• Top 20 Indian Venture Capitalists in U.S. - 2019

    Indian VCs have played a significant role in the growth of the startup sector of the U.S., especially to young entrepreneurs lacking the required skills on operations and board dynamics. Over the years, numerous VCs have grown in stature to add significant operating value at later stages, while others step in during large board situations. Indian VCs have invested billions of dollars in the U.S. ecosystem to irrevocably change the way the markets function currently.
Company Logo Company Name Company Management Company Description
Accel Sameer Gandhi, Partner One of the Best Deal-Makers in High-Tech Venture Capitals 2019, Sameer Gandhi, joined Accel—one of the leading venture capital firms—as a partner in 2008.
Backstage Capital Tapan Kataria, Director When Backstage Capital came up with the idea to invest in business led by women, people of color, and the LGBTQ+ community, Tapan Kataria quickly joined the Backstage Capital force to ensure that empowerment is done in the right way.
Battery Ventures Neeraj Agrawal, General Partner Holding a strong ninth position in The Midas List of Top Tech Investors 2019, Neeraj Agarwal, General Partner at Battery Ventures has a lot to his credit.
Capital Partners Mirza Baig, Founding Partner Aldrich Mirza began his journey into business by earning his degree in BA, Economics at Cornell University in 1994 and would soon grab an MBA at the Harvard Business School in 1999.
Capital Ventures Salil Deshpande, Partner Bain Seven years on the Forbes’ Midas List for Top Tech Investor is not an easy accolade to lay your hands on, but Salil Deshpande is the man with this brilliant feat.
FirstMark Capital Amish Jani, Founder & Managing Director FirstMark, under the leadership of Amish, has provided capital investments across the cloud and Internet landscape, including sectors such as SaaS applications, mobile, commerce, education, and healthcare.
Foundation Capital Apoorva Pandhi, Partner When it comes to choosing a partner in a venture capital firm, it is crucial to find someone with a go-to-market design and technical insight.
General Catalyst Hemant Taneja, Managing Director One of the most leading and popular venture firms, General Catalyst Managing Director Hemant Taneja has hit all the success points in the last decade with Snapchat, Airbnb, Stripe, Hubspot, and Gusto.
Greylock Partners Asheem Chandna, Partner Asheem Chandna spent his initial years in India before moving to the U.S to pursue his B.S and M.S degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
Insight Partners Deven Parekh, Managing Director The present Managing Director of Insight Partners, Deven Parekh, has an impressive portfolio of managing investments in application software, data, and consumer internet businesses across the globe.
IVP Somesh Dash, General Partner Recognized by The New York Times and CB Insights in 2019 as one of the top 100 venture capitalists, Somesh Dash is an expert industry professional who specializes in later-stage industry growth.
K9 Ventures Manu Kumar, Founder Most kids in middle schools would like to spend their vacations away from anything academic. But Manu Kumar was an exception.
Khosla Ventures Vinod Khosla, Investment Partner Vinod Khosla, the founder of Khosla Ventures— a venture capital firm focused on assisting entrepreneurs in building impactful new energy and technology companies— dreamt of starting his own technology company right from the establishment of Intel.
Mayfield Fund Navin Chaddha, Managing Director The Managing Director of Mayfield Fund, Navin Chaddha, has co-founded three companies in his 20s, including VXtreme (acquired by Microsoft to become Windows Media) and iBeam Broadcasting (NASDAQ: IBEM).
Mithril Capital Ajay Royan, Managing General Partner and Founder Ajay grew up in India, Abu Dhabi, and Canada. He studied at Yale University, where he also served as a guest lecturer on macro investment.
Redpoint Ventures Satish Dharmaraj, Managing Director Entrepreneurs succeed not only by innovation in technology and business but from persistence, determination, and leadership to overcome challenges, which require extraordinary emotional, social and personal well being.
Spark Capital Bijan Sabet, General Partner “I think good VCs are probably 80 percent wrong, bad VCs are 100 percent wrong,” cites Spark Capital co-founder and General Partner Bijan Sabet.
Sterling.VC Rohit Gupta, Partner Currently, Rohit is a Partner at Sterling.VC investing in sports, media, Esports, and real estate technologies. He’s also the founder of Bollyshake— an entertainment platform aimed at an Indian demographic to showcase user-generated dancing videos.
Venture Partners Ravi Mhatre, Founder, Managing Director Lightspeed Ravi Mhatre, a BS in Electric Engineering, BA in Economics, and an MBA has always been an over-achiever in his career.
WelCan Capital Vikas Desai, Partner As the cannabis industry is showing rapid growth, various investors are grabbing the opportunity.