Founding Partner

Yin Cao

Mr. Cao Yin is the founding partner of Digital Renaissance Foundation, and the Chief Expert of blockchain at China Cinda Security. He is also a founder of the Energy Blockchain Labs, the world’s first company focused on implementing blockchain technology to energy and green finance applications.

Yin has written several books, including “Development of Energy Internet”, “Introduction of Energy Internet”, and,  he has also has written a book “Internet+: National Strategic Action Roadmap” together with Tony Ma, the Chairman of Tencent Group.

Yin is a very active evangelist and experienced token economist in the blockchain community of China. He’s one of the key advisors for the most famous blockchain projects in China, including Nebulas, Loopring, Qlink, etcetera. He helps to design the decentralized business model of these projects.

Cao is one of the earliest Estonian e-Residency members in China, and is now helping the e-Residency team to promote the ecosystem in Chinese speaking communities.

Cao is the Guest Lecturer of Beijing National Accounting Institute and Guest Speaker of Shanghai National Accounting Institute

He is also a key member of the Hyperledger China Working Group, and co-founded the Climate Chain Coalition with UNFCCC.

Founding Partner

Mikk Maal

Mikk is a serial entrepreneur (founded more than 10 businesses) and a tax advisor with a strong passion for the game of football. Currently a partner and a CEO of Comistar International (with offices in 4 countries), a company dedicated to helping legal and finance professionals to succeed and grow their businesses.

Comistar is also an official partner of the e-Residency program, and Mikk has given several talks to Chinese audience promoting the e-Residency ecosystem (one webinar has been viewed for more than 3 million times).

Founding partner of Digital Renaissance Foundation, with main focus on ICO advisory and licensing of cryptocurrency projects in the EU countries (Estonia, Switzerland, Luxembourg).

A cryptocurrency enthusiast, co-authoring a blog at and a bestselling e-book “Navigating Through Cryptocurrencies: Introduction, Investing, ICOs, Scams and Interviews” (the book was number one in three categories on Kindle store).

Additionally, Mikk is a partner at a wholesale company Prominer, which imports and sells top of the line cryptocurrency mining machines to several EU countries.

Additionally, Mikk is a co-founder at Trequartista Football Management, a leading football agency operating mainly in the Scandinavian and Eastern European football markets.

Founding Partner

Song Ping

Song Ping, an economist by training and consultant by profession, born and raised in Beijing, currently resides in Helsinki, Finland. He has served as consultant on sustainability related technical assistance /ODA projects for Chinese government and International Financial Institution i.e. Asian Development Bank, World Bank, especially in the fields of distributed energy financing and emission trading market.Dedicating in bridging the nexus between energy markets and deep tech, Song is focusing on advise Nordic startups with expertise in AI and Blockchain achieve fast growth in China market.

As the first e-resident from China, Song has founded Chinese e-residents community, where Fintech entrepreneurs, freelancers and digital nomads could support each other to stay up to date in the ever-changing digital world.

Founding Partner

Kaikai Yang

Kaikai Yang, CEO and Co-founder of Dipole Tech.
Kaikai leads the strategic layout and business growth of the company, as well as tracking the overall execution and innovation in Dipole Tech.

She was also the co-founder and COO in Energo Labs from 2016-2018. Kaikai has led the team to explore markets in 10 countries including but not limited to Singapore, the Philippines, India, South Korea, Japan, Thailand. She has also enabled and overlooked Energo’s cooperation with several international renowned energy companies, top research institutions, and cleantech incubators.

As the co-chair of the Energy Blockchain Leadership Committee, Kaikai founded the Asian Cleantech Entrepreneurs Community (ACTEC), an organization devoted to building a network of entrepreneurs focusing on sustainable development and the environment. She is also an early bitcoin investor and a jazz drummer with over 20 years experience.