Akbar Poonawala Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Akbar Poonawala General Information


Mr. Akbar Poonawala is a Co-Founder at Pivot Investment Partners. His primary areas of focus include payments, transaction processing, risk and compliance solutions, alternative credit, wealth management platforms, capital markets technology, and insurance technology. He has more than 25 years of experience in transaction processing, banking, and related financial services at Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust Company. He has held a variety of leadership roles including building discrete businesses globally, driving client origination and client management organizations, and developing innovative business strategies. Before co-founding Pivot Investment Partners, he was Managing Director and the Regional Head for the Americas of Deutsche Bank Global Transaction Banking. In this capacity, he led the growth of this business to over $1 billion of revenues in Cash Management, Trade Finance, and Trust & Securities Services targeting both Corporate and Financial Institutions clients throughout the Americas. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and graduated Beta Gamma Sigma with a Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University's Stern School of Business and the top 1% of his class with a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and an undergraduate degree in Advanced Accounting from Poona University in India.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • 630 5th Avenue
  • Suite 1963
  • New York, NY 10111
  • United States
+1 (646) 000-0000

Akbar Poonawala Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Great.Ly 01-Dec-2014 00000 (00000 00000 Internet Retail Out of Business 00000 000000000

Akbar Poonawala Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Great.Ly 01-Aug-2019 000 00 00000000

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Akbar Poonawala Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Akbar Poonawala Angel Investor 00 0 New York, NY

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