Decoding the Business of Digital Assets

What is HashKey Academy?

At HashKey Group, we often receive enquiries from professionals and institutional investors, hedge funds, family offices, asset issuers as well as businesses in the traditional finance sector who want to get involved in digital assets.

They want to know how investors can get started, why should they invest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, what should their portfolio or investment strategy look like and what are other high-yield products or hidden gems they are missing out on?

We’ve created HashKey Academy to answer and address some of these very essential questions. Whether you are a beginner or veteran, we invite you to join this journey and explore new ways to capture opportunities in digital assets.

COURSE 1:
INTRODUCTION TO TOKENISATION

Learn all that you need to know about tokenisation, how it works and how you can get started. Each course is 10 minutes in duration and can be watched on-demand.

Module 1
What is asset tokenisation?
What are tokens built on?
History and major benefits
What does the primary and secondary tokenisation market look like
Module 2
Enhanced liquidity
Faster settlement and lower transaction costs
Lower thresholds through fractionalization
Fraud prevention and automated compliance
Module 3
Difference between tokenising digital-native assets and paper-based assets
What are people tokenising nowadays?
Can Bitcoin be tokenised?
Module 4
Once you identify the right asset, how do you execute the deal?
What are the different stages to bring an asset-backed token to life?
How to engage with the right partners?
Module 5
Difference between NFT and cryptocurrency
What gives an NFT value?
What’s the first NFT that gained mainstream popularity?
What are some of NFT’s major milestones?

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Angelina Kwan
Senior Advisor to the Board

Angelina has extensive experience throughout Asia and the United States in business development, restructuring, regulatory / compliance, as well as investor and stakeholder relations. She has held senior management, committee and / or board positions with the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, and other multinational companies and financial institutions.
Angelina holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Hong Kong and an MBA in Finance from the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School.

Angelina Kwan
Senior Advisor to the Board

Angelina has extensive experience throughout Asia and the United States in business development, restructuring, regulatory / compliance, as well as investor and stakeholder relations. She has held senior management, committee and / or board positions with the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, and other multinational companies and financial institutions.
Angelina holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Hong Kong and an MBA in Finance from the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School.

Ben El-Baz
Head of Ecosystems

Ben leads HashKey Group’s strategic partnerships, blockchain applications and asset tokenisation projects, and post-investment management of a US-based tokenised securities firm. Ben is also an Advisor to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Bank for International Settlements’ projects on tokenised financial products. With over 13 years of experience in Silicon Valley, Mainland China and Hong Kong, he started his career as a derivatives trader, then as a China cross-borders corporate finance analyst, before moving into technology product management and business development, serving Big Tech clients like Microsoft, Google, and Amazon. Ben is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he earned his Master’s degree in Management and led the university’s largest working group on blockchain applications.

Ben El-Baz
Head of Ecosystems

Ben leads HashKey Group’s strategic partnerships, blockchain applications and asset tokenisation projects, and post-investment management of a US-based tokenised securities firm. Ben is also an Advisor to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Bank for International Settlements’ projects on tokenised financial products. With over 13 years of experience in Silicon Valley, Mainland China and Hong Kong, he started his career as a derivatives trader, then as a China cross-borders corporate finance analyst, before moving into technology product management and business development, serving Big Tech clients like Microsoft, Google, and Amazon. Ben is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he earned his Master’s degree in Management and led the university’s largest working group on blockchain applications.

Walter Jennings
Head of Corporate Communications

Walter is responsible for developing and building HashKey Group’s corporate reputation and all facets of marketing. He previously served as Vice President, Global Corporate Communication at Huawei Technologies, where he was responsible for all CSR-related communications and led Huawei’s International KOL program. Earlier in his career, Walter led the Greater China operations for global communications consultancy Kreab Gavin Anderson. He has a Bachelor of Arts from St. Lawrence University.

Walter Jennings
Head of Corporate Communications

Walter is responsible for developing and building HashKey Group’s corporate reputation and all facets of marketing. He previously served as Vice President, Global Corporate Communication at Huawei Technologies, where he was responsible for all CSR-related communications and led Huawei’s International KOL program. Earlier in his career, Walter led the Greater China operations for global communications consultancy Kreab Gavin Anderson. He has a Bachelor of Arts from St. Lawrence University.