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KANDO id: 6797558

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Smart contract

Digital asset type
Advanced and secure blockchain cloud infrastructure with segregate, unlimitedly scalable cloud computing networks.

Project team

Team member Affiliations
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Haobo Ma (founder)

Founder/CEO of aelf, Founder/ CEO of Hoopox, Blockchain expert, early adopter of digital assets, Ex-CTO of GemPay, Executive Member of the IEEE C/BDL (IEEE Computer Society Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Standards Committee), Commissioner of Chinese Institute of Electronics and China Computer Federation. He was named CEO of Blockchain in 2018 by

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Michael Arrington

Michael most recently Co-Founded CrunchFund after leading TechCrunch to a successful exit with AOL. Michael was the Editor of TechCrunch, which he founded in 2005. In 2008 Time Magazine named Michael “One of the World’s 100 most influential people”. Michael also practiced securities law at O’Melveny & Myers and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Michael graduated from Stanford Law School and 
Claremont McKenna College.

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Kenneth Oh

Senior Partner with Dentons Rodyk & Davidson’s Corporate Practice, and China/Indonesia Practices. Kenneth specializes in corporate finance, with almost two decades of experience in venture capital, private equity, IPOs/Token Sales and post-IPO/Token Sale funding, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Kenneth is admired for his quickness of mind and has been widely regarded as a legal guru in his area of interest.

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Liam Robertson

Liam is one of the largest individual and corporate traders of Cryptocurrencies in Europe and the Middle East. A certified investment manager in the UK, he established one of the world’s first regulated Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds in 2016. As founder and CEO of Alphabit Limited, Liam now advises a number of funds, family offices and ground-breaking Blockchain enterprises. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Liam holds a degree in Economics from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. He also holds a Masters in Finance from the University of Durham. Starting as a Portfolio Manager for UK-based IFA company, Liam quickly moved up to Analyst at a London-based Fund of Investment Trusts. He has sat on the Yen desk for Light Peak Capital and a Hedge Fund, successfully trading Euros, Yen and Dollar Yen. After successfully increasing his book five-fold in 18 months, he moved back to private client wealth management.

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Yalong Yang

PhD from Monash university specializing in visualising geo-spatial and transaction network data. His research has been published in leading international journals.

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Shuoji Zhou

Founding partner of FBG Capital, with extensive experience in digital assets trading and investment. Vincent is also an early investor in a broad spectrum of blockchain companies and projects. He is considered as one of the most well-connected and visionary crypto hedge fund managers in Asia.


List of the current and past investors into aelf with their respective financial instruments.

Profile Country Round
DU Capital Singapore-based multi-stage investment firm backing companies and entrepreneurs that venture in innovative technologies such as the DLT. Singapore N/A
Huobi Capital The investment arm of the Huobi cryptocurrency exchange. China N/A
Hyperchain Capital Digital assets management company focused on Blockchain based projects and decentralized protocols. Singapore N/A
Nirvana Capital Blockchain focused venture fund. United States N/A
Signum Capital Management Pte Ltd Investment firm focused on distributed ledger technologies and crypto assets. Singapore N/A