About Us

Our Experience


Our management team combines for over 60 years in the Energy industry and 50 years in technology. We have acquired the best talent in every industry we are involved in and will take advantage of this unparalleled experience advantage.

Our Approach


We intend to approach the market with a three prong approach. We will isolate and contain the problems with royalties and tackle each section with precise, cutting edge smart contract solutions.

Why Us?


Having a great idea, and a smart team is a dime a dozen. The advantage we pose over all the other FinTech companies emerging is our proven history of executing and succeeding. Our team has built and exited multiple multi-billion dollar companies, including start ups and turnarounds which delivered 20 years > 25% CAGR combined with 12 years IRR > 25% for shareholders >7x.

Our Team

Fred Woods, CEO, Founder


Over 30 years experience in energy, founding startups and building turnarounds into multiple billion dollar companies. Successful entrepreneur, founder and President of numerous public energy/royalty companies, delivered 20 yrs. CAGR > 25% including 12 yrs. IRR > 25%. Founder and Chairman of Daylight Resources Trust and Midnight/Pace Oil & Gas Ltd. 

Dr. Rosanne Woods, COO

Research expert with Doctorate in Health Science.  Trained with Husky Energy in both petroleum land management and gas marketing.  Successfully opened Calgary office for US based oil & gas company.  Worked extensively in research, statistical software and proposal writing while working with California University of Pennsylvania. 

Rob Hitchens, CTO


Extensive IT career including experience designing, constructing, implementing and operating innovative software solutions. Involved in blockchain technology from the beginning recognized the disruptive potential of Smart Contracts and decentralized apps. 

Cheryl Rideout, CFO


Chartered Professional Accountant with 10 years experience in the energy industry. Trained with Shell and headed royalty/revenue area including managing and training teams in Canada and India (remotely and locally). Broad range of experience including SAP and controller of a small company and system implementations.

Dr. Laurie Sibbald


Petroleum Engineer with a PhD. in Chemical Engineering trained with Shell at their Global research facilities in The Hague. Entrepreneurially motivated, founded a junior energy company and grew a industry software application company thru to monetization. Active in developing new applications: owner of a new U.S. software patent for hydrocarbon allocation.

Board of Directors

Dr. Essam Zaghloul Alexandria, Egypt


Dr. Zaghloul is an internationally recognized energy industry expert and high-tech entrepreneur with over 40 years experience. Has incubated  technologies that exist in every wireless device on the planet and Co-founded Canadian and international entities from start-up to corporate sales. Essam advises the financial community on energy & Hi-Tech industry trends and served as Board & Sr Executive of startups, public and private companies.

Nathaniel Storch New York, New York


Mr. Storch is Co-Founder and CEO of Amenity Analytics, a New York and Israel based provider of big data analytics and software to the investment services industry combining machine learning, sentiment analysis and predictive analytics. Nate was also a founding partner at a private investment firm and has directed global multi-billion portfolios. He earned a B.A. cum laude from Harvard College and is currently a member of Young Presidents Organization.

Rick Orman Calgary, Canada


Mr. Orman has founded and led private and public companies in Canada and worldwide including as director of Novatel Inc.(NASDAQ), Daylight Royalty (TSX), and currently a director of Persta Resources Inc (HKEX). Rick served as senior member of the Alberta Legislature; Minister of Career Development, Minister of Labour, Minister of Energy. Rick serves as Senior Counsel for Canadian Strategy Group and was selected by Venture Magazine as one of Alberta’s “50 Most Influential People”.