Parag Rathi, River Cities Capital Funds
Parag joined Ohio-based venture capital firm, River Cities Capital Funds, in June 2007 as an intern while completing his MBA from University of Cincinnati, where he graduated with distinction in December 2007 and was awarded Beta Gamma Sigma. At River Cities, he focuses on Information Technology investments, working closely with portfolio companies NineSigma, Canvas, DialogTech and SIM Partners. He is a board observer at Canvas Solutions.
Prior to pursuing his masters at the University of Cincinnati, he was a manager at ICICI Bank (India), where he was responsible for providing working capital and senior debt facilities to small and medium size enterprises. ICICI is the largest private sector bank in India. He received his undergraduate in accounting from Mumbai University, India and also holds a Chartered Accountant degree (India’s equivalent to the CPA). He received a full scholarship from University of Cincinnati to obtain his MBA and was awarded the Best Business Plan in a year-long competition during his studies. In June 2010, he passed the CFA level III exam.