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Ms. Nin Desai, CEO, is an experienced fund manager and a technology geek. At Alpha Capital Partners (or Alpha), Ms. Desai was responsible for identification and evaluation of potential investments across a range of industries. At Alpha, she successfully completed the sale of Sircon (portfolio company), a software as a service provider company, to Vertafore. Prior to Alpha she was with Pacific Crest Securities (or PCS), a technology investment banking firm. Her experience spans all facets of mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance including public offerings and private placements. Her PCS corporate finance transactions include RACK, LOOP, LQDT, DBTK, AMIS, SLRY, VOCS, OWW and others. Her M&A deal sheet includes the sale of Financial Profiles to EISI, Buyseasons to Liberty Media, and others. She started her professional career at Merrill Lynch. She is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and has a technical diploma in E-commerce by IBM, holds Series 7 and 63 licenses from NASD, and is an B.B.A and M.B.A in Finance/International Business from Loyola University of Chicago. She recently attended a leadership program in Private Equity and Venture Capital at Harvard Business School.

Ms. Desai also Chairs the Harvard Business School Private Equity and Venture Capital Group of Chicago and is a member of Women's Association of Venture and Equity (WAVE). She also sits on the Illinois Venture Capital Association (IVCA) Legislative/IVCA PAC Board and Events Committee. She also enjoys golf and piloting light aircraft in her spare time.


Mr. Atit Desai, Managing Partner, is a technology enthusiast and a next generation venture capitalist who is determined to change the world of investments. His experience spans all facets of business from finance and accounting to management. Atit holds an M.B.A in Finance and Accounting from Loyola University of Chicago where he was the Dean’s Silver Medal Scholar and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.



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