– Established in 2014, Mindworks Ventures is a Hong Kong-based venture capital firm investing in early and growth-stage technology start-ups across Asia.
– AUM of over US$260 M across 3 funds.
– 30 portfolio companies across fintech, AI, VR/AR, cloud and other sectors.
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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:
– Refining blockchain platforms for institutional adoption
– Building partnerships with Fortune 500 companies
– Acceleration and incubation for blockchain projects
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
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.
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. He also serves today as a Venture Partner with Mindworks Ventures. While at PwC, he helped build the ICO advisory and FinTech/RegTech practice in 2017.
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 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.
Business Dev / Investor Relations
Kevin brings over 15 years of experience in internal audit, risk management and compliance. Prior to joining the team, Kevin worked in a number of Fortune 500 companies such as Dell Technologies and IAG, performing assessments over business processes and procedures in 80+ locations globally. Kevin received an Economics degree from University of London and is a Certified Chartered Accountant.
Alfred is a Partner at Squire Patton Boggs based in Singapore. He holds a solid track record covering traditional areas of practice that include M&As, banking and finance, and joint ventures. Recently, he’s assisted well known blockchain ICO projects out of Singapore with legal structuring, compliance, opinion letters, and exchange listings.
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.
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.
Gobi Partners was first established over 15 years ago to focus on home-grown innovation that was emerging from IT, TMT convergence, and the digital media revolution in China. They are also the first Chinese venture capital firm to expand into the ASEAN region.
MindWorks is a global venture capital firm that seeks to make investments in the technology sector. In four years, MindWorks’ assets under management have already grown 8 times across three funds with twenty-five portfolio companies and two successful exits.
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