Derek founded Kariba Capital LLC, a New York-based investment bank, in 2004. Prior to Kariba, he was Executive Vice President of Sunrise Securities for 14 years, where he primarily focused on private placements in public companies as well as business development and the financing of private companies.
Throughout his career, Derek has focused on identifying and due diligencing opportunities and assisting management and investors in reaching their goals. He has focused on small and micro cap companies, primarily in the natural resources, healthcare, and technology sectors. Derek is interested in helping promising companies grow to reach their full potential, while offering opportunities for investors to participate in promising, due diligenced opportunities.