Shameem Ahsan 🇺🇸
Shameem Ahsan is a VC & PE Investor, Co-Author – Startup Kingdom, Startup ecosystem builder and Policy Expert. He has been helping founders create social impact by converging business, tech, and innovation to solve socio economic problems in emerging economies. He has played a pivotal role in the implementation of major policy changes related to the ICT sector in last one decade.
Shameem is a General Partner of Pegasus Tech Ventures, a US$ 1.6 billion fund. Located in Silicon Valley, USA, Pegasus Tech Ventures provides funding to innovative startups around the world. With more than a dozen multi-million-dollar funds under management, Pegasus Tech Ventures focuses its investment in IT, Health IT, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Robotics, Big Data, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, FinTech and Next Generation Technologies.
Pegasus has invested in over 180 startups in the United States, Japan, and Southeast Asia which includes include SpaceX, Airbnb, DoorDash, Robinhood, 23andMe, SoFi, Bird, Vicarious, Genius, H2O.ai, Affectiva, Color.
He is Chairman of Venture Capital & Private Equity Association of Bangladesh (VCPEAB). He is founder and President of TiE Dhaka.