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Consentium is a crypto wallet, chat and community app all in one that rewards users for their daily engagement. The token sale has successfully ended in April 2018, totalling the raised amount to be US$42 million.
CloudMoolah, a comprehensive content and payment aggregator that allows game developers and gamers and payment merchants to conveniently, securely manage payment matters across the world. CloudMoolah has managed to raise a total of US$15 million in May 2018.
W Green Pay is the token facilitating the social carbon credit trading behind the HOOXI campaign in Korea. Backed by Korean government officials, the campaign has received high profile coverage on the media and frequently holds events with its Korean celebrity ambassadors. The token sale is scheduled to take place in Q4 2018.
Solarite blockchain employs the Proof-of-Power (PoP) concept to reward people who produce energy, and in return, its tokens help to facilitate the Solarite ecosystem. Solarite aims to solve the issue of rising energy consumption in the blockchain sphere, as well as to encourage people to be part of solar energy production.
Bountie aims to revolutionise the gaming sphere by giving gamers and game hobbyists the opportunity to earn by participating in tournaments. With its team members actively participating in events and holding educational talks, the project has garnered gamers' attention and is looking to launch its public pre-sale in September 2018.
Reditus is an end-to-end blockchain platform for facilitation of tokenised bonds transfers and liquidation.
WOWX is a crypto-to-crypto exchange which prioritises traders with its key features and benefits.
Kozjin is a cryptocurrency that redefines digital banking and payment with its all-in-one platform and ecosystem.
Bringing the real estate community together, RACE aims to provide a cohesive ecosystem for real estate stakeholders.
Early this month, Novum Capital was at the Blockchain Asia Forum 2018: Blockchain Applications and Economics Indonesia Forum in Jakarta. Irwin Chee, Managing Consultant of Novum Capital, was the panelist on the main conference day.
During the panel discussion, Chee shared insights on venture capital valuation on blockchain investments with the forum’s 300 attendees which comprised of government officials, funds and blockchain projects. The number and variety of attendees reflect the growing interest in blockchain technology, as well as the cumulative efforts of crypto enthusiasts coming together to find ways in promoting mass adoption for blockchain technology.
Novum participates in CoinJax seed round and partners strategically with the exchange going forward. CoinJax is an international high-tech cryptocurrency exchange, built from ground up with the emphasis of scalability and security. CoinJax employs the latest proprietary security techniques and best industry practice. All funds are stored in cold wallets, with a multi-sig process to ensure strong corporate governance and compliance.
Following a successful US$15 million Token Sale in April 2018, Cloud Alliance’s (commonly known as CloudMoolah) MOO Token (XMOO) has successfully listed on Coinsuper as its first exchange. Cloud Alliance’s flagship product, CloudMoolah, is a payment aggregator integrated within the Unity Technologies’ game development software and is offered alongside other in-app-purchase (IAP) products from technology giants such as Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Xiaomi and Samsung. CloudMoolah allows Unity developers to enable in-app revenue collection from more than 500,000 retail point of sales across Southeast Asia where the average credit card penetration rate is less than 3%.
Consentium sells out USD42M offering in token sales. Consentium allows peer-to-peer (P2P), multi-digital-currency transfers between users. The fintech platform also offers a transactional fee redistribution programme as an incentive to create and cultivate strong in-app communities. Consentium uses a reward system based on creation of quality community groups, comprising both amount of users and on-app reputation of users.
Novum Capital, one of Southeast Asia’s leading blockchain consultancy firms, announces its expansion into Malaysia. This expansion allows Novum Capital to better serve its Malaysia-based clientele. The move into Kuala Lumpur was prompted by its ongoing projects in the country. Currently, Novum Capital has two ongoing projects and expects to have a client base in Malaysia in the foreseeable future. This rising demand is a clear indication of companies wanting to fundraise through the blockchain.
iFashionGroup today successfully completes its TGE for the MegaX tokens. More than Three Million Singapore Dollars were raised in this TGE. The Novum Capital team assisted throughout the TGE process and was responsible for deploying highly secure token generation software and conducting Know-Your-Customer diligence in order to ensure a safe and compliant TGE process.
Novum Capital is proud to welcome Mr Nizam Ismail to the team. Mr Ismail is a Co-Founder of RHT Compliance solutions and previously was a Deputy Director and Head of the Market Conduct Policy Division of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Mr Ismail's skillset complements the existing founding team members and will provide immense value add to Novum Capital's clients.
Mr Low is a seasoned technology entrepreneur for almost 20 years with a track record of building successful technology companies. His first startup called Pendulab was operating as a Software-as-a-Service offering web based collaboration solution. Within a short span of four years, Mr Low had built an incredible sales enterprise which garnered thousands of customers worldwide. Pendulab was subsequently acquired by a leading US-based private equity firm.
Mr Low went on to start what was Southeast Asia largest casual game platform, Viwawa, back in 2008. Within two years, Viwawa became the top 100 site for many countries in Southeast Asia, boasting millions of gamers. Seeing a growing trend for fintech, Mr Low embarked on a new venture, SoftPay Mobile, which aims to be the “Square” of Southeast Asia. Within two years, SoftPay Mobile became the largest Mobile Point of Sale company in Vietnam. Mr Low was instrumental in steering SoftPay Mobile to a strategic partnership with Indonesia’s largest bank, Bank Mandiri. Mr Low also successfully raised funds for SoftPay Mobile under Series A.
Mr Low graduated with a Merit in Computing from the National University of Singapore. Mr Low has been passionate about blockchain technologies since 2012. He loves to read up on the latest blockchain technologies and does some coding in his spare time.
Patrick is a lawyer and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2005. Specializing in blockchain technology law, he was previously with one of Singapore’s top blockchain technology law firms.He analyzes and manages legal risks related to cryptocurrency trading and his writing is regularly featured in leading publications.
With many years of experience as a data scientist across industries and corporations such as Samsung and Siemens, Brandon excels in optimisation and improvisation of all processes.Prior to starting his own digital analytics company, SmartMind Inc, he was serving as the Vice President / Senior Data Scientist at Mediacorp Pte Ltd, the largest media business in Singapore.A sociable and quick-witted leader, Brandon breaks the stereotypes of a data scientist - channeling casual conversations into observations while combining his expertise to elevate and improve business processes with his findings.
Nizam Ismail is a Partner and Head of the Financial Services Practice of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in Singapore.
He is also Co-Founder of RHT Compliance Solutions, a dedicated regulatory compliance consultancy based in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Nizam draws upon his previous regulatory experience as Deputy Director and Head of the Market Conduct Policy Division of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, his compliance background as Head of Compliance for Southeast Asia at Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley, and his legal background as Deputy Public Prosecutor/State Counsel at the Commercial Affairs Department and Senior Legal Counsel at Citigroup, to help cryptocurrency and Blockchain companies and financial institutions in Southeast Asia with various legal and regulatory compliance issues, and to also design practical and risk-focused compliance programs.
He has advised global companies on ICOs or token-generating events in Singapore, cryptocurrency exchanges as well as other cryptocurrency intermediaries.
Nizam is also a Fellow at the Singapore University of Social Studies, where he focuses on cryptocurrency regulations, as well as Chairman of the Regulatory Sub-Committee of ACCESS, a cryptocurrency and blockchain association in Singapore.
Hal has over 15 yrs of global games, esports and digital experience having worked with ESL (Electronic Sports League, the world’s Leading esports company), as Managing Director for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, as well as co-founder For Nemesis, a casual games esports gaming platform focusing on emerging markets. He has also held senior international roles for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (PlayStation) and Codemasters Software Company, looking after iconic products such as PlayStation 3 and the Formula One game franchise in emerging markets. Hal is currently advising blockchain-related game and entertainment companies in both the US and Asia.
Starting his career in product development and marketing, Irwin was at i-Sprint Innovations, a security tech firm. During his time, he helped launched more than fourteen products and went through two rounds of acquisitions. He was cofounder at Rimu Group, a venture capital fund which invests across SEA. Irwin was also General Manager responsible for business development and operations at Rockstagvid, a Singaporean video production firm and built 3 hyperlocal media assets.
Vincent is a Public Accountant with over 20 years of industry experience. He is also a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore. He was previously a co-founder of an accounting firm which he helped build to become the 14th largest accounting firm in Singapore. Having begun his career at Ernst & Young, his area of expertise includes audits, due diligence reviews and business valuations for listed and non-listed companies, in a diverse range of industries including aviation, manufacturing, trading, energy, large charities and non-profit organisations, e-commerce and fintech, property development and investment holdings.
With experience in handling and facilitating events since her undergraduate days, Coco started her career at GaiGai Pte Ltd, the fastest growing dating agency in Singapore, leading an events team and has since organised, marketed and executed over 100 events to date. The Love @ S.E.A.A. event was also featured in a variety show on Mediacorp, a Singaporean broadcasting station in 2017. Moving into content marketing at Paktor Pte Ltd, Coco managed digital content and traditional marketing for the company, as well as influencer marketing which managed to achieve a low CPL comparable to programmatic advertising. Prior to this, Coco graduated from NTU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Digital Imaging.
Jonas has over 3 years experience in client facing roles as well as in blockchain and cryptocurrency since Bitcoin’s early days.
Previously an Account Director at Black Marketing, he specialised in maximising international C-level clients personal branding, presence, and company brand on LinkedIn. Prior to this, he held a role of an Associate Engineer at TÜV SÜD PSB working in the Electrical & Electronics engineering field. Jonas graduated from RMIT University with Bachelor of Business in Marketing.
She doesn't follow rules but follows dreams. Graduated from NUS with an atypical bachelor degree with honours in Theatre Studies, Kimberley thrives on the imaginative, the dynamic and occasionally the unorthodox. Helming projects and a few years of work dealing with the front end in the service industry has led her to emphasize soft skills in effective communication both as a leader and a teamplayer. She also makes a habit of being efficient and delivering set objectives, sometimes before you expect it.
She started out her career in human resources and talent acquisitions in multiple MNCs like Deloitte, KPMG and Cycle & Carriage. After a few years, she decided it's time to pursue her interest in communications. She doesn't like to be restricted by rules and prefers to be in the background, quietly observing. Currently doing a double degree in Journalism and Public Relations has helped in her writing skills. She would rather be sipping coffee in a quiet cafe on any given day.
Victor Chow is a serial entrepreneur and senior corporate leader with over 28 years’ experience working in venture capital, start-ups, telecommunications, ICT, cryptofunds, financial & blockchain technologies, and most recently turned business investor. As Novum's Chief Investment Officer, he is responsible for deal-sourcing, M&A activities and investments. Victor has held C-level positions across general management, strategic planning, business development, sales, marketing and global operations management in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. He was previously the Founding CEO of Singapore-based Fintech Accelerator INSPIRASIA and was Head of Asia for Life.SREDA VC Fintech-focused fund. He was most renowned in the IT industry for his contributions as the Global Chief Operating Officer COO for Cloud Computing and NextGen Data Centers of Huawei Technologies, a leading global information and communications technology company based in Shen Zhen China. Currently, Victor is also the Venture Partner of Fatfish Blockchain Limited - an ASX listed technology venture builder and Founder of ICOWorld Exchange and Senior Advisor to the International Decentralized Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchains (IDACB).
Jordan brings valuable and relevant experience from his prior role at Sakae Fintech as a Marketing Executive. One of the major projects he completed included conceptualising, designing and content writing for two websites.
Jordan graduated from RMIT University with Bachelor of Business in Marketing. Being the captain of the university sports team, Jordan is respected for his tenacity, discipline and for having great camaraderie with his team. His years of experience in a competitive sport as a captain and follower earned him the ideal skills to demonstrate leadership, excellence and the ability to step back.
With 5 years of coding experience, Viet is a code lover experienced in android-based application and back-end web server. Previous expertise accumulated from game porting and system development. Viet also graduated from the School of University of Engineering and Technology (VNU-UET).
Chermaine graduated with honours from NUS in Political Science and a keen interest in gender politics. A strategic creative with operational skills, she began her content-creating journey in publishing at Mediacorp Pte Ltd with a leading lifestyle content platform and magazine. Moving into the world of branding, marketing and operations of a start-up e-commerce platform after, Chermaine has experience also in visual story-telling across multiple platforms.
Having begun her career by working as an accountant and administrator for Korean companies, Irene has firm knowledge in Corporate Finance and Human Relations. Irene graduated from the University of Nottingham with a Master's degree in Finance and Investment.Prior to this, she had gained a Bachelor's degree in International Business from Vietnam National University. Irene has strong financial analysing skills with the ability to do some coding in Matlab and Python. Her interest areas of expertise include Venture Capital Investment, Corporate Finance and Derivatives Investment.
Hien studied for 4 years specialising in Information Technology in NEU of Vietnam and eventually attained a Bachelor of MIS. After she graduated, she began working as a UI/ UX Designer at Vinsofts JSC and was promoted to Leader of the company's Design Team after 1 year due to excellent performance in her role. She worked on many projects which involved building multiple websites and even mobile apps. With a keen eye for detail, a strong aesthetic sense and in depth understanding of UI/UX design, Hien is no stranger to the process of creating the best designs possible to suit any needs.
Possess at least 1 year of Solidity™ development experience.
Ability to solve computational problems using the most efficient algorithms.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computing or Computer Science or equivalent.
Experience in other blockchain technologies will be a bonus.
Good grasp of object oriented programming.
Ability to work independently without supervision.
Possess at least 2 years of work experience in business development role.
Passionate about blockchain technologies.
Ability to deliver above and beyond customers’ expectations.
Graduate from a good university with excellent academic achievements.
Good interpersonal skill set.
Meticulous and team player.
Ability to work independently without supervision.