Investors, Team and Advisors


Lead Investors:

  • GBV Capital
  • Divergence Ventures
  • Acensive Assets

Followed by:

  • AscendEX
  • Morningstar Ventures
  • X21 Digital
  • Genblock Capital
  • ROK Capital
  • Marshland Capital
  • One Block Capital
  • Synaps
  • Kyros Ventures
  • Vendetta Capital
  • Boxmining
  • The Crypto Dog
  • Leo Cheng from C.R.E.A.M. Finance
  • Kevin Tai from Linear Finance
  • Xinshu Dong from IOSG


The Waterfall DeFi Team is comprised of professionals with years of experience from both TradFi, consulting, fast-growth tech and Crypto/Defi markets. We strive to deliver the best risk tranching product in this ever-changing industry. With the spirit of decentralization, our team is formed by nerds all over the world, with half of team currently based in Hong Kong.

Management Team

Founder: 0xWaterfall 10+ years of experience in Tier 1 Investment Bank specializing in Cross Asset Structured Products. 4+ years in crypto trading. Will be responsible for all aspects of the project.
Project Co-lead: Tom Cheng Ex-McKinsey and Ex-Deliveroo, has years of strategic consulting and project execution experience with Fortune 100 companies and unicorn tech. Will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the protocol
Project Co-lead: 0xNiagara Master of Finance and an Electronics Engineer. 10+ years experience in structured derivatives and fixed income trading. 5+ years in crypto derivatives trading. Defi OG (YFI farmer). Will be responsible for designing product strategy.


Waterfall DeFi's advisors are carefully picked in our advisory program sourced from our investors and across the Web3 network to provide connections and partnership opportunities in the space, project development and marketing guidance, along with helping us on community growth.

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