Our leadership team brings a unique blend of experience across institutional sales, investing, technology, and gaming.
Vinit brings deep insight into what investors want and need with his 20+ years' experience serving top clients in finance.
He has been the head of fixed income and FX sales divisions at Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Deutsche Bank.
He has also managed money at Soros Fund Management and has an MBA from Columbia University.
Vinit loves dogs, playing tennis, and good food.
Nav brings in depth knowledge of trading and investing from his experience at notable funds such as Citadel, West End Capital (Warren Buffet's hedge fund) and DE Shaw.
Specialising in the development of complex trading systems, Nav notably built and was Global Head of Citadel's FX business.
He also has MA in Computer Science and Management Studies Tripos from Cambridge University.
Nav enjoys spending time with his children and photography.
Krishan started his first software company when he was 22 and has been an entrepreneur ever since. He currently has created 10 live apps.
He also worked at McLaren F1 and Google and has a MEng in Computing from Imperial College London.
When Krishan isn't in front of his computer he can be found perfecting his street dance technique to hip hop beats.
Townsend has spent a decade in the growing exchange traded fund (ETF) sector, and oversees the deployment of Arkera’s ETF platform for brokers and retail investors in Europe and North America.
He recently served as Head of ETCs at ETF Securities, holding direct responsibility over the firm’s ETF offering with combined assets under management of $18bn. Prior to ETF Securities Lansing was Vice President of Product Development at Bank of America.
He holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Columbia Law School.
Philipp brings deep insights into scaling technology companies and setting strategic directions from his career in investment banking.
In his previous role at Torch Partners he raised capital for some of Europe’s most successful technology and internet businesses and advised corporates and financial sponsors on M&A transactions.
He holds a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Regensburg and an MSc in Finance from EADA Business School.
A German national, Philipp enjoys travelling with his Leica camera always in his hand.
Laszlo brings significant analytical expertise from the games and financial sectors. Laszlo optimised player engagement at King, maker of top grossing mobile gaming apps including Candy Crush Saga.
In addition, he has been part of quantitative teams developing algorithmic trading strategies at IKOS Asset Management and Old Mutual Asset Management.
He holds an MSc in Computer Science and studied for a PhD in Non-Linear Modelling at the Technical University of Budapest.
If Foosball were an Olympic sport, Laszlo would represent Hungary.
Tania brings risk expertise in financial markets from her time as a Director at Citibank in Credit and Liquidity Analytics. There she was responsible for credit stress (CCAR), liquidity stress (CLAR) and reserve (ALLL) models to satisfy the bank's capital, liquidity & reserve requirements.
Tania is an active board member of NYU Stern School of Business and several non-profits including CASI (Center of Advanced Study of India), Paper Bag Players, and Summit Music Festival.
Tania has a PhD in Finance from NYU Stern School of Business.
Tania loves chocolate and playing Codenames with her husband, their three kids and their many friends.