Early this year, Three blockchain experts linked to a bizarre cryptocurrency startup that sought to raise $6.5 million before vanishing have told Business Insider that they are victims of identity theft and have nothing to do with the company. The startup, called Prodeum, had billed itself as developing a system to use blockchain technology for agricultural commodities, like fruits and vegetables.
So Coins300 met and talked to Garlam Won, Head of Global Partnership of ICONIZ as he explained how ICONIZ can empower great entrepreneurs who share great dreams and visions and some of his personal thoughts on Blockchain Technology.
What is ICONIZ ?
What is the role of a crypto VC/ Incubator?
As you know.. there are lots of bad projects that relates to scam. What ICONIZ is trying to do in Blockchain world is to accelerate and incubate blockchain startups to have a clear direction with better attention from the society. In China, ICONIZ has known with very strong brand image.
ICONIZ is currently incubating projects like Project PAI, World’s first initiative to give people ownership of their Personal Artificial Intelligence (PAI) in the digital world and ContentBox, Blockchain Infrastructure For The Digital Content Industry.
How do you see the growth of Blockchain Technology in Southeast Asia?
I know that Japan and Korea are known as a HOT country but because of the regulation, they’ve kinda missed the chance to become a super global tech country. They still have the momentum so they are still out there, but a lot has die down because of the regulation. Whereas, countries like Vietnam, Malaysia, Taiwan and Singapore, The government are more supportive. Therefore, they are becoming a stronger powerhouse for Blockchain ecosystem.
Listen here on audio interview session as he shares his thought on Blockchain regulation.