Zeshan is a founder and Managing Partner of MBX Capital. The son of a nephrologist, he is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs working to create a better system for patients and the people 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.
Previously, he was the CEO of FundRx, a leading healthcare investment marketplace, where he built the firm's expert network and championed its portfolio value creation efforts. Prior to FundRx, he was Managing Partner at Tensile Company, a venture advisory firm. At Tensile, he was an early investor in and advisor to plant genetics firm Ebbu, Inc., which which was acquired in a deal valued at over $300mm. At Tensile, he also worked with Torreya Partners, a 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. Zeshan holds a BA degree in Political Economy and International Relations from Emory University, and is a Kauffman Fellow.
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.
As a member of Class 25, Zeshan is serving his fellowship at MBX Capital under the mentorship of Willian Shiang and Dimple Sahni.