Mr. Tech Enthusiast
Always been a tech enthusiast. Started as a tech entrepreneur straight out of college. Followed with a job as an analyst at a data startup providing consulting and deal sourcing support to venture capital and private equity teams focusing on investing in tech startups. Currently, working as a junior investment professional at a VC fund in India.
Undergrad School: Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India
Undergrad Major: Physics
Age: 29, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: President of the Entrepreneurship Club at undergraduate university.
Title: Investment Professional
Industry: Venture Capital
Company: Boutique Firm
Length of Employment: 2 yrs
Title: Lead Analyst
Length of Employment: 3 yrs
Big Life Wins:
Though my startup didn’t work out due to certain limitations around business model and tech expertise, it provided immense learning in terms of building a team, understanding nuances about building business model around a tech product, and leadership. This experience helped me in my current job as a VC while making 2 deals and portfolio management.
Post MBA Goal:
Short term goal (5-10 years): Focus on becoming a product manager in a high growth technology company and build strong experience at the intersection of technology, management, and business development. Long term goal (beyond 10 years): Either lead a technology company as a CEO or switch over to a VC firm and build and oversee its tech portfolio.