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Title Decrypted: A Financial Trader's Take on Cryptocurrency  
ISBN 9789814828703
Imprint Marshall Cavendish Business
 
Author(s)
Leng Hoe Lon
 
Specifications 140mm x 215mm / 168pp / Paperback
 
Publication Date Oct-2018
 
Target Audience General
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About the Book

Join the cryptocurrency revolution or ignore itas a passing fad? Check out the facts and decide for yourself!

In 2009, an anonymous programmer releases a new method of paying and being paid to the world. No one runs it; no one controls it; no authority verifies it. In this, its creator promises, is a way around banks and governments, around laws and regulations, and around failure itself. Less than a decade on, the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin is soaring in demand, and a single unit is valued in the thousands. It has spawned hundreds of clones, and its underlying blockchain technology has created a revolution in computing. It has legally made millionaires of thousands of ordinary people.

Decrypted shows you, in plain, no-nonsense terms, exactly how that happened. Cryptocurrency and startup pioneer Leng Hoe Lon walks you through how cryptos like Bitcoin work and get their value, their strengths and weaknesses, their implications for the world... and how they fit in your investment plans.

About the Author

Leng Hoe Lon, CFA serves as Executive Advisor of Kyber Network
(www.kyber.network), a decentralised cryptocurrency exchange powered by Ethereum smart contracts and is also an angel investor of Digix Global (https://digix.global), a company that aims to tokenise physical assets and make them fungible on the Ethereum blockchain in order to increase the pool of liquidity in a decentralised marketplace. Before this, he was CEO of machine-learning startup Shentilium Technologies, and co-founder of trading and mentoring firm TrackRecord Asia. Before his foray into entrepreneurship, his 19-year financial trading career saw him holding the positions of Portfolio Manager at Tudor Investment Corporation (2011-2016); CEO at Tudor Capital Singapore (2013–2015); Managing Director at Goldman Sachs (2007–2011); ABN AMRO (2004–2007); JP Morgan (2003–2004); Deutsche Bank (1997–2003). He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and finance from the University of Warwick, England.
   
 
  
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