In Conversation with With Max Kantelia Co-Founder Anquan Capital, Zilliqa & Anqlave
Max is CEO & Co-Founder at Anquan Capital, a group of deep tech companies which includes Zilliqa and Anqlave. He is also a board member to an international portfolio of technology companies.
Max is a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience of building companies in Europe, the US and Asia.
He was selected by EY as one of Asia’s Top 100 FinTech contributors in 2016.
The Anquan group of companies consists of Anqlave & Zilliqa:
Anqlave has built a set of products based upon hardware rooted security that allows enterprise customers to protect their digital assets and data with unprecedented levels of security; Anqlave also builds permissioned blockchain applications using the same component technology for security and privacy control. This technology played a critical part on the DvP phase of Project UBIN which is a Singapore central bank initiative to explore clearing and settlement of payments & securities using blockchain technology.
Zilliqa is a secure, high throughput public blockchain and crypto currency platform that completed a TGE in January 2018 and achieved a $1bn market cap in May 2018. Zilliqa has already forged several major partnerships which will use the platform including Mindshare, one of the world’s largest digital advertising agencies.
Max is also a board member at; untapt, the AI based recruitment platform and Aeriandi, the secure voice technology company.
Max is an electronics engineer by background having started his career in radar systems design with GEC Marconi. He holds a degree in Engineering Science and was part of the London Business School Enterprise 100. He is a mentor on the London Mayor’s International Business Programme which helps fast growing Fintech companies with their international expansion strategy.
Max enjoys fine food & wine, anything automotive and tennis.
Self-confessed flaneur. Part scientist, part artist. Obsessed with high performance.