Team

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Raed A. Masri

FOUNDER, General Partner

Raed A. Masri, a serial Canadian founder & YPO’er (with two 20x outcomes and 3 failures), turned VC and institutional LP.

In Canada, Raed was partially responsible for introducing new wireless policy, when he founded Jaguar Wireless, a qualified bidder in Canada’s national wireless auction in 2008 with a last bid of $213m. Later, Raed became responsible for bringing inflight internet across Canada when he founded SkySurf , the exclusive carrier for inflight communications, exiting to GoGo Inflight, the world’s largest inflight wi-fi provider.

In America, Raed became a VC and institutional LP when he was a key founding team member at Mubadala Ventures in San Francisco.

Raed holds an Engineering degree from Carleton University in Ottawa, an MBA from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY & Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. Raed continues to build bridges between Silicon Valley, the Middle East and Canada.

A lifelong learner and developer of talent, Raed loves sharing wisdom among founders and he speaks regularly at numerous industry conferences.

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Ali Shekofti

venture partner

Ali Shekofti is growth practitioner, angel investor and founder/CEO with a 7x outcome. Ali’s angel investing track record over the past 8 years has been 62% IRR across a portfolio of 24 companies that was inspired by his family roots in venture investing in Silicon Valley from the backers of Dropbox, PayPal, Zoosk, Lending Club.

Ali was a founding partner of a venture fund in London before becoming a founder / co-CEO of one of the Middle East’s fastest growing e-commerce companies. Previously, during his time as a principal with Goldman Sachs’ Financial Institutions team and then a family office he dedicated significant time in advocating for the European venture ecosystem as an angel investor and venture capitalist; culminating in building a successful angel portfolio.

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Equity Partners

Our equity partners are executives or founders who are experts in their field and work at the companies below. They are a great resource to help with diligence, sourcing opportunities, and as sounding boards to us and our founders on ongoing basis.

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