Investment Focus Areas: 

  • Information Technology
  • New Media

Rho Acceleration Investments:

To view Habib's Rho Ventures profile and investments, please click here.

Habib Kairouz, Managing Partner 

Habib Kairouz is a managing partner of Rho Acceleration. With over 25 years of experience in technology, private equity, and venture capital investing, Habib seeks to partner with entrepreneurs who are visionaries, hungry to build massive opportunities, confident enough to challenge established market leaders and charismatic enough to attract top-tier partners, customers and other business personnel.

Habib is also a Managing Partner at Rho Capital Partners, Inc. which he joined in 1993. At RCP, Habib focuses on early-stage and venture capital investments in new media, information technology and communication companies through RCP’s Rho Ventures division.

Habib's interests extend internationally to the impact of the Internet on globalization and its disruption of geopolitical boundaries, as well as solutions to the Middle East conflict. A native of Lebanon, Habib is involved with a number of nonprofit organizations focused on reforms and economic development there.

Habib has a passion for skiing and tennis. Habib received a B.S. in engineering and a B.A. in economics from Cornell University and an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia University. Follow Habib on Twitter, and connect with him on LinkedIn.