Alkesh Gianchandani is a Senior VP of Investor Relations, based out of New York, overseeing all of OurCrowd’s IR activity in the Americas. Alkesh has several years experience in the asset management industry, delivering solutions to the spectrum of investors allocating to alternatives. In his prior role at Deutsche Asset Management, Alkesh joined as an investment specialist, was a senior member of the institutional sales team, led global distribution efforts, and was a lead product expert in the alternatives business. Prior to Deutsche, Alkesh held senior marketing roles at private equity funds and hedge funds, focusing on distribution efforts to the range of mutual fund investors through institutional investors. Alkesh started his Alternatives career by building out the hedge fund business at RiskMetrics Group (now MSCI). Alkesh was then appointed to head up Institutional Sales at Robeco Asset Management. Later, Alkesh went on to Monsoon Capital, where he was Global Head of Sales and Marketing. Out of college, Alkesh worked in technology consulting and strategy consulting before focusing on finance and asset management. Alkesh is a graduate of New York University (MBA) and Lehigh University (BS). OurCrowd is a next generation venture capital firm that sources its capital through a worldwide 'crowd' of accredited and institutional investors. Managed by a team of seasoned investment professionals and led by serial entrepreneur Jon Medved, OurCrowd is a venture capital firm that vets and selects opportunities, invests its own capital, and brings funds and individual companies to its accredited membership of global investors. OurCrowd also provides post-investment support to its portfolio companies, assigning industry experts as mentors and in many cases takes board seats.