Viktor provided legal advise on creating Stex as a licensed financial institution working with virtual currencies, and served as a Stex board member. He also founded the Cryptonomica.net startup, working on online identity verification and online dispute resolution. He was a partner in ‘Ageyev & Fedur’, an Ukrainian boutique law firm, known for conducting complex criminal cases in the banking sphere. He has participated in trials in international courts and in courts of different countries. Before becoming a lawyer, he worked as a police investigator specializing in economic and financial criminal cases. He has a law degree from Odessa State University (Ukraine), and also studied law at the University of Delaware (US) and at Passau University (Germany).