Led by the best, backed by the best. Our team has deep industry experience spanning blockchain development, distributed systems, investments, and trading knowledge to usher in the next ecosystem of financial instruments. We blend this expertise along with renown thought leadership from academia to deliver high-quality, innovative products that will help both institutions and retail investors alike invest in emerging crypto assets.

Matt Branton


Development & smart contract R&D. Previously high-frequency trading and smart contract developer.

Guo Chen (Gordon)


Business development & strategy. Previously founding partner at FBG Capital and co-founder of Mega Credit. Economics at Peking University and Finance at University of Hong Kong.

Jason Zhang


Business development & operations. Previously investor at Sequoia Capital and MSD Capital (Michael Dell's family office). Economics at Harvard College.

Yulong Liu

Founding Member

Business development. Previously investor at FBG Capital and NewQuest Capital. Industrial Engineering & Business Administration at National University of Singapore.

Nelson Chen

Business Development

Business development. Previously analyst at BlackRock and research consultant at WorldQuant. Computer Science at Georgia Tech and Finance at University of Texas.

Michael Chen


Development & simulation. Previously CTO of Scala Computing and data infrastructure at Facebook. PhD in Computer Science at Princeton University.

Michael Rose


Development & simulation. Previously quantitative developer at Ellington Management and co-founder of Renaissance Risk Labs. PhD in Mathematics at University of Chicago.

Ilias Dodoulas


Modeling & simulation. Previously quantitative trading and financial engineering. PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics at Imperial College London.

Alexandros Charogiannis


Modeling & simulation. Previously data analysis and quantitative trading. PhD & Honorary Fellowship in Fluid Dynamics at Imperial College London.

Zohar Etzioni


Modeling & simulation. Previously algorithmic trading at Morgan Stanley & Citi and project supervisor for graduate students at Oxford University. PhD in Computer Science at Trinity College Dublin.

Caleb Severn


Development. Previously full stack and mobile developer, applications lead at Sumo, co-founder of Zairge.

Zirui Zhang

Business Development

Previously head of business development at Zcash. Helped spread the adoption of decentralized financial services, internet security, and privacy as an evangelist for blockchain technology.



David X. Li


Statistics & actuarial science. Professor at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF). Adjunct Professor at University of Waterloo. Pioneered the use of Gaussian copula models for the pricing of collateralized debt obligations (CDOs).




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