Danish Rizvi | Chief Operating Officer
Asa Ventures

Danish Rizvi, Chief Operating Officer, Asa Ventures

Mr. Rizvi is a seasoned senior executive with over 18 years of experience in investment banking, corporate finance, private equity, venture capital, structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial banking, risk management and international trade. He holds a successful track record in change-intensive environments, leveraging strategic problem-solving and partnership-building skills to drive sustainable improvements and critical transformations. He brings value to the team through his exceptional communication skills and strong ability to conceptualize. 
Having a Master’s Degree in Business Management and completed numerous banking courses, he has previously held senior management positions at leading commercial and investment banks, and family offices. He has a strong network of relationships and has been a public speaker at various events. He served as visiting lecturer in top-tier business schools, and is a leading member of numerous social platforms driving impact and community development. He is a contributing author and professional commentator on alternative investments solutions, venture capital and private equity and passionate about creative and disruptive entrepreneurial businesses. His expertise also includes transaction and fund structuring, real estate investments, project financing, financial modeling, and capital raising through debt and equity markets. 
Mr. Rizvi also has an extensive experience in trading of various industrial and commercial commodities internationally. Successfully operated and expanded a logistics business from Pakistan in to the Middle East and other countries in the Asian subcontinent. He has also voluntarily contributed actively in some poverty alleviation and rain water storage in the rural areas of Pakistan. Also supported as a voluntary financial advisor to a leading NGO in Pakistan working for the children with disabilities.


Seamless ME 2019 day 2 @ 14:20

PANEL: Transforming transactions: the end of brokers?

  • Diminishing the role for intermediaries with a digital insurance marketplace
  • Does Insurtech expand the power of brokers with new data tools?
  • Reducing friction vs keeping the personal touch of brokers
  • Harnessing innovation and technology to improve existing insurance services
  • Empowering brokers with back end technology innovation

Seamless ME 2019 day 2 @ 15:00

PANEL: Becoming millennially-minded: transforming wealth management

  • What does the future hold for the investment ecosystem?
  • Exploring GAFA and the “bigtechs” encroaching on the wealthtech space
  • Role of incumbents: innovate internally, acquire or collaborate?
  • Supporting HNWI’s with digital solutions
  • Is software creating a “winner takes all” ecosystem?
  • Partner, merge, acquire or acquihire: where next for wealthtech collaboration?
last published: 15/Apr/19 13:15 GMT

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