Rahat Ahmed


Founding Partner & CEO, Anchorless Bangladesh


Rahat started covering Bangladesh in 2004 for Prince Street Capital, where he led their investments in the Dhaka Stock Exchange and grew to be one of the largest hedge fund investors in the market. In addition to Bangladesh, he also invested capital throughout emerging and frontier markets with a focus on the impact of emerging technologies on consumer behavior. In 2016, he helped seed Pathao, a Bangladeshi ride-sharing/logistics startup. Most recently, he co-founded TrinityVR, a virtual reality-based sports science platform for player development, scouting and analytics used in Major League Baseball. He was also the primary strategist at DKMS US, the American division of the world's largest bone marrow donor center, where he helped increase transplant conversion ratios for blood cancer patients in the United States. He will serve as the advising director at Startups Next, North South University’s startup incubator. Rahat is a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business, holding a degree in finance.