Rishi Patel is Managing Partner and Co-founder of Plus Eight Equity Partners, a global venture capital firm that has partnered with electronic music industry leaders to invest in groundbreaking music technology companies. He has 10 years of experience working with corporations and the private equity community as an investment banker on Wall Street and has executed over $12 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. He previously worked at firms such as Morgan Stanley & Co., Perella Weinberg LP and Jefferies LLC. Rishi currently serves on the Board of Lynq Technologies Inc. & Rap Tech Studios Ltd. He is also a Board Observer for VNTANA Inc. Rishi received his undergraduate degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.