John Ng Pangilinan, whose family wealth is built on bricks and mortar, has chosen a different route. The grandson of the late property tycoon Ng Teng Fong is the founder of Signum Capital, a fund which invests in pre-sale tokens and equities of blockchain-related companies.

Ng Pangilinan is a big believer and endorser of blockchain technology, and clearly thinks the volatility is worth the risk. To prove his point, he set up Signum Capital in 2017.

Cryptocurrency investments are often viewed as high-risk. Prices of some of the biggest cryptocurrencies can swing as much as 30% in the span of a few hours, and there are always associated risks such as regulatory changes.

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