Kai Chen

Founding & Managing Director

Kai is the founder and CEO of OceanIQ Capital, an investment firm that he started in 2013. OceanIQ invests in public equities, private equity funds, technology start-ups, and crypto-currency projects on behalf of its client families. Kai is actively involved in venture capital and has invested into over 25 technology and biotechnology start-ups. He is also a governor of LiquidityDAO, a joint venture between layer one blockchain Harmony and decentralized market maker Hummingbot.

Kai began his investment management career at Goldman Sachs and followed by 12 years at Credit Suisse. His investment advisory teams had oversaw multi-billion dollars of client assets. He also focuses on cross-border investment advisory, working with clients across US and greater China. He has worked extensively with prominent families on investment management, trust & estate planning; with corporate founders on pre-immigration and pre-IPO planning. He is active in non-profits including spending 6 years on the board of FLY, an organization that focuses on at risk youth. Immigrated to US from Taiwan as a teenager, Kai graduated from UCLA with a BA in Business Economics. He is a CFA Institute Charterholder since 2002.

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