Tiantian Kullander, the co-founder of Hong Kong-based digital asset company Amber Group,dies aged 30.
The Digital Asset Company, Amber Group revealed that Kullander, who was named in the 2019 Forbes prestigious 30-under-30 died in his sleep.
The company confirmed on the company’s website “with the deepest sadness and a heavy heart”. Earlier this year, the start-up reached a staggering $3 billion valuation after scoring a $200 million funding round.
“He put his heart and soul into the company, in every stage of its growth. He led by example with his intellect, generosity, humility, diligence and creativity,” the company statement reads.
“TT was a respected thought leader and widely recognized as a pioneer for the industry. His depth of knowledge, his willingness to collaborate and his desire to always help others benefited countless start-ups and individuals.
“His insights and creativity inspired many projects, people and communities.”
“We lost a great partner and a true friend in TT and words cannot express our sorrow at this time,” the statement continues.
“TT’s legacy will live on and we will work even harder to make Amber the category-defining leader of our industry, as this was TT’s ambition and dream.
“TT was a devoted husband, a loving father and a fierce friend. His passing is a tragedy and our thoughts and prayers are with his family.”