Ivan NikkhooManaging Partner at Navigate Ventures
With over 36 years of experience in various senior capacities internationally in the tech sector, Ivan is the Founder and Managing Partner at Navigate Ventures, an early growth stage venture fund focused on helping entrepreneurs prepare for rapid growth, scaling, and expansion.
Navigate ventures invests in companies that are between series A & B rounds, and is focused on Software, AI, Data & Analytics, and Consumer Internet. Ivan is also an Adjunct Professor at USC Marshall School of Business where he teaches classes on raising growth capital, venture capital, private equity, entrepreneurship, eCommerce, social media, and founding successful startups.
Mr. Nikkhoo received his MBA from USC Marshall School of Business and his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from McGill University. He has completed executive education programs at HBS and Stanford and is a General Securities Principal licensed with FINRA/SIPC.