9Jun 2020

Investment Highlight: Ren Project

by Henrik Andersson

Ren Project is bringing Bitcoin to Ethereum. This week, I interview Ren Project’s CTO Loong Wang. In the interview we cover:

  • The history of Ren Project and how Loong Wang initially got involved
  • How Ren is super-charging composability in DeFi
  • A solution for the Bitcoin confirmation time
  • Bitcoin’s future role on Ethereum
  • Upcoming integrations coming for Ren Project such lending protocol AAVE
  • Bridging applications on different protocols such as Ethereum and Polkadot
  • How does one participate as a validator on Ren Project
  • What Loong is most excited about when it comes to Ren and crypto in general

Disclosure: At the time of publication, Apollo Capital is holding REN tokens.

Henrik Andersson

Henrik is the Chief Investment Officer at Apollo Crypto and is the fund manager for the Apollo Crypto Fund. He also acts as the fund advisor for the offshore Apollo Crypto investments funds, the Apollo Crypto Frontier Fund and the Apollo Crypto Market Neutral Fund. Henrik's expertise in traditional financial markets comes from spending a decade on Wall Street as a vice president in institutional equity sales. His exceptional understanding of DeFi comes from co-founding two successful DeFi protocols, mStable and dHEDGE.