Founder & CEO, Pegasus Tech Ventures
Founder & Chairman, Startup World Cup
Anis Uzzaman, Ph.D. is the Founder and CEO of Pegasus Tech Ventures. With over US$1.7 billion under Pegasus Tech Ventures’ management, Anis is responsible for overall global investments and operations of the firm. Anis also serves as the Chairman of Startup World Cup, a global platform that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship around the world.
Anis has invested in over 200 startups globally. Some of Anis’s prominent startup investments are SpaceX, Airbnb, Doordash, 23andMe, Bird, Coinbase, Robinhood, SoFi, Calm, Color, Gojek, Bukalapak, Money Forward, etc.
Anis currently serves and previously served as the board director in multiple global public and private companies including Lark, Asteria, Zuu, Tech in Asia, Affectiva, Jetlore, Blue Frog Robotics, Afero, Kii, Sano, I&C Cruise, Abivin and so on.
Anis holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology in Tokyo, Japan, a Master of Science in Engineering from Oklahoma State University in the USA, and a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Tokyo Metropolitan University in Tokyo, Japan.
Anis is a Forbes Finance Council member and contributor at Forbes. Anis is also a contributing editor at Inc. Magazine, and an Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor at the Entrepreneur Magazine. Anis is an honored guest speaker in international conferences, workshops and seminars, has published more than 30 technical papers, and is the author of several books published globally.