Founded in 2018, the startup is the first MAS-licenced digital asset custodian that connects traditional and decentralised finance. Protect, Propine’s one-stop custody solution, supports all digitals assets for the DeFi ecosystem. Propine’s DASH and PropSS products convert real-world assets into tokens.
Founded in 2018, Merkle Science is the next-generation predictive cryptocurrency risk and intelligence platform that helps crypto companies, financial institutions, and government entities detect, investigate, and prevent illegal activities involving cryptocurrencies. Compared to other blockchain analytics tools, Merkle Science helps identify and address on-chain risks beyond just traditional address databases using its behavioural rule engine to fulfil local regulatory obligations.
They are backed by Susquehanna, Digital Currency Group, Kenetic, Fenbushi, Kraken Ventures, and Uncorrelated Ventures as investors. Its founders and core team come from Luno, Paypal, the US Department of Justice, and FBI. The startup has since moved its headquarters to New York.
Founded in 2021, the startup is an AI Trading Signal platform that makes DeFi accessible to individuals & institutions with 1-click automated investments and profit-optimised yield farming on Solana and Terra.
In December 2021, Hawksight clinched US$4.20 million from an oversubscribed strategic token round backed by Solana Ventures and Terraform Labs.
Founded in 2021, Bluejay Finance is designing the first Asia-focused capital-efficient protocol for multi-currency stablecoins. It seeks to accelerate financial inclusion and access to decentralised finance for all users and businesses through creating FX primitives on the blockchain.