Our mission is to create the leading shop for intelligence on distributed ledger technology in Asia. We provide cutting-edge analysis and insights on the blockchain industry with a special focus on Asia through bespoke research, in-depth interviews, regulatory update and expert commentary. In collaboration with Advise Insight, BAR produces the bi-weekly Asia Blockchain Insight report for institutional investors. The report focuses on the key developments in blockchain, particularly the China market.

"The Future is Here, But it is Just Not Very Evenly Distributed"

Allen Cheng

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Blockchain Asset Review Cofounder and CEO Allen T. Cheng is a veteran financial editor and investigative journalist with more than 25 years of experience in Asia and the U.S. He is the founder of Hong Kong and Beijing-based due diligence and market research firm Advise Insight Ltd. He is also the cofounder of, which serves hedge fund managers with strategic due diligence. He also is a contributing editor to Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc and an Adviser to the Asia Trader Forum, a group of the world’s top fund managers, who collectively have more than US$8 trillion in assets under management. In the past, he served in various roles for multinational media companies, including as managing director of Asia at Institutional Investor’s magazine and online publishing group, and as Beijing-based political correspondent at Bloomberg News.

Tsering Namgyal

Chief Content Officer

Blockchain Asset Review CCO Tsering Namgyal has more than fifteen years of experience in financial journalism, writing and editing in Asia, the UK and the USA. Between 2016 and 2019, he covered financial regulations in Asia, mainly shuttling between Hong Kong and Singapore, for MLex, one of the world's leading regulatory news services. He has written extensively on all aspects of fintech regulations. Prior in his career, he has also worked as an equity analyst and economist for several years, after beginning his career as a business reporter in the early 1990s. He is also an author of several books, including a novel, and is currently working on a book on blockchain.