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Amber Group Crypto founder mystery death at age 30

Tiantian Kullander Amber Group Crypto founder cause of death mystery.
Tiantian Kullander cause of death
Tiantian Kullander Amber Group Crypto founder cause of death mystery.

Tiantian Kullander Amber Group Crypto founder sudden shock death at age 30 raises questions as star trader fund reached multi billion valuation amid downturn in crypto and bitcoin. 

Questions are abound following the sudden shock death of a young crypto founder at the age of just 30.

Tiantian Kullander, the co-founder of multi-billion Hong Kong-based digital asset company Amber Group, died in his sleep on November 23, with the news confirmed on the company’s website ‘with the deepest sadness and a heavy heart’.

It remained unclear, what health ailments the finance titan suffered, if any.

Kullander, also known as TT,’ launched Amber in 2017 with a group of finance insiders, including former Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley workers where he previously worked according to his Linkdln profile

Before that, he worked as a trader at both finance outlets, and in 2019 earned a coveted spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, which recognizes the most talented emerging entrepreneurs and leaders.

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Earlier this year, the start-up reached a staggering $3 billion valuation after scoring a $200 million funding round.

Earlier this month, it was revealed the company was in the process of raising around $100 million, with the firm describing him as ‘instrumental to the founding of Amber and a pillar of our success.’

‘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.’

The statement added that besides co-founding Amber and ‘building it into a multi-billion fintech unicorn,’ TT also sat on the board of Fnatic – one of the world’s most successful e-sports organizations – and founded KeeperDAO – the first on-chain liquidity underwriter.

‘We lost a great partner and a true friend in TT and words cannot express our sorrow at this time,’ the statement continues.

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‘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.’

Kullander’s abrupt death comes just weeks after FTX crypto currency exchange headed by disgraced financier, Sam Bankman-Fried going belly up and causing a downward spiral in crypto and bitcoin. At the start of the week SBF prior to the collapse, the ‘much adored’ financier was worth $16 billion before being worth literally nothing by the end of the week.

The finance sector has paid tribute to Kullander, with many insiders taking to social media to express their shock and sadness at his passing.

Arthur Cheong, founding partner of DeFiance Capital, was one of many to honor Kullander online, posting on Twitter that the ‘industry lost a young, bright and most importantly, a good soul.’

Kullander is survived by his wife and young son.