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Arsham Memarzadeh

BS '14

Research Analyst
OpenView Venture Partners (Boston, MA)

Biography

Arsham Memarzadeh is an analyst at OpenView Venture Partners, based in Boston, MA. At OpenView, Arsham conducts diligence and provides strategic advice to the firm and its portfolio companies.

Prior to OpenView, Arsham spent time advising companies on M&A initiatives at Lincoln International. Previously, he spent a summer evaluating the relative performance of Cornell's endowment portfolio and providing investment recommendations at the Cornell Investments Office. He specifically assessed asset managers that invested domestic long/short portfolios and managers focused on equities in frontier markets. As an undergrad, Arsham ran the Cornell Venture Capital Club (CVC), an organization focused on providing investment recommendations and strategic advice to VCs and their portfolio companies. At CVC, he grew an interest in venture and entrepreneurship through work with VCs such as First Round Capital, NEA and Sequoia, as well as companies such as Dolphin Browser, Duolingo and Lot18.

Arsham graduated with a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations a minor in Economics from Cornell University. He originally hails from San Diego, CA.