Blockchain – Beyond the Hype



Learn how established blockchain companies have successfully utilised its technology to provide groundbreaking services and products. Go beyond the hype of cryptocurrencies and dive deep into how blockchain technology can change the world and help your business grow with riveting discussion from our panelist.

This thought-provoking event is moderated by Lim Shu Ning - Senior Manager Venture Hub PwC, Singapore. Get insights from industry experts, Sarah Nabaa - Country Manager at Vechain, Hong Qi Yu - Founder at Tokenize and Hayk - Partner at Vision Capital as they discuss trends in the market, ICO’s and the inner workings of crypto exchanges.

This is an event not to be missed. Come on down and network with our speakers and professionals of this industry over wine and beers!


Leyu Ong - Senior Manager, PwC Singapore Venture Hub.

Ong Leyu is a Senior Manager with PwC's Venture Hub at PwC Singapore LLP. Before joining PwC, Leyu was Vice President of Dealflow at Capbridge, an equity funding platform headquartered in Singapore and supporting growth companies seeking funding and exploring transitions to the public markets.
Prior to that, Leyu worked with companies keen to internationalise at IE Singapore, before moving on to the Singapore Exchange to promote Singapore as a listing venue for Asean companies. She has experience within the capital markets ecosystem and worked with many regional companies on their IPO plans.
At PwC's Venture Hub, Leyu works with start-ups to support their growth and development needs. She is also the lead for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) transactions, coordinating the various projects within PwC Singapore.


Sarah Nabaa - Country Manager ( Singapore ), Vechain

Prior to joining VeChain in 2017 as Country Manager, Sarah's background was in business development. After 3 years of proprietary trading, she bootstrapped and sold her ecommerce business and began consulting startups and SMEs on their digital strategies and assets. She graduated from NTU with a Bachelor’s in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Hong Qi Yu - Founder of Tokenize

As a tech enthusiast, Qi Yu has seen the rise of cryptocurrencies since the conception of bitcoin. He has since merged his passion with his profession and combined the best of both worlds. Tokenize is the brainchild of Qi Yu in his vision to create a central community of decentralization; returning the ecosphere to its intimate and engaging roots. He leads the company and the tech team in developing a robust, secure, and user-friendly platform and has 4 years of professional IT experience in cybersecurity, system and solution engineering. He was a pioneer full stack developer at Bambu - a Series A FinTech start-up. He has 4 years of experience in trading and managing investment portfolio across FOREX, equities, and digital currency.

Hayk - Partner, Vision Capital

Hayk is a business expert, advisor and speaker. He advises AI and blockchain startups and MNCs globally. He has worked with and consulted numerous SMEs and MNCs across Europe, Africa and Asia. Currently, Hayk a Partner At Vision Capital, an ICO advisory company in Singapore, he is also an expert-in-residence at SOSV, the biggest VC accelerator in the world and APAC partner at Prysm Group, one of the top blockchain governance and marketing agencies in North America. Hayk has been and advisor and contributor to several successful ICOs. Hayk has a PhD in nuclear physics from the University of Geneva and a MBA from University IFM in Geneva, Switzerland.

John Patrick Mullin - Managing Director of Research and Development, trade.io

John Patrick Mullin is the trade.io Managing Director of Research and Business Development, based out of the Hong Kong office. Prior to this, he was a senior FinTech research analyst at Guotai Junan Securities. John is an active member of the Shanghai FinTech community, and wider Asia Pacific region, where he serves as Regional Director of APAC for the FinTech Connector. John writes for Forbes, Cointelegraph, and LinkedIn China about blockchain and FinTech innovation. John holds a Bachelors in International Business from St. Louis University, and a double Masters degree in Management and Economics from EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht (Oestrich-Winkel, GER), and 同济大学 (Shanghai, CN). Additionally, he is an ICO and FinTech advisor, advising several blockchain companies in Hong Kong, Germany, Switzerland, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Most notably, HelloFriend, Bubblo, and TV-Two.



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