Paul Hsu, Founder and CEO of Decasonic, a venture and digital assets fund based in Chicago with a heritage in game-building and delivering blockchain and Web3 innovation. Paul is a speaker, writer and presenter on Web3 topics. His perspectives have appeared in print and broadcast outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, The Block, Business Insider, Hackernoon, Coindesk, Forbes, The Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg TV and Yahoo! Finance TV. He was previously part of the founding team at Neocarta Ventures, a $300M fund in tech, media and telecom and Product & Growth Executive at Zynga ($2B+ raised, IPO), Fancy ($140M) and Homepolish ($16M). Paul’s three areas of expertise that generate alpha, cross-asset returns, predictive data and growth execution, define the Decasonic systematic process.
Decasonic draws on decades of experience as tech investors and operators to help founders in blockchain accelerate product-market fit and scale growth. As believers, builders, and investors in blockchain since 2013, they’ve engineered a systematic approach to iconic growth – with people, data, and relationships as the north stars of the fund. Additionally, Paul serves on many Advisory Boards and Executive Committees, including a Board of Director role on the World Business Chicago, a public-private economic development organization promoting inclusive growth. Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University, where his studies concentrated on economics, math, statistics and international politics.