Where is Blockchain headed in East Asia?


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Where is Blockchain headed in East Asia?

Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021

04:30 pm - 05:50 pm

This session will begin with an overview of how the ecosystem for entrepreneurship looks in
Taiwan currently.  We will examine trends and opportunities related to crypto-currency, blockchain, exchanges, and Fintech in Asia.  Our guest speaker, Mr. Alex Liu, Founder and CEO of MaiCoin will also share his experiences of starting new companies in Asia.


Seminars will take place on Tuesdays from March 30th – May 25th.  These sessions are open to the public and registration is required to receive the Zoom login details.

All seminars will be held online via Zoom, 4:30 PM – 5:50 PM, with informal networking following until about 6:30 PM (PST).  REGISTER below for the entire series*.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

*You may cancel your registration at any time and attend only the sessions you wish.


Mr. Alex Liu

Founder and CEO of MaiCoin (Taiwan)

Alex Liu is the founder and CEO of AMIS and MaiCoin, a financial technology company with strong expertise in Bitcoin and blockchain, shared-ledger technology. Prior to MaiCoin, he was Director of Marketing at Qualcomm, overseeing a $35 million per year product line from Shanghai, where he helped usher through a cable modem standard with China’s State Administration for Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT).

He spent seven years with Atheros Communications, a semiconductor startup founded by Stanford professor and National Academy of Engineering member Teresa Meng (孟懷縈) and Stanford President John Hennessy, in engineering and business development roles. He has also held roles with Samsung Electronics in Korea, Siemens in Germany, and Hitachi in Japan.

He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University, where he was a President’s Scholar and Mayfield Fellow. He has two U.S. patents pending in the field of digital wallet security and exchange rate risk mitigation.



Seminar Slides

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