Rajiv Fernando Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Rajiv Fernando General Information


Mr. Raj Fernando is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Workstorm. He also serves as a Trustee at Beloit College. He Founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Chopper Trading. Previously, he served as a Bond Trader at Rosenthal Collins Group. An expert in financial technology and security, he has worked with many government agencies on cyber and market issues and has served on the boards of the American Security Project, the Foreign Policy Leadership Committee at the Brookings Institution, and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Before Workstorm, he served as the founder and CEO of Chopper Trading, a technology-based trading firm headquartered in Chicago and one of the largest participants in the capital markets. He founded Chopper Trading in 2002 and grew the company to 250 employees worldwide. As CEO, he designed and implemented highly sophisticated risk management, communications, trading, monitoring, and source code security systems. He sold Chopper Trading to industry leader DRW in 2015. He holds bachelor's degrees in economics and history from Beloit College and studied at University College London.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 27 North Wacker Drive
  • Suite 464
  • Chicago, IL 60606
  • United States

Rajiv Fernando Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Apptimize 22-Jan-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 00000000

Rajiv Fernando Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Apptimize 27-Aug-2019 000000000000000000

Rajiv Fernando Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Rajiv Fernando Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Rajiv Fernando Angel Investor 0 Chicago, IL

Rajiv Fernando FAQs

  • Who is Rajiv Fernando?

    Rajiv Fernando is an angel Investor who has made 1 investment.

  • What kind of investor is Rajiv Fernando?

    Rajiv Fernando is an angel investor.

  • What does Rajiv Fernando do?

    As an angel investor, Rajiv Fernando invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Rajiv Fernando invested in?

    Rajiv Fernando has invested in Apptimize within the Software Development Applications industry.

  • What has Rajiv Fernando invested in recently?

    Rajiv Fernando's latest investment was on 22-Jan-2014 in Apptimize, a company within the Software Development Applications industry.

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