Founder and Partner
Amish Jani is a Founder and Partner of FirstMark and has been an active venture capitalist for over 20 years.
He invests broadly across the cloud and Internet landscape, including SaaS applications, ecommerce, infrastructure and more. Amish has been recognized by CB Insights and the New York Times as a Top 100 Venture Capitalist globally. In 2022, he was recognized by Business Insider in The Seed 100 (best early-stage investors) and named one of the 50 Most Important VCs in New York.
Amish has invested in industry-defining companies that include Shopify (NYSE:SHOP), Frame.io (acquired by Adobe), Pendo, Tracelink, Guru, Bluecore, Loop, IMImobile (LSE: IMO, acquired by Cisco), Schoology (acquired by PowerSchool), Boomi (acquired by Dell), Aveksa (acquired by EMC), and many more.
Prior to founding FirstMark, Amish served as a Partner with Pequot Ventures. Amish holds both a B.S. and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on the Undergraduate Executive Board of Wharton.
CurrentBioDigital Bluecore Brooklinen Demandbase Donut Gravie Guru InVision Loop Lumosity Parametrix Insurance Pendo Robin TraceLink
HistoricalShopify NYSE: SHOP Starry NYSE:STRY Frame.io Acquired by Adobe Klara Acquired by ModMed Welcome Software Acquired by Optimizely Engagio Acquired by Demandbase StraighterLine Acquired by BV Investment Partners Schoology Acquired by PowerSchool Welcome HR Acquired by BambooHR Aveksa Acquired by EMC Boomi Acquired by Dell IMImobile LSE AIM: IMO (Acquired by Cisco) Conductor Acquired by WeWork