Blocfest Academy: A Recap Of Events.

Blocfest Academy was a special event, curated by Blockchain Asia as a little ‘exclusive session’ for our VIP ticket holders. Attendees arrived for an early start and were greeted by a warm and welcoming crew comprising of both the Blockchain Asia and NEM Blockchain Centre staff. After a short reception and breakfast, attendees were guided […]

5 Reasons To Be At Blocfest: Here’s The Final Reason.

REASON #5 TO BE AT BLOCFEST: KL BLOCKCHAIN WEEK Time sure flies doesn’t it? Today marks the first day of BLOCFEST. We’ve gone from a humble speaker line up of about 15 people to now over 40, and we really do think we’ve outdone ourselves here! Without a doubt, this has shaped up to be […]

5 Reasons To Be At Blocfest: Here’s Number 4.

REASON #4 TO BE AT BLOCFEST: NETWORK WITH DEVS, ENTREPRENEURS, BUSINESS OWNERS AND BLOCKCHAIN EXPERTS In a tech scene that’s as niche as Blockchain, it can be frustrating trying to locate people who see eye-to-eye about new and emerging technologies. That’s why at Blocfest, we’re bringing together Blockchain enthusiasts, devs, business owners under one roof. […]

5 Reasons To Be At Blocfest: Here’s Number 3.

REASON #3 TO BE AT BLOCFEST: SKILLS FOR THE BUDDING BLOCKCHAIN ENTREPRENEUR (THE BEST BLOCKCHAIN WORKSHOPS IN TOWN) For the second day of BLOCFEST, we’ve lined up three international blockchain experts to teach you some highly transferable skills. What you’ll learn here could come in very handy when it comes to setting up your own […]

Fireside Chats With Alexander Busarov (WaBi, Walimai) on Blockchain & Supply Chain.

Alexander Busarov is best known as the CEO and co-founder of WaBi and Walimai. WaBi is a “consumer incentivization token, rewarding consumers for purchases, scans, and other user-related actions”, and Walimai is a company dedicated to solving the problem of counterfeit goods in China.   Alexander was kind enough to spare some time to have […]

An Inside Look Into Asia’s Blockchain Regulation

No matter which way you look at it, regulation plays a large part in dictating how a nation decides to adopt new and disruptive technologies. Worldwide, we are seeing differing approaches between nations on how they are looking to implement regulatory frameworks for Blockchain. In this article, I explore the regulatory climate of Blockchain within […]

5 Reasons To Be At Blocfest: Here’s Number 2.

Just like blockchain technology itself, our renowned speakers are having a profound effect on how business is done in countless industries and regions of the world. Whether by spearheading academic breakthroughs, establishing blockchain communities in new regions of the world or developing technology that disrupts traditional practices, these are the technologists and theorists who hold […]

5 Reasons To Be At Blocfest: Here’s Number 1.

GET AHEAD OF THE CURVE! The World Economic Forum has proclaimed that: “Blockchain could soon give rise to a new era of the Internet even more disruptive and transformative than the current one…leading to a generational shift in the Internet’s evolution, from an Internet of Information to a new generation Internet of Value.” It’s one […]

Venture Capital VS Initial Coin Offering: Which Is Right For You?

VC vs ICO: Which Is Right For You? If you’re familiar with Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, you’re probably no stranger to the concept of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The last two years saw brought about a state of ‘ICO mania’, where blockchain startups across the globe were clamouring to take advantage of this lucrative new funding […]

Fireside Chats With Lon Wong (ProximaX) – “The Future Of Decentralised Networks”

Lon Wong is best known as the founder of ProximaX, a protocol built on NEM blockchain technology to cover industries outside the regulated financial industry. ProximaX combines blockchain, storage, streaming and an advanced consensus algorithm to enable a rich, all-in-one platform for broader cross-industry application and decentralized app development. You can learn more about the […]

Why Blockchain Could Be The End To Fraud And Corruption

Before we begin delving into fraud and corruption, the main topic of this article — let’s recap what Blockchain is. Blockchain is a distributed information system or digital ledger, that is designed with transparency, openness and security at its core. It achieves this by way of decentralisation — by dispersing data across multiple nodes, or […]

3 Reasons Why Malta Is Poised To Become The Next Silicon Valley.

All eyes are on Malta as they continue to make headlines across publications for its ‘open door’ policy across blockchain and cryptocurrency companies. A whole host of major players in the space have made the decision to expand into Malta, but why? We explore 3 reasons why Malta is becoming a hotbed for driving blockchain […]

Fireside Chats With Jonathan Ha (Red Pulse) – “Tokenising Your Business: Who, When, and Why?”

Jonathan Ha is best known as the CEO of Red Pulse, a tokenized research ecosystem for China’s economy and capital markets. The company incorporates its own cryptocurrency ‘RPX’ to facilitate an open and transparent sharing economy for research, and is developing a machine learning-based matching engine to connect industry experts with institutions seeking market insights to make better business […]

Adoption 101: 15 Milestones Out Of Southeast Asia’s Blockchain Industry

Did you know that only 27% of the 655 million population in Southeast Asia hold a bank account? With blockchain’s capacity to bank the unbanked, coupled with Southeast Asia’s rapidly booming internet access, Southeast Asia is fast becoming a hotbed for blockchain development. Investors and techpreneurs are flocking to the region for its relatively ‘relaxed’ […]

Blockchain For Your Business: 4 Things To Consider…

Blockchain For Your Business: Are You Blockchain-Ready? ‘Blockchain’ i.e. the fundamental technology born out of Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin vision, has been turning heads across the globe — particularly among business owners. There’s little surprise why, with its attractive promises of heightened security, trustless transparency, and the ability to cut out intermediaries, to name a few. […]

Blockchain Jobs Up 6000% This Year?! 4 Possible Reasons…

Blockchain Jobs Continue To Soar In Demand 2017 brought an incessant amount of hype towards the blockchain space. Projects and ICOs were spawning left, right and centre, and the total market cap for cryptocurrencies grew to over half a trillion. While the cryptocurrency market has since subsided (for now), 2017 was arguably the year of […]

Fireside Chats: Wally Xie (QChain) – ‘The Challenges After ICO Funding’

Wally Xie is best known as the founder of QChain, a cryptocurrency company building the first blockchain-powered custom content marketplace. Their platform enables marketers to reach targeted and engaged audiences, and opens marketers up to an array of technical solutions to support an ecosystem of blockchain applications. Wally was kind enough to spare some time […]

4 M’sian Distributed Ledger Tech Companies To Watch In 2018 (Part 2)

Behind the scenes… Malaysian blockchain companies have been popping up across the nation, each with their own vision for a more decentralised future economy. With blockchain’s limitless scope to disrupt technology from all angles, the number of legitimate use cases for distributed ledger technology steadily rises, and more and more Malaysian technology companies are getting […]

Fireside Chats With Abasa Philips (Zilla) – “Startup Funding & Its Challenges.”

Abasa Philips is best known as the founder of Zilla, a cryptocurrency company building an application that aims to streamline and de-risk the ICO process for contributors. The app features an all-in-one, mobile solution for users to discover, compare, rank, and even participate in whitelistings and ICOs. Users can easily discover more about the project’s […]

Review: Wanchain & Partners Asia Tour 2018, Kuala Lumpur

On the 7th July 2017, Kuala Lumpur played host to the Wanchain & Partners Asia Tour 2018. Over 220 industry professionals, investors and enthusiasts flocked to the Royale Chulan Hotel in Damansara to learn more about the Wanchain ecosystem and its compelling lineup of partners. Who are Wanchain? If you aren’t already familiar with Wanchain, […]

Blockchain: The Ultimate Solution For True Data Transparency?

The truth is out there… Data management and record keeping has been a part of civilisation for centuries, yet even with the advent of the internet, AI, spreadsheets and cloud computing, data transparency still remains a challenge. Rigged elections, tax evasion, asset misappropriation, and other accounting scandals are common recurrences in the news, and all […]

5 M’sian Distributed Ledger Tech Companies To Watch In 2018

Behind the scenes… Malaysian blockchain companies have been popping up across the nation, each with their own vision for a more decentralised future economy. With blockchain’s limitless scope to disrupt technology from all angles, the number of legitimate use cases for distributed ledger technology steadily rises, and more and more Malaysian technology companies are getting […]