Martin James serves as our Managing Director, M&A and Finance. Martin is a finance professional with a broad range of corporate transaction and advisory experience. Formerly an investment banker with Wachovia Securities and Raymond James, Martin then moved to TRX, a publicly-traded travel technology company, where he worked in FP&A as Manager of Revenue and Global Accounts, and then served as Director of Corporate Finance, including management of all Special Projects and M&A. He then moved to PGi, a publicly-traded technology and business services company, where he served as Director of Corporate Development and Global Advanced Strategies.
Martin now advises startup to medium-sized businesses in a variety of industries. He advises on discrete M&A or corporate finance transactions. He also frequently serves as an ongoing business advisor or as an outsourced finance resource to growing or evolving organizations.
Michael J. Osty
Michael J. Osty is a seasoned attorney, entrepreneur and executive with expertise in domestic and international legal as well as business transactions. In addition to working with Capital Mobility Ventures as part of our Advisory Committee, Michael is the principal and founder of YHLX Tech, a China-based software sales and service company with operations throughout China and Southeast Asia. He advises and assists North American companies currently in China, or planning to enter the Chinese market, with transaction structuring, strategy development and local operations oversight.
Mr. Osty is proficient in spoken Mandarin and is currently based in Shenzhen, China.
Alisa Aczel is our Managing Director – Legal Counsel and she works out of our Atlanta office. Prior to joining Capital Mobility Ventures, Ms. Aczel was a Senior Bankruptcy Consultant with The Garden City Group, Inc., where she designed and implemented national business initiatives, while generating and fostering relationships with corporate restructuring clients at top law firms and financial advisory firms.
Prior to GCG, Ms. Aczel was an associate in the Finance and Restructuring Group at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP, practiced in the Bankruptcy Group at Troutman Sanders LLP, and represented Allied Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates in their Chapter 11 reorganizations as well as special counsel to the debtors, of Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp.
Tahir Khan is the founder and CEO of Kahnputers, LLC. Kahnputers is an extensive turnkey technology solution provider that specializes in a variety of platforms and languages. Tahir Khan’s primary focus is in artificial intelligence, machine learning and neural networks. Previously, Tahir was a key member and technical leader for ParkingSoft as well as a critical contributor to various other technology startups including BetterTrades.
Tahir graduated Suma Cum Laude with a MBA from Georgia State University and holds a MS in Computer Science from University of Bombay.