About Us

Infinity Blockchain Group is a technology company with over 300 professionals from all around the world working in Asia-Pacific's most inspiring and energetic countries and leading the future with blockchain technology.

Vision

Create a blockchain innovation center capable of representing the world from Asia.

Mission

We exist to transform the world through technical innovation originating from emerging countries in Asia.


We exist to build a foundation to create blockchain innovations that seamlessly integrate with daily life.


We exist to build a new economic zone by unlocking the technical and capital potential of Asia through innovation.

Values

We connect the blocks to build a better world.

  • We value technologies that advance society

  • We value making blockchain accessible to everyone.

  • We value empowering developing countries and communities.

  • We value sustainable development for emerging countries

  • We value community and education

  • We value innovators with world-changing ideas

  • We value any means of supporting such innovators

  • We value collaboration and partnership

  • We value transparency and building trust

  • We value accountability and adherence to global regulations

  • We value professionalism, excellence, and quality in the work we do

Our Aspirations for the Future

At Infinity Blockchain Group (IBG), we believe in bringing innovation and technology from the Asian region to the global markets, and becoming a catalyst of change to creating a positive impact for the future.
  • Jul

    2018

    Binarystar was founded.
  • Feb

    2019

    Hosted Binarystar office launch event.

    Apr

    2019

    Officially launched co-working space.

    Sep

    2019

    Successfully hosted UnBlock Tokyo event.
  • 2015

    IBL was founded in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • Dec

    2016

    Organized ENIGMA – The #1 blockchain contest in Vietnam
    Founded Asia Blockchain Education Lab (ABEL)
  • Jul

    2017

    Official Member of Honor in Vietnam Banks Association

    Nov

    2017

    Organized Blockathon – The 1st Blockchain hackathon in Vietnam

    Dec

    2017

    Officially launched Infinito Wallet
  • Jan

    2018

    Member of Vietnam Fintech Club

    Mar

    2018

    Organized Vietnam Blockchain Week

    Apr

    2018

    Officially launched Blockpass

    May

    2018

    Member of Vietnam E-commerce Association
    Named one of the top 10 blockchain technology solution providers in 2018

    Jun

    2018

    Officially launched WOWTRACE

    Jul

    2018

    Signed MoU with the Ministry of Industry and Trade (Vietnam)

    Aug

    2018

    Partnered with TUL Corporation and Taiwan Tech

    Oct

    2018

    Signed 1-year media partnership with NCDT Business Review
  • Oct

    2018

    IBV was founded

    Nov

    2018

    The first Co-organizing event with Government, Technomart with MIGHT Malaysia
    Asia Blockchain Review Initiative started
  • Sep

    2019

    The first Enterprise Advisory deal with Hoa Binh Group, Fund Management and Real Estate on Blockchain

    Dec

    2019

    The first Co-organizing event with Ministry of Justice, in Vietnam
  • Apr

    2017

    QRC HK founded and started investment in RegTech blockchain related products/projects

    Jul

    2017

    Academic Partnership started and the first partnership with the University of Malaya, Malaysia

    Dec

    2017

    Partnership with NEO
  • Dec

    2018

    QRC’s portfolio extended to 15 companies
  • Jan

    2019

    Started STO related services

    Aug

    2019

    QRC recognised globally as Top 10 RegTech Solution Provider for 2019
  • Dec

    2015

    Quanta was raised to leverage the gaming industry in the blockchain era beyond boarder and economic gap.
  • Aug

    2017

    Quanta Randao certified by NMi as world first. Quanta‘s blockchain-based Randao process, currently used for Quanta Prize Draw, granted with NMi Certificate as a first in the world ever.

    Sep

    2017

    QTL granted with gaming license as world first. Quanta prides itself on regulation first and achieving full regulatory compliance with all lottery requirements.
  • Mar

    2018

    Quanta Launch of Quanta Blockchain Lottery (Ethereum public Blockchain).

    Dec

    2018

    Quanta Investment in Traditional Lotteries: Naija Lottery. Naija Lottery had Grade A National License from the National Lottery Regulatory Commission.
  • Feb

    2019

    Quanta granted additional license by Naija Lottery to operate sports betting in Nigeria.
  • Nov

    2015

    ibl
    IBL was founded in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • Dec

    2015

    quanta
    Quanta was raised to leverage the gaming industry in the blockchain era beyond boarder and economic gap.
  • Dec

    2016

    ibl
    Founded Asia Blockchain Education Lab (ABEL)
    ibl
    Organized ENIGMA – The #1 blockchain contest in Vietnam
  • Apr

    2017

    qrc
    QRC HK founded and started investment in RegTech blockchain related products/projects
  • Jul

    2017

    ibl
    Official Member of Honor in Vietnam Banks Association
    qrc
    Academic Partnership started and the first partnership with the University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Aug

    2017

    quanta
    Quanta Randao certified by NMi as world first. Quanta‘s blockchain-based Randao process, currently used for Quanta Prize Draw, granted with NMi Certificate as a first in the world ever.
  • Sep

    2017

    quanta
    QTL granted with gaming license as world first. Quanta prides itself on regulation first and achieving full regulatory compliance with all lottery requirements.
  • Nov

    2017

    ibl
    Organized Blockathon – The 1st Blockchain hackathon in Vietnam
  • Dec

    2017

    ibl
    Officially launched Infinito Wallet
    qrc
    Partnership with NEO
  • Jan

    2018

    ibl
    Member of Vietnam Fintech Club
  • Mar

    2018

    ibl
    Organized Vietnam Blockchain Week
    quanta
    Quanta Launch of Quanta Blockchain Lottery (Ethereum public Blockchain).
  • Apr

    2018

    ibl
    Officially launched Blockpass
  • May

    2018

    ibl
    Named one of the top 10 blockchain technology solution providers in 2018
    ibl
    Member of Vietnam E-commerce Association
  • Jun

    2018

    ibl
    Officially launched WOWTRACE
  • Jul

    2018

    ibl
    Signed MoU with the Ministry of Industry and Trade (Vietnam)
    binary-star
    Binarystar was founded.
  • Aug

    2018

    ibl
    Partnered with TUL Corporation and Taiwan Tech
  • Oct

    2018

    ibl
    Signed 1-year media partnership with NCDT Business Review
    ibv
    IBV was founded
  • Nov

    2018

    ibv
    Asia Blockchain Review Initiative started
    ibv
    The first Co-organizing event with Government, Technomart with MIGHT Malaysia
  • Dec

    2018

    qrc
    QRC’s portfolio extended to 15 companies
    quanta
    Quanta Investment in Traditional Lotteries: Naija Lottery. Naija Lottery had Grade A National License from the National Lottery Regulatory Commission.
  • Jan

    2019

    qrc
    Started STO related services
  • Feb

    2019

    quanta
    Quanta granted additional license by Naija Lottery to operate sports betting in Nigeria.
    binary-star
    Hosted Binarystar office launch event.
  • Apr

    2019

    binary-star
    Officially launched co-working space.
  • Aug

    2019

    qrc
    QRC recognised globally as Top 10 RegTech Solution Provider for 2019
  • Sep

    2019

    ibv
    The first Enterprise Advisory deal with Hoa Binh Group, Fund Management and Real Estate on Blockchain
    binary-star
    Successfully hosted UnBlock Tokyo event.
  • Dec

    2019

    ibv
    The first Co-organizing event with Ministry of Justice, in Vietnam

Leading with Purpose

With diverse backgrounds and mastery of their respective sectors, our leaders are driven to inspire.

Founders

JUNYA YAMAMOTO

Co-Founder, Infinity Blockchain Group /
CEO, Infinity Blockchain Labs Taiwan

JUNYA YAMAMOTO

Co-Founder, Infinity Blockchain Group /
CEO, Infinity Blockchain Labs Taiwan

Junya Yamamoto is the CEO of Infinity Blockchain Labs (IBL) Taiwan. Junya started his career...

Junya Yamamoto is the CEO of Infinity Blockchain Labs (IBL) Taiwan.

Junya started his career as a sales and business executive in a listed company for two years in Japan. In 2012, he moved to Vietnam and joined a newly established software development company where he was then appointed as a COO who is responsible for the development and sales team across Vietnam and Japan. He led the growth from a five-person team to over 100 staff, achieving impressive profits with an annual sales of about 200 million yen (approx. US$2 million) in under 4 years.

He also co-founded IBL Vietnam in 2015, growing into the largest blockchain technology company in Vietnam with more than 250 people in two years, and successfully organized Vietnam Blockchain Week, the largest Asia blockchain conference in Vietnam, with over 100 speakers and 2,000 visitors.

In 2019, he moved to Taiwan and established IBL Taiwan, a new entity within the IBG, specializing in business development using blockchain. He is also the CEO of Infinito Solution (Singapore), which provides products that improve the blockchain experience, and CEO of Binarystar, the largest blockchain incubation center in Japan. He is responsible for business development for the entire group.

Junya holds a Bachelor degree in International Communication and Sociology from Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan.

Group Management

YUJI AKABA

Director, Infinity Blockchain Holdings

YUJI AKABA

Director, Infinity Blockchain Holdings

Yuji Akaba is a director of Infinity Blockchain Holdings the holding company of IBG. Yuji...

Yuji Akaba is a director of Infinity Blockchain Holdings the holding company of IBG.

Yuji is an advisor and an incubation manager at Binarystar, the largest blockchain business hub in Japan. He is also a core member of other blockchain startups in Japan.

Yuji is a Managing Director of Breakthrough Partners based in Tokyo. The mission of Breakthrough Partners is, first, to help entrepreneurs build successful start-ups.

Second, to help large corporations in their management innovation, leadership development and succession management. Yuji’s uniqueness is to work closely with CEOs to accelerate leader/manager development while executing various strategy development, profit improvement and organization effectiveness projects.

Yuji has published 20 books in Japan and 19 of them published in United States, China, Taiwan, Korea and Thailand, total 745,000 copies in skill and perspective development.

Before cofounding Breakthrough Partners, he was a partner at McKinsey & Company, spending 14 years. He spearheaded McKinsey’s practice in Korea, growing beyond 120 staff in less than 10 years.

Prior to McKinsey, Yuji worked six years as a design engineer at Komatsu. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tokyo, an MS and the Degree of Engineer in ME both from Stanford University.

KAREN KOH

CFO,
Infinity Blockchain Holdings

KAREN KOH

CFO,
Infinity Blockchain Holdings

Karen Koh is the Chief Fundraising Officer in IBG. She was recently with a Singapore...

Karen Koh is the Chief Fundraising Officer in IBG.

She was recently with a Singapore Fintech company focused on operating a fundraising platform for qualified investors and a blockchain-powered private exchange. She headed business development to grow the portfolio of fundraising issuers and qualified investors and grew the number of companies seeking to fundraise in AI, Data Analytics, IOT, Robotics, Distributed Ledger Technologies, with more than SGD1Billion raised.

Prior to that, Karen was at Makara Capital where she was instrumental in rolling out and fundraising for a multi-million-dollar private equity fund. The fund focused on investing in innovative companies that demonstrate proven and defensible technologies/IP and business model and seeking market growth.

Karen has also held positions in leading Singapore companies such as the Head of Strategic Investments at Singapore Power overseeing strategic developments and M&A activities outside of Singapore; the Director of Investments at Temasek Holdings where she oversaw investor matters for companies including SIA, PSA, ST Engineering, SATS, SIAEC and NOL; in Vertex Management executing venture capital investments in startups and early stage companies; and ST Engineering where she started her career as an engineer involved in the avionics upgrade of Northrop’s F-5 military aircraft for the Singapore Air Force.

Karen has a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. She is also a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charterholder with a diploma in financial management. She is an avid runner and enjoys running long distance in her spare time.

ASH GOH

Head of PR & Communications,
Infinity Blockchain Holdings

ASH GOH

Head of PR & Communications,
Infinity Blockchain Holdings

Ash Goh is the Head of PR and Communications at IBG based in Singapore. Prior...

Ash Goh is the Head of PR and Communications at IBG based in Singapore.

Prior to joining IBG, Ash has been with numerous technology startups ranging from cybersecurity, big data, and last-mile delivery platform. His latest role was with an award-winning artificial intelligence firm, in which he built the marketing and communications function, and helped the firm to successfully secure US$25 million in their series B funding.

Prior to these tech careers, he was with multinational companies such as McKinsey & Company, Singapore Telecommunications, Schlumberger, to list a few, in communication roles. As a tech enthusiast, he has also participated in numerous tech training ventures, particularly in NUS Enterprise Lean launchpad Program, ICE71 Inspire cybersecurity bootcamp, Lithan Academy Startup Accelerator Program, and was also a prize winner in Singtel Hackathon.

Out of his passion to improve lives and society, he started an education and design company in Bangkok, Thailand in 2005, to provide outdoor and enrichment experiential learning to Thai and English-speaking students.

Ash has a Master of Business Administration from Warwick Business School, and three other technical diplomas in information technology, which he was awarded a book prize in the final year cohort.

Regional Head

RIDZAL SHERIFF

CEO, Infinito DAX Labuan

RIDZAL SHERIFF

CEO, Infinito DAX Labuan

Ridzal Sheriff is the CEO of InfinitoDAX Labuan (IDL), based in Malaysia. Before he joined...

Ridzal Sheriff is the CEO of InfinitoDAX Labuan (IDL), based in Malaysia.

Before he joined IDL, he was an independent consultant advising on business and organizational risk for corporates and government-linked companies in a boutique risk management consultancy, Esperanza Management Services.

Prior to that, Ridzal was the Deputy Secretary General of the Malaysian Ministry of International Trade & Industry from 2012 to 2015. His primary role was to cultivate, build and maintain strategic trade and economic ties on a bilateral and multilateral basis for ASEAN, OIC and bilateral trade relations. During this time, he was also the lead negotiator for Malaysia in the 16 nations Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade negotiations.

Ridzal has over 20 years in the capital markets. He has held numerous roles at Deutsche Bank Malaysia Bhd (DB) as the Head of Global Transaction Banking, Head of Direct Securities Services, and Director of Corporate Investment Banking, where he successfully built a strong domestic franchise in transaction banking domestically. From 2000 to 2005, Ridzal was in Bursa Malaysia, the Malaysian stock exchange, holding various senior management positions, namely as the Head of Group Business Development, General Manager of Clearing, Settlement & Depository Division at Bursa Malaysia Bhd and was also the CEO of the Malaysian Derivatives Clearing House Bhd.

Ridzal is currently an independent Director of Franklin Templeton Asset Management Malaysia and the chairman of the Federation of Investment Management Malaysia.

Ridzal holds a law degree from the University of London and is a qualified stock and derivatives trader.

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