Rafiq is an entrepreneur and early stage technology investor in Dhaka and Chicago. He is Managing Director at Dipalo Ventures and a partner in several early stage venture funds and angel syndicates. Rafiq co-founded the storytelling app platform Demibooks, which was later acquired by Education Development Corporation. His management consultancy and product innovation experience spans decades at PwC, Publicis Sapient, Fannie Mae and Motorola. Rafiq has an MBA and studied Computer Science at Virginia Tech, and received a BS in Electrical Engineering from WV Wesleyan.