Crypto Asia Summit 2021


27 & 28

Crypto Asia Summit


Largest Crypto Virtual Event - Second Edition

The Crypto Asia Summit will bring investors and decision makers that will provide market intelligence to discover key trends, opportunities, and top crypto projects.

This event will bring the smartest minds and top projects around categories such as DeFi, DeFi, mining, IPFS, protocols, investing, and DApps, for a FREE online event that anyone can watch anywhere in the world.

This FREE online event will equip attendees with proven strategies, tools, and insight to participate in the DeFi and IPFS movement, learn about investing and mining opportunities, and network with top industry experts for new jobs or partnerships. 

Whether you’re an investor, developer, enthusiast, early adopter, entrepreneur, or looking to learn about the industry, the Crypto Asia Summit is a must attend event. 

In addition, this event will give attendees a closer look into the Asian market, a hotbed for crypto advancement among businesses and government.

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Why Attend


Learn how to gather key market data on and off chain to analyze investing opportunities and become a user of good projects.​


Get the latest strategies, tools, and insights used by the pros to help you navigate the current market and recognize new trends.​


Get clarity on high quality projects and avoid crypto scams. Join projects as a user, developer, or investor.​


Live Q&A with the top investors and decision makers. Access to our official Telegram group for attendees.​


Chern Chung

Huobi Group

Itai Elizur

Partner and COO

Allen Yu

BQuant Technology

Kei Osuji

Xtheta Global
Business Development Manager

J.D. Salbego

AnRKey X
CEO, Founder & Art Director

Dr. Yu Jianing

Huobi University

Douglas Borthwick

INX Limited
Chief Marketing Officer

Summer Zhang

New Bloc

Leo Cheng

C.R.E.A.M. Finance

Jesus Rodriguez

CEO & Co-Founder

Nimrod Lehavi

CEO and co-founder

Seth Lim

Venture capitalist


HashKey Hub
Head of Global Business Development&Marketing

Keisuke Horiguchi


Ciara Sun

Vice President of Global Business and Markets

Who Should Attend This Event​


Investors looking for new opportunities in high growth assets.


Developers looking for the next big industry to build their career in.


Entrepreneurs and corporate workers that want to participate in a movement.

Blockchain Founders​

Founders and C-level members of blockchain focused projects.

Crypto Enthusiasts​

Anyone interested in how crypto is impacting the economy.

Early Adopters​

People that like getting into markets early and being at the forefront of big changes.


GTM+9 (Tokyo Time), the agenda is still TBD.

Jan 27

Leo Cheng: C.R.E.A.M. Finance – Co-Founder
Topic: DeFi& CeFi, crypto market and C.R.E.A.M.
Leo Cheng is the co-founder and project lead at C.R.E.A.M. Finance, and the Summoner of the Machi X DAO. Prior to Machi X, he founded Blockstate, a San Francisco-based blockchain advisory service. Before Blockstate, Leo served on the founding management team at Solano Labs, a cloud computing startup that was acquired by GE Digital.
Leo received his BA in Economics from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Michigan. Leo is also an electronica DJ who performed in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and at Burning Man.



Seth Lim: Venture Capitalist
Topic: DeFi Investment Trend

He became part of the Cryptocurrency community back in 2011 with his first purchases of Bitcoin and began building his cryptocurrency portfolio. In 2016, he was managing a $80m private funds from investors in China and Dubai to invest in Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, and Dogecoin. He was also one of the pioneer in China for promoting the adoption of Ripple Gateway when Ripple was unknown to the market.



Douglas Borthwick: INX Limited – Chief Marketing Officer
Topic: Blockchain Asset Trading of INX

Mr. Douglas Borthwick is Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer of INX Services. Mr. Borthwick has over 25 years of experience in the finance industry, most recently founding and building the Chapdelaine FX electronic and voice trading business for inter-dealer broker TP-ICAP from 2012 to September 2018.


Free speaking session from the Crypto Asia Summit.
Allen Yu: BQuant Technology – CEO
Topic: Crypto asset management & quantitative investment

BQuant Technologies is established in 2018, which is a fin-tech company focused on quantitative trading in secondary markets for cryptocurrencies. Based on mathematical statistics and modeling, the company uses computer technology to provide quantitative asset management services to cryptocurrency investors.

BQuant manages the capacity of thousands of bitcoins, it is one of the top crypto hedge funds in Asia and also the largest market maker of many crypto exchanges.


Kei Osuji: Xtheta Global – Business Development Manager
Topic: Crypto& Exchange nowadays

Kei first got his start in digital assets in 2014, going on to take part in Beaxy exchange’s investment round, launch and operation. After leaving Beaxy he has since assisted in opening Xtheta Global, a newer global exchange focused on bringing ease of access to professional crypto asset purchases, trading, and staking for anyone.


MC: Itai Elizur: Market across partner&COO

Seth Lim: Capitalist

J.D. Salbego: AnRKey CEO

Leo Cheng: Cream finance Co-founder


Jan 28

Dr. Yu Jianing: Huobi University – President
Topic: The concept and 5 pillar elements of Industrial Blockchain 2.0

The respected economist Yu Jianing (George), Ph.D. in economics. He has achieved renown for his study in the realm of the digital economy and blockchain industry. Dr. Yu serves concurrently as the president of Huobi University, Rotating Chairman of the Blockchain Committee of the China Communications Industry Association. Dr. Yu served as the director of the Institute of Industrial Economics at the Information Center of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, where he was instrumental in the drafting and study of wide-ranging policies, having devoted many years to policy research.


Ciara Sun: Huobi – Vice President of Global Business and Markets
Topic: Embrace the New Trend of Digital Assets

Ciara is responsible for strategic partnership, global business development and institutional business. Ciara also represents Huobi’s global brand image, and helps expand Huobi’s awareness in global markets. The number of institutional clients has achieved an increase of nearly 90% compared to 2019, while the average institutional trading volume at Huobi has increased by 60% in the same period. As a Financial Analysis MBA, Ciara has rich experience in financial analysis, strategic consulting and corporate management working across multinational consulting companies such as Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte Consulting and Ernst & Young.


Speech in Japanese

Keisuke Horiguchi: HADOW – CEO
Topic: Are you still not doing DeFi?

Inspired by blockchain technology at the age of 9, he started a crypto-asset exchange in 2014 while still in school. Since then, he has been leading the FinTech industry in consulting, marketing, and media management from its early days to the present, attracting attention from many media, events, and SNS. He left NEXTMONEY, one of the leading blockchain media companies in Japan, in September 2020, and since going independent, he is a 26-year-old young entrepreneur who struggles daily to fuse Chinese Tech and Japanese culture.


Summer Zheng: New Bloc – CEO

Master of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Copenhagen Business School, serial entrepreneur, founder of Evolution Era, worked for British investment bank Vermillion Partners, Tsinghua University, and has more than 4 years of experience in hedge fund and cryptocurrency industry.


Molly: HashKey Hub – Head of Global Business Development&Marketing
Topic: Some trends of compliance in Asia

Molly is the Head of Global Business Development&Marketing @hashkeyhub, prior to HashKey Hub she was the Strategic Partnership Director at Wanxiang blockchain, and the Head of China operation at Bitcoin Magazine.


Topic: How to build a impact crypto Exchange


MC: Sonny: TokenPost CEO 

– Chern Chung: Senior Director of Global Business at Huobi Group

– Lennix Lai: Financial Market director of Okex

– Nimrod Leave: CEO of Simplex


J.D. Salbego: CEO, Founder & Art Director – AnRKey X
Topic: The Future of DeFi Gaming with AnRKey X

J.D. Salbego, Founder, CEO, and Art Director of AnRKey X, a cutting edge DeFi based gaming and NFT platform protocol, is a global leader in DeFi and crypto, market influencer, speaker, published author, and internationally-recognized subject matter expert. J.D. is a featured contributor on, frequently gives media interviews, has been quoted by leading blockchain and crypto news sites, and regularly speaks at leading conferences around the world like World Economic Forum, and many more. His work has been featured in Forbes, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance etc., including being linked to boosting Japan’s economy with blockchain.


Jesus Rodriguez: IntoTheBlock – CEO & Co-Founder
Topic: 15min of DeFi Analytics

DeFi is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the crypto space. New DeFi tokens are sky rocketing in market cap and the protocols are steadily growing into important blocks in the crypto market infrastructure. As a result, DeFi is also capturing the attention of investors and traders who are regularly looking for new insights in the space.

This session provides a deep dive into analytics about DeFi protocols. In a few mins, we will take a data-centric view of the DeFi space and highlight some fascinating trends and metrics investors should pay attention to. More importantly, we will showcase some indicators and signals that regularly offer fascinating insights about this new area of the crypto space.



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