Institutionalizing the digital asset space

Kenetic is a proprietary trading and investment firm focused on digital assets and blockchain related companies. We have developed technology to facilitate our quantitative trading strategies and offer various digital asset related structured products to counterparts.

Proprietary systematic trading strategies for digital assets

  • High and medium frequency principal trading strategies covering all major digital assets and exchange venues
  • Capturing value in digital assets, market inefficiencies and pricing dislocations through extensive quantitative research and back-testing
  • Experienced team of traders, quantitative strategists and developers spanning the globe
  • Full stack technology solution for digital asset fund managers and traders through Caspian – a joint venture with Tora

Structured products for digital asset market participants

  • Servicing Token projects, Professional Investors, Exchanges, Miners and digital asset related businesses
  • A suite of structured products to capture market protection, yield and participation
  • Treasury and risk management hedging strategies for company balance sheets and investment portfolios in digital assets

Venture Capital investment in projects related to digital assets and blockchain technology

  • Strong track record with robust and proven risk management
  • Vast network of opinion leaders, projects and founders for deal sourcing
  • 6 years experience investing in the digital asset space

Jehan Chu


  • Advisor to Melonport, QTUM and OpenANX
  • Co-Chairman HK Fintech Association Blockchain Committee
  • Founder, Ethereum HK, Hyperledger community and Co-founder, Bitcoin Association HK

Daniel Weinberg


  • 20 years’ experience in Trading
  • Founding member Optiver Global Foundation
  • Member of International Advisory Board FDC, and derivatives advisory committees for HKEX, SGX and KRX
  • Board member of Simple Token Foundation and Airswap

Lawrence Chu


  • Co-Founder, Oriente
  • Founder & Non-Executive Chairman, VSFG
  • Founder & Chairman, BlackPine Group

David Wills

Managing Director

  • Former Managing Director and Head of Asia Trading Och-Ziff Capital
  • Former Chairperson HKEX Hedge Fund Market Council
  • Co-Founder of Caspian

Ben Roth

Head of Trading

  • Former Derivatives Trader & Portfolio Manager at FNY Capital
  • Former Partner at Optiver
  • Member of Sydney Angels and an active early-stage angel investor

Brendan Scott


  • Trading technology team leader at Optiver Asia Pacific for 9 years
  • Managing Director and CTO of RunGopher – automated conversational messaging