Team member

Mir Arif

Founder & Managing Partner

Mir has been a firm believer and investor in the recurring-revenue software delivery model throughout its evolution from service bureaus to ASPs to SaaS/cloud.

Prior to Blue Cloud Ventures, Mir founded and led Madison Park Group, a boutique tech-focused investment bank in New York City. Earlier in his career, he was a Vice President in the Technology Investment Banking Group at Bear Stearns & Co. and helped start the Multinational M&A Advisory Group at Peregrine Capital, then Asia’s largest investment bank. Mir has a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University. He is a mentor to a number of tech companies and is a Charter Member of TiE Boston. In his free time, Mir enjoys exploring art and architecture and traveling.

Areas of Interest

Business application software

Exited Investments

AFS Technologies

Acquired by Court Square Capital

Aras Corp

Acquired by GI Partners


Acquired by Veritas Capital

BTI Systems

Acquired by Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR)


Acquired by MTBC Inc. (NYSE: MTBC)


Acquired by Trimble (NYSE: TRMB)


Acquired by Jobvite


Acquired by Sun Capital Partners


Acquired by Great Hill Partners


Acquired by ION Investment Group


Acquired by Citrix Systems (NYSE: CTXS)