Haozhi is a serial Internet entrepreneur of 20 years in China, with extensive experience in global gaming and developer community since 2009. He founded Chukong Technology, a leading Chinese game developer and publisher with operations in US, Japan and Korea. Chukong is the main sponsor of Cocos2d-x, the No. 1 game engine in Asia and No. 2 worldwide by market share. Since 2009, 1.1 million developers registered on Cocos community, while 3 million developers are estimated to have used Cocos engine. The ad network arm of Cocos covers 14 million daily active users and 605 million devices globally. Prior to Chukong, he founded Yeeyan, XCar and Joyo.com, all known as the leading startups in their time.
Richard has 14 years of experience in technology entrepreneurship and investment. He co-founded a leading live streaming platform in China in 2005 that later merged with a Chinese listed company with a combined market capitalization of USD 5 billion. He also participated in transactions of over USD 1 billion in aggregate value as a professional private equity investor. He is a venture partner to a leading technology fund with operations in China and US. He also advises hedge funds and corporates on their multi-asset-class macro investment strategies. Together with Haozhi, the founding team has the domain knowledge, experience and resources of digital asset creation and exchange.