Jaeson Ma

Chairman & Co-Founder, EST Media Holdings | CEO, OP3N

Jaeson Ma is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist & artist who oversees all creative endeavors as Co-Founder and CEO at OP3N, the global Web3 chat superapp that serves as a one-stop-shop for all communication, connection and commerce with on-chain interactions in a simple unified interface. With a mission to create a more frictionless, decentralized and democratized creator economy on a global scale, Jaeson drives the vision of OP3N.  He is the founder/partner of multiple companies such as 88rising, Stampede Ventures, East West Ventures, and EST Media focusing on the Asian market through entertainment, media, and technology. He is also a strategic advisor & financier to social music video app Triller and a co-founder of ZASH and General Partner of Caravan Digital Studios. As well, a Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle member. Jaeson Ma was featured on Variety500. 

During his career, he has raised capital and advised on transactions over US$1 billion. He is also a Senior Advisor to Tencent Music Entertainment & KKBox fund KKFarm, Sparklabs Foundry and a Venture Partner for consumer tech fund GoodWater Capital. His investments include Musical.ly (TikTok), Grab, Coinbase, Dark Horse Comics, Slock.it, Brain.ai, Oursong, Triller, Lomotif, XiaoPeng, Kind Heaven, OneOf & MAUM restaurant (Michelin Star).