Three Arrows Capital (3AC) Founders Raise $25M for New GTX Crypto Exchange

Three embattled entrepreneurs are dying to raise $25M for GTX, a new platform based on battle-tested technology.

Three Arrows Capital founders Su Zhu and Kyle Davies standing in a circle on a red background.

The fugitive co-founder of the defunct Three Arrows Capital (3AC) crypto hedge fund, Su Zhu, joined forces with CoinFlex in plans to run a new cryptocurrency exchange, GTX. Su Zhu will accompany two CoinFlex co-founders – Mark Lamb and Sudhu Arumugam.

Su Zhu, half the 3AC founding duo, is wanted by police and fled 3AC’s Singapore Office days after declaring bankruptcy. While court-appointed liquidators Teneo are on a global chase for the fugitive, the embattled crypto entrepreneur is jumping into a new venture with his new partners. Furthermore, the brand-new crypto exchange tends to take 0.25%-0.50% commission fees. It already has a potential launch date of the end of February 2023.

GTX to Trade Debt Claims on FTX?

According to the freshly-forged master plan, the GTX crypto exchange would offer stocks, at least a hundred cryptocurrencies, and debt claims. Hence, the upcoming GTX exchange adopts a rather cynical approach to “fill the void created by FTX” while trading FTX debt claims on the new platform. GTX plans to unlock about $20 billion of crypto debt claims, which can take up a significant portion of the platform’s assets.


Ultimately, the bold move from the downtrodden entrepreneurs left many crypto enthusiasts on Twitter wondering if GTX will also offer bids on Three Arrows Capital claims, some of which Su Zhu and Kyle Davies authored themselves. However, according to Su Zhu’s close partners, swapping 3AC’s enormous debt claims into equity is a likely option on the new exchange.

Crypto Twitter Drags GTX Through The Mud

In response to the groundbreaking news, Evgeny ‘Wishful Cynic’ Gaevoy, the CEO of Wintermute, warned the crypto community. He asserted that the global crypto market maker wouldn’t work with anyone investing in GTX. Wintermute plays a key role in the crypto markets, with a daily trading volume of over $5bn.

As Wintermute’s CEO has a clear stance on the shady project, many crypto investors are staying away from GTX to avoid getting banned from the former’s ventures. However, the Crypto Twitter roast of the 3AC Reunion didn’t stop there.


Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures lambasted the far-fetched idea even harder by sarcastically remarking:

"Disgraced fraudsters teaming up with other disgraced fraudsters to trade claims from a collapsed fraudulent exchange. Sounds backable..". 

Many renowned crypto entrepreneurs on Twitter are questioning the project’s integrity.

On the Flipside

  • The funding round documentation describes GTX as a ‘placeholder name’ that can be ‘changed at any time.’

Why You Should Care

The makers behind GTX are having a dig at FTX and its corrupt founder Sam Bankman-Fried. They’ve deliberately chosen a name that closely resembles the fallen exchange. As the new crypto platform replaced the unlucky F with the following G, the GTX crypto exchange is a part of CoinFlex’s restructuring plan, which aims to “build transparent and open financial markets.”

This article is for information purposes only and should not be considered trading or investment advice. Nothing herein shall be construed as financial, legal, or tax advice. Trading forex, cryptocurrencies, and CFDs pose a considerable risk of loss.

Tadas Klimasevskis

Tadas Klimaševskis is a Lithuanian journalist at DailyCoin, specializing in covering the lighter side of the crypto industry such as memecoins and pop culture in the metaverse. He has experience as a music artist, English language teacher, and freelance writer, and uses his creative writing skills to summarize valuable information in his work. He is also a strong believer in the potential of blockchain and spends his free time listening to music, traveling, and watching basketball games.