Patrick Tan Crypto Guru

Patrick is an innovative entrepreneur and a lawyer passionate about cryptocurrencies and the business world. He understands the business concerns of founders and business people helping them to utilise the legal framework to structure their companies to take advantage of emerging technologies such as the blockchain in order to reach greater heights. His passion for travel, marketing and brand building has led him across careers and continents. He read law at the National University of Singapore and graduated with Honors in the Upper Division and joined one of Singapore’s top law firms, Allen & Gledhill where he was called to the Singapore Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor in 2005. He created Purer Skin, a skincare and inner beauty company which melds the traditional wisdom of ancient Asian ingredients such as Bird's Nest with modern technology. In 2010, his partner and himself successfully raised $589,000 from the National Research Foundation of Singapore under the Prime Minister’s Office. He has played a key role in the growth of Purer Skin from 11 retail points in Singapore to over 755 retail points in Singapore and 2 overseas in less than a year. He taught himself graphic design, coding, website design and video editing to create the Purer Skin brand and finished his training at a leading Digital Media Company. 

 

Quantitative Dissonance in Cryptocurrency Trading

There is no more distinctive smell that takes you back to an era, a time and a space, then the scent of well-worn linoleum and the nylon, polypropylene blend that passes off as carpeting. And every time I return to New York City, I find my olfactory senses assaulted by this time travel potpourri as I walk up the short flight of steps leading to an old brownstone off 8th Avenue where a well-known New York psychic resides.

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Central Bankers Have Put Cryptocurrencies Back in Play

As those who have been engaged in the cryptocurrency space for some time will no doubt have noted, 2018 would be a year best forgotten. In the thick of a particularly heavy flow of buzzword diarrhea, every and all manner of town caller and snake-oil salesman was calling for “revolutionary change” and “disruption” of the financial services industry.

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Investing Used to be Simple — The Case for a Little Cryptocurrency

Depending on how old you are, investing was a matter of simply setting aside your 401(k) or trusting your stockbroker to do the rest, you only had to focus on your job and getting through the day. Otherwise, investing was a matter of dividing between bonds and equities and depending on your age and risk appetite, adjusting that ration accordingly.

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Asian Family Offices Pay Premium for Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds

Brant Rubin adjusts uncomfortably, a three-year-old toddler is kicking the back of his paper-thin seat back, on his three-hour Ryanair flight from London’s Stansted Airport (because Heathrow is far too bourgeois) to Hamburg to meet a potential client.

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China is in Debt & What This Means for Cryptocurrencies

It’s a rib repeated regularly on the late night talk show circuit — how China essentially owns the United States because of how much the U.S. owes the Chinese. The only problem with this joke is that it’s stale — not because it’s no longer funny (it may still be) — but because the Chinese are just as much in hock to the hilt as the United States is.

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