To build the most liquid and trusted global cryptocurrency derivatives exchange that can ably serve both retail and institutional traders.
Our founders bring expertise across financial markets, derivatives trading, product and engineering from companies including Citigroup, UBS and Hotstar.
Pankaj is a seasoned business leader and derivatives trader. He is a UBS alum and has deep experiences in derivatives, quantitative finance and Asian equity markets. He also helped build and grow an e-commerce business in India which went on to raise Series C round of financing. Pankaj is a graduate of IIT Delhi and has an MBA from Indian School of Business.
Jitender is a consummate business leader and a career finance professional. In his decade long career, he has worked as a stock analyst with Citigroup in India and as an institutional investor with GIC in Singapore. Jitender is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and National University of Singapore and has an MBA from Indian School of Business.
Saurabh is a serial entrepreneur and a strong tech leader. He previously cofounded Housing.com and TinyOwl. Both these companies scaled well and raised money from marquee VCs such as Softbank and Sequoia, before getting acquired. He also served as Director of Engineering at Hotstar. Saurabh studied Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Bombay.
Our advisory board is comprised of pre-eminent academics, top-tier business leaders and exceptional entrepreneurs.
Bernard van Bunnik is currently the CEO and Chairman of Du Bois Gold. He has also been a Chairman-director and impact investor in multiple Fintech and Mobility start-ups; and also an advisor to PE and VC funds. Bernard's corporate work experience spans across being the CEO, Chairman and NED in 6 countries for 19 years working with GE Capital across Asia, AU-NZ, UK, Europe, US. He has also worked at McKinsey and Company in 4 countries for 5 years.
Jitendra is currently the Founder & CEO of Jupiter, India's first digital-only bank. Previously, Jitendra founded Citrus Pay which he successfully grew to 300+ strong team and raised over USD 30Mn. Citrus was acquired by PayU; where he served as the Managing Director.
Prof. Bhagwan Chowdhry is currently a Professor of Finance at Indian School of Business; one of the premier business schools of India. He was also a Research Professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management. Prof Chowdhry advises a number of fintech companies including Stellar Development Foundation. He has also taught at the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and has served on the editorial boards of several finance and economic journals.
Dan was the CMO of Taiwan’s largest digital asset exchange, MAX Exchange. Prior to this, he was the Taiwan country head for both Barclays and Macquarie. A seasoned Wall Street veteran whose career spans 20 years across various financial markets, working with prominent investment banks across Asia and Europe.