Bouchra Darwazah is a General Partner at Asymmetric, a multi-strategy investment fund focused on venture and liquid investments in cryptocurrency and Web3. Asymmetric is backed by Marc Andreessen and Chris Dixon, the founders of Solana, Circle Inc., among other reputable institutional asset managers.
Bouchra has over 13 years of experience as an institutional trader, entrepreneur, and early-stage investor. Moroccan-born, Bouchra grew up between Casablanca and Paris before relocating to the US to attend Princeton University.
She moved to New York in 2010 to join Goldman Sachs as a derivatives trader, where she traded and managed the US rates options, flow exotics, hybrid, and mortgage options books. Most recently, she was the co-CEO at Aurate New York, a venture-backed leading DTC business she co-founded in 2017.
Bouchra is an angel investor focused on fintech and Web3 early-stage companies and is also a Limited Partner in technology-focused venture capital funds.
She is a founding member of the Moroccan Children Parliament, an initiative started by UNESCO in 1999, and a member of the Visionary Committee of Friends of Hudson River Park in New York.
Bouchra earned MSc in Finance from Princeton University and a BSc and MSc in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from the French Grande Ecole- ENSAE Paris Tech.
At Princeton, she was the recipient of the Gerhard R. Andlinger Honorary Graduate Fellowship in Finance. She is currently based in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two children.
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