Nabil Istafanous owns and operates Liquid Capital Northwest, which provides innovative financing solutions for start-ups, established and middle-market businesses in Seattle and surrounding areas. Liquid Capital has the largest number of principals in North America and Nabil opened the Seattle office to bring Liquid Capital’s industry-leading trade finance solutions to the local market.
Nabil received his BS degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his Juris Doctor degree from Stanford University Law School. Nabil has had a long and successful career as a practicing attorney, a health insurance executive and financial and investment advisor. He also has experience reporting to and serving on several boards of directors. As a practicing attorney, Nabil advised companies on healthcare regulatory and privacy compliance as well as negotiated agreements on behalf of technology start-ups. As an executive, Nabil served as the Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer at two different healthcare service contractors with several billions in annual revenues headquartered in the Seattle area. In the financial industry, Nabil served as a financial and investment advisor in the Seattle office of a world-renown investment bank and at a locally-owned, privately-held registered investment advisor. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and on the Finance Committee at the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason.
Nabil brings the benefits of his background and experience in law, finance and management to help his clients further the success of their business. As a small business owner himself, Nabil is aware of the challenges faced by small businesses and works tirelessly on their behalf to address their business capital needs.