Ash , Founder

Business Developer

Toronto, Canada

Ash is looking to join a startup

Ash is looking to join a startup

Can commit to working

40 hours per week

Is able to invest

Can offer equal investment ($5,000 - $15,000)

Relevant industries

Finance

Skills

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Finance
Managing People
Product Management
Marketing
Sales
Technical
Background

Startup Experience

First time founder

About Ash

An investment banking and private equity professional who left the dark-side to pursue a passion for creating value-added products and services targeted towards making people's lives easier and more connected.

After a few years of M&A banking at a leading investment bank, I joined one of the world's largest fund of funds where I had direct exposure and dialogue with some of the world's top investors and their portfolio company CEOs. This is where I honed a sharp eye for investing and learned what is needed to make a good company extraordinary. It’s also where I caught my entrepreneurship bug!

I've worked with start-ups previous to joining the corporate world. My first involvement was with a financial modeling program aimed at teaching students across Canada the financial modeling basics they need to secure careers in capital markets-related fields. This was similar to Wall Street Prep, although more relevant and affordable.

I'm currently looking to join a fun, creative, customer-centric start-up that is either near launching or has launched their product/service, and looking to expand their business. The ideal team is just as hungry and foolish as I am - they don't settle for "no" and open to rapid change. I typically shy away from app-based businesses. Anything in the telecom, media, financial services, and ecommerce space has a special place in my heart.