Tekne Capital Management (USA)
Prior to founding Tekne, Beeneet Kothari was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at PointState Capital, a multi-billion dollar global macro investment firm.
Before joining PointState at launch in January 2011, Mr. Kothari was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Duquesne Capital Management, a thirty-year old investment firm founded by Stanley F. Druckenmiller. At Duquesne, Mr. Kothari managed a global technology, media and telecom portfolio and helped manage the fund’s overall technology exposure. He joined Duquesne as an analyst in September 2005 and became Managing Director four years later in 2009.
Prior to joining Duquesne, Mr. Kothari worked at Morgan Stanley as an investment banking analyst after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004.
He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s joint-degree program in Management and Technology with dual degrees from Wharton and Engineering, and also earned a Master’s in Biotechnology, in four years. He graduated with honors including the prestigious Dean’s Award for excellence from Wharton, awarded to the top student in each graduating class. Mr. Kothari lives in New York City with his wife and two children.