Most recently Josh was a Managing Director at Silver Lake Kraftwerk, where he was responsible for leading the firm's investments in SolarCity, Renovate America, Hyla Mobile, and FriedolaTECH. He specializes in financial services and technology enabled services businesses.
Prior to joining Silver Lake Kraftwerk, Josh was a Principal at Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), where he focused on investments in energy and clean technology. Josh was a board observer for Tesla, Solar City, and SpaceX, and a member of the board at Enlighted.
Prior to DFJ, Josh was an Analyst at Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZ) in London where he focused on merger arbitrage and emerging market investments in Eastern European oil and gas markets. Prior to OZ, Joshua was an Analyst at JPMorgan's Technology Investment Banking group in San Francisco where he focused on mergers & acquisitions and debt and equity offerings for media-related consumer products and software clients. Joshua also worked in the Debt Capital Markets group at JPMorgan in New York where he worked on acquisition related transactions in a variety of industries including energy and waste management.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Joshua earned an MBA from Stanford Business School, and an AB in government from Harvard University.
Joshua Raffaelli is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 13 and served his fellowship under mentor Josh Stein (Fellows Class 9) at DFJ in Menlo Park, CA