Blockchain - Software Development - Algorithmic Programming

Blue Block is an institutional-grade blockchain development firm

About Blue Block

About Blue Block

Blue Block is founded in Hong Kong by established technology investment firms like MindWorks Ventures and investors from Gobi Partners with over a century of collective investment experience.

Blue Block works with promising blockchain projects in Asia with a team of senior professionals from PwC, Morgan Stanley, and Credit Suisse. We take a long-term view of the market opportunity and aim to grow together with passionate teams with a mission to blockchain all industries, one institution at a time.

About Blue Block
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Core Offerings

Blockchain Development

In order to accelerate growth of the ecosystem, Blue Block advises in promising blockchain projects globally. We take a long-term view of the market opportunity and look for projects that share the same view. Blue Block aims to grow together with teams we believe in, and promote blockchain technologies that we truly think will change the world by:
– Smart contract and blockchain development
– Refining blockchain platforms for institutional adoption
– Building partnerships with Fortune 500 companies

Algorithmic Trading Software Development

For blockchain projects that rely upon market adoption and velocity of underlying crypto / digital assets, Blue Block develops algorithms and custom trading solutions that can help project teams reduce transaction costs, facilitate trades, and provide liquidity on exchange platforms. Our quant developers help design strategies that include:
– Liquidity Provisioning
– Market Making strategies
– Order flow prediction HFT strategies
– Execution HFT Strategies
– Automated HFT Arbitrage strategies

Treasury Strategy

In an ever increasing environment in terms of complexity and volatility, a clear strategy for the treasury department is required in order to operate and respond timely to market changes. With its team of accredited accounting professionals and market research analysts, Blue Block will serve you according to your individual requirement and take into account the latest developments in market insights, regulations and IT and leverage our knowledge edge from comparable projects. We maintain strict independence and focus entirely on our clients’ needs.

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"Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable. "
-Joseph Krutch-

Management Team

Blue Block has pulled together a team of professionals with decades of experience in traditional finance sectors like investment banking, venture capital, software development, and advisory services. Our vision is to help bridge the rapidly developing blockchain ecosystem into a new age of institutional acceptance.

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David Kim

CEO, Co-Founder

David brings a wealth of experience to Blue Block Capital, including a thirteen-year career in M&A Advisory and management consulting covering blockchain and emerging technologies with PwC and Deloitte. While at PwC, he helped build the Blockchain and Emerging Tech practice in 2017. David has been mentioned on CoinTelegraph as a top 50 blockchain influencer and quoted in several news releases regarding industry and market outlook.


Alex Liu

CIO, Co-Founder

Alex was a Senior Trading Director at Qube, a world class 1B+ quantitative hedge fund, and an active crypto trader. With more than 10 years of proprietary trading experience in equities and fixed income at Credit Suisse Global Arbitrage Trading team and Systematic Market Making Group, Alex has extensive knowledge in risk management and product design. Alex has an electrical engineering degree from UCLA, and a Masters from UC Berkeley.


John Barnes

Risk Management

John is a certified FCCA and FHKICPA and has over 25 years of experience advising Fortune 500 companies of which he spent 13 years as a Partner with PwC. While at PwC, he served as the National Risk Assurance Risk & Quality Leader for China and Hong Kong. He was responsible for managing key clients of PwC including Jardine Group, Swire, CLP, China Construction Bank, and Bank of China.


David Chang

Hong Kong Advisory

David is the Managing Partner of MindWorks Ventures. He has been involved transformative companies to emerge from Silicon Valley and Asia.  Previously, David has worked as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley, Vice President in Credit Suisse and Director at Guosen Securities in Hong Kong covering the Greater China region.


Chibo Tang

China Advisory

Chibo Tang is the Managing Director of Gobi Partners. Chibo has been investing in early stage companies in the technology and media sectors in China for nearly a decade. He is head of Gobi’s Hong Kong office and a partner of the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, which Gobi manages as the General Partner. Chibo received his B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Harvard College.


Our Partners

As the world becomes more decentralized, the ability to forge best-in-class partnerships becomes paramount for success.