Faisal Aftab

Co-Founder & Managing Partenr of Zayn Capital


Faisal is a Co-Founder of Zayn Capital; He is the Managing Partner of Zayn Frontier Fund, a venture capital fund with a primary focus on seed and growth stage ventures in Pakistan.

His notable investment calls in Pakistan include some of the top names in the regional startup ecosystem: GrocerApp, Bazaar, Tazah, KTrade, Truck It In, Savyour, Krave Mart, Bookme.pk, PostEX, Roomy.pk, Scribe Audio, LAAM, Bagallery.com, Trellis Housing Finance, MandiExpress.pk and KnowledgePlatform.com.

Previously, Faisal was a founding team member of Lakson Venture Capital (Lakson VC); he built the fund from the ground up and led the team as Managing Partner & Executive Director.

As an early Bitcoin and Ethereum investor, Faisal has a deep understanding of global macros and blockchain’s implications on the digital economy.

Faisal has an MBA from Oxford University, joint Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Michigan State University USA. He has also been an investor in Hedge Funds, Venture Capital Funds and an active Angel Investor for over 15 years. Faisal is a limited partner of the Silicon Valley-based Venture Capital Fund 500 Startups.