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Pars Talk - Distilling Venture Capital at San Jose Office

  • 1635 The Alameda San Jose, CA, 95126 United States (map)

Join us on August 30th to uncover investment criteria that investors look for when evaluating companies and to understand key characteristics of successful ventures. 


6:30 - 7:00PM - Check-in and networking
7:00 - 7:45PM - Panel Discussion
7:45 - 8:15PM - Q&A
8:15 - 9:00PM - Networking

About our panelist: 

Niki Pezeshki is a Principal at Felicis Ventures. Prior to joining Felicis, he was on the investment team at Summit Partners, a tech-focused growth equity firm in Menlo Park. Before Summit, Niki lived in Austin, TX and was on the investment team at Vista Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. He also had a brief stint at the Climate Corporation (a former Felicis portfolio company), where he focused on sales strategy and operations.

Parsa Saljoughian is an investor at IVP and focuses on investing in later-stage, high growth consumer and enterprise companies. Parsa is involved with IVP’s investments in AdRoll, App Annie, Datalogix (Oracle), Dropcam (Nest), Indiegogo, Snap (SNAP), SoundCloud, Supercell (Tencent), and Uber. Previously, Parsa worked at Snap Inc as a Growth Product Manager and earlier in his career, at ThinkEquity, a full-service investment bank. Parsa holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, as well as a BS in Business Administration from UC Berkeley, where he graduated with highest honors.

Ali Farahanchi is Vice President at DHVC, a $600M venture fund headquartered in Palo Alto, focusing on early-stage investments in technology and life science sectors. Previously he had stints as investor with Data Collective, Foundation Capital, and B Capital Group. He holds PhD degree in Systems Engineering from MIT and MBA degree from University of Chicago.

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