SEC Blockchain Seminar

SEC Blockchain Seminar

SEC Blockchain Seminar

Blockchain technology has become the centre of the technology discussion in these recent years. Get exclusive tips and advice on how to leverage on the different segments of Blockchain for your entrepreneurial ventures from the various experts!

Venue: The Hive
Address will be mailed to participants nearer to event date
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2018
Time: 10am - 1pm
(Registration starts at 9.45am)

Registration ends Thu, 20 Sep 2018.

Click here to register!



SEC member $5
SAFRA member $10
Guest $15

Special Guest Speakers and Topics | Our Speakers | Venue Partner


Special Guest Speakers and Topics

Yi Ming, Partner Trive
» What is Blockchain and why it matters?
» What makes a Blockchain company investable?
Ryan Chew, Director of Business Development and Partnerships,
Blue Whale Foundation
Blue Whale Foundation
» Solving Problems in The Sharing Economy Through Blockchain
Alvin Chua, President Institute of Blockchain
» Difficulties encountered by student entrepreneurs
» The birth of the Institute of Blockchain (Singapore) and how it has helped aspiring Blockchain entrepreneurs to get started

Thereafter, ask questions at our Panel Discussion moderated by SEC Committee Member, Jovan Tan, where light refreshments will be provided.

Limited seats available! Register by 20 Sep 2018 to secure yours!


Our Guest Speakers

Alvin - IBS Mr. Ng Yi Ming

Yi Ming,a Partner at TRIVE, leads investments and partnerships across Southeast Asia.

He was previously part of the Regional Business Analytics Team at AIG where he worked closely with Insurance experts to lead innovative data driven solutions for implementation across Asia Pacific. He was also the Co-Founder and Product Manager of PolicyPal, a startup in the FinTech space, where he led the product, marketing and operation functions.

He has also worked with Munich Re Group, the world’s largest reinsurer, where he developed new cyber insurance strategy with the IDEO Design Thinking methodology. He also had experience developing eCommerce operations strategy at Lazada Group.

To find out more about TRIVE, please visit here!
Ryan - Blue Whale Mr. Ryan Chew

Ryan Chew is a 2nd generation serial entrepreneur and a member of the founding team at Blue Whale Foundation, a Blockchain based decentralised benefits platform for the sharing economy. He is currently the Director of Business Development and Partnership. Ryan also sits on the Board of Director at Blue Whale Foundation and has helped the company raise $30Million in Blockchain funding in June 2018.

Additionally, Ryan is also a member of the Board of Director of Verlocal, a Silicon Valley Based Startup. Ryan spent several years in the startup scene, having founded several startups ranging from gaming apps to utility apps including Fixir, an Uber for car repairs. His previous startups were accelerated by Plug and Play, Mercedes, Singapore Press Holdings, ideasinc. As a serial entrepreneur, he is on a mission is to create a sustainable ecosystem which empowers individuals to become unchained from office desks and become successfully self-employed, he believes that a decentralised ecosystem based of blockchain technology is the right way forward.

To find out more about Blue Whale Foundation, please visit here!
Alvin - IBS Mr. Alvin Chua

Mr Alvin Chua was a former civil servant with MINDEF for 10 years. He is the current President of Institute of Blockchain Singapore, a Blockchain & EduTech private school focusing on Blockchain & cryptocurrency education as well as the current Founder & CEO of Resx Pte. Ltd, a corporate training firm.

He is also a Certified Blockchain Expert (CBE) and Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP) with over eight years of investment experience and almost 2 years of experience with blockchain and cryptocurrency.

He is a committee member of ISO-TC307 Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology Standards Technical Committee, an ordinary member of ACCESS – Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups, SIM and SIAS.

To find out more about Institute of Blockchain (Singapore), please visit here!

Venue Partner

The Hive Singapore The Hive

the Hive is Asia’s widest network of coworking spaces, where a community of entrepreneurs, start-up’s, and creatives businesses thrive.

Currently, they have 2 spaces in Singapore, with another one opening up in September. the Hive also has locations in Hong Kong, Saigon, and Bangkok.

To find out more about The Hive, please visit here!

For online registration, please select “SAFRA HQ” under “Clubhouse”.

SEC members who wish to register with your free entry entitlement, please email with your Full Name, NRIC and Mobile number.

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Terms & Conditions

  • In the event that you are unable to make it for the event, SAFRA will be unable to issue a refund.
  • Event organisers reserve the right to change the programme or speakers line-up.
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For more information, please email us at or call 6377 0108 during office hours*

*Office hours are from Mon to Fri, 9.30am to 6.30pm, excluding public holidays and public holidays.

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