Many investment offices of wealthy families are more concerned with making money from cryptocurrencies than fretting about their environmental impact.
AsianInvestor eyes ways in which technology could transform investing in the coming decade. Our last two areas consider tokenising private assets and creating investment data hubs.
A lack of proper valuation tools, major volatility and questions around regulations and tax all prevent the digital currencies from gaining the favour of the nation's cautious asset owners.
The advent of blockchain could help more asset owners and individuals access private assets, once they understand how the technology works, say experts.
The potential exists for blockchain technology to change how private assets are transacted and invested. But there are many obstacles before this can take place.
Blockchain and tokenisation could revolutionise how private assets are stored and transacted - provided investors can overcome their suspicions about the technologies.