The last panel of day 1 discussed the price of Bitcoin and other altcoins, specifically the recent pump a few days prior to the start of the summit. The panelists included managing partner of SCDE Ventures Aleksei Antonov, Partner at Genesis Group Rongbin Li, Founder and CIO of Ikigai Asset Management Travis Kling, managing Partner of BICA Investment Fund Rose Sun and was moderated by Cointime COO Angela Tong.
Founder & Chief Investment Officer of Ikigai Asset Management, Travis spent ten years in traditional finance before founding Ikigai. Most recently, he was a L/S Equity Portfolio Manager ($200mm) at Point 72 ($90bn) through 2017. Prior to that, Travis was an Energy Analyst at Magnetar Capital ($4.6bn), 2011 to 2015, investing across the capital structure in L/S equities and non-control private equity and debt. From 2008 to 2010, he was an Investment Banker with Simmons & Company, focused on M&A. Travis has a BBA in Accounting and MS in Finance from Texas A&M University.
Former vice president of strategy and investment consulting at H&J Vanguard. Li Rongbing holds dual degree in computer science and finance from Nanjing University and MBA degree from University of Waterloo. With the dual background of technology and finance, Rongbin has strong interest and unique insights into architectural design and investment logic in token economy.
Genesis Group is a leading financial institution which consists of Genesis Capital, Genesis Lab and Genesis Investment Bank. We provide one-stop service for entrepreneurs in blockchain industry ranging from incubation, funding to investment banking, etc. With our expertise, we aim to bridge entrepreneurs globally to China’s capital market.
Investor, Managing Partner in SCDE Ventures, SONM Co-Founder, Public Speaker.
Aleksei has been focusing on Bitcoin and digital assets since 2016, has invested in 40 different ICOs and has successfully managed several ICO projects including www.SONM.com. He is a managing partner and a founder of SCDE Ventures, global digital asset management firm and a research provider registered in Singapore (www.suicide.ventures). After discovering Blockchain technology, Aleksei has founded the first Blockchain oriented educational foundation in Russia. He is also a well-known public speaker on the subjects of Blockchain on various stages both at the international conferences and at the universities around the world and has authored several publications including some critical comments on questionable ICO projects. Aleksei has been actively involved in cryptocurrencies trading and Blockchain assets portfolio management, he has made over 2000 trades on various crypto exchanges.
The managing partner of Bica Blockchain Fund, one of the earliest investor for vechain. Bica invested in more than 20 projects since 2017, every project in the portfolio of Bica generated more than 100% returns.
Rose is also the chairman of Uffizi Fund, a hedge fund managing more than 200k ETH in crypto. She holds a master degree in finance from IE Business, finance and accounting dual degree from Shanghai Finance University.
Angela Tong, Partner of Jinse Finance. As a seasoned member of media industry, she has nearly a decade of experience. Mrs.Tong follows and reports on bitcoin since 2011. In 2017, Mrs.Tong decided leaving Netease Tech to assume the position of editor in chief in Jinse Finance and began to focus on blockchain and cryptos reporting. In the meantime, as a member of editorial board she helped write the best-seller blockchain book Blockchain+ listed on JD.com. Since August 2018, Angela Tong began to focus on developing global markets as COO of CoinTime. So far, she has brought CoinTime into many countries and regions of the world include US, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Russia, Indonesia and Middle East, continuously producing premium contents to users all over the world.