Keyan Sarrafzadeh

Associate, since 2018
Little-known secret about you?
I speak four languages.
What are you most excited about right now?
Technologies that expand access to economic opportunity
Favorite book?
The City in History by Lewis Mumford
I am regularly inspired by the team's relentlessness in supporting the Cal startup ecosystem.

Keyan Sarrafzadeh works on scouting and evaluating venture investments, and leads The House Fund’s engagements with Fortune 1000 corporations.

He previously worked in business development and marketing roles at several media and financial technology startups including TransferWise (fintech startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz), Nervora (digital media company representing Condé Nast & hearst in MENA region), and TechCrunch (leading media outlet for technology industry news).

He graduated from UC Berkeley with degrees in Economics & Computer Science. On campus, he was Managing Director at Free Ventures and Media Director at imagiCal. He also received a Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Technology from the Department of Industrial Engineering.