Managing Partner, Cambridge, UK
Stephen Lile is Managing Partner at Oxbridge Ventures. He holds an MBA from Cambridge University where he also expects to complete his PhD in Engineering in 2021. Stephen has also completed the Private Equity Programme at Oxford University Saïd Business School.
Stephen is Co-Founder of Emmy Award winning Ensequence Inc, multi-founder, C-level executive and investor with a 20-year history of building companies on a global scale and getting exits. He has extensive corporate governance experience and served on several profit and non-for-profit boards over the last 25 years. Stephen’s professional reputation spans Hollywood, Silicon Valley, Silicon Forest and Wall Street. He has produced 75 hours of network television, launched 3 global media-technology companies, and was the presiding banker for Hollywood Entertainment at Bank of America. Stephen executive produced the independent film After… (winner of Worldwide Premier 2006 AFI Film Festival), which gained European theatrical distribution in Europe and Asia with worldwide streaming distribution on Netflix. Stephen was a member of the Oregon Governors Asian Economic Summit and has been recognized by the Governor of Oregon as one of Oregon’s Media Technology Pioneers and Innovators. Stephen is also the Co-Founder of Oxbridge Angels and Oxbridge Ventures, launched out of Cambridge University’s Judge Business School, with unparalleled access to the Golden Triangle (Cambridge-London-Oxford) ecosystems, featuring what we believe to be the world’s richest supply of high-quality deal flow in deep tech, biotech, IoT, life sciences, agritech, and green tech early-stage opportunities.
Dr Rashid S. Zuberi
Managing Partner, London, UK
Rashid Zuberi is Managing Partner at Oxbridge Ventures. He holds an MSc in Applied Financial Mathematics and a PhD in Particle Physics, both from Oxford University, and an MBA from Cambridge University. He has also completed various Executive Education programmes, including the Oxford University Saïd Business School Private Equity Programme and the Harvard Business School Foundations of Private Equity and Venture Capital.
Rashid left Deutsche Bank in 2018 as Global Head of the Financing and Solutions Group (FSG), capping a 22-year investment banking career. While at DB, Rashid managed international, multi-billion-dollar transactions across several financial disciplines, including, but not limited to: Structured Derivatives (Interest Rate, Foreign Exchange, and Credit), Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Insurance & Pensions Asset Liability Management, Risk Management, and Banking Operations. He has a well-established global network of sovereign, sovereign wealth fund, family office, insurance company, and pension fund investors. Rashid is also the Co-Founder of Oxbridge Angels and Oxbridge Ventures, launched out of Cambridge University’s Judge Business School, with unique access to the Golden Triangle (Cambridge-London-Oxford) ecosystems. This ecosystem has what we believe to be one of the world’s richest supply of high-quality deal flow in deep tech, biotech, IoT, life sciences, agritech, and green tech early-stage opportunities.