Dr. Amir Banifatemi serves as Managing Director at K5 Ventures. Dr. Banifatemi serves as an Advisor at Compass and serves as Board Member at Aura Labs. He also serves as Board Member and Advisor at Fusion Brakes. Previously he served as a Board Member at Payouts Network. He is a successful entrepreneur whose work experience includes more than 14 years of advising startups. His focus has always been identifying and developing future and emerging technologies that can impact society with special emphasis on predictive business intelligence, knowledge sharing & education, and real-time technologies. Amir likes to work with startups on their product strategy, pricing, business model, go-to-market, and fund raising. Amir is currently a member and President of the Tech Coast Angels Orange County and actively involved with venture funds and angel investors to help continuous and sustained funding of startups. He is also an Angel Investor.