David Drake, Chairman of LDJ Capital and The Soho Loft Media Group, speaks at the ASEAN Blockchain Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia organized by Global Blockchain Foundation


NEW YORK – June 26, 2018 –  Government leaders, CXO’s, experience zone startups, investors, and 20 different sectors including insurance, banking and finance, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing will converge on September 3-4, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for this exciting event.

LDJ Capital Chairman David Drake is one of the keynote speakers. More recently, David Drake is also seen as a leader in blockchain and cryptocurrency.  He saw the value of digital assets when it was yet unpopular. It all started in 2011 when Drake collaborated on the JOBS Act to create new laws underlying all fundraising in the U.S. for all ICOs.  He runs a $200M LDJ Cayman Fund focused on cryptocurrency, mining, and ICO acquisitions. LDJ Capital Credit also offers middle market bridge financing to seed upcoming ICO’s. Previously, he held a majority stake as a Managing Partner with Robert Hambrecht in an Alternative Energy Fund NewCommons Capital 2009-2010.

Drake says, “This summit will paint a clear picture of how blockchain is disrupting the industries and how it will continue to do so in the coming years. The effect of blockchain has been felt and embraced by these various sectors and I am excited to be part of this decentralized ecosystem.”

The two-day summit will feature theatres including technical discussions and case studies. Among the topics up for discussion are the impact of the blockchain mobile payments revolution, could blockchain disrupt the telecoms industry, how blockchains are redefining cybersecurity, how blockchain technology might transform personal insurance, how will blockchain disrupt healthcare, and blockchain to play a role in the future of transportation.

The other summit speakers include:

•  Alexander Varvarenko, CEO and Founder, Shipnext and Varamar
•  Kenrick Drijkoningen, Head of Growth, Golden Gate Ventures
•  Kishore M, Founder, Future1coin
•  Kshitij Adhlakha, Founder and COO, QuickX
•  Pradeep Goel, Chief Executive Officer, Solve.care Foundation
•  Saar Levi, CEO, CEDEX
•  Verlin Sanciangco, Founder, Westrend

The sponsors for this summit are CEDEX, QuickX, Westrend Coin, Solve Care, and Scala Blockchain. The Soho Loft Media Group, LUXUO, BCFocus, Casinonline News, BIG, ICO Holder, Coin Idol.com, Sanyan Blockchain and LDJ Capital are the media partners.


About LDJ Capital

LDJ Capital (https://ldjcapital.com) is a multi-family office that invests and manages investments for partners and clients in the areas of hospitality, real estate, energy, pharma, tech, telecom, mobile, entertainment, media, publishing, advertising, compliance services, aerospace, shipping & transportation, and more recently digital assets, such as cryptocurrency and blockchain firms through ICOs.

LDJ Cayman is focused on cryptocurrency, mining, and ICO acquisitions. To seed upcoming ICOs, partner Middle Market Credit also provides corporate market bridge financing.

The firm is involved in Asset Management, Equity Financing and Debt Financing and Placement, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Partnering and Strategic Alliances, Restructuring and Workouts, Startups and Management, and Alternative Finance Strategies.


LDJ Capital has 3 subsidiaries:

1. LDJ Capital Group: Victoria Partners, LDJ Venture Capital, LDJ Hedge Fund,  LDJ Media Fund, LDJ Capital Advisory, and LDJ Capital Investment Bank.

2. LDJ Real Estate Group: Acquisitions, Developments, and Hospitality

3. The Soho Loft Media Group: Times Impact Publications, The Soho Loft Conferences, and Victoria Global Communications. Times Impact Publications include the digital publications: The Soho Loft News, Family Offices Today, and Times Realty News.