April Wong Joins Hands with HyperNest to Accelerate Blockchain Startups

March 17, 2023

HyperNest is a boutique accelerator DAO with a vision to empower blockchain startups by providing them with the resources, mentorship, and investor network they need to succeed. The team at HyperNest understands that building a successful startup is a challenging and often daunting task, especially in the rapidly evolving world of blockchain technology. To help guide these startups to scale, HyperNest has assembled a group of experienced and knowledgeable mentors who can provide valuable insights, advice, and support. With their expertise, startups can overcome obstacles, navigate the complex landscape of blockchain, and ultimately achieve their goals.

Today we are thrilled to welcome April Wong as our mentor, as her passion for decentralization and expertise in marketing and blockchain aligns with our vision to grow early-stage blockchain startups with the top 1% resources, investors, and mentors. Her skills and experience will help our startups reach their full potential and become the next top 1% elites in the industry.

April Wong – The Blockchain Marketing Expert

From CeFi to DeFi, April is a well-rounded marketer with 4 years of experience in cryptocurrency and a decade of experience in Madison Avenue advertising agencies. She was Vice President of Marketing at Crypto.com for 3 years, successfully marketing a range of products, including the Crypto.com App, Crypto.com Visa Card, DeFi Wallet, Exchange, Payment, Crypto.org Chain, and Cronos, an EVM-compatible chain on Cosmos. Driven by her strong interest in decentralization, April then joined Bancor, as a core contributor for around a year. April brings over a decade of international advertising experience, with a focus on global brand campaigns and product launches for top corporate accounts in agencies like Saatchi and Saatchi, Ogilvy and McCann Worldgroup etc. 

A Demonstrated Record in Growing Blockchain Protocols

April is an accomplished marketing professional with a demonstrated record in growing blockchain protocols. At the time when she was Vice President of Marketing at Crypto.com, she led multiple new product launches, such as Visa Card global launch, Crypto Earn, multiple listings, DeFi Swap, Defi Wallet, and Crypto.com Pay new features and partnerships. The team has achieved immense success under her leadership. Moreover, she launched MCO Visa Card in multiple regions and became a top 3 “best crypto card” in Google search results within 6 months through content, influencer, and community strategy. Furthermore, she has provided unique marketing strategies to increase Twitter followers from 80k to 930k and contributed to growth of user base from 500k to 10 million. What a milestone! Her dedication to the crypto space has also gained acknowledgement from Bancor – as a core contributor, she has successfully launched a new protocol version with over 300M TVL within 10 days through a multi-channel strategy including content, social media, paid media, pr, influencer, website, and events.

Journey with HyperNest

“Joining the HyperNest accelerator program was a no-brainer for me. I’m passionate about sharing knowledge and driving results in web3 marketing, and the program’s vision of building an accelerator DAO for upholding knowledge and decentralization aligns perfectly with my values. The handpicked resources and mentors ensure program quality and value for participating startups. As someone who believes in the power of collaboration and growth, I’m excited to be a part of HyperNest and contribute to the blockchain space alongside other like-minded founders.”

Looking Forward

HyperNest is proud to have such an energetic soul as one of our elite mentors and are looking forward to a great collaboration with April in the near future. We are set to transform the blockchain startup ecosystem!