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The most innovative social carbon credit platform to be launched.




About

W Green Pay


W Green Pay ("WGP") is an ERC20-compliant token that operates on the Ethereum blockchain. The aim of W Green Pay is to increase the public’s participation in GHG (Greenhouse Gas) reduction. W Green Pay will provide the means of incentivizing the public for their GHG reduction efforts.



Mission


Following the Korean government’s pledge made at Copenhagen Accord in 2009, the country aims to reduce GHG emission by 37% by 2030.


To support the government’s GHG emission reduction efforts, W-Foundation will launch a mobile application called HOOXI App that monitors and rewards the effort of individuals and the public to reduce GHG emissions.


Solution


The most innovative social carbon credit platform to be launched.


W Green Pay (WGP), the blockchain from HOOXI, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction campaign, is issued to reward general public's contribution to reducing GHG emissions under Korea's KETS (Korea's Emissions Trading Scheme) market.


WGP is a reward method to GHG reduction efforts on the anticipated HOOXI app. Users will be able to:





Receive WGP based on their mission points gained from completed environmental tasks


Spend W Green Pay at HOOXI Mall and partnered on/offline shops (ie. through Zeex, shop at more than 450 brands including Amazon, Starbucks, etc)


Issue "W Green Pay Crypto Card" to use WGP as payment anywhere worldwide



W-Foundation


An international non-profit organization established in 2012 and a designated donation organization entitled by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of Korea, is the philanthropic foundation behind the HOOXI campaign. Using the anticipated HOOXI mobile application, individuals can perform GHG reduction missions to collect mission points, which can be exchanged for WGP.


HOOXI Application


HOOXI App will track and aggregate individuals’ GHG reduction data, based on which W-Foundation will be allocated KOC (Korean Offset Credit) - carbon emission units traded in the Korean market. Through HOOXI campaign, financial incentives of KOC-based carbon trading will no longer remain as the sole domain of corporations and institutions and will be open to individuals.

KETS (Korea’s Emissions Trading Scheme)


In 2009, Korea made a pledge at the Copenhagen Accord to participate in the global movement to reduce GHG. By 2030, the Korean government aims to reduce GHG emissions by 37% from its business-as-usual scenario. In 2015, Korea launched its Emission Trading Scheme (KETS), which is the second largest in scale after the European Union Emission Trading Scheme at the point of writing.


Korea’s Cap-and-Trade system mitigates GHG emissions through market mechanisms. It applies to approximately 600 companies that account for over 68% of Korea’s GHG output (Korea Carbon, 2018). A cap that determines the maximum emission level that companies are permitted was set by the government. When a company exceeds the cap, the company has to purchase additional carbon credit from the market at market price or has to pay a penalty to the government.


The penalty for non-compliance with the KETS is three times the average market price per unit of tCO2e. The maximum penalty is capped at KRW 100,000 per tCO2e (approximately US $93/tCO2e equivalent).


Source: CARBON CREDIT OF KOREA



CARBON CREDIT OF KOREA


Korean Carbon Credit Validation


The Ministry of Environment validates Korea’s carbon credit, and the carbon credit (KOC, KAU, KCU) is exchanged at the prevailing market price. Despite the increasing demand for carbon credit in the market, the allocation of carbon credit by the Ministry of Environment is limited. The price of carbon credit per ton is high at approximately KRW 22,000 (US $20) as of April 14, 2018. This is higher than EU’s CER that is priced at approximately Euro 13.84 (approximately KRW 17,700) as of April 16, 2018.







Carbon Market Size of Korea


Approximately 600 companies participate in carbon emission trading in Korea. The market size of carbon credits rapidly increased from a baseline of KRW 57.3 billion in 2015 when KETS started to KRW 194.6 billion in 2016 and KRW 438.5 billion in 2017 (validated data from January to October, 2017) (The Ministry of Strategy and Finance of Korea, 2017). The Korean government expects the carbon credit market to continue to grow in the coming years.

Features

WGP Ecosystem


Individuals can easily set up user accounts on the HOOXI application. As application users, individuals can select among many simple predefined missions such as taking the public transport, reducing electricity usage or purchasing identified eco-products.







Examples of how to collect WGP as a payback for credit card usage:





Buying from W Green Pay partnered businesses



Purchasing identified eco-products



Taking public transportation

Token Sales



The total number of W Green Pay issued will remain constant at 1 billion tokens.


Of the total 1 billion WGP, only 200 million WGP (20%) will be open for private and public sale, and 800 million (80%) WGP will remain without sale at this ICO event. The use of the 800million unsold WGP is as following:

  • 200 million (20%): held by the WGP issuer (lock-up for period of six (6) months from the end of public sale)
  • 200 million (20%): allocated to HOOXI App to provide as reward to HOOXI Campaign participants
  • 400 million (40%): reserved for future sale (lock-up for period of six (6) months from the end of public sale)
Token Name W Green Pay
Token Symbol WGP
Platform ERC20
Token Supply Fixed supply of 1 billion, 200 million for sale
Currency Accepted ETH / BTC / XLM / USD
Token Price US$2 per token
Private Sale Date May to September, 2018
Public Sale Date 1st ~ 14th October 2018
Soft Cap US$25 million
Hard Cap 200 million WGP
Lock-up Period W Green Pay held by the Team shall be subjected to a lock-up period of six (6) months from the end of public sale (14th of October, 2018)

Media



  • GHG Reduction Campaign (HOOXI Campaign) Declaration Ceremony



    Beautiful World by W-Foundation



  • Talk about Love by W-Foundation



    Together As One by W-Foundation



  • GHG Reduction Campaign (HOOXI Campaign) Committee Inauguration Ceremony



    W Green Pay's Partnership Meeting with Zeex



  • Tutorial Video on utilizing WGP tokens on Zeex’s platform

Articles





  • MARKETINSIDER


    Korea's Largest Government-backed HOOXI Campaign Ventures into Blockchain


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    COINTELEGRAPH


    Korea’s Government-backed HOOXI Campaign Issues W Green Pay (WGP), First Blockchain Enabled Reward System For GHG Reduction by Individuals


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    NULLTX


    Korea’s Government-backed HOOXI Campaign Issues W Green Pay (WGP), First Blockchain Enabled Reward System For GHG Reduction by Individuals


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  • YAHOO FINANCE


    Korea’s Government-backed HOOXI Campaign Issues W Green Pay (WGP), First Blockchain Enabled Reward System For GHG Reduction by Individuals


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    BITCOINEXCHANGEGUIDE


    Korean Government-backed HOOXI WPG Campaign Launches into Blockchain


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    KPLCTV


    Korea's Largest Government-backed HOOXI Campaign Ventures into Blockchain


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  • ABCFOXMANTANA


    Korea's Largest Government-backed HOOXI Campaign Ventures into Blockchain


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    FOX14TV


    Korean Government-backed HOOXI WPG Campaign Launches into Blockchain


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    FINDCLIMATEANSWERS


    Korea’s Government-Backed HOOXI Campaign Issues W Green Pay (WGP), First Blockchain Enabled Reward System for GHG Reduction by Individuals


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  • AFP


    W Green Pay (WGP) - The Global Solution to Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction


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    Ethereum World News


    ICON (ICX) Partners W Foundation On Global Green Gas Reduction Compensation


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    Crypto Recorder


    ICON Coin (ICX) Scoring New Partnerships while Working on Korean Crypto Hub


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Blog





  • ICON and W Green Pay’s Strategic Partnership


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    W Green Pay Announces Partnership with Zeex to Enhance the Usability of WGP Tokens


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    DaeHyun Accounting Corporation to Support the HOOXI Campaign as a Strategic Investor and Partner


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  • Exciting New Partnership Announcement for W-Foundation


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    Press Release: Stellar to Power W-Foundation’s HOOXI Campaign W Green Pay (WGP) Tokens


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Roadmap

  • Dec 2017


    • HOOXI Campaign Declaration

  • Apr 2018


    • HOOXI Campaign Committee Inauguration

    • W Green Pay Certification in Singapore

  • May - Sep, 2018


    • W Green Pay Private Sale

  • July 27-29, 2018


    • HOOXI Camping Festival

  • Oct 1-14, 2018


    • W Green Pay Public Sale

  • Oct 4, 2018


    • HOOXI App Launch

  • Oct 10-12, 2018


    • Korea Carbon Forum (PyeongChang Forum)

  • Dec 2018


    HOOXI Campaign Nature Conservation Project (North Pole Waste Cleanup)

    • North Pole cleanup of man-made waste (plastic, metal, etc.) to protect the habitat of polar bears

  • Mar 2019


    • W Exchange Launch

Team


Wook Lee

Chairman


DR. YOUREE LEE

Co-Founder/CEO
(Adjunct Professor, Business School of Hanyang University)


KEON HO SHIM

CFO


Bruno Wu

Strategic Management Adviser


Stas Oskin

Technology, R&D Adviser
(Co-Founder of Wings)


Saber Aria

Partnership Adviser
(Founder of Beyond Blocks)


Guy Melamed

Strategic Business Adviser
(Co-Founder, CEO of Zeex)


SEBASTIAN STUPURAC

Blockchain Product Adviser
(Co-Founder of Wings)


Chris Low

CTO


Jeremy Khoo

Technology and Investments Adviser


Sangjin Hong

Blockchain Investments Adviser
(Co-Founder, CEO of Chain Cabinet)


Chen Shun Teng

Business Adviser
(Group Strategy & Corporate Affairs Manager at WWRC Holding Pte. Ltd. “WWRC Group”)


Irwin Chee

Crypto Adviser


SONIC ZHANG

Crypto Investment, Tokenomics Specialist / Technology Adviser
(Founder & Managing Director of LedgerZ Capital)


Satoshi D.

Blockchain Industry Expert, Adviser
(Co-Founder of Dfund, Founder of Dcapital)

Contact

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TERMS OF SERVICES – USER


This Terms of Service (“Terms”) serves as a legal contract between W GLOBAL INVESTMENT PTE. LTD. (“WGI”) and yourself (“You”). By accessing or using any of the services provided by WGI (“Service”) on our Website (“Site”), you agree that you accept to the terms and conditions contained within these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, do not use the Service.


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OUR SERVICES & ITS USAGE


WGI operates the Site to support the W Green Pay Token Sale (“Token Sale”). The Site allows you to purchase WGP Token. Please see the Whitepaper available on the Site for details of the WGP Token. Any sale of WGP Token is subject to the terms and conditions set out in the Whitepaper which can be downloaded from www.wpay.sg. You are required to read and understand the Whitepaper, including the terms and conditions, before participating in the Token Sale or purchasing WGP Token. WGI reserves the right to control, manage and/or modify the Whitepaper and the terms and conditions of the Token Sale sold via our Services. As such, you are strongly advised to refer to the latest Whitepaper based on the version number and date. For the avoidance of doubt, WGI is not obliged to notify you of any changes to the Whitepaper.


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REGISTERING FOR AN ACCOUNT


In order to participate in our WGP Token sales and/or to use WGI services, you may be asked to fill up a form (“Account”) as it is necessary to obtain certain information about you in order to ensure that the purchase of WGP Token by you complies with applicable law or regulation. You may be required to provide certain information and this information shall include and is not limited to your name, email address, nationality, country of residence and relevant supporting documentation. You acknowledged that you shall provide this information as per requested as well as to provide further information promptly upon request to complete the purchase. You also acknowledge that all information provided shall be accurate, current and it is your sole duty to ensure that the information provided shall be updated constantly to keep it accurate, current and complete.

WGI reserves the right to suspend your registration or refuse your purchase of WGP Token if: (a) we do not receive any information from you that is able to determine that it is permissible to sell WGP Tokens to you under applicable laws and regulations; and/or (b) if it is suspected that information provided by you is inaccurate, not current or incomplete.


PARTICIPATION TERMINATION


WGI reserves the right to terminate your participation without prior notice, if you: (i) violate the Terms, or; (ii) use the account for illegal or improper purposes, or; (iii) use the Service for illegal or improper purposes, or; (iv) infringe a third party intellectual property rights. Once your account has been terminated or suspended due to the aforementioned reasons, all benefits and user’s right shall be revoked, and no refund will be granted to you.


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You warrant that you will not use our services for any fraudulent, unlawful or abusive purpose.

The content of the Site is provided on an “as-is-where-is” basis without representations or warranties of any kind. WGI makes no warranties or representation about the accuracy or completeness of the content of the Service and the Site and assume no liability or responsibility for any loss, damage, and/or penalty faced by you for using our Services and/or the Site. WGI does not guarantee and is not responsible to perform any verification of information provided by you, the accuracy of your information provided is your sole responsibility.


NOTICE OF HIGH RISK


You understand that any purchase of WGP Tokens carries a high risk of losing the entire amount which you paid for the WGP Tokens. Hence, you shall waive all rights to seek any legal remedy on your own or through any class action litigation in order to recover the purchase amount from WGI. Nothing in this Agreement nor any conversation and communication made by WGI, verbal or non-verbal, shall imply a positive or punitive return on investment from the amount you paid for WGP Tokens or that the Tokens will carry forth its intended usage. You further warrants that by losing the entire purchase amount, it will not adversely affect your livelihood, obligations and dependents. For avoidance of doubt, WGI hereby expressedly states to you that the purchase of the WGP Tokens represents a financially high risk activity and that you shall fully bear all losses which maybe incurred from this purchase.


DISCLAIMER


WGI does not warrant that the Service and/or Site are error free or will operate without interruption or are compatible with all equipment and software configurations. WGI shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever arising from the use of the Service or Site. WGI shall not be responsible for any system failures or other interruptions that may affect your purchase process.


LIMITATION OF LIABILITY


WGI shall not be liable to you or any third party under any circumstances (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise for any indirect or consequential loss or damage of any kind including punitive or exemplary damages or losses, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses which may be incurred in connection with WGI or its services and site. WGI shall not be liable for any unauthorised transactions arising from unauthorised, illegal or fraudulent use of the service and site.


MODIFICATIONS


WGI reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to revise or modify these Terms at any time, and you agree to be bound by such revisions or modifications. You are responsible for viewing these Terms periodically. Your continued use of the Site or Service after a change or modification of these Terms will constitute your acceptance of the revised Terms. If you do not agree to the modified Terms, you should refrain from using our Services and the Site.


GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION


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WOOK LEE

Chairman, W-Foundation




Founder and Chairman of W-Foundation, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. Built global network to enable public-private partnerships with governments, corporations, and institutions. Established Global Climate Refugee Fund with global donors and grew W- Foundation into influential Global Nature Conservation Organization. Bachelor of Law from Hanyang University.

YOUREE LEE PH.D.

CCo-Founder/CEO, W-Foundation

(Adjunct Professor, Business School of Hanyang University)




A philanthropist and an entrepreneur, she is the CEO of W-Foundation, W-HY R&D, Hooxi Research Institute, and COO of Hooxi Foundation (USA).


Dr. Lee is a pioneer in bringing blockchain to social finance. She led the launch of the blockchain W Green Pay (WGP) for ‘HOOXI’, a global nature conservation campaign organized by W-Foundation and the Korean government.


Dr. Lee has extensive investment and corporate banking experience at Macquarie and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, covering infrastructure and renewable energy project financing and relationship management. Received Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. in International Business from Ewha Womans University. Teaches business, strategy and finance at Ewha Womans University and Hanyang University.

KEON HO SHIM

CFO, W-Foundation




Before taking the role of CFO at W-Foundation, he was the Head of Corporate Sales at Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Transaction Banking division in Korea. Mr. Shim has over 23 years of experience in banking, consulting, and new business development. Mr. Shim has also worked at Citi, Oliver Wyman, and Samsung Corporation.


Mr. Shim holds an M.B.A. from Stern School of Business, New York University, and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from The George Washington University.

DONGYUL SEOK

Public Relations Adviser, W-Foundation (Deputy Director of Dong-A Daily News)




25 years’ experience as a leading, influential journalist, Vice Chairman of the International Federation of Journalists, Chairman of Korea Press Photography Association. Adjunct Professor of Media & Communication at Hanyang University.

SEONGGU RYU PH.D.

Adviser/Chief Relationship Officer, W-Foundation (Professor, Seokyung University)




25 years’ experience in strategic planning, group management consulting, and marketing at Samsung Group, most recently as Vice President of Marketing Strategy Group at Samsung Electronics. Professor of Business Administration at Seokyung University.

CHULJUN KIM M.D.

Adviser/Chief Technology Officer, W-Foundation (Chairman/Medical Doctor, Daejeon Wellness Hospital)




20 years’ experience as a medical doctor, entrepreneur, and investor. As CEO of a major hospital, led high profile M&A and investments in the medical industry. Currently developing blockchain technology for the medical industry to securely store health records. Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Chungnam National University.

BRUNO WU

Strategic Management Adviser, W-Foundation




High-profile media mogul from China. The Founder, Co-Chairman and CEO of Sun Seven Stars Entertainment & Media Group Limited, one of the biggest private media and investment companies in China.


Mr. Wu is also the major shareholder of DBOT, The Delaware Board of Trade Holdings Inc., the first and only blockchain based Alternative Trading System fully licensed by the SEC.


Bruno is also the former Chairman of Sun Media Group and former Director of Shanda Group. Bruno and his wife (Yang Lan, one of the most popular celebrities in China) made the 2016 Forbes China Rich List with an estimated fortune worth $1 billion.

CHEN SHUN TENG

Business Adviser, W-Foundation (Group Strategy & Corporate Affairs Manager at WWRC Holding Pte. Ltd. “WWRC Group”)




In charge of charting future growth through overseas expansion, JV/partnerships and M&A at WWRC Group, a Pan-Asian Chemical Distributor with the presence in 16 Asian Cities. Prior to joining WWRC Group, worked in banking with Citi and OCBC. Bachelor of Engineering (Materials Engineering) with First Class Honors Degree from Nanyang Technological University.


Mr. Teng received First Class Honors Degree from Nanyang Technological University

CHRIS LOW

CTO




Mr. Low has been succesful technology entrepreneur for near 20 years. His first startup called Pendulab is a Software-as-a-Service offering web based collaboration solution, Pendulab was acquired by a leading US-based private equity firm.


Mr. Low founded Southeast Asia largest casual game platform, Viwawa, in 2008, SofrPay Mobile, and also SoftPay, the largest Mobile Point of Sale company in Vietnam with partnership with Indonesia’s largest bank, Bank Mandiri. Mr. Low graduated with a Merit in Computing from the National University of Singapore. Mr. Low has been passionate about blockchain technologies since 2012. He loves to read up on the latest blockchain technologies and does some coding in his spare time.

JEREMY KHOO

Technology and Investments Adviser




Jeremy Khoo is an international business operator, founder and blockchain entrepreneur who has successfully exited 3 venture funded companies. He is currently VP of MC Payment and Group CEO of iFashion - a leading regional retail enabler and conglomerate, Mr. Khoo successfuly raised Series B from VC funds. Later iFashion was acquired by MC Payment for $23 million and Jeremy is co-leading the combined push for a public listing on the SGX.


Jeremy is a Partner and Principal Consultant in Novum Capital and Enblockr, the blockchain accelerator corps. Jeremy is also Managing Partner in CRC Capital, crypto fund investing in early stage blockchain innovation.Jeremy co-founded retail blockchain MegaX as well as Crypto-E-Commerce store Megaxstore which is spearheading cryptocurrency mass adoption.


Jeremy obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore.

STAS OSKIN

Technology, R&D Adviser (Co-Founder of Wings)




With over 15 years of experience in IT engineering, development and management of enterprise products Stas co-founded WINGS, a successful community-engagement and smart-contract facilitation platform as well as one of the few working DAPPS on the Ethereum blockchain. Stas is also CTO of eyecam, NeoCam, and NeoVSP. Stas brings extensive expertise in web-based platforms, streaming media, distributed storage, clustered solutions and networks.


Prior to current positions, Stas acted as the CTO of BeeCom Israel, where he led the companyâ€TMs strategic shift to open-source/Linux based platforms. He also participated in multiple high-profile software projects, consulting such organizations such as BeeContact, Dead Sea Labs, and Ministry of Defense, and was a co-founder of Comoona, the first Israeli online social network.

SEBASTIAN STUPURAC

Blockchain Product Adviser (Co-Founder of Wings)




Sebastian co-founded WINGS, a successful community-engagement and smart-contract facilitation platform as well as one of the few working DAPPS on the Ethereum blockchain. Sebastian has gained vast experience in decentralised solutions and blockchain technology since 2013.


Sebastian was also CEO of ChainLab, CIO and Product & Project Manager at eyecam. Sebastian received BA in Information Systems Management from The Academic College of Tel-Aviv, Yaffo.

SEONIK JEON

Community Building and Marketing Adviser (CEO of Factblock & Blockpost, CSO of Financial News)




CEO of FactBlock, blockchain advisory services platform, CEO of The Blockpost, blockchain focused media, and CSO of The Financial News. Worked also as the Bureau Chief of The Financial News, LA correspondent of The Financial News, and VP of MPIO. Received EMBA from Korea University, and BA in Business and Information Systems from California State University, Long Beach.

SONIC ZHANG

Crypto Investment, Tokenomics Specialist / Technology Adviser (Founder & Managing Director of LedgerZ Capital)




Sonic Zhang is an entrepreneur and investor. Founder of LedgerZ Capital (ledgerz.capital) and ValueNet Capital (valuenet.capital), focusing on investing in blockchain startup, security token offerings (STO) and cryptos, portfolio include OmiseGo, Binance, PowerLedger, WAX, CoinPoker, Lympo, Bankorus, RobotCache, Celsius Network, tZERO, Tenzorum, etc. He is the Co-founder and Global Director of 20 Nations League of Blockchain (B20), an international NGO focused on bridging blockchain and crypto communities worldwide. And the co-founder of ValueBank Group, a global network of fiat-crypto/crypto-crypto (Cointobe.com) exchanges, with a crypto wallet (Coinwall.io / Coinwallpro.com), and ICO services. Co-founder of Murint Capital, a VC Fund for tech and entertainment industries. Founder of SoRelax, a global platform for cross border marketing and services. Sonic has a MPM and a BE in Mechatronics from University of Sydney.

KJ LEE

Technology Adviser (Council Member, ICON Foundation)




KJ Lee is the Council Member of ICON Foundation. ICON is a major global blockchain project based in Korea. ICON successfully raised 150,000 ETH in September 2017 and maintains a market capitalization of approximately USD 291 million (equivalent to approximiately KRW 326.64 billion). ICON's native coin ICX has consistently been part of the top 30s (by market capitalization), the only Korea-based coin to do so.


KJ is Founder of Nomad Connection and CEO at DAYLI Intelligence. Nomad Connection is the company behind Zimly, a P2P media service with over 3 million users worldwide. KJ was previously software engineer at the SecureSoft team which developed South Korea's first firewall 'Suhoshin' in 1996. KJ holds a BS in Computer Science from from the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH).

IRWIN CHEE

Crypto Adviser




Starting his career in product development and marketing, Irwin was at i-Sprint Innovations, a security tech firm. He was Co-founder at Rimu Group, a venture capital fund which invests across SEA, led rounds and co-invested along side other VCs such as Wavemaker Partners, Ardent Capital, SMDV, SPH, Fenox and DeNA. With a portfolio of 4 acquisitions and 2 exits.


Irwin was an early investor in ICOs notable ones include NXT, AntShares (now NEO), Stratis and Status. Irwin is now the Managing Consultant of Novum Capital, blockchain consultancy.


Irwin is also the Writer at www.cryptofinn.net that covers opinion pieces on cryptocurrency and reviews ICOS whenever he can.

GUY MELAMED

Strategic Business Adviser (Co-Founder, CEO of Zeex)




Guy is a product strategist and relentless entrepreneur. He has already contributed to the success of GreenRoad, a major player in commercial fleets and connected cars, as its CPO and Head of Strategic Partnerships. He also founded Toontok, an engaging animated-messaging startup, which he led as CEO. As VP of Product and Solutions Design at Ginger Software and Time to Know, a provider of learning materials for the digital classroom, Guy further deepened his expertise in these dynamic fields. Guy holds an MA in Communications from the University of Amsterdam.

SANGJIN HONG

Blockchain Investments Adviser (Co-Founder, CEO of Chain Cabinet)




Mr. Hong is an experienced entrepreneur, investor and blockchain adviser. He is a co-founder and CEO of Chain Cabinet, a multi-dimensional blockchain company, based in Seoul and Singapore, that both builds and invests in a variety of ICO projects. Mr. Hong is also a partner at Kstartup, a startup accelerator who helped over 50 startups to build their business. As a former Microsoft Office Product Manager at Microsoft and management consultant at Monitor Group, he brings more than 20 years of technology and business management experience to the team.

KYUNG KEON HONG

President, W-Foundation (Chairman, TRUBEN Investment Group)




President of W-Foundation, Chairman of Hooxi Global and Chairman of Truben Investment Group. Truben Investment Group manages one of the biggest investment funds in Korea, with focus on infrastructure and long term capital projects. One of the businesses Truben Investment Group owns is the National Sports Lottery of Korea called K-toto, which is operated under an exclusive license agreement with the Korean government. Annual sale of the K-toto is approximately 5 billion USD.

ALEX SUNG-HYEOK HONG, Msci, MSc

Director, W-Foundation (Director of HOOXI Global and CEO of AZworth Trust)




With 10 years experiences in private equity fund and strategic consulting specializing as a science/technology expert as well as being a famed motivational speaker. Alex holds master's degrees in theoretical physics from Imperial College London and in history and philosophy of natural sciences from UCL. Currently serves as CEO of AZworth Trust, the parent company for Truben Investment and shareholder of HOOXI Global, managing various portfolio and business.

SABER ARIA

Partnership Adviser (Founder of Beyond Blocks)




Saber Aria is a strategist with over 10 years of experience in marketing strategies and building businesses. He is an early blockchain enthusiast, with a passion for blockchain technology and decentralization after investing in bitcoin in 2012. He is the founder of a prominent digital marketing agency and an advertising software company, each with a diverse portfolio of clients including several fortune 500 companies. He is the founder of ARIA256 blockchain accelerator and the co-founder of Beyond Blocks, a global conference for blockchain enthusiasts, investors and developers. Saber has a passion for seeking out and assisting emerging start-ups both as an advisor and investor through his accelerator program. He focuses his council not only on brilliant business ideas, but just as importantly, the teams behind each project.