<p>Babak Poushanchi is a Founder and Managing Partner of Cota Capital, an investment firm based in San Francisco, focused on the technology sector.</p> <p>&zwj;</p> <p>Babak has spent the majority of his career investing in private and public companies. Prior to founding Cota, Babak was a Co-Founder and Co-Portfolio Manager of Newbrook Capital, a US$1+ billion global long/short equity fund based in New York City.&nbsp; Previously, Babak was an Investment Analyst at Karsch Capital, a US$2+ billion global long/short equity fund based in New York City.&nbsp; He was also a Venture Partner at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, an early stage technology accelerator with over 70 portfolio companies, and an Investment Associate at Indosuez Capital, a US$3+ billion merchant banking fund, investing in private companies across the capital structure.</p> <p>&zwj;</p> <p>Babak holds a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University.</p> 33 Babak Poushanchi Cota Capital (USA) 10 BABAK POUSHANCHI_COTA CAPITAL_WEB.jpg https://www.heartsandmindsinvestments.com.au:443/site/irmbiographyfile/33/BABAKPOUSHANCHI_COTACAPITAL_WEB.jpg https://www.heartsandmindsinvestments.com.au:443/site/irmbiographyfile/33/thumbnail/BABAKPOUSHANCHI_COTACAPITAL_WEB.jpg ShowBiographyDetailsXml https://www.heartsandmindsinvestments.com.au:443/site/showbiographylistxml.aspx?CategoryID=563&MasterPage=3&Page=1