Who is Su Zhu?

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Short answer: Su Zhu is a Singaporean businessman,[1] entrepreneur, investor,[2] and podcast host.[3] He is the co-founder of Three Arrows Capital, which is a Singapore-based crypto hedge fund. Zhu is a highly experienced investor and his views on the crypto markets and their volatility are often sought after by the media.[4] He is a frequent contributor to media outlets such as Bloomberg,[5] CNBC, and other financial news outlets.[6]

Early life & education[edit]

Zhu was born in China and later moved to the United States to pursue higher studies. Zhu graduated from the Phillips Academy in 2005. He later obtained a bachelor’s degree of arts in mathematics from Columbia University in New York City. Zhu earned his master’s in business administration from the University of Chicago.


In 2009, Zhu started his career in Flow Traders as a junior trader. In 2011, he moved to Deutsche Bank, working as a trader only.[7][8]

In 2012, Zhu co-founded Three Arrows Capital[9][10] along with his high school friend Kyle davies.[11][12] Three Arrows Capital is a Singapore-based cryptocurrency hedge fund.[13] Zhu gained notoriety after investing huge funds into the crypto markets before the Defi boom in late 2020 and early 2021, turning an 8-figure hedge fund into a 10+ figure fund.[14] However, after a decade of its operations, the company went into liquidation in June 2022 by a court in the British Virgin Islands.[15]

Zhu is also the founding partner of INBlockchain, one of the largest venture capital firms in China. He is also a regular contributor and author at Deribit Insights and shares his views and research on crypto, blockchain, and bitcoin.[16]

Zhu is the co-host of the podcast “Uncommon Core”, along with Hasu, who is a crypto researcher and writer.[17] The podcast hosts conversations with crypto traders and industry leaders, showcasing the big ideas and basic principles.[18] Zhu has amassed a huge following of over 566.3K on Twitter with cryptocurrency-related topics.[19][20]

In the media[edit]

  • "The Collapse of 3AC and Su Zhu". youtube. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  • "Su Zhu from Three Arrows Capital on the Crypto Super Cycle". youtube. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  • "SotN #46 - The ETH Trade with Su Zhu & Kyle Davies of Three Arrows Capital". youtube. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  • "How to value Cryptoassets? - With Su Zhu and Hasu". youtube. Retrieved 26 September 2022.


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  2. "Su Zhu". Deribit Insights. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  3. "Uncommon Core • A podcast on Anchor". Anchor. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  4. Williams, Chris (26 August 2022). "Su Zhu Hits Back at 3AC's Liquidators From Bangkok: Report". Crypto Briefing. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  5. "Three Arrows' Zhu Worries About Jail Time in Liquidator Spat". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  6. "Su Zhu Worried About Jail Term Over Liquidators Class Action Settlement - Report". blockchain.news. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  7. Auto, Hermes (26 August 2022). "Three Arrows co-founder Zhu Su accuses liquidators of misleading Singapore court | The Straits Times". www.straitstimes.com. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  8. "Su Zhu Archives". Bitcoin News. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  9. "About Us | Three Arrows Capital". www.threearrowscap.com. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  10. Wise, Aaron (29 August 2022). "Three Arrows' Su Zhu fears possible criminal charges". Protos. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  11. Crawley, Jamie (26 August 2022). "Three Arrows Capital Co-Founder Calls Crypto Hedge Fund's Liquidators Inaccurate, Misleading: Report". www.coindesk.com. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  12. Elliott, Decrypt / Stacy (19 July 2022). "Three Arrows' Su Zhu Had $1.4 Billion Stake in Firm: Court Documents". Decrypt. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  13. "Su Zhu - Co-Founder, CEO, CIO @ Three Arrows Capital - Crunchbase Person Profile". Crunchbase. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  14. "Three Arrows Co-Founder Resurfaces in Thailand". finews.asia. 29 August 2022. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  15. "su zhu: Latest News & Videos, Photos about su zhu | The Economic Times - Page 1". The Economic Times. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  16. Wieczner, Jen (15 August 2022). "The Crypto Geniuses Who Vaporized a Trillion Dollars". Intelligencer. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  17. "Uncommon Core". Spotify. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  18. "‎The FTX Podcast - Builders and Innovators in the Cryptocurrency Industry: The FTX Podcast - Su Zhu co-Founder of Three Arrows Capital on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  19. "Su Zhu, Co-founder, CEO and chief investment officer of Three Arrows Capital". Metaverse Post. Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  20. "Su Zhu: Co-founder, CEO and chief investment officer of Three Arrows Capital | #78 | Cointelegraph Top 100". Cointelegraph. Retrieved 26 September 2022.

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