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Amish Jani is a Founder and Managing Director of FirstMark Capital and focuses on seed and early stage investments in software, cloud computing, digital media, and Internet sectors. Prior to founding FirstMark Capital, Amish served as a Partner with Pequot Ventures. Amish sits on the boards of AppFirst, Aveksa, CollegeOnly, Conductor, IMImobile, Knewton, and Lumosity. Amish holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Follow Amish on Twitter at @amishjani.
Amish is an enthusiastic supporter of the New York City entrepreneurial community. He was recently named to the Silicon Alley Insider 2010 100 List, and regularly speaks at high-profile entrepreneurial events including SAI Startup 2010, TechCrunch Disrupt and TieCon 2010. He is actively involved with the Mayor’s office, including initiatives such as Media.NYC.2020 and NY Venture Fellows, as well as the well-regarded incubator program TechStars in NYC. Amish has been featured in articles in Business Week, Internet Retailer, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes.com.