Web Services for Blockchain
XREX helps blockchain-focused organizations save time and money with product development, production maintenance, security, scalability and compliance efforts.
XREX Crypto Services (XCS)
Before joining XREX, Stan Su worked in high frequency trading (HFT) and market-making, covering both US and Greater China derivative markets for a decade.
As a passionate hobbyist angel investor, Huang’s portfolio includes Deepblu, DCard, BuzzOrange (TechOrange), 17Fit, Niceday, and Pamily (Trigger/MobiusBobs).
Being both a cybersecurity expert and a crypto enthusiast, Huang is a frequent speaker at cyber security and blockchain conferences, including BlockBeats 2018, chain-in 2018, SecTor 2018, Blockchain Technology Conference 2018, Swiss Cyber Storm 2018, BlackHat US 2010, BlackHat APAC 2017, DEFCON 2010, RSA US 2007, 2010, 2015, 2016, RSA APAC 2015, Troopers 2016, AusCERT 2016, Virus Bulletin 2016, SteelCon 2016, Hack.lu 2016, HackFest 2016, SyScan Taiwan 2008, 2009, OWASP Asia 2007, 2008, Hacks in Taiwan 2006, 2007, WWW 2003, 2004, and PHP 2007.
Huang’s research has received worldwide media coverage, including for example Reuters, Forbes, IDG, USA Today, Wired, Dark Reading, The Register, The Hacker News, SC Magazine, eWeek, Threat Post, CSO, and Krebs on Security.
Into cybersecurity since 7th grade, Huang has lead teams to develop security products ranging from source code analysis, web application firewall, vulnerability assessment, exploit & malware detection, anti-malvertising, email security, and APT defense.
Wayne received his PhD in EE from National Taiwan University, and his BS and MS in CS from NCTU. He holds two US patents on source code analysis.
Major contributor to ANTLR parser generator project: www.antlr.org
At Armorize, Jordan developed technical expertise in the field, earning the prominent Certified Ethical Hacker (CeH) qualification. This facilitated the development of successful go-to-market strategies & new applications for existing technologies within the organization, one of which led to the acquisition of Armorize by the Nasdaq listed Proofpoint in 2013.
As Senior Director of Product Management at Proofpoint, Jordan developed a new product line that grew from 0 to over USD 350 million ARR (annual recurring revenue) in less than 5 years, servicing 9 of the top 10 US banks and 56 of the Fortune 100. Much of this work focused on managing engineering, scaling resources & ensuring compliance with data management and privacy laws, as well as extensive research into tracking malicious hacking groups.
As an economist with a deep understanding of the impact of transaction costs, and as a cybersecurity professional with years of experience dealing with establishing & maintaining trust, Jordan possesses a unique combination of perspectives to the unfolding blockchain revolution. He is fluent in English, Afrikaans and Mandarin, and has featured as a speaker at Cybersecurity conferences the world over, including OWASP and RSA conferences.
In 2018, Winston cofounded XREX, an exchange service provider, and serves as Chief Revenue Officer. Winston divides his time between Taipei and India.
Mr. Su later returned to Taiwan as the VP of KGI APAC in charge of fintech development. While in this role he introduced ultra-low frequency machine-like FPGA and AI-driven modeling such as robo-advisory to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand warrant markets.
In addition to his professional success, Mr. Su holds a Master’s degree in Math Finance from Boston University along with a Bachelor’s in Finance from National Taiwan University.
XREX investors include prominent VCs
AppWorks is the region’s leading startup accelerator and early-stage VC. AppWorks Accelerator, the renowned 6-month free accelerator program, now admits 30 startups per batch from across the region and boasts 328 active startups and 925 founders in their alumni network.
All AppWorks startups together generate US$ 2.5 billion in annual revenues, provide 9,586 jobs and are valued at US$ 3.6 billion. As a VC, AppWorks has US$ 61M under management. It funds 10 deals a year, owns 40 companies in its portfolio and has so far produced 2 IPOs — NetPublishing and KuoBrothers.
WI Harper (San Francisco)
WI Harper is a pioneer in cross-border investments with offices in Beijing, Taipei, and San Francisco. Since its founding in 1993, HI Harper has raised over $1 billion in AUM and has invested in over 350 early-stage companies. Their hands-on approach and long-term local relationships across the three geographies enable them to deliver consistent superior returns with over 100 successful exits.
Founded in 2015, Blackmarble is a group of experienced investment professionals with significant experience in the Asia Pacific region. The company’s core investment strategy is structuring venture capital investments and private equity deals through the lead investor role. Our investment sectors include biotechnology, software, cloud computing, digital networks, information technology and cultural & creative industries across the Asia Pacific region.
Over 20 years of venture capital experience and industry networks the company has built, the firm’s partner team has successfully supported and consulted dozens of early and emerging enterprises to establish successful business models and expansion to IPO/M&A stages.
National Development Fund
National Development Fund (NDF) was funded by the Executive Yuan of Taiwan Government to speed up industrial transformation and boost economic growth. It helps startups fund through direct equity investment, venture capital investment, loan financing and grants. The asset under management as of the end of 2018 is more than USD18 billion.
CDIB is the leading venture capital and investment bank in Taiwan. It is the predominant leader in the local VC industry with a market share of over 30%. It set up the CDIB Innovation Accelerator Fund in 2017, which cooperates with Meet (the most established start-up community in Taiwan) to build the largest innovation and start-up platform in the country. By providing abundant resources such as financing, industry network, mentorship, social community and media exposure, the CDIB Innovation Accelerator Fund helps start-up companies grow and expand into global markets.
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