Darius Askaripour

Venture Capital

Managing Partner

Darius is a versatile investor who originally started his career at a prominent mortgage bank Vitruvian Lending, as an account manager directly responsible for originating over $45,000,000 of asset-backed securities in the form of issued loans within the property sector.

Eventually his career blossomed as he expanded into the lucrative field of real estate investing and short sales, building his own portfolio in over six states while generating over $65,000,000 negotiated debt reduction.

He along with partners founded Creative Equity Group, a New York City-based equity firm specializing in mezzanine and gap financing within the field of domestic commercial development.

His roles and responsibilities are not limited to but range from investor acquisitions (raised over $38M of collective funds sourced from accredited investors), oversees +$120M AUM, formation of financial prospectus, devising strategies necessary to deploy funds in various tranches, risk assessment of highly collateralized financial derivatives, and lateral partnership discovery.

In addition to a focus within the fields of law and the commercial sector, as Co-founder and Managing Partner of Varys Capital Darius is now delving further into the world of cryptocurrency  by providing VC funding for carefully selected high-yield projects as well as offering oversight for a multi-strategy trading desk.


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