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Until recently Russia native Anton Gykalo, seen here in front of vents that bring cool air into a Giga Watt building, worked for cryptocurrency-miner Giga Watt. After its collapse, he's looking for his next blockchain venture in Wenatchee.

EAST WENATCHEE — There are few people in the world who know more about cryptocurrency mines than Anton Gykalo.

He was born in Russia and earned a civil engineering degree in Ukraine. He studied computer repair in China and designed crypto mining facilities in Bolivia.

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Giga Watt, which is now under the control of a bankruptcy court trustee, will soon restart its cryptocurrency mining operation and is looking for a buyout. It has several mining facilities, including the one pictured here near Pangborn Memorial Airport.


George Turner, former managing director of Giga Watt


Dave Carlson, former Giga Watt CEO


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