Amish Jani is a Managing Director of FirstMark Capital, and focuses on seed and early stage investments in software, cloud computing, digital media, and Internet sectors.  Prior to founding FirstMark Capital, Amish served as a Partner with Pequot Ventures.  He is actively involved in a variety of initiatives supporting entrepreneurship in NYC, including the NYC Entrepreneurial Fund, MediaNYC 2020 initiatives, Techstars, and more. Amish currently serves on the boards of AppFirst, Aveksa, Boomi, Conductor, CollegeOnly, IMImobile, Knewton and Lumos Labs. Amish holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.