About

Institutional-Grade Experience, Institutional-Grade Results

With offices across the region in the thriving heart of one of the world’s most vibrant cryptocurrency capitals, our team of managers, entrepreneurs, lawyers, data scientists and traders ensue that your digital asset portfolio will benefit from one of the most holistic and comprehensive allocation approaches.

Because every team member comes with a different perspective, strategy construction and trading ideation are a team effort, providing a depth and diversification which enhances risk management while uplifting performance.

Novum Alpha (Singapore)

Christopher Low

Chairman, Novum Alpha

A serial entrepreneur with over two decades of experience in technology, Christopher has successfully founded and sold multiple companies including Viwawa, Southeast Asia’s largest casual gaming platform and SoftPay Mobile, the largest mobile point-of-sale company in Vietnam.

Patrick Tan

Chief Executive Officer, General Counsel

Patrick is a lawyer and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2005. Specializing in blockchain technology law, he was previously with one of Singapore’s top blockchain technology law firms. He analyzes and manages legal risks related to cryptocurrency trading and his writing is regularly featured in leading publications.

Dr. Nicholas Francis

Chief Investment Officer

Dr. Francis is an award-winning 20-year veteran of the hedge fund industry and a theoretical physicist specializing in graph theory-based blockchain analysis which is able to use cryptocurrency flow patterns to produce actionable trading insight. He is the firm's CIO and is responsible for developing new product offerings, machine learning and developing quantitative strategies for the firm.

Dennis Hui

Head of Product Development & Fixed Income

Dennis has over 6 years of institutional trading experience across a variety of assets, including fixed income products, equities, derivatives, interest rates and digital assets. As well as holding leadership roles at major digital asset exchanges, he is also a 2-time international wrestling champion and the co-founder of his own wrestling academy.

Novum Alpha (Vietnam)

Phuong Nguyen

Business Development Manager

Phuong has over five years of experience in sales and marketing and has worked for some of Vietnam’s most enterprising technology startups. A regular feature in the Vietnam technology scene, Phuong heads up Novum Alpha’s Vietnam office out of Hanoi and graduated from Hanoi University with a degree in International Studies.

Novum Alpha (Indonesia)

Juan Soemarno

Investment Analyst

Juan was an early investor in Bitcoin and since then has been seeking opportunities to share his knowledge and passion for Bitcoin and digital assets in his home of Jakarta, Indonesia to provide greater access to economic opportunities in the digital asset space and to increase learning opportunities for this nascent asset class.