TheIMPACT focuses on ESG, Impact Investing, and advancing the 17 United Nations-supported Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The show profiles people and companies committed to changing lives and creating a sustainable world.
In this segment of FINTECH.TV’s TheIMPACT, our host Eileen Wu is joined by Dr. Ossama Hassanein, Chairman of Rising Tide.
Dr. Ossama Hassanein - Chairman, Rising Tide -
Ossama has co-managed over $1 billion of international technology funds in diverse leadership roles including EVP of Berkeley International in San Francisco, Chairman of Technocom Ventures in Paris, President of Newbridge Networks Holding in Canada, Senior Managing Director of Newbury Ventures, and Chairman of the Rising Tide Fund in Silicon Valley. In the eighties, Ossama had the opportunity to co-lead the mezzanine financing of 80+ Silicon Valley based IT companies that became spectacular successes, including: Adaptec, Cirrus Logic, Atmel, PMC-Sierra, LSI Logic, Linear Technologies, and Oracle. Their combined market value today exceeds $200 billion. On the social entrepreneurship side, he is a charter member of the C100, a Silicon-Valley based association dedicated to mentoring and angel financing Canadian entrepreneurs.
Watch the full video to see how impact plays a role in Rising Tide’s investment thesis. Learn more about the companies and breakthrough technologies that they believe will address the challenges and opportunities in the Post-COVID world. Their upcoming International Electric Vehicle Expo – Silicon Valley Business Forum started with a focus on electric vehicles, then expanded to include clean energy, smart cities, sustainable agriculture and safety. Rising Tide hopes that building bridges between Korea and Silicon Valley will result in innovations and positive human impact that will significantly accelerate in the next decade.