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Omar El-Ayat

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Venture Investor, Crosslink Capital. Previously Banker at Piper Jaffray. Stanford grad.

Venture Investor, Crosslink Capital. Previously Banker at Piper Jaffray. Stanford grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Fundraising
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about
Part-time now, full-time soon

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising

Involved In

Positions

Vice President Crosslink Capital March 2011 - present
Analyst Piper Jaffray August 2009 - March 2011
Analyst Iroquois Capital June 2007 - August 2008

Education

Cairo American College 2001 - 2005
The Harker School 1996 - 2001
Stanford University Management Science & Engineering

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Venture capital • Investments • Due Diligence • Portfolio Management

Key Accomplishments

Venture capitalist at Crosslink Capital. Previously held positions in other technology investment and investment banking firms.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Fundraising, sales and revenue strategy, developing product/market fit, operations

As an Advisor

I believe operators are the ultimate decision makers, and only offer to provide a framework to evaluate and make better decisions to help their business grow.

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Mehul Patel
We worked together at Crosslink Capital  •  Chief Operating Officer, Hired. Previously Executive-in-Residence, Crosslink Capital. Brown grad.
One of the smartest people I know--great combination of analyticl smarts and operational savvy.
T.J. Clark
They're my friends
Omar has a great sense for great opportunities. He's tenacious in achieving his goals which may be the most important attribute for a succe ... ssful entrepreneur in my experience.
Michael Neril
They're my professor
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