Arra Malekzadeh

Principal | New York


Arra is a principal at Craft on the investment team. Prior to Craft, she was Head of Operations and Strategy at BuildZoom, a marketplace connecting homeowners with the most reliable contractors in their area. She managed business operations, finance, strategic partnerships, and customer success teams across the company’s three global offices in the US and the Philippines. She also executed data licensing partnerships with companies in various market segments such as insurance, real estate, and financial services as part of a new revenue channel for the company. Arra began her career at J.P. Morgan in investment banking. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University in Economics and Pre-Medicine.

Arra is a member of the Junior League of San Francisco, a national organization committed to promoting voluntarism and developing the potential of women.


Notable Investments

Avenue 8, Bubbles, Done, FingerprintJS, Instawork, Joe Coffee, Klue, Moesif, Northspyre, Roboflow, Spekit, Whoosh

Board Seats

Moesif, Avenue 8, Roboflow, Arch, Klue, Northspyre


dev tools, collaboration tools, vertical software & marketplaces (healthcare, real estate/construction, financial services)

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