Sasha Talebi is the founder and Managing Partner of Sequence Venture Group, an early-stage venture capital investment and advisory firm headquartered in Newport Beach, California. Sasha has launched, led and funded businesses across a range of industries including wireless, enterprise software, financial services, clean energy, and medical devices just to mention a few. He plays a critical role in technology transfer and commercialization of advanced science projects through his relationships with public and private research groups.
He has managed alternative investment portfolios of hedge funds of various strategies on behalf of multinational family offices and private banks. He serves as an expert-in-residence for UC Irvine Applied Innovation and sits on the boards El Sol Science & Arts Academy, an inner city, dual-immersion charter school recently ranked number one in California, MondoTunes, an online music and video distribution platform partnered with Universal Music Group and VRS, a public-private partnership with California’s DMV. He is a member of the Surfrider Foundation dedicated to protecting the oceans and beaches.
Furthermore, Sasha supports charity: water, a non-profit organization committed to bringing clean drinking water to developing countries. Sasha received his Bachelors of Science in Astrophysics and his MBA from University of California, Irvine.