Olyseum adds Jehan Chu, Managing Partner of Kenetic Capital to Advisory Board

Geneva, Switzerland, 8th April 2021 — Olyseum, the blockchain-powered social platform that brings fans and stars closer together, today announces the addition of distinguished blockchain and crypto investor Jehan Chu to the company’s Advisory Board.

Jehan will provide key strategic guidance on crypto markets with a particular focus on Olyseum’s Non-fungible Token (NFT) initiatives and ongoing Asian market expansion.

Olyseum was founded by accomplished computer scientist and neuro-scientist Carlos Grenoir, CEO, and world renowned computer security guru Kevin Mitnick, Chief Security Officer. The pair founded the company alongside fellow Olyseum shareholders and former FC Barcelona players Carles Puyol, Andrés Iniesta and Iván de la Peña. Olyseum’s lead investors include Crèdit Andorrà and prominent investors Gerald Heydenreich — co-founder of BuyVIP, which he sold to Amazon in 2010 — as well as Javier de Rocafort — former Senior Advisor to Rothschild Bank. 

Jehan Chu is Founder and Managing Partner of Kenetic Capital — the Hong Kong based early-stage Blockchain investment and trading firm — and Co-founder of Social Alpha Foundation, the charity broadening the accessibility of Blockchain education and empowering communities to leverage Blockchain for social good. Jehan has earned his credentials as one of the world’s preeminent Blockchain and Crypto investors and thought leaders, emerging as an industry evangelist in 2013. He is the founder of the Ethereum HK meetup, co-Founder of the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong, a Kauffman Fellow, and in 2018 co-founded Nifty, the world’s first global NFT conference.

Already, Olyseum has brought 40 stars to its platform with hundreds of millions of combined social media followers. Olyseum’s expansive roster of stars — which is being unveiled periodically — is cross-vertical, and includes several motoGP icons, top fashion models, 5-star Michelin super-chefs, music legends and renowned YouTube personalities.

The Olyseum mobile app, available for download within the Apple and GooglePlay stores, offers a live feed of star-led challenges, rewards framework, rankings system, and exclusive experiences marketplace. 

Following the launch of the first ever #GlobalOlyChallenge by Olyseum Co-founder Andrés Iniesta in February 2021, additional star challenges have been introduced by 5-star Michelin chef Eneko Atxa, WRC competitor Albert Llovera as well as MotoGP icon and World Champion Jorge Martín — with whom the company also recently closed a strategic partnership. The remit of the partnership includes an exclusive sponsorship deal which will see Olyseum’s logo feature prominently on Martín’s helmet for the duration of the season.

Olyseum CEO and Co-founder, Carlos Grenoir said: “Jehan’s unrivalled experience within the industry and strategic acumen will be invaluable as we establish a market leading position with regards to the NFT revolution. Jehan firmly believes in our overarching mission and the methodology we are executing as part of our long term roadmap, and represents a signature addition to our Advisory Board.”

Commenting on the announcement, Jehan Chu said: “Kenetic has been investing in and supporting Olyseum and Carlos for over 2 years, and believe they are one of the most important social token and NFT platforms in crypto. With their unparalleled network and credibility among top athletes and celebrities, they are bridging the crypto world with the mainstream influencer world. I am proud to join the Advisory Board of Olyseum to support them on this next chapter of their mission.”

The Olyseum app can be downloaded from the AppStore at 

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/olyseum/id1107654607

For Google Play, download at 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.olyseum.olyseum

About Olyseum

Olyseum is an innovative blockchain-powered social ecosystem that rewards fan engagement and collaboration, streamlining the connection between fans and stars through the use of NFTs. A paradigm shift for the world of fan engagement, Olyseum’s purpose-built rewards ecosystem enables fans to engage with entertainment leaders, sports stars, fashion icons and global trailblazers. Olyseum’s expanding roster of stars are aligned on a common mission to create opportunities for meaningful, authentic interactions with fans, and rewarding fans for their support and participation in the celebrity economy. For more information, please visit https://olyseum.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/

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