Farooq Abbasi

Farooq is a Principal at Costanoa Ventures, where he invests out of a third $175m fund and is thematically focus on AI / enterprise data, digital health and financial technology. Farooq began his investment career in 2011 has since been a venture and growth investor on the West Coast and most recently investing in Europe at Mosaic Ventures over the past 3 years.
Some of Farooq’s investments include Auto1 (Softbank), Remitly (Naspers), Zingbox, Redlock.io, and SimpleHealth.
In addition to helping entrepreneurs, he is also passionate about improving the gender ratio as well as cognitive / experiential diversity within technology and advises several non-profits focused on addressing these shortcomings.