About Raffi Khorchidian
Raffi Khorchidian is a successful entrepreneur who has amassed over 30 years of experience in start-up business venture development, finance, and corporate mergers and acquisitions. He manages a broad portfolio of private equity investments and has helped numerous entrepreneurs access capital through creative deal structuring.
With a passion for developing and integrating innovative technologies at the convergence of mobility, computing, and communications, Khorchidian has successfully helped build a variety of businesses that address the real needs of both enterprises and consumers.
He brings with him a unique balance of technical, operations, and strategic business development experience, spanning a wide range of fields that includes virtual/augmented reality, wearables, cloud computing, mobility, enterprise software, IoT, and networking domains. With an unrivaled ability to understand and communicate with both business and technical professionals, Khorchidian serves as an effective bridge between both sides of an enterprise and ensures the best possible path to success.
Specializing in projections, market analysis, forecasting, research, and development, Khorchidian offers sound advice on strategic matters concerning mergers and acquisitions and helps guide companies into the public marketplace. Furthermore, he has developed strong investment banking relationships that extend from North America, Europe & Middle East through offices based in Toronto, London, Paris, Dubai, Moscow, and Zurich. These connections allow Khorchidian to unlock capital for businesses operating all over the world.
Raffi Khorchidian has guided multiple seed-stage companies to success with full operational and technical involvement, covering team building on an international scale, as well as strategy, product design and roadmaps, alliances, GTM, offshore development, and much more. As a corporate board member, Khorchidian also brings successful turn-around and executive consulting experience to the table.
Khorchidian has a deep-rooted understanding of operations development — from the ground up — that results in practical business solutions. He is not afraid to roll up his sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done. His no-nonsense, “hands-on” approach to business is combined with an overwhelming desire to obtain superior performance from any specific business dynamic. Khorchidian’s diverse skillset and experience allow him to apply situation-specific innovation and make changes quickly when performance is not forthcoming.
Raffi Khorchidian has also engaged in a variety of special situations and local projects spanning biotech, restaurant and hospitality development, wineries, real estate development, and corporate project development.
His concentration in corporate project development has been primarily based on mineral resource exploration, specifically precious metals (gold, silver, and PGM) and industrial elements (copper, zinc, and uranium). However, he has years of experience in oil and gas exploration and project development as well.
Raffi Khorchidian’s Latest Posts:
Networking Advice for Professionals
Networking: How do you do it? There are many ways that people can do it, but networking is one of the most common. Many people think that it involves calling everyone and asking for a job. Others believe that it is an overbearing and pushy type of activity. Some...
Soft Skills to Add to Any Resume
The concept of soft skills refers to the various abilities and traits that people have that are used to perform work-related tasks. These are not learned skills but are linked to an individual's character and are essential in the workplace. Your cover letter and...
Time Management Tips for Professionals
Each of us has the same 24 hours a day. How do we maximize that time to get the most out of it? It's not about putting in more work but planning and managing your time effectively. One of the most critical time management tips you can implement is the willingness to...