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KANDO id: 1497850

Corporate information

Founders

Company type

Blockchain focused venture capital fund.

Overview

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.



Funding rounds

Top investment portfolio themes


Investment activity status
Active investor

Selected investments

Displaying 1 - 17 of 17
Profile Country Date Funding
Bit.country Bit.Country enables everyone to start their own metaverse for their people with token economy and NFT. Seed Initial investment
Corvell Labs Pte Ltd (Oddz Finance) Multi-chain options trading platform on Binance Smart Chain, Polkadot & Ethereum. N/A Initial investment
Crust Network N/A Initial investment
Dafi Protocol N/A Initial investment
DeFi Wizard Dashboard for building DeFi (decentralized finance) smart contracts with a few clicks. N/A Initial investment
ETHA Lend Composable DeFi yield optimizer built on Ethereum and Polkadot. Seed Initial investment led the round Min Kim
Hopr N/A Initial investment
Kylin Network Oracle on Polkadot. N/A Initial investment
Lever Network AMM-based decentralized margin trading protocol. N/A Initial investment
Nsure.Network Open insurance platform for Open Finance. N/A Initial investment
Persistence Interoperable protocol built to facilitate the creation of next-gen financial products. N/A Initial investment
PolkaFoundry Venture Initial investment
Reef Finance N/A Initial investment
Sifchain Omni-chain decentralized exchange. N/A Initial investment
Tidal Finance N/A Initial investment
UniLend Ltd Permissionless decentralised protocol that combines spot trading services and money markets with lending & borrowing services through smart contracts. N/A Initial investment
ZeroSwap Multi-chain trading protocol with zero-fees & gasless transactions. N/A Initial investment

Current employees

Employee Position
[node:title] photo Kenzi Wang (founder)
[node:title] photo Min Kim

Financials