Team

Nvestiv is founded by the Hassan Family Office in coalition with 7 other Family Offices based in North America. The executive team is made up of investment veterans and software engineers to deliver a novel solution powering the practices of thousands of investors, sponsors, and advisors globally.

Founding Partners

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Paul Iannazzo, CTO

Paul has been involved in building a variety of Fintech startups/web-apps. His technical experience and financial knowledge are a convenient match for tackling Nvestiv's technical challenges. Paul also has a strong interest in many areas of computer science, including: Machine learning; Constraint solving; Parsers/Grammars; etc...

Saad Hasan, President and Co-Founder

Saad is the President of the Hassan Family Office, and the founder of Nvestiv. An investment veteran has been involved in over $100M deals for his clients, Saad identified a fundamental absence of technology in the way capital is allocated and conceptualized Nvestiv. His vision is to create the world's first and most integrated ecosystem of investors, sponsors, and advisors dedicated to democratizing access to capital and enhancing the way this industry collaborates.

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Executive Team

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Alisha Gardonis, CMO, COO and MD of IR

Alisha's role is to make things simpler and respond to customer needs in a meaningful, useful and empathetic manner. Growing up in New Zealand and Australia with a digital marketing background Alisha Gardonis, CMO, COO and Managing Director of Investor Relations at Nvestiv Capital, learned by the meaning of necessity to adjust the whim's strategies and adapt to immediate consumer needs in ways never before thought possible. With the ability to help Nvestiv shift strategy to focus on customer growth and retention and find new avenues to grow, it is important to be resilient. "It isn't always easy to stay flexible with rapidly changing conditions in the alternative investments industry. Our aim is to balance empathy for customers and employees to ensure we make the tough calls to do what is right for the business.

Elle Buetow, Managing Director of Investor Relations and Sales

Elle is the Managing director of Investor Relations and Sales at Nvestiv. With an entrepreneurial background of over 20 years, starting, developing, building and executing successful new business ventures, Elle understands the importance of putting together a good, solid team to work alongside with, to nurture existing relationships and to advocate for strategic partnerships and joint ventures. As a published artist, Elle has an eye for detail and a creative approach to find solutions to generate new business and ways to keep the team motivated.

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Engineering Team

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Fiona Lan, Full-stack Developer

Fiona is our full stack developer and she is also the youngest member in our team. she is a proud graduate of Lighthouse Lab Web Development Bootcamp. Fiona is passionate about building first-class web applications and enjoys translate beautiful UI/UX designs to functional web applications.

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Karan Bhagavath, Marketing and Project Manager

Karan has a unique background in technology and business. He completed he Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering and has a post graduation in Marketing. He has more than 4 years of experience in different roles as a Data Analyst, Consultant, Project and Product Management. He prides himself in being the swiss army knife of Marketing and Technology. In his free time, he loves to play online games and read comics.

Funding Partner

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Hassan Holdings is a private family office that invests the private capital of the Hassan Family. Located in Toronto, Canada, the organization invests internationally into multiple verticals including equities, debt, real assets, and emerging technologies.