News Category: Tech in Asia

They’re bringing crypto into physical form with bitcoin ‘banknotes’

Excerpt of interview with the co-founder of Tangem, which is trying to bring crypto banknotes to everyday people

He left Amazon to build a decentralized banking platform

Interview with the CEO of Aurora whose primary product is Idex (an Ethereum decentralized exchange).

How a crypto exchange built a new product when regulations grew tougher

Koinex is an Indian crypto exchange that supports multiple cryptocurrencies. It is backed by Pantera Capital and Beenext.

This Sequoia-backed startup lets users access multiple crypto exchanges from one place

CoinSwitch, a Sequoia-backed cryptocurrency aggregator, allows users to buy and sell multiple cryptocurrencies across various exchanges without creating multiple accounts.

How this blockchain startup runs a marketplace for location data

Fysical is a decentralized location data marketplace that connects location suppliers (i.e. you and me) to location buyers, which could be marketing agencies, hedge funds, and insurance companies, among others.

This blockchain-based tool can tell you whether you’re buying a fake product

Devery is an Australian company that uses blockchain to create a product verification tool.

How this founder is helping to build Taiwan’s blockchain ecosystem

In this interview, Jones walks us through his journey into blockchain, how he’s building up the ecosystem in Taiwan, and the government’s attitude toward the technology.

This startup lets high-net-worth individuals manage their assets crypto-style

Bankorus is a private wealth management platform that aims to make traditional banking products for high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) accessible in the crypto market. Bankorus recently got accepted into’s inaugural Beijing-based accelerator for AI and blockchain startups.