Edgar Seah – Hedera Hashgraph

Edgar Seah – Hedera Hashgraph

“You do what you enjoy, what excites you and what you are passionate about and hopefully you will leave a mark.” – simple yet a powerful belief that drives Edgar Seah, Head of APAC @Hedera Hashgraph, to take up projects that he has till now. He comes onto our Pitchdeck Asia show to share his story and tell us more about the work being done by Hedera Hashgraph.

Hedera Hashgraph, a blockchain enabled company is solving some of the inherent issues associated with some of the currently available platforms by providing a lightning fast, fair & secure platform which doesn’t require compute heavy proof-of-work.

Kenny Koh – BlocBox

Kenny Koh – BlocBox

BlocBox claims to be world’s first company to use blockchain technology for Maritime & Aviation Safety. Their solution will solve challenges related of retrieval of blackbox data, transparency, predictions and ownership in the maritime & aviation industry. By using blockchain technology and leveraging the advancement in satellite communication, BlocBox solution will significantly decrease the response time in accessing and analyzing data in the event of a disaster. They are also working on solutions to help the Maritime industry reduce their carbon footprint.

Jiawen Ngeow – MegaX

Jiawen Ngeow – MegaX

A breakout project under iFashion Group, MEGAX (MGX) are spendable blockchain-based tokens on a wide and growing retail network of more than 40,000 brands. The tokens are centered around a millennial movement, created by profitable, revenue generating retail companies – such as the guys who brought you Artbox Singapore. MGX successfully completed its ICO in November 2017, raising S$3.3mil.

Daniel Shen – Soqqle

Daniel Shen – Soqqle

Soqqle looks to re-invent social relationships to encourage growth with existing and new networks. Coupled with new technologies like machine learning and Blockchain, a new framework to meet and learn is at our doorstep to improve the way we live, and the way we work.

Will Lee – Bluewhale Foundation

Will Lee – Bluewhale Foundation

Blue Whale Foundation aims to create the earth’s most worker-centric ecosystem. We are forming the largest network of employment and service pool for business and individuals to connect autonomously in the hyperconnected community which works for all and is owned by all. Decentralised network disrupts existing centralised platforms which have monopolised public resources, exacerbated economic inequality and increased the wealth gap. Blue Whale’s W.O.R.K. system is a revolutionary, sustainable cycle that fuels Sharing Economy. Whether you are a self-employed or a owner of small business, your benefit and welfare will be covered. The transparency achieved through blockchain technology means your earnest contribution in the market will be returned to you through Blue Whale’s Reward Bank. Coupled with no commission and free tools mean you no longer have to count pennies for marketing and advertising budget for your services.

Gaurang Torvekar – Indorse

Gaurang Torvekar – Indorse

Indorse.io – The Professional Networking Platform of Web 3.0 on Ethereum Blockchain A Skill Based Professional Network that gives Data Ownership back to the Users What is Indorse? ‘Indorse’ is a revolutionary platform using new models of tokenization and decentralization to change the shape of professional social networking. Unlike traditional platforms such as LinkedIn, Indorse aims to give back ownership of the data to you, as the user, and allow you to profit from sharing your skills and activities on the platform. Indorse uses rewards and a reputation system to incentivize users to add their accomplishments and endorse those of others. Advertisers in turn purchase space on the site, which creates revenue for the platform. This revenue, along with other revenue streams, is shared with the users who created the content.

Victor Zhang – AlphaWallet

Victor Zhang – AlphaWallet

AlphaWallet, The Mobile Blockchain Gateway
An easy to use crypto wallet that interacts with smart contracts delivering real world use cases. We empower all our users whether they be consumers, asset issuers or server providers by providing an open smart asset platform powered by blockchain technology.

Sankalp Shangari – LaLa World

Sankalp Shangari – LaLa World

LALA means being happy and that is truly what we want to achieve. Gearing towards a decentralised financial ecosystem! LALA World is building an ecosystem, not just financial services for the unbanked and their families back home, health, education, employment, empowerment etc. providing one service alone will not help. This has to be a self sustainable network, an Ethos, an ecosystem to bring the suppressed out of poverty, all on one platform – LALA Wallet. We have tied up with governments, communities and NGOs to achieve this Herculean task. Combining peer to peer ledgers on blockchain to a noble cause, we truly want to help the unbanked out of poverty. Also we are blessed to have super advisors on board like Ari Paul, Han Kyul Park, Dato Sri Amin, Thomas Macillister etc.

Daphne Ng – Jupiter Chain

Daphne Ng – Jupiter Chain

Conceived by JEDTrade, the Jupiter Chain project is a Smart Consentable Data Exchange platform that aims to create a privacy-preserving federated blockchain which enables the use of analytics. Data owners control their data and provide access to receive tailored financial services.