Founding Team

Mercurial is led by people with deep technical and operational experience


Founding engineer at Envoy (a16z funded, 500M valuation) and resident engineer at Expa. YC alum and UIUC CS graduate


Strategic adviser to Instadapp, Blockfolio, Kyber Network. Founding team in WBTC, Handshake.

Pierre Arowana

Solana hackathon OG, a very active member on Discord (Pikachoo), and a rock star at navigating the block explorer.

Andrew Nguyen

Andrew was a Founding Engineer and Technical Manager at Kyber Network. He has deep expertise in automatic market making and DeFi strategies and is the author of DMM protocol. He was also the winner of the Maths Olympiad for University Students in Vietnam for 2010.

Ben Chow

Founding team of Hive7, which he grew to tens of millions of gamers before exiting to Disney/Playdom. He also won a Red Dot Design award for an AR navigation system for cataract surgery. Cofounder of top 100 social app on the iOS AppStore. Prior to startups, he worked at IDEO and AKQA bringing innovative products to market for Fortune 100 clients.

Zhengyu Tay

Zhengyu has experience developing in the Crypto space since 2018. Had prior working stints in FLOChip and Binance.

Izuddin Helmi

Over 10 years of frontend engineering and product design experience. Previous jobs include Team design systems lead at Petronas Group Digital.

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