Jun 12 2015
Behind the Investment, Featuring Jalak Jobanputra of FuturePerfect Ventures
In this episode, we had the opportunity to speak with Jalak Jobanputra of the New York City-located FuturePerfect Ventures. Jalak tells us about how she got her start in the investment industry, as well as how she perceives her role as one of a small fraction of female investors. Jalak explains what features she looks for in business ventures, and in those who create them, that are seeking funding. We also discuss the importance of globalization and the benefits of immigration in order to diversify the entrepreneur and investor environment. Jalak shares how FuturePerfect Ventures aids entrepreneurs by providing early stage funding and valuable mentorship, providing an example of one of the ventures she is excited about working with. We wrap up the conversation with Jalak’s definition of what it means to invest both in women and girls around the world.