Ben was previously General Partner and a founding member at IA Ventures, one of the top performing venture capital funds of the past two decades (Fund I 10.3x; Fund II 8.0x). Ben was also an equities analyst and Head of Strategic Projects at Dayah Capital, the largest equity fund at Millennium Partners. In addition to his role on the investment team, Ben led Dayah’s data science and engineering teams. Ben is also a Venture Partner at i80 Group, a specialty finance/alternative credit firm, and an advisor to Designer Fund, an early-stage SF-based venture fund. Earlier in Ben’s career he was fixed income investment banker at Barclays. Ben received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and MBA from Columbia Business School.