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Legal Tech designed for Web3 Founders and Investors

Web3 Organisation Structuring and Incorporation
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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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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 be come 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.

Chris Sirise

Chris is the founder and head of LiquidX, an application layer focused company builder. ‎ ‎‎LiquidX has built companies in the gaming and content spaces which have developed sizeable communities and been backed by investors such as Hashed, CMT and Superscrypt. Chris was previously the Founding Partner of Saison Capital, the venture arm of Credit Saison which under his leadership, developed into a global top quartile seed stage venture capital fund investing across Asia. Chris is also an angel investor and has seeded many early stage start-ups both in the TradFi and Web3 space. ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎ ‎

Jun Hao Yap

Jun Hao is the Chief Technology Officer at LiquidX. He was previously part of the team which built Singapore’s first stablecoin, XSGD, where he was responsible for assembling and leading the business unit. ‍ Jun Hao was also previously tech lead at Spartan Labs, a US$100M Web3 studio where he conceptualised and designed their early products.

Vincent Lau

Vincent is currently Technical Lead at LiquidX. He has a wide range of experience working closely with founders and has built multiple products from the ground-up, most notably at Animoca Brands and various startups across fintech, logistics and e-commerce. He is also a founder at a EdTech startup which bridges his interests in education with web3.

Seung Hee Lee

Seung Hee is a Product Manager at LiquidX, leading product design and roadmap for GVRN. ‍He was previously a Producer and Product Manager at Garena, where he led multiple digital entertainment verticals from development to global publishing.