Farooq Abbasi is an Assoc. Partner with Mosaic Ventures, a Silicon Valley-style venture firm based in London which invests in leading European and Israeli start-ups primarily at Series A.
He covers enterprise software with thematic focus on enterprise data / analytics software, digital health and financial technology. Farooq began his investment career in 2011 upon joining Sandbox Industries, the corporate fund manager of Blue Cross Blue Shield with $500m currently under management. He has since been a venture and growth investor on the West Coast and most recently investing in Europe over the past 3 years.
Farooq is also an active advisor / mentor to accelerators such as SeedCamp, Techstars, and Alchemist Accelerator as well as for Soham for Kids, a non-profit educational institution based in Mallapur, India.