Avalanche Blockchain Developer Ava Labs Hires New Heads in Asia

Ava Labs, the main developer behind blockchain project Avalanche, has become the latest digital-asset firm to expand its management teams in Asia as a regulatory pushback deepens in the US.

New York-based Ava Labs said it hired Justin Kim, a former investment banker at the Korea Development Bank, and startup veteran Roi Hirata as the heads of its business in South Korea and Japan, respectively.