Amber Group, a number one Hong Kong-based crypto finance platform introduced it has employed Chiachih Wu as a Blockchain Safety Specialist. Wu brings years of knowledge safety expertise having labored as a safety researcher throughout blockchain, cell safety and virtualization safety industries.
Wu held positions at Intel Company in addition to at Chinese language web firm Qihoo 360 Know-how Co. Ltd as a Senior Safety Researcher. In 2018, Wu additionally based his personal blockchain safety agency.
At Amber Group, Wu shall be serving to the corporate improve its safety infrastructure as the corporate continues increase to new geographies. Since its founding in Hong Kong, Amber Group now has a presence in Taipei, Seoul and Vancouver. Its Global X Center initiative will additional increase the checklist within the coming months by growing localized methods and choices.
Final yr, Amber launched the Amber App, a cell crypto finance app for retail customers. Inside a span of 5 months, the app gained over 80,000 registered customers and over $390 million in belongings. The Amber App affords institutional-grade service with a set of market-leading rate of interest merchandise, yield enhancement and threat administration instruments all inside a safe cell infrastructure. Lately, it additionally launched Yield Boost, a brand new yield enhancement providing for customers to monetize their market view on main crypto belongings and earn aggressive charges.
Amber Group now works with 500 institutional purchasers and an growing variety of retail customers in over 80 nations. Up to now, the corporate has traded over $33 billion, with over $1 billion in belongings beneath administration. It’s backed by main enterprise corporations within the crypto business together with Paradigm, Pantera, Polychain Capital, Dragonfly Capital, Blockchain.com, Fenbushi Capital and Coinbase Ventures.