Developing a tool to understand and utilize crypto asset portfolios

By, Kevin Le

This is a case study of a project I did back in 2018, where I developed a data analysis product for companies to better understand and analyze crypto assets. There are certainly things I would do differently with it today, but it remains a great experience that I wanted to share!

Note that this post does not represent trade advice, any decisions made based on it are accountable to you.

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SUMMARY

Many companies nowadays have been creating expansive portfolios of crypto assets. However, because of the novelty and volatility of the market, many groups can have difficulty working with their crypto assets, resulting in compounding negative financial effects. …


Helping a music publisher efficiently manage over a century’s worth of data

By, Kevin Le

This is a case study of a data management product I developed in Spring 2018 when I was a college freelance developer. Looking back, I would’ve handled some things differently now that I have more knowledge under my belt, but I am grateful for the experience!

The product was officially deployed in June 2018 and remains in use, including after the company was acquired in May 2020.

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SUMMARY

I worked with a 100+ year old music publisher that handles the rights to songs ranging from classics to modern-day pop hits. At the start of this project, their catalog was equally impressive as it was cumbersome. A single search alone could take several minutes — a major obstacle in a business reliant on royalty payments. …


By, Kevin Le

LionBase is a company I founded with a few friends in November 2018. Today marks my last day as LionBase’s CEO before transitioning to a new career opportunity at Adobe. I believe in LionBase’s mission and potential, and have asked for my share to go towards the company and towards charities combating domestic violence.

The following blog post is a reflection on how LionBase got started, which really goes back to September 2017!

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During the Fall semester of my junior year at Columbia, I founded a company called LionBase alongside a few friends. The goal at the time was to form a community of students who wanted to explore data science and product development under the context of paid, real-world projects during the academic year. …

About

Kevin Le

Welcome to my blog! This is where I share thoughts on different experiences and passions. You can also learn more about me at my website: http://kevinle.co/.

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