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THE FOUNDER: Annabelle Huang Managing director of Amber Group

Annabelle was born and raised in China, and studied at Carnegie Mellon University. After a stint at Wall Street, she joined the crypto world as a lead at AirSwap, a decentrali­sed crypto platform. Equipped with this experience, she’s now a managing director at Amber Group, a decentrali­sed finance platform. Amber Group is backed by Temasek, and its latest Series B funding round places the group’s valuation at US$3 billion (S$4.2 billion).

THE FUNDER: Leung Pui Yan Partner, Vertex Ventures

A born and bred Singaporea­n, Pui Yan is a partner at Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia and India, an early-stage venture capital funding platform. Prior to joining Vertex two years ago, she was an investment director at SingTel Innov8, its corporate venture capital arm. She’s a Kauffman Fellow, and graduated with an engineerin­g degree from the National University of Singapore.

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