Investing Profile

Rick Desai(255)

VC

http://www.listen.coChicago, Illinois
Photo of Rick Desai, Partner at Listen
Georgetown University Network
28 CONNECTIONS
Lehman Brothers Network
16 CONNECTIONS
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Listen Partner
$250K - $2.0M
$1M
2
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Seed RoundSep 2018$3M
$3M
Co-investors: Bryan Rosenblatt (Riverside Ventures), Caterina Fake
Venture RoundMay 2017$2M
$2M
All things consumer. Products, services, marketplaces, platforms.
Any business where a company does not have a direct relationship with the ultimate end user.
Adjunct Professor Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management2017 - Present
Partner Listen Ventures2016 - Present
Managing Partner, Co-Founder Dashfire2009 - Present
William J. Clinton Fellow SAATH2008 - 2009
Private Equity Associate Madison Dearborn Partners2006 - 2008
Investment Banking / Leveraged Finance Analyst Lehman Brothers2004 - 2006
Georgetown University BSBA Finance, International Business, Psychology