Automated Back Office
for Web3 Startups

Legal Tech designed for Web3 Founders and Investors

Web3 Organisation Structuring and Incorporation
Overwhelmed by the process of picking which jurisdiction to set up in? 
Answer some questions and we will recommend a suitable structure
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Benefits of incorporating with GVRN

Suitable Structures

We tailor your Web3 organisational structure to your needs. No need to worry about whether Panama or the British Virgin Islands is more appropriate - we have you covered.

Transparency

No hidden costs. And we explain to you exactly how and why each jurisdiction is suitable for your Web3 organisation. 


 Crypto-Native Support

We  support your Web3 organisation throughout its lifetime with our team of crypto-native advisors on an ongoing basis.


Jurisdiction Options

Overwhelmed? You can click on each jurisdiction to find out more or just answer some questions and we will tell you what works best.

Singapore 🇸🇬

First world financial hub with easy access to banking and first rate IP protection...
First world financial hub with easy access to banking and first rate IP protection. Suitable as a software development company for founders based in Asia, particularly South-East Asia, developing DeFi or GameFi projects.

Hongkong 🇭🇰

First world financial hub with access to Mainland China. Suitable as a software development...
First world financial hub with access to Mainland China. Suitable as a software development company for Founders based in or looking to raise money in Hong Kong or China.

Regulatory tailwinds appear favorable.

Delaware 🇺🇸

The jurisdiction of choice for US founders, or those looking to raise money primarily from US-based investors...
The jurisdiction of choice for US founders, or those looking to raise money primarily from US-based investors.

Suitable as a software development company but be wary of undertaking any token activity here.

United Kingdom 🇬🇧

The UK is becoming an appealing jurisdiction given the low cost of incorporation and seemingly forward views...
The UK is becoming an appealing jurisdiction given the low cost of incorporation and seemingly forward views towards cryptocurrency.

Appropriate mostly for UK or EU based founders.

British Virgin Islands 🇻🇬

Favorable VASP regulations and the ease of doing business make the BVI...
Favorable VASP regulations and the ease of doing business make the BVI the go-to jurisdiction for incorporating token issuer entities.

Cayman Islands 🇰🇾

While VASP regulations make Cayman entities a poor choice of token issuer, they can act as suitable...
While VASP regulations make Cayman entities a poor choice of token issuer, they can act as suitable holding companies for the privacy-conscious founder.
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Already incorporated?

Is your Web3 organisation further along its journey? 
We are building product suites to assist in all phases of its life cycle. Get in touch today.

Fundraising

Looking to raise money via SAFEs, SAFTs or token warrants?

We are developing a product to make this process less painful, both on you and your project treasury.

Token Generation Events

Delegated governance to your tokenholders?

We are building the next generation DAO management solution which seamlessly bridges on-chain governance to the necessary legal authorizations.

DAO Governance

Tired of speaking with a corporate services provider that just doesn't get it?

Contact us today to see how our team of crypto-native corporate services team can assist on your organisation's day-to-day corporate secretarial needs.
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STRUCTURING WEB3 PROJECTS: THE DEVCOS

Development companies (DevCos) are the command centres of early stage Web3 projects. While some sort of decentralisation is often the eventual goal, it is inevitable that almost every project starts with a centralised founding team which drives the development of the project.

December 12, 2023

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Meet the Team

Formerly a biglaw restructuring lawyer, YK hung up his suit to become co-founder at Kapex, an advisory and corporate services firm servicing both TradFi and crypto companies. YK has advised all manner of crypto projects at various stages of their life cycle, traders, funds and DAOs on a wide range of matters ranging from incorporation, structuring and fundraising to crisis management, bespoke arrangements and distressed situations. Under the pseudonym “wassielawyer”, YK also provides commentary on Twitter on the various crypto bankruptcies of 2022, governance crises, general advice for young start-ups on how to deal with legal issues and observations of crypto current affairs through legal lenses.

Tiff Kuek

The other co-founder of Kapex, Tiff’s area of expertise is in advising and guiding companies and DAOs on operational matters and serving as the interface between TradFi service providers and Web3 entrepreneurs and vice versa in order to achieve the best outcome for clients. Prior to Kapex, Tiff worked in private equity before becoming the director of a venture builder for a large engineering group and portfolio director of its associated fund. In this role, Tiff has taken businesses from early ideation phase all the way through to exit. A hands-on operator, Tiff was the chief architect behind the establishment of the Wassie Hotel, a 55-room pop-up hotel in Singapore and Coffee byWassies for the byWassies project.

Zech Ng

Zech is the Chief Technology Officer at GVRN. He has a wide range of experience running multiple other start ups across different industries such as gaming, ecommerce and fintech.
Head of Legal at GVRN, Ken is an IP and technology lawyer with over 9 years of experience and crypto enthusiast since 2017. Having worked in a Big 4 law firm in Singapore, as well as in the BigTech and TradFi space, Ken started advising Web 3 start-ups since 2022, focusing on IP and licensing issues, corporate structuring and governance, fund-raising, employment and other matters. He now hopes to use his legal and commercial experience to help projects, startups and builders properly manage their risks and protect their business as they build in the Web 3 space.

Henry Chea

Henry is a full stack developer at GVRN. He has experience in building apps across many business domains such as healthtech, edtech and now web3. He brings his collaborative approach to helping GVRN's users have a smooth and refreshing experience whilst fulfilling their business needs.

Norman Kwok

Norman is a full stack developer at GVRN, driving the development of the product to ensure a seamless and fuss-free experience to meeting their back office needs. Prior to GVRN, he has been involved in several other startups, including DeFi, NFT and infrastructure related ventures.

Joslyn

Joslyn is the Operations Manager at GVRN, where she expertly manages client inquiries regarding incorporations across various jurisdictions, including Singapore, BVI, Cayman, Panama, and Delaware. With her strong organizational and communication, Joslyn ensures smooth operations and client satisfaction.

Ben

Ben serves as the Business Development Lead at GVRN, spearheading partnership management and sales initiatives. In this capacity, he drives the development and implementation of strategic partnerships and sales strategies to propel business growth and expansion.

Kah Yong

Kah Yong is a full stack developer at GVRN. Fortunate to have tech and financial interest in early life and career to pave way for web3 era.

Shiyin

Shiyin is the Product Lead at GVRN, where she leads the product planning, roadmapping, and design for GVRN’s innovative legaltech solutions. Previously, she was working in Temasek-funded Web3 and blockchain companies, where she drove end-to-end product solutions in the verticals of verifiable credentials and NFT development.