AU21 Capital was founded by Chandler Guo and Kenzi Wang in 2017 with the mission of backing the most promising blockchain entrepreneurs, and providing founders with resources and connections to succeed.
Chandler previously co-founded Gate.io, one of the top exchanges in Asia. He is also an early investor in blockchain projects and cryptocurrency exchanges including Ethereum, ETC, Metaverse, NEO, Qtum, Binance, and Huobi. Chandler started his career in the blockchain sector by operating one of the largest Bitcoin mining operations in the world.
Kenzi served as Vice President and General Manager at Huobi Global, a leading global exchange, where he directed exchange operations, business development, marketing, venture and listing functions. He is an avid investor in numerous top-tier DeFi and NFT projects, and has helped dozens of companies secure successful listings on top exchanges.