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Ayaz ul Haque

OTHER INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
1 PROFESSIONALS
6 INVESTMENTS
2 PORTFOLIO
4 EXITS
Description

Mr. Ayaz ul Haque serves as Managing Director at Exalt Capital Partners. A boutique advisory and principal investment firm, Exalt Capital Partners is a subsidiary of Exalt Capital Management, a privately owned investment manager. Exalt Capital Management manages a series of hedge funds that employ fundamental analysis to make investments in the public markets primarily in the United States, and more recently, through Exalt Capital Partners, in the private equity markets. Exalt Capital Partners specializes in growth investments across the globe, with a particular emphasis on the emerging markets, in venture capital backed revenue-stage companies that have achieved market validation and are well-positioned to be leaders in their markets. On a highly selective basis, Exalt Capital Partners also looks at early-stage investment opportunities where we feel our strategic advisory angle can significantly enhance deal value. Our focus, in this context, is generally on deals that combine technology/innovation with various service sectors and on businesses that are looking to build the next global franchises. Ayaz specializes in investing in companies at various stages of development (early, expansion, growth, secondary market transactions as well as special situations/roll-ups ), particularly targeting investments in Internet and digital media, communications and wireless, enterprise IT, financial services, consumer/retail and education. Ayaz possesses broad investing, operating, and transaction experience in private and public companies. His current investments/board affiliations include: Acceptly, Assured Labor, buzzArab, CaliberVantage, Coho Solar, EdEqual, Envision Telecom Group, Hungrybuzz, inmobly, Ovagen, Secret Builders, Simularity, Teamly and Vufind. Previous investments/board affiliations include: Clickmarks, Cyanea, Ember, Friendi Mobile, HiSoft, IXI Mobile, Manthan Systems, Naseeb Networks, Pachube, Seventymm, Techpacific and Visto. Prior to joining Exalt Capital Partners, Ayaz was a Managing Director with ePlanet Ventures and a Director with Draper Fisher Jurvetson ePlanet Ventures focusing principally on expansion and later-stage investments in the United States, MENA as well as in India. Notable DFJ ePlanet investments include Baidu, Skype and Focus Media. Prior to joining DFJ ePlanet, Ayaz was the Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Crosby Financial Holdings in London, where he managed the cross-border corporate finance advisory and investment initiatives of one of the leading Asia-focused specialist investment banks. While at Crosby, Ayaz focused on both mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments and worked in London, Bangkok, Singapore and Seoul covering various sectors including technology, media, telecom, financial services, transportation, aviation and manufacturing. Prior to his involvement with Crosby Financial Holdings, Ayaz served as an Associate Director of Corporate Finance at Peregrine Investments, a pan-Asian investment bank, where he was responsible for developing Peregrine's corporate finance and private equity businesses in the Middle East, and identifying and evaluating Middle East to Asia investment opportunities. Previously, Ayaz was an Associate in the Corporate Finance Group of Bear, Stearns & Co. in New York, where he was involved in the execution of North American and Asian transactions. Ayaz is a summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Middlebury College holding a B.A. in Economics.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • United States

Ayaz ul Haque Investments (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Inmobly 20-Feb-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00 00000
00 (0000000000 000 31-Jul-2012 0000 00000 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000 00 00000
000000 17-Jul-2012 00000 (00000 Communication Software Out of Business 0000 00 00000
0000000 00000 28-Apr-2010 00000 00000 000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 0000 00 00000
SecretBuilders 26-Mar-2010 Early Stage VC 00.00 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000 00 00000
Ember 06-Aug-2001 Seed Round 000 Wireless Communications Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 00 00000
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Ayaz ul Haque Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
20 (Multimedia and Design Software) 11-Apr-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • Envato
0000000 00000 30-Aug-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000 000000 0000
Teamly 01-Jan-2015 Out of Business Completed
Ember 09-Jul-2012 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Completed
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Ayaz ul Haque Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
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Ayaz ul Haque Angel Investor 0 0 Menlo Park, CA