Ali Rahimtula is a Partner at Cue Ball, managing Cue Ball’s deal origination process and leading many of our firm’s enterprise, SaaS, and financial technology deals.
Prior to joining Cue Ball, Ali was a Principal at the private equity firm Aquiline Capital Partners where he oversaw several financial technology and financial services investments. Before going into venture and private equity, Ali was a Vice President in the Financial Institutions Group at Goldman Sachs where he worked on over 40 capital raising and announced merger transactions with values aggregating to over $60 billion. Earlier in his career, Ali worked in the Technology Group at Credit Suisse First Boston.
In addition to his depth of investment experience, Ali was one of the earliest employees at ZEFER, an early Internet consultancy and development firm founded by Tony Tjan. He also worked for the Canadian House of Commons in Ottawa, Canada. Ali met Cue Ball’s co-founder, Tony Tjan, during their formative educational years in Newfoundland, Canada. Ali received a gold medal (highest academic achievement) at Memorial University of Newfoundland and also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He blogs at rahimtula.com.