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Selwin Asafa George is an Executive Director of W&T George Group of Companies, a holding company for The George Family businesses – with entities in the Restaurant and Bakery, Healthcare, Real Estate and Construction, and IT sectors. Previously, Mr. George also gained experience as a venture capitalist in the U.S. for Citigroup Investments Technology Ventures, a $400 million venture fund comprised of Citigroup’s proprietary capital, focused on investing and guiding early stage technology, media and health care companies. As one of the seven investment professionals in the team, he managed over 15 of the 65 portfolio companies. Responsibilities included sourcing new investments, conducting due diligence, evaluating senior management, recommending valuations, and structuring and negotiating investment terms. He evaluated strategic options, created business models, restructured operations, hired senior managers and raised additional capital for portfolio companies. He attended regular board meetings as an observer for over 8 portfolio companies. Mr. George received his B.S. in Finance from New York University and Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University. [+]