Bilal Junaid is the founder of one of the top venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Through his firm, Bilal has deployed over $30M into various start-ups in the tech industry across the US, Asia, and the EU. He focuses on the blockchain, AR/ VR, and any other exciting technologies. Bilal is working with some of the top players in the industry to create future dominance in tech strategically.
Silicon Valley is widely known as a tech hub with some of the best venture capitalists. To be on top, Bilal ensures he works with some of the top VCs and trading desks in the digital assets space. Some of them are in Singapore, Hong Kong, and San Francisco. Bilal also serves on the board of some technology companies like APY Finance.
He is not from a business family and is the first who has built a business empire. Bilal is an engineer holding a Degree in Mechatronics Engineering. He graduated in 2014, and was on the Dean’s Honors list for six semesters, ranking in the top 10 in the class. While in college, Bilal was active in computer science and robotics competitions. His passion and enthusiasm for tech allowed him to work at Amazon Web services while in school.
Other than being an advisor, Bilal offers startups hands-on advice with their day to day operations. He is an ambitious entrepreneur and investor with a burning desire for helping companies find more success.
Bilal’s advice to other aspiring investors or entrepreneurs is to never hold yourself back from pursuing your dreams. He says, to have a never give up spirit is very important in the world of entrepreneurs as situations might take a toll on us. But we should always keep in mind why we have started in the first place. A lot of people quit as they do not have the capability to take risks and thus miss out on realising their full potentials.
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