BOSTON | DUBAI
Back Bay Group
Specializing in venture stage technology companies in healthcare, energy and education.
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Back Bay Group is a Boston and Dubai-based company that specializes in venture stage technology companies in healthcare, energy and education.
We select portfolio candidates that meet our investment criteria after a meticulous due diligence process.
We invest and act as principal when we have the opportunity to exert significant influence in connection with attractive investment opportunities.
We assist our portfolio companies in structuring, capital formation, corporate development and strategic management to accelerate the journey to achieve higher revenue, EBITDA and valuation.
Many of our portfolio companies started as small to mid-size venture stage U.S. companies and today are publicly traded at valuations over $1B.
Founded by three entrepreneurs, each with more than 30 years of financial, legal, operations and technology development expertise, we have substantial capabilities in company incubation and development, venture capital, buyout, turnaround and M&A.
President, Founder & Managing Director
Ramin Daneshi, CFA
Gustavo Cortes de Lima
Europe & Latin America Director
CFO & Managing Director
Director, Strategic Communications
MD/PhD, Chief Medical Officer
|Talal Ali Ahmad
CTO & Managing Director
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Strong Futures through Partnership
We co-invest with Tier 1 venture capital firms and private equity platforms; we have strategic relationships with academic and research centers of excellence, specialty boutique advisors and investment banking firms in healthcare, energy and education.
Our network is vast and consists of strategic alliance partners and experts in healthcare, energy and education as well as “Qualified Purchasers” such as private family offices, institutions and sovereign wealth funds throughout the world.
Past and present Capital Partners include…
We are an interactive bridge between companies in the US and Middle East Region.
Our strategies and value-added services encompass cross-border investment opportunities in the creation of services and cash flow businesses and projects and other opportunities leveraging our portfolio companies’ domain expertise.
We act as a bridge: Certain technologies or processes are conducive to cross border technology transfer, education, training and job creation.
We assist US entities to establish presence in the Middle East and develop a strategy for partnership with strategic players or capital sources. In some cases, we also initiate entity formation, assembling the best talent from the U.S. and Europe and deploying best Regional talent to customize platforms for the Middle-East.
We adhere to socially responsible investing criteria and guidelines.