Zeshan is a founder and Managing Partner of MBX Capital. The son of a nephrologist, he grew up around medicine and is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs working to create a better system for patients and those that care for them. He works closely with MBX partner companies ixLayer, Buoy Health, and Meissa Vaccines, in addition to serving on the Board of Directors of CloudCath.
Zeshan is a serial entrepreneur and previously was Managing Partner at Tensile Company, a venture advisory firm. At Tensile, he was an early investor and advisor to the CEO at plant genetics firm Ebbu, Inc., which which was acquired by Canopy Growth in 2018 in a deal valued at over $300mm. At Tensile, he also worked with Torreya Partners, a leading boutique healthcare investment bank, to launch AvaRx, a healthcare M&A database and research platform.
He is an advisor to BrainMind, a consortium working to support advances in brain science in collaboration with leading scientists at Stanford, MIT, and Harvard.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
He was born in Pittsburgh but grew up in Atlanta, GA. Zeshan received a bachelor’s degree in Political Economy and International Relations from Emory University.