the list of companies selected by NASA for its lunar exploration program with a total budget of $2.6 billion.

May 2018

The Firefly R&D Center was opened in Dnipro (Ukraine). The company today employs 140 Ukrainian specialists.

2017

Polyakov and Noosphere Ventures acquired American space startup Firefly Space Systems from a rocket engineer Tom Markusic, who had previously worked at Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin, SpaceX.

2016

The popular anonymous question and answer service Ask.fm received a new owner, Noosphere Ventures Venture Fund.

2015

Polyakov created EOS DATA Analytics with offices in the United States and Ukraine. The project develops and implements a cloud platform for processing and analyzing satellite data.

2014

Max Polyakov founded financial company Maxpay.

2012

Max Polyakov created Renatus – a company to publish social and mobile games. The project first developed software for the post-Soviet countries but later began to publish products for Apple Store, Google Play, Amazon and Facebook.

2010

Cupid plc IPO’d (Initial Public Offering) on the London Stock Exchange. A year later, the company was recognized as the fastest-growing technology project, according to the auditing company Deloitte.

2006

The partners sold their project HitDynamics to British business analyst company Hitwise. Later, in 2015, another project, Maxymiser, was bought by the American corporation Oracle.

2005

Polyakov, in partnership with a foreign investor from the United Kingdom, Bill Dobby, founded the IDE Group with its head office in Edinburgh. The business group included such projects as EasyDate (renamed Cupid plc in 2010), Murka, HitDynamics, Maxymiser.
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Max PolyakovMax Polyakov supports academician Volodymyr Vernadsky's theory about the biosphere, according to which the next stage in its evolution is the noosphere. The noosphere is based on the creative interaction between human and nature. It believes that it is the main driving factor in the development of the planet, as well as for the preservation and rejuvenation of its resources. These are the principles Max PolyakovMax Polyakov’s social and business activities are focused on.

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Aside from his business activities, Max PolyakovMax Polyakov devotes a lot of time to charity. He is the founder of and inspiration for the non-profit public organization Association Noosphere, which supports social initiatives.

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Max PolyakovMax Polyakov supports academician Volodymyr Vernadsky's theory about the biosphere, according to which the next stage in its evolution is the noosphere. The noosphere is based on the creative interaction between human and nature. It believes that it is the main driving factor in the development of the planet, as well as for the preservation and rejuvenation of its resources. These are the principles Max PolyakovMax Polyakov’s social and business activities are focused on.

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Aside from his business activities, Max PolyakovMax Polyakov devotes a lot of time to charity. He is the founder of and inspiration for the non-profit public organization Association Noosphere, which supports social initiatives.

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Aside from his business activities, Max Polyakov devotes a lot of time to charity. He is the founder of and inspiration for the non-profit public organization Association Noosphere, which supports social initiatives.

World views & principles

Business activity & entrepreneurship
World views & principles

Max Polyakov supports academician Volodymyr Vernadsky's theory about the biosphere, according to which the next stage in its evolution is the noosphere. The noosphere is based on the creative interaction between human and nature. It believes that it is the main driving factor in the development of ourthe planet, as well as for the preservation and rejuvenation of of its resources. These are the principles Max Polyakov’s social and business activities are focused on.

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Business activity & entrepreneurship

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2002-20032002 - 2003 — creates several more successful IT companies: Hit Dynamics, Maxymiser, and EasyDate (later Cupid Plc).

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2010 — Max Polyakov reaches a new level of business excellence: he successfully brings Cupid Plc to the IPO of the London Stock Exchange.

2011 — Cupid Plc is recognized as the fastest technologically growing company in Scotland. Polyakov becomes co-owner of Murka corporate network, developing social casino games. Murka's products quickly become popular, gaining millions of active users around the world.

2012 — Max Polyakov gets engaged in another social and mobile games development project — Renatus Media. This company targets post-Soviet countries — Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia. This allows them to quickly attract a large target audience of about 10 million users.

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2017 — Noosphere Ventures Partners acquires assets, patents, and intellectual property from an aerospace company Firefly Systems Inc. After the acquisition, this company is rebranded as Firefly Aerospace and receives a vital investment. Polyakov helps prevent the company from financial collapse.

2018 — Firefly opens an R&D center in Dnipro, Ukraine, and attracts more than 200 Ukrainian scientists and engineers to work on vehicle components. This center has the largest 3D printer in Ukraine, producing components for Firefly launch vehicles.

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Scientific Activity

Scientific Activity
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Social activities

Social activities

Aside from his business activities, Max Polyakov devotes a lot of time to charity. He is the founder of and inspiration for the non-profit public organization Association Noosphere, which supports social initiatives.

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Since Max Polyakov actively participates in multiple projects and charitable events, he does not have much free time. ,He tries to devote as much attention to his family as possible. One of his hobbies is collecting iron sculptures created at Kasli Art Casting Plant. His collection already boasts more than a hundred unusual figures. One of them, "The Young Dreamer," became an inspiration for the Noosphere logo.

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