Jehan Chu is co-Founder and Managing Partner at Kenetic, a Hong Kong-based blockchain VC investment fund and cryptocurrency trading fund.
A former front-end developer, he started investing in bitcoin in 2013 and in 2014 he founded the Ethereum HK community and co-Founded the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong; in 2016 he founded the Hyperledger HK community.
Jehan serves as co-Chairman of the Blockchain Committee at Hong Kong Fintech Association and is co- Founder and Board member of Social Alpha Foundation, a blockchain for social impact nonprofits.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Jehan graduated from Johns Hopkins University, receiving a double major bachelor’s degree in international relations and East Asian studies. He also received an MA in cultural enterprise from Hong Kong University and Central St. Martin’s, University of the Arts London. Jehan is a Singapore University of Social Sciences Fellow and has lectured at Hong Kong University, HK Polytechnic University, and the City University of HK MBA program; he was also a Google Empowering Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) Mentor.
Jehan sits on the boards of Global Patrons of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Para Site Art Space, and Design Trust HK.
Jehan is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 24, serving his fellowship at Kenetic.