Thursday, May 27, 2021 05:00 - 05:45 PM GMT +8


Crypto investing: Fad or Fact?

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Bitcoin (BTC) touched an incredible all time high of over US$63,500 in April this year. In Q1 alone, Ether’s market capitalization has more than doubled. The value of the crypto market has topped US$2,000 Bn for the first time as of 5 Apr 2021. As an increasing number of news channels report institutional money moving into BTC, the ‘fear of missing out’ (FOMO) amongst investors is bound to get stronger.

Is crypto investing just a fad or is crypto here to stay?

Get your burning answers and the latest insights into:

• The various ways to approach crypto investing.

• A brief history on bitcoin and ethereum.

• What the future of crypto may hold – fad or fact?

Tune in on 27th May 2021, 5.00-5.45pm to hear first-hand from our expert panellists from Matrixport Asset Management, a unit of the largest crypto neobank in Asia with US$10 Bn in digital assets and GSR Markets, one of the oldest established institutional market makers for digital assets.


Damien Loh

CEO Matrixport, Asset Management

Damien started his career in JP Morgan where he traded currency options and macro markets for over 15 years in NYC, Tokyo and Singapore. He went on to start a hedge fund, Ensemble Capital that used deep learning to trade and forecast currency markets. is currently the trading director of, the 2nd largest cryptocurrency options exchange in the world and the CEO of Matrixport's asset management arm, Matrixport is a digital asset financial platform that offers simple and accessible crypto financial products to retail and institutions worldwide.

Chuan Jin (CJ) Fong

Director of Business Development, GSR Markets

CJ is a Business Development Director, Asia at GSR, heading up the Southeast Asia efforts as part of the wider global team. Before joining GSR, CJ was a Co-Founder at a consulting firm focusing on digital assets and business development for startups. CJ spent close to 10 years in traditional finance and started his career in Hong Kong as a structurer in the Morgan Stanley Fixed Income Division working on multi-asset solutions in the asset and liability space before heading up Fixed Income Solutions for Morgan Stanley Private Bank. He moved to Nomura Private Bank, focusing on key client solutions in both public and private markets. He holds a double degree in Accounting and Business Management from Singapore Management University (SMU).



Chief Executive Officer at ADDX, Moderator


About GSR Markets

Founded in 2013, the firm is one of the oldest established institutional market makers for digital assets and is a recognised innovator in developing digital asset derivatives, algorithmic solutions and proprietary trading strategies. The GSR leadership team consists of finance and technology executives from companies such as Goldman Sachs, Two Sigma, Citadel, IBM and Oracle, among others. Their collective experience and insights have allowed GSR to build one of the industry’s fastest, most robust and transparent digital asset trading systems. Many of the top participants in the industry, including token issuers, traders, investors, miners, and leading cryptocurrency exchanges around the world turn to GSR and its proprietary, state-of-the-art technology platform for their unique needs.

About Matrixport

Established in February 2019, Matrixport is a digital asset neobank that offers simple and accessible crypto financial products to retail and institutional investors worldwide. It provides one-stop crypto financial services such as institutional custody, spot, and leveraged trading, asset management, and lending.

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