Niki PezeshkiSan Francisco, California, United States, United States
Bio
Niki Pezeshki is a General Partner at Felicis. Niki has sourced and continues to work closely with the firm’s investments in Guild Education, Guideline, Trusted Health, Kandji, Commsor, Modern Health, PopMenu, DoNotPay, Sentilink, Origin, Cleo, Kudo, and Farmwise. 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. Niki received a BS in Business Administration with Honors from the University of Southern California. He continues to be actively involved with the USC Value Investing Group.
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Experience
General Partner
Felicis Ventures
2021 - Current
I've sourced the following investments and continue to work closely with many of these companies: - Trusted Health (healthcare staffing platform) - Guild Education (tuition reimbursement benefits) - Guideline (401K benefits) - Origin (financial wellness benefits) - Commsor (community management software) - Kandji (Apple mobile device management) - Modern Health (behavioral health benefits) - DoNotPay (consumer protection app) - Disco Network (customer acquisition platform built on Shopify ecosystem) - PopMenu (front-end restaurant software) - Sentilink (synthetic fraud detection) - HyperScience (AI to automate office work) - Cleo (employee benefits for expecting families) - TestBox (try-before-you-buy software platform) - KUDO (multilingual video conference platform) - Good Dog (dog breeding/purchasing marketplace) - Genesis Therapeutics (AI for drug discovery) - Modus (title & escrow services) [Acquired by Compass] - Octave (modern mental health and therapy clinic) - FarmWise (autonomous machine for agriculture) - Exporta (B2B marketplace enabling commerce between LatAm and US) - Troops (AI assistant for work)
Investor / Board
Kandji
2021 - Current
Investor / Board
Disco
2021 - Current
Investor / Board
Origin
2020 - Current
Investor
Modern Health
2020 - Current
Investor / Board
Commsor
2020 - Current
Investor / Board
Popmenu
2019 - Current
Investor
DoNotPay
2019 - Current
Investor
Guild Education
2018 - Current
Investor / Board
Trusted Health
2018 - Current
Investor
Guideline
2017 - Current
Investor / Board
Cleo
2016 - Current
Partner
Felicis Ventures
2019 - 2021
Principal
Felicis Ventures
2018 - 2019
Vice President
Felicis Ventures
2017 - 2018
Senior Associate
Felicis Ventures
2016 - 2017
Associate
Summit Partners
2015 - 2016
Sales Strategy & Operations
The Climate Corporation
2014 - 2015
Senior Analyst
Vista Equity Partners
2011 - 2014
Investment Banking Summer Analyst
Goldman Sachs
2010 - 2010
Education
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration - Finance
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