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The next horizon of innovation

The path to financing and building a company is evolving. We present the realities behind this paradigm shift in the venture economy and stay ahead of the curve.

We embrace the modern age of strategy and finance on a global scale.

We are Beast and we are ready to unleash.

Beast is proudly built in New York, New York

Our Team

Beast is comprised of an international group of dynamic MBAs, early-stage venture strategists, business analysts, creative directors, digital marketing strategists, brand specialists, and human-centered designers. We're equipped with the toolset of the millennial generation and fluency of digital natives.

Harold Padilla

Venture Strategist

Timmy Wahba

Co-founder & CEO

Vennie Muenzen

Venture Strategist

Nazish Tazeem

Venture Strategist

Bhaargav Kosuri

Venture Strategist

Meder Mamutov

Financial Strategist

Timmy Wahba
 is a Co-founder of Beast.

Timmy Wahba is Chief Executive Officer of Beast Enterprises. He specializes in venture capital, due diligence, alternative capital raise advisory, and equity crowdfunding. Timmy is engaged in tokenization of venture capital, assets and existing business models.

He is also the founder of an angel investment group called the Columbia Angel Group & Entrepreneurs, created in 2016 to serve as Columbia University's primary angel investing group. He leads investor relations, deal flow and due diligence of ventures seeking angel investment, vetting hundreds of startups seeking funding in the process.

In addition to CAGE, Timmy serves as a cofounder and Director of Strategic Growth at Projective Space, a coworking space and leading New York City incubator of high-growth VC funded ventures. Projective Space's current and alumni membership consist of influential startups such as Stripe, Buffer, InstaCart, Maven, SeatGeek, Single Platform, EventBrite, Uber, Handshake, YCharts, CommonBond, PostMates, Olapic, and Boxbee that have gone on to raise between $5M-$300M+ in Venture Capital and/or have been acquired.

Timmy received a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Columbia University Graduate School of Business (Columbia Business School), and holds a BA in Politics from New York University.

Harold Padilla
 is a Venture Strategist at Beast.

Harold Padilla is a Venture Strategist at Beast who collaborates in catalyzing ideas into innovative business models. With an entrepreneurial mind, he has performed different roles in several innovation and startup ecosystems, acquiring a deep empathy of the venture process and value creation. Harold explores and applies new design approaches into the new democratized venture investment landscape. He has a systemic thinking approach; experience in open innovation research and development of triple helix collaborations focused on fostering innovation culture and leadership in organizations.

Harold holds a BSc in Economics and a MSc Strategic Design and Management from Parsons School of Design.

Vennie Muenzen
 is a Venture Strategist at Beast.

Vennie Muenzen is a Venture Strategist at Beast who focuses on transforming ideas into innovative business propositions. Vennie’s experience spans economic consulting, index product management and operations, and banking focused on risk management, trading oversight and product control.  Vennie was VP at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Risk Analytics Division and its Global Product Valuation Group. Prior to Bank of America, Vennie was a Product Manager at the index division of IHS Markit.

She holds a BA in mathematics, economics, and politics, magna cum laude from Mount Holyoke College and MA in mathematics in finance from Columbia University.

Bhaargav Kosuri
 is a Venture Strategist at Beast.

Bhaargav is a creative and analytical thinker with an acumen for blockchain technology, crypto markets, token economics, and decentralized systems. His prior experience spans across Adtech, Edtech, Media, and Real Estate industries through full-time and internship assignments. He has worked with Products, Operations, Marketing, Finance, and Strategy functions during those associations. He was also a Freelance Correspondent at the World's 8th most circulated English newspaper. Combining his diverse knowledge, varied experiences, and research expertise, with an application of design, systems, and lateral thinking to simplify complex problems and develop innovative ideas is his forte.

Bhaargav graduated from New York University with a Masters in Management of Technology. He founded the first Innovation Consulting Club at NYU during his time as a graduate student. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

Nazish Tazeem
 is a Venture Strategist at Beast.

Nazish Tazeem is a Venture Strategist at Beast. She gathers, analyzes, and synthesizes primary and secondary research and data to reveal new insights and spark new thinking, identify new growth markets, unlock new expansion opportunities, understand the structure of a market from customers' point of view, industry analysis and competitive analysis to launch new products. She has business research experience at Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School. While at Columbia, she worked as a Research Assistant on the Innovation Synergies project and the Future Possible Worlds project at the Center on Global Brand Leadership.

Nazish graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a major in Economics and received her MA in Film & Media Studies from Columbia University.

Meder Mamutov
 is a Financial Strategist at Beast.

Meder is Beast’s go-to financier, high output realist, and devourer of information to make informed decisions. Meder has a masterful command and authority in evaluating alternative capital raise strategies and innovation initiative against the practical realities of a company’s position to provide a clear, fact-based and well-reasoned recommendation of the path forward  He wears the feasibility hat and critical decision-making process in early-stage startups, growth stage companies and enterprises.

Prior to joining Beast Enterprises, Meder was an associate at private equity firm FB Capital where he worked on acquisitions of companies in Consumer Tech, and early stage Hospitality ventures. Meder started his career as a investment banking analyst at Privatus Partners in New York City where he was responsible for building complex financial models that allowed

Managing Directors better understand the scalability, margins, and the future of companies in Consumer, Tech, Art and Hospitality industries.

 Meder graduated Magna Cum Laude from the School of Business at San Francisco State University and was the starting forward for the City College of San Francisco soccer team.

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