Our Team

Han Kao - Founder

Han Kao is the founder of Crypto Briefing and has been analyzing and investing in the blockchain space since 2013. He is a serial entrepreneur with international experience, multiple successful exits and 20+ years in IT and media. Han graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Economics.

Ilya Abugov - Partner

Ilya was Head of Research at Crypto Briefing and Lead Analyst at DappRadar. He also has a background in traditional management consulting, IT consulting, and equities, including time at Man Group and Fidelity Investments.

Jay Putera - Partner

Jay co-founded Crypto Briefing and served as the Business Development Lead. He has a 15-year background in tech startups and since 2017, has been an early investor in several blockchain-based enterprises.

David Lin - Partner

David started his career in investment banking and private equity out of Asia. He has been actively investing and advising blockchain startups since 2017. He also co-founded a movie production company with films on Netflix.


Yat Siu - Advisor

Yat Siu is a technology entrepreneur and investor based in Hong Kong. He is the Co-Founder and chairman of Animoca Brands, a company focusing on leveraging popular brands, gamification, AI, blockchain, and mobile technology to make engaging apps ranging from games to fitness solutions.

Jon Rice - Advisor

Jon Rice holds the position of Editor in Chief at Blockworks. He formerly acted as the Editor-at-Large for CoinTelegraph, instrumental in launching CoinTelegraph Magazine. Additionally, he co-founded Crypto Briefing and carries a rich 25+ year background in media and publishing.