Shadi Mehraein is a founding partner at Rivet Ventures. Prior to that, Shadi was with Focus Ventures, a leading expansion-stage venture fund with over $830 million in commitments. She was responsible for sourcing diverse investment opportunities including Marin Software (IPO) and was involved in other investments such as PCH International, BookRenter, and DeliveryAgent.

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She worked at Bessemer Venture Partners, a multi-stage venture fund with over $4B in commitments. At BVP, Shadi helped guide the firm's investment in Intacct Software and was also actively involved in researching and framing investment strategies for sectors such as e-commerce, SaaS, gaming, and digital media. Shadi began her investment career as an analyst at CIBC/ Oppenheimer's Corporate Finance - Technology Investment Banking group.

Shadi has a BA in Economics from Stanford University where she was a member of the NCAA Division 1 Sailing Team.