Investing Profile

Nurzhas Makishev(24)


nkmcap.comBoston, Massachusetts
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4 Investors

Connected to Josh Kopelman (First Round Capital), Fred Wilson (Union Square Ventures), Sunil Nagaraj (Ubiquity Ventures), and 1 other investor on Signal.

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University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School Network
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Network
Oracle Network
J.P. Morgan Network
NKM Capital Managing Partner
$50K - $1M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Venture RoundApr 2016$1.5M
Co-investors: Andy Weissman (Union Square Ventures), Eric Ver Ploeg (DTCP), Ross Blankenship (Angel Kings), Kenneth Ballenegger (Oyster Ventures), Nathan Montone (M31 Capital), Naval Ravikant (AngelList Syndicator), Peter Livingston (Unpopular Ventures), Howard Morgan (B Capital Group), Nurzhas Makishev, Alex Pack, Samvit Ramadurgam
Seed RoundMar 2016$3.1M
Co-investors: Mitch Kapor (Kapor Capital), Clint Chao (Moment Ventures), Ammar Hanafi (Moment Ventures), Mike Walsh (Structure Capital), Jillian Manus (Structure Capital), Jake Medwell (8VC), Jacob Shea (Structure Capital), Steve Case, Joanna Rees, Nurzhas Makishev, Cynthia Ringo, mitch kapor
Venture RoundOct 2015
Co-investors: Scott Stanford (Sherpa Ventures), Nihal Mehta (Eniac Ventures), Vic Singh (ENIAC Ventures), Tim Young (ENIAC Ventures), Hadley Harris (ENIAC Ventures), Jai Choi (Tekton Ventures), Chaim Meir Tessler (OurCrowd), Richard Branson, Nurzhas Makishev, Noah Pickholtz
Series ASep 2015$12.5M
Co-investors: Garry Tan (Initialized Capital), Nabeel Hyatt (Spark Capital), Adam Smith (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Aydin Senkut (Felicis Ventures), Justin Kan (Goat Capital), David Beyer (Amplify Partners), Stewart Alsop (Alsop Louie Partners), Eric Paley (Founder Collective), Sunny Dhillon (Signia Venture Partners), Avichal Garg (Electric Capital), Lee Linden (Quiet Capital), Michael Seibel (Y Combinator), Zach Coelius (Coelius Capital), Daniel Curran, Tikhon Bernstam, Nurzhas Makishev, Sam Altman
Series ASep 2015$12M
Co-investors: Howard Morgan (B Capital Group), Barry Silbert (Digital Currency Group), Jalak Jobanputra (Future Perfect Ventures), David Gowdey (Jungle Ventures), Nurzhas Makishev, Saad AlSogair
Venture RoundSep 2015
Co-investors: Mark Siegel (Menlo Ventures), Dylan Taylor (Voyager Space Holdings), Matt Mazzeo (Coatue), Jai Choi (Tekton Ventures), Chi-Hua Chien (Goodwater Capital), Nurzhas Makishev, Justin Waldron
Series AMay 2015$28M
Co-investors: Jeremy Liew (Lightspeed Venture Partners), Ramtin Naimi (Abstract Ventures), Barry Silbert (Digital Currency Group), Sebastien de Halleux (Graph Ventures), Arjan Schütte (Core Innnovation Capital), James Sowers (GreaterGoodSociety), Nurzhas Makishev
Seed RoundMay 2015$3M
Co-investors: Maxim Nazarov (FinSight Ventures), Kenneth Ballenegger (Oyster Ventures), Nurzhas Makishev
Partner NKM Capital2012 - Present
Product Strategy & Commercialization Google2014 - 2014
Product Strategy Manager, Software Engineer Oracle2009 - 2013
Cofounder Startups Inc2011 - 2012
Investment Banker J.P. Morgan2008 - 2008
Investment Banker Banc of America Securities2007 - 2007
Researcher MIT Media Lab2005 - 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology B.S. Computer Science and Engineering; B.S., Economics; MIT max, completed: Mathematics, Management
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Master's degree MPA
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School Master of Business Administration - MBA
National Physics and Mathematics School Valedictorian National Gold Medal