Asia Blockchain Accelerator, ABA believes token economies will transform the way we structure information, incentives, and value transfer.

ABA exists to support and usher in a new wave of blockchain applications and founders with a focus on compliance, track record, and longevity.

ABA is supported by the Taiwanese government and a strong line-up of partners, including investment firms in blockchain and industrial leaders in live-streaming entertainment and legal.

ABA provides a wide range of assistance to Taiwanese & foreign blockchain entrepreneurs with investment resources, training, business development, and talent recruiting.

Our Services

Blockchain Course

We provide professional blockchain courses, including regulation, technical delivery, product design, token economy support etc.

Global Mentorship

Through ABA’s management, every starup can accesses to our global partner network and gets consultations from mentors.

Professional Service

We provide the highest level of resources including regulatory/legal advice, financial counseling, marketing/PR support. The relevant professional fees are the responsibility of the starups.


We have a fund ABF, a NTD400 million crypto fund to invest and drive private sales process and close investors.


We match global investors with the startups and arrange follow-up meetings with corporate managers, journalists, and experts in blockchain ecosystem.

Taiwan Blockchain Academy

Academy (TBA) will be the first online, interactive curriculum featuring various blockchain topics in Taiwan.

Our Team

David Pan

Principal Investigator

David is the CEO of ACE Exchange. Previously, he is former COO of KPMG Innovation and Startups. Prior to KPMG he held several senior positions in TMT, VC, consulting and construction.

Michael Chen


Michael is the former Communications Manager of BITZANTIN Group. In his prior experience, he had incubated multiple blockchain-based startup companies and assisted with their growth and expansion.

Dilys Cheng

Business Development Director

Dilys is business development director of ABA, specialized in assistance to enterprises with structuring of token economy and business models, lectures of blockchain market analysis and applications.

Eins Kao

Lead Strategy Analyst

Eins Involves with serval Blockchain communities, also has many project experience. Ex-blockchain media price analysis writer. Good at token economy design, Blockchain Researcher and project evaluation.

Laura Yeh


Laura is also an Adjunct Writer in NARLabs. She holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering. Previously, she was an Associate Research Fellow of Taiwan Institute of Economic Research.


Andy Tian


Andy is CEO of Asia Innovations Group, prior he was the Zynga China GM and led Google’s mobile business in China. He also co-founded three startups and sold two of them. Andy holds MIT BS & MA degrees in computer science.

Celeste Kwan

VP Strategy and International Business of ACE

Celeste previously held seinor position in Kryptono Exchange and Bithumb. She also spent 12 years at global financial institutions, assuming senior roles in strategic planning, financial analysis, performance management and corporate banking in Korea, UK and Singapore.


David Lee

Co-Founder of BlockAsset

David is co-founder of BlockAsset, Asia’s biggest Crypto Investment fund. Over 20 years of experience in asset management and investment across sectors. He holds a PhD in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics from LSE.

Frankie Fang

Partner of Starquest Capital

Ex-principal of Asian-Pacific Area at LGT Capital Partners AG, is a leading alternative investment specialist with USD 60 billion in assets under management. He completed his Bachelor degree in Accounting with honors at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and an MBA at INSEAD.

Paul Veradittakit

Partner of Pantera Capital

Paul has helped launch Pantera Venture Fund II and the firm’s currency funds, executing over sixty investments. He’s prior experience includes working as an associate at Strive Capital, where he focused on investments in the mobile space, including an early stage investment in App Annie. Paul graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.

Shih-Wei Liao

Associate Professor of NTU

Professor Lia has over 22 years experience in Silicon Valley working for Google, Intel and conducting research at University of Stanford. He is amongst others the creator of Android Compiler for which he received the Google Founders Award for special contributions to Android ecosystem.

Clark Su

Secretary-general of Taiwan Angel Club

Ex-Taiwan Venture Capital Association Secretary-general.

Hsu-Kao Cheng

Certified AML Specialist

Hsu-Kao is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Certified Public Accountants in Taiwan and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering specialist. He also serves as CEO of Evalor Investment Inc.

Sonia Sun

Legal Advisor

Sonia is currently Partner and Senior Consultant at the KPMG Law Firm. Previously served as a lawyer for Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP in the United States, and legal counsel of big financial and technology companies.

Alan Chien

Founding Partner of WiseTeam

Alan is a renowned lawyer and arbitrator in Taiwan. He is Board Director of YFY and President of Innovation Law Association and Cross-strait Innovation and Entrepreneurship Association. Prior he headed regulatory compliance at SinoPac Bank and was VP of Yongfeng Bank.

Daisy Kuo

Head of Startups and Innovation of KPMG

Daisy served audit and attestation related service and provide financial statement attestation, corporate income tax return certifications. She also performed advisory services related to IPO , Internal control evaluation and IFRS implementation advisory service and New ventures counseling.