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Safa Rashtchy is a Silicon Valley investor, advisor, and trendspotter and sits on the
boards of several start-ups and global organizations. Safa has been an Investor/Advisor in Angellist, Bina Technologies (acq. by Roche) , Uber, OpenGov, Payjoy, Nimble VR (acq. by Facebook), Signifyd, CleverSense (acq. by Google) and many other investments. Overall, Safa has invested in 30 start-ups, with six exists all to public companies. Safa has pioneered the concept of "Consumer Value Proposition" and the Four-Stage Investment Research Model.
From 1997 to 2007, Safa was a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst focused on
Internet media and marketing, and the Lead China analyst at Piper Jaffray and Company. He led the firm’s expansion efforts in the Internet industry and its expansion to China, as well as active involvements with leading Web 2.0 companies. Currently, Safa is one of the most active Silicon Valley angle investors and is working on formation of a new type of venture
capital concept, Think +.
Safa is currently on the boards of Capshare, Investmentyogi.com (India), Wings Learning Center, and The Mexican Museum (San Francisco- Smithsonian). He is also on the advisory boards of The Hunt.com, Snapwire, ChinaVenture (China), and Early Bird Alert.
Safa’s current investment portfolio consists of companies focused on Digital Health,
consumer, media and technology innovations, with a deep attention to the
value proposition for the users.
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