Amit Raizada founded Spectrum Business Ventures in 2002 and has served as the company’s chief executive officer since its launch. With a long background in acquisitions and entrepreneurship, Amit has helped SBV build a portfolio of more than 60 operating companies in finance, technology, energy, retail, eSports, hospitality and food and beverage. In 2006, Amit helped launch SBV’s real estate division, which focused on the acquisition, renovation and management of multi-family housing complexes. SBV and its affiliates own more than 6,000 units across the country. Mr. Raizada has been involved in the acquisition and sale of more than 100 assets, with total transactions and enterprise values exceeding $1 billion.
In his role, Amit provides strategic development and direction for each of the company’s investment platforms, advises on growth opportunities, due diligence, transaction structuring and risk mitigation. He has led successful investments in a variety of financial technology companies, including Select Quote, Card Compliant and Store Financial Services, wireless communication giants like AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, ground-breaking eSports enterprises like Echo Fox, HD Films, numerous multi-family real estate projects across the United States, and numerous investments in hospitality, food and entertainment. He serves on the board of SBV and several of its portfolio companies.
In addition to his executive duties, Amit Raizada is committed to giving back to the community. His family’s generous gift helped the University of Kansas Hospital acquire MediGuide technology, which provides cardiologists with unprecedented views of the heart with minimal exposure to radiation. The state-of-the-art technology is housed in the new Raizada Family Electrophysiology Lab in the Center for Advanced Heart Care. Amit Raizada supports organizations such as Autism Speaks, The Kaw Valley Behavioral Health Care Center, Monmouth University Athletics, and many others. More examples of organizations Amit is proud to support can be found here.
Amit attended Michigan State University, where he studied economics. He lives and has offices in both Los Angeles and Miami.