Invest: Asia

WATCH: Invest: Asia Keynotes and Panels Explore the Rise of Blockchain in Asia

[embedded content] Investors, builders, and HODLers all came together in Singapore last week for a two-day celebration of all things crypto… and CoinDesk was there. Our exclusive and extensive coverage of Invest: Asia 2019 features a myriad of major players including Ballet’s Bobby Lee and Su Zhu of Three Arrows Capital, alongside countless updates from global …

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WATCH: The State of Security Tokens in Asia

CoinDesk’s Christine Kim sat down with Dalma Capital Management CEO Zachary Cefaratti,Director of Digital Assets at R3 Antony Lewis, and Philip Pang, the Associate Director at Colliers International this past week for a panel discussion entitled the “State of Security Tokens in Asia.” [embedded content] R3’s Lewis kicked off the event, speaking to the Invest: Asia …

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PwC Report Shows Major Growth in Crypto M&A in Asia and Europe

A majority of fundraising and M&A deals in the cryptocurrency industry are now happening in Asia and Europe, surpassing the previously dominant role of the Americas, according to a new report from PwC. Released on Thursday at CoinDesk’s Invest: Asia event, the professional service firm’s analysis of the crypto ecosystem found that 41 percent of …

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Bobby Lee Returns With Ballet, a Crypto Hardware Wallet for the Masses

More than a year after he sold one of China’s longest-running bitcoin exchanges, Bobby Lee, co-founder and former CEO of BTCC, is back. Announced Thursday at CoinDesk’s Invest: Asia event in Singapore, Lee’s new venture, Ballet, is rolling out a hardware wallet supporting multiple cryptocurrencies. To differentiate its product and spur adoption outside crypto circles, Ballet …

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CoinGecko Releases ‘Trust Score 2.0’ to Boost Crypto Exchange Transparency

Market data aggregator CoinGecko has upgraded its “Trust Score” metric in a bid to bring more transparency to the crypto trading environment. The company’s re-tooled scoring system will evaluate global cryptocurrency exchanges using more complex metrics, beyond just liquidity. Speaking on stage at CoinDesk’s Invest: Asia event in Singapore, CoinGecko co-founder Bobby Ong said the firm has significantly …

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