World's first End to end blockchain powered Real Estate investment ecosystem

Disrupting real estate investments in the largest asset class through the world’s first end to end real estate investment ecosystem by fractionalizing real estate investments. Powered by the LABS ecosystem token through decentralized finance (DeFi) and governance.

What is LABS

LABS is the first End to End Ecosystem Supporting the Real Estate Market

LABS Ecosystem

Fractionalization

Fractionalization allows investments to become more accessible. Eliminating the barrier of a high minimum investment. The average retail investor can access real estate investment products previously offered to qualified institutional buyers and accredited investors.

Crowdfunding

Investors will be able to invest in real estate products worldwide in fractional shares. Blockchain is allowing for borderless investment through the blockchain.

Lending

Collateralized lending is at the heart of the LABS Security Token. This allows investors to leverage their assets to loan more money to invest in new projects. This method allows for the derisking of their asset portfolios allowing for great profit.

Security Exchange

All securities on LABS will be traded on a real estate focused licensed security exchange that allows the legal trading of security assets on the secondary market. Real Estate assets are freely tradable offering higher liquidity then the traditional real estate investment.

LABS Platform

LABS Utility Token supports the entire LABS ecosystem.

It helps drive utility and rewards through the crowdfunding, token issuance, lending and the LABS exchange.

Governance

Investors will be able to invest in real estate products worldwide in fractional shares. Blockchain is allowing for borderless investment through the blockchain

Access

Holders of LABS tokens will be allowed priority access with lowest price to real estate investments.

Incentive

Holders of LABS tokens will be given incentives on investing in real estate which can include discounts on investments and loans.

Nomination

Holders of LABS tokens will be able to nominate projects to the community for investment.

Stake for Rewards

Holders of staked LABS tokens will enjoy the benefits of a shared pool of rewards from the overall LABS business.

Liquidity

Investors will higher liquidity access of their assets through the LABS securities exchange and our collateralized lending products.

BLOCKCHAIN

STRATEGIC PARTNER

RioDeFi is a Blockchain technology company. Our mission is to accelerate the mass adoption of digital assets by bridging traditional and decentralized finance.

Our vision is a world in which everyone has access to decentralized financial (DeFi) services. To that end, we develop applications that connect people to digital assets, mobile payments, and DeFi services such as savings and lending. Our solutions enable lower transaction fees, faster confirmations, energy efficiency, secure storage, and global reach.

Use Bitcoin to invest in the Real Estate Asset Class

Properties listed on LABS can be invested in via a regulated digital security exchange using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. LABS bridges the most efficient and secure payment system with a notoriously illiquid and inefficient market.

Team

Managing Partner

Head of China

Head of USA

Chief Blockchain Architect

Head of Capital Markets

advisors

General Partner

Chairman of Listed Co.

Venture Partner

Head of International Law

Real Estate Development

KOL
Blockchain Analyst

Director

Investment Manager

Partners

Roadmap

2019
Advisory, Consultancy, Partnerships, Clients
Q4
2020
Client Onboarding
UK, SG locations
Q1
2020
LABS Platform Private Alpha
KYC/AML
Form US Team
Form China Team
Q2
2020
Real Estate Fund Partnership
Q3
2020
LABS Platform Live
LABS Token Sale
Bank Transfers
Q4
2019
Advisory, Consultancy, Partnerships, Clients
Q4
2020
Client Onboarding
UK, SG locations
Q1
2020
LABS Platform Private Alpha
KYC/AML
Form US Team
Form China Team
Q2
2020
Real Estate Fund Partnership
Q3
2020
LABS Platform Live
LABS Token Sale
Bank Transfers
Q4
2021
RioChain Integration
Stake Rewards
Security Token Exchange
Q1
2021
USA Platform launch
Cross Chain Integration
Labs Stable Token (LUSD)
Q2
2021
Brokerage Partners
Collateralized Lending Product
Q3
2021
US Prime Brokerage
Property Swap
Marketplace
Q4
2021
RioChain Integration
Stake Rewards
Security Token Exchange
Q1
2021
USA Platform launch
Cross Chain Integration
Labs Stable Token (LUSD)
Q2
2021
Brokerage Partners
Collateralized Lending Product
Q3
2021
US Prime Brokerage
Property Swap
Marketplace
Q4

Investors

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Mahesh Harilela

CEO

Mahesh is from the Harilela family which is one of the most prominent families in Hong Kong. His family owns 19 hotels properties around the world including a few in Hong Kong though the Harilela Group. Mahesh has an entrepreneurial spirit.

He has been involved in creating developing companies in Trading, BrandDevelopment, Renewable Energy Infrastructure, Agriculture, and Education. He currently sits as Chairman on the Boardof Directors & is CEO of M. Harilela Global Investments Ltd., and Asia CBD Pte. Ltd., Board of Director of Disruptive Thermodynamics Pte Ltd., Commercial Liaison for Honorary Vice Consul for The Republic of Maldives in Hong Kong and lastly, Chairman for King George V School’s Strategic Development Committee.

Over the course of the last thirty years, Mahesh created, from start-ups for branded watches to branded electronics, thus venturing into supply and chain management for Sojitz Corporation in Japan. Over the last five years, he has focused on Sports development, Education, Environmental, and Social, sustainable investments that enabled him to travel around Asia, North America and Europe to understand and develop sustainable business activities.

Yuen Wong

Chief Executive Officer

Yuen is an entrepreneur who takes special interest and dedication in blockchain. He got involved in real estate when he started to learn from professionals and experts in this field, especially that in Hong Kong people are obsessed with this largest asset class.

Yuen is a thinker who analysed the model and potential of decentralised finance and immediately realised that this could be incorporated into the LABS real estate crowdfunding platform on blockchain, and disrupt the way people invest in this field.

Yuen is both a managing partner in Bitmart.com (Digital Asset Trading Platform) as well as Ayana Properties (Dubai and London property group). This unique combination makes him a perfect candidate to lead this Property + Blockchain project. He is widely connected in both blockchain and property networks.

Yuen holds a Marketing degree from RMIT University (Australia) and MBA in Corporate Entrepreneurship from University of Louisville (USA).

Patrick Tang

Managing Partner

Patrick Tang is based in Hong Kong and has over 20 years of experience in technology, venture building and Hong Kong family office investments into technology companies globally. He started working with blockchain technology in 2016 and has built a wide network of diverse resources and worked on and built his own blockchain projects. He is currently involved as a founder of both a Real Estate investment platform as well as a blockchain gaming platform. Patrick is also a partner at Ayana Properties of Dubai as the China/Hong Kong extension.

He is from San Francisco, California where he honed his experience in technology startups while working in Silicon Valley. Later moved to Hong Kong where he continued to work with new technologies and as well as making investments.

Calvin Ng

President

Calvin is involved in several real estate developments in South East Asia and brings a huge network of resources in the real estate development arena.

In addition to his involvement in Rio, Calvin is also managing Director at PlutusVC , a $200 Million fund focused on internet companies.

Boris Chan

Chief Strategy Officer

Boris has 9 yrs as Chief Wealth Management Advisor in the Financial Services industry in Hong Kong; Award recipients of SCMP/IFPHK Financial Planner Awards 2013 and 8th HKIB Outstanding Financial Management Planner Awards.

10+ years of experience consulting businesses and entrepreneurs internationally on business planning and fundraising, as well as experience in financing large scale development projects including real estate and public-private partnerships.

He has an MBA in Finance and Strategic Management and Hon.BSc in Astrophysics & Astronomy and Physics; Skilled in relating business’ technical and business aspects from various industries.

Leonidha Zhezha

Chief Technology Officer

Leo has 7+ years of experience in Technical Manager. He has managed multiple development projects with multiple corporate divisions. His technical excellence across all software disciplines, including: Iterative Process Planning, Project Organization and Responsibilities, Software Engineering Process Authority, Project Organizations, Software Management Team, Software Architecture Team and Software Development Team.

He has built and retained high-performance teams developing, and motivating over 50 skilled professionals. Leo graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from University of East London, and earned his M.S. in Computer Science from Bridgeport University.

Eileen Xie

Head of China

Graduated from Shanghai International Studies University and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business EMBAholder of a first-level Japanese translation certificate.

Eileen has 10 years of marketing experience having leading positions in the East China region, including head of Apple’s independent subsidiary FileMaker, head of a crypto exchange in Hong Kong, InterValue CMO for Asia and other project consultants. BitMart VP, Hashplus Co-Founder

Francis Berwa

Head of America

Francis has a decade of experience managing startups and medium size companies; He has advised, and scaled companies in the Biotech and Vice sectors by helping them build management solutions. Prior to LABS he was the COO of Blockchain at Chainhaus, a development and advisory company that specializes in blockchain and AI in NYC. He is currently Head of America of LABS and Partner at an early stage VC in NYC, that Invests in A.I and Blockchain startups.

Joshua Peng

Chief Blockchain Architect

Graduated from the University of Missouri with a PhD in structural engineering. He is a veteran researcher of crypto currencies. Worked as a senior engineer at Gilsanz Murray Steficek. Since then, Joshua has participated in the design of several blockchain projects and is well-versed in the industry. In 2016, he began working on a project to address financial, efficiency, and trust in the housing industry.

Jeff Reed

Head of Capital Markets

Capital markets expert with experience in trading, digital currency, security token offerings, operations, origination, and blockchain technology. Deep knowledge of market structure, lending, settlement, and business development.

Established strong relationships with broker dealers, crypto

focused hedge funds, investment managers, digital asset exchanges, and venture capital. Passionate about digital currency and development of blockchain infrastructure to increase adoption.

Shane Crawford

General Partner – KC Securities

Shane holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Management from the University of Auckland and obtained his license with the SFC HK for dealing and advising on securities.

Shane previously worked in a number of investment management and advisory capacities with Hong Kong based asset managers.

Shane is a director and shareholder of KC Management Ltd.

KK IP

Chairman –
GCA Professional Services Group

K.K. Ip is one of the founding partners of the GCA Professional Services Group. He is currently responsible for leading the Group in strategic and global development, not to mention regions along Belt and Road.

He brought success to every company that he had served or is serving in terms of various aspects including record breaking of revenue/profit, successful establishment in the new field of businesses, bringing up to the leading position in the respective field of businesses. In particular, he has successfully engineered his own company Greater China Professional Services Limited listed (8193.HK) on the HKEx. It is the first ever similar type of company being listed on the HKEx.

K.K. has successfully assisted plenty of enterprises in listing on Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) including the first ‘Red Chip’ property developer company, the first ‘Red Chip’ infrastructure (toll road) company, the first ‘H Share’ logistics company, the first ‘H Share’ property developer company, the first ‘H Share’ infrastructure (toll road) company, the first ‘H Share’ nonferrous metals company, the first ‘H Share’ non-metals material company, the first Chinese private property developer company, the first comprehensive infrastructure company of Hong Kong, the first forest resource management and timber products processor and producer of Malaysia. In addition, K.K. Ip as a portfolio advisor, helped GZI Real Estate Investment Trust, the first ever China real estate REITs, successfully listed on the HKEx.

Dr. Paul Lin

Venture Partner – Andra Capital

Ph.D. in Physics, University of National Chung Hsing University. Having a good relationship with qualified investors to invest into VC/PE funds. Deep vertical knowledge in Biotech and Physic to support investment. He was a managing director at Apex Medical India for medical devices.

Dr. Lin had served at Andra Capital for fund raising 200 M USD. Dr, Lin was also sourcing investment deal flow and providing evaluation of the deal. Dr. Lin is now in charge of a $1B USD Oil fund for security token offering on Nasdaq.

Simon Choi

Head of International Law
– Ling Ma Law Firm LABS
Legal Advisor

Professor Choi is an accomplished and well-respected blockchain lawyer experienced in ICO legalities. He is the founder of Acme Ardent and was the Head of Global Legal Centre at TCL Multimedia. Simon joined the Subbit project as a Legal Advisor and ICO strategist at the start of 2018.

Simon is a renowned thought leader, speaker and authority in the Blockchain community. He has advised on dozens of ICO projects and token sales that have successfully funded. He has a substantial following and network in Hong Kong and beyond.

Simon has developed a rare set of skills that range from investigating cyber and internet law, cross border commerce, and overseeing successful ICOs to advising on corporate compliance and assisting with patent management.

Simon has a comprehensive background in law acquired whilst assuming the role of a university lecturer teaching at various universities around the world. He has amassed over twenty years of teaching experience. 

Dr. Dennis Mui

Smart City Consultant – PCCW

Dennis is a generalized specialist with over 40 years of experience in professional engineering, project management and facilities management handling project developments at various stages of their life cycle through various senior positions in international consultants, developers and statutory bodies. He has been advocating sustainability and applying the related technologies in building development and smart city projects since the completion of his dissertations on solar energy applications in the early 1980s.

He has been contributing professional knowledge to the administration on environmental policies consultation papers and to the community via serving the various committees of Southern District Council and Area Committee, and presenting papers in reputable journals/international conferences on sustainability and specialized technical issues.

He holds a BSc(Eng) (1st Honour) degree, MSc(Eng) (Distinction) degree, a MBA degree in technology management and a research based Doctor of Business Administration with a workplace related thesis on project management for sustainable urban renewal.

He is also a Registered Professional Engineer, Professional Surveyor, Chartered Engineer, Chartered Project Management and Facilities Management Surveyor, Fellow of HKIE, RICS and CIBSE, Member of HKIS, Registered Energy Assessor, BEAM Professionals (ND, NB, EB & BI), HKGBC Green Building Faculty Member (EU & IEQ, 2015-2021), possession of Estate Agents

Licence and is currently tendering his professional expertise to Alpine Capital Ltd.

Michael Gu

Key Opinion Leader –
Blockchain Analyst

Most people know him from his YouTube Channel, with over 250,000 subscribers and 12 Million views. His channel started off as a passion project, chatting every day about various news and technological developments in the blockchain space. With the help of the international community, he forged a stronger understanding of the underlying technology and started to understand the socio-economic reasons why Bitcoin is necessary for the future – it is the only currency that offers true asset protection beyond control of any government or institution.

He also provides detailed guides, reviews and analysis on his website. These cover a wide range of topics not covered or supplemental to the info on his YouTube channel.

Catering for those who are starting out with cryptocurrencies or just want to touch up their understanding, Jeff Kirdeikis of Uptrennd and Michael created the course “Bitcademy: Learn, Invest & Trade in Under and Hour”

James Anderson

CEO – Rio Chain

James Anderson is a Blockchain advocate and serial entrepreneur whose involvement in Blockchain goes back to early 2013.

Upon contributing to the Ethereum ICO, James embarked on a journey into social entrepreneurship. Most notably, James

co-founded Social Evolution, a non-profit organization whose aim

is to raise awareness about the potential of digital currencies and the benefits of decentralized finance.

Sally Poon

Director – Alpine Capital

Sally has over 15 years of experience in real estate investment, fundraising and project management with a wide range of industry stakeholders in numerous countries. Her career has been established through her contribution in a Hong Kong stock exchange listed developer, a fund house as well as various real estate investment consultancy firms.

She has been leading proactive business analysis and financial modeling, as well as developing and executing business plans. Through her extensive work with investors, financial institutions, government agencies and consultants, she possesses strong tactical tools for project implementation and a comprehensive understanding of how to achieve the best returns for investors.

Chichi Hong

Investment Manager –
Ausvic Capital VC

Chichi works at Ausvic Capital which focuses solely on AI/big data and blockchain related investment opportunities. Her work in the fund includes: sourcing deals and utilizing her personal network to generate deal flow and opportunities for the fund, managing previous investments and supporting portfolio companies, managing the technical aspects of token sale participation, managing Ausvic Capital social media accounts, helping hosting events, and building relationship with exchanges, marketing service companies, advisory companies, and other funds.

Chichi’s participation in over 50 blockchain related conferences and many other social events, allowed her to expand her professional and social networks within the blockchain communities around the world.

Chichi was the investment lead in notable projects including Sharespost, OpenFinance Network and Coinsuper.

Stephane Laurent Villedieu

CMO – Rio Chain

Stephane is a full-stack marketer whose career spans 12 years and a broad array of corporations, agencies and startups. An expert of China digital landscape, Stephane has helped dozens of Blockchain projects set foot in Asia, assisting them with fundraising, content creation and community building.

Ekaterina Volkova

Vice President

A seasoned business consultant, Katerina’s former ventures include Priority Token Group where she served as Vice President. Katerina has helped structure a broad range of enterprises.
Her expertise includes fundraising, strategic management and event organization.

Katerina is a Triple Master Degree holder of European Master in International Management (EMIM) (Germany-Russia-France). She also holds a bachelor degree in international economics.

Dr. John Wong

Chairman –
EGN Executive Network

As the founder of EGN Hong Kong and China, He feels fortunate to be part of this international network that strives to add value to business lives and shares the ambition of making each other better every day.

He is a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), from the University of South Australia where my thesis supervisor was a Harvard PhD. He obtained my MBA and BSc from Dalhousie University – the best university in Canada’s Eastern Maritime Provinces. He spent over ten years as a visiting lecturer at various universities to transfer my knowledge and skill to various levels of executives and professionals in the Asia-Pacific Region.

He started his career as a management consultant with KMG-Byrne, thereafter, He served as executive director and

general manager in various MNCs and publicly listed companies covering functions such as corporate strategy and finance, sales & marketing, retailing, and general management.

Previously as the GM of Rolls-Royce China and HK, his achievements include the establishment of the successful

dealerships in Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Shanghai as well as the setting up of a representative network in many key cities and regions. Professionally, He is a Certified Professional Marketer (CPM) of the Asia Pacific Region and in the early 90’s.

Brian Elders

Partner – Black Manta Capital

With a long track record as a leader in international financial services & professional services based in Ireland, Poland, Hungary, Singapore and Hong Kong. He has a degree in Business and Law and has qualifications in accounting, treasury & quant finance.

He is a great believer in innovation & He is passionate about the impact that blockchain / digital assets can have in global finance.

Outside work Brian has a great little family & if there is any time left in the day he indulges in watching and playing all sorts of sports as diverse as soccer, darts, skiing and marathons.

Brian sits on the board of Fortune 500 companies and is currently working with LABS to help support their clients in Europe.

Dr. Cheney Tsoi

President –
Asia Blockchain Association

Dr. Cheney Tsoi is the founding president of the Asia Blockchain Society, a visiting (guest) professor at the World Blockchain Business School, president of Hong Kong Blockchain Asset Management Co., and a tutor at Tencent Holding’s startup incubator in Shanghai.

Dr. Tsoi is widely recognized in the blockchain sector as a pioneer and he has taken part in countless debates and studies on blockchain technologies at globally renowned universities (University of Cambridge in the UK, University of Toronto, California Institute of Technology, University of Hong Kong, and Tsinghua University). In 2014, he published ‘Bitcoin Is Changing the World,’ Asia’s first book on bitcoins, and in 2017 he brought out ‘Decoding Wealth Inheritance,’ the world’s first book to look at the inheritance of digital assets.