Most Biggest Angel Investors In The World
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Top 12 Most Biggest Angel Investors In The World

Angel investors are essential to the success of startups. Angel investors are individuals who desire to invest in early-stage enterprises. Angel investors, also known as private investors, seed investors, or angel funders, are rich individuals who invest in small businesses or entrepreneurs in exchange for a part of the company’s ownership. These incredibly wealthy individuals contribute financing for meritorious but needy business startups in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity. 

Angel networks are forming to combine their capital and provide guidance to portfolio companies. Some angel investors pool their capital through online crowdfunding platforms or by joining angel investor networks. So, in this post, we will know about the world’s top angel investors as well as those in India. Let’s get started.

List Of The World’s Top 12 Angel Investors

Alexander Chesterman

Alexander Chesterman

Mr. Alexander Chesterman is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Board Member at  Cazoo. 43 investments have been made thus far. He is also the Founder and a Board Member of Zoopla. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Zoopla. Earlier, he co-founded LoveFilm, which was acquired by Amazon in 2010. He is also one of the UK’s most active angel investors, having invested in dozens of firms in a wide range of industries, including software and app development, media, and entertainment. In 1990, he received a BS in Economics from the University of London.

Alexander Chesterman’s most recent investments-

Alexander Chesterman's most recent investments-

Alexis Kerry Ohanian

Alexis Kerry Ohanian

Alexis Kerry Ohanian born on April 24,1983. He is an internet entrepreneur and investor from the United States. He co-founded the social news website Reddit with Steve Huffman and Aaron Swartz, which revolutionized the way the internet opened up a conversation and shared information. He was a co-founder of Hipmunk, an online storage service that was purchased by SoundCloud for $1.2 billion in 2016. Prior to setting up shop at Reddit in October 2005, Alexis was the lead developer on Tumblr. In addition, he co-created the early-stage venture capital firm Initialized Capital, assisted in the launch of the travel search website Hipmunk, and founded the social enterprise Breadpig. He was also a Y Combinator partner.

Andy Greenberg of Forbes magazine dubbed him “Mayor of the Internet” in 2012. Ohanian resides in Florida with his wife, professional tennis player Serena Williams, 23-time grand slam champion and four-time Olympic gold medalist, and their daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. 

Alexis Kerry Ohanian recent investments-

Alexis Kerry Ohanian recent investments-

Amos Ben-Meir

Amos Ben-Meir

Amos is enthusiastic about technology, business, and the entrepreneurial environment, particularly in the context of start-ups, venture capital, and angel investing. His startup investment portfolio has increased to more than 200 companies since 2012. Amos has over 20 years of expertise in the Semiconductor, Systems, and EDA industries. Amos works for TeleSoft Partners as a Semiconductor Industry Executive. He most recently worked as the Director of Engineering at Agami Systems Inc, a Network Attached Storage company. Amos formerly served as Interim Vice President of Engineering at Xambala, a Semantic Processing startup that creates semiconductors and associated subsystems. He was Redback Networks’ Director of ASIC Engineering. Amos directed the ASIC Design Group at Redback/Siara. 

This Group was in charge of developing and deploying high-performance processor and communication devices. Amos was the Director of the K6 Product Line at AMD (by way of NexGen Microsystems acquisition) prior to joining Redback/Siara. Amos assisted AMD/NexGen in leading the K6 endeavor from idea to first manufacturing, and subsequently through its derivative product cycle. Prior to joining AMD/NexGen, Amos worked at National Semiconductor, LSI Logic, and Tera Microsystems in different Processor Design and Development roles. Amos formerly served on the Advisory Boards of Aarhoi Networks (before it was acquired by Emulex) and VxTel (prior to its acquisition by Intel). 

Amos Ben-Meir’s recent investments-

Amos Ben-Meir’s recent investments-

Dr. Ritesh Malik

Dr. Ritesh Malik

Dr. Ritesh Malik is a Medical Graduate who left conventional medicine to pursue his entrepreneurial passion. In 2016, he founded Innov8-a platform that connects communities of freelancers, entrepreneurs, corporates, tech innovators, and investors under one roof and in a social environment. Dr. Ritesh Malik is widely regarded as India’s leading angel investor, with a long track record of investing in tech startups and long-term business models. 

He enjoys meeting new people and has a big heart. He was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list. Dr. Ritesh Malik has always made an effort to be available to everyone. He constantly assisted startup founders and their families with personal, physical, and financial challenges. He is well-known for being a professional who genuinely cares about others around him. During difficult times, his entire family is noted for providing sacrificial care. 

Dr. Ritesh Malik’s recent investments-

Dr. Ritesh Malik’s recent investments-

Auren Hoffman

Auren Hoffman

Auren Hoffman is the CEO of LiveRamp and one of the world’s largest angel investors. Acxiom acquired LiveRamp for $310 million in 2014. Rapleaf was the previous name of LiveRamp. LiveRamp is currently a public company (NYSE:RAMP). He is the General Partner at Flex Capital. Auren has invested in over 120 technological companies as an angel investor. He graduated from UC, Berkeleywith a B.S.E. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. A few of Hoffman’s investments are including: Aardvark (search engine) (sold to Google), BackTweets by Backtype (sold to Twitter), Blip.tv, BrightRoll,Chomp (search engine) (sold to Apple), CrowdFlower, Flowtown (sold to Demandforce, which was sold to Intuit), Founders Fund, LabPixies (sold to Google), Meebo (sold to Google), MerchantCircle (sold to Reply.com), mob.ly (sold to GroupOn), Pingboard, Scopely, Thumbtack (website), Zoom Systems.

Auren Hoffman recent investments-

Auren Hoffman recent investments-

Aydin

Aydin

Aydin is the Founder and Managing Partner of Felicis Ventures. He was listed on Forbes’ Midas Lists in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. In 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019, he was named one of the New York Times’ Top 20 Venture Capital investors. Adyen, Shopify, Pluralsight, Credit Karma, Fitbit, Rovio, Meraki, Guardant Health, and Soundhound are just a few of the firms Aydin has invested in. 

Prior to founding Felicis Ventures, he was Google’s first Product Manager. HR, security, longevity, mental health, and AI-powered vertical solutions are some of the more recent focus areas. He enjoys flying, skiing, and playing tennis. Aydin worked at SGI as the Product Manager for the Data Visualization and Data Mining software MineSet prior to joining Google. He graduated with honors from Boston University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He also has an MBA in Marketing from the Wharton School and a master’s degree in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

Aydin’s recent investments-

Aydin’s recent investments-

Dave McClure

Dave McClure

Dave McClure is a San Francisco Bay Area-based entrepreneur and angel investor who launched the business accelerator 500 Startups (presently 500 Global). McClure was born in West Virginia and grew up there. In Silicon Valley, he has been an active investor. For more than 25 years. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1988. In 2016 and 2017 (Forbes Midas List), Forbes ranked him one of the top VCs in the world. Dave previously worked at Founders Fund and PayPal before entering 500 Startups. Dave has invested in hundreds of firms around the world, along with more than 15 unicorns and 5 IPOs. 

Dave McCrlure’s recent investments-

Dave McCrlure’s recent investments-

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

He is an American entrepreneur and investor. Ravikant was born in 1974 in New Delhi, India. When he was nine years old, he moved to New York with his mother and brother, Kamal. He is AngelList’s CEO and co-founder. He was an early investor in Facebook and co-founded the investing firm Epinions before that. He has also invested in over 200 firms, including Uber, FourSquare, Twitter, Wish.com, Poshmark, Postmates, Thumbtack, Notion, SnapLogic, Opendoor, Clubhouse, Stack Overflow,OpenDNS, Yammer, and Clearview AI, with over 70 total exits and more than ten Unicorn companies. 

Naval Ravikant recent investments-

Naval Ravikant recent investments-

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban, born July 31, 1958, is an American billionaire entrepreneur, television personality, and media proprietor with an estimated net worth of $4.7 billion, according to Forbes. He is rated No. 177 on the 2020 Forbes 400 list. He is the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and the co-owner of 2929 Entertainment. He is also a major “shark” investor on the ABC reality show Shark Tank. With a net worth of $3 billion, he is one of the world’s most successful businessmen. Cuban has made investments in over 100 companies, including FUBU, Planet Hollywood, ITT, and Landry’s. Horizons Ventures is a billion-dollar venture capital fund. It focuses on early-stage technologies in five industry sectors: consumer items, vertical technology, linear technology, health care, and media/entertainment. 

Mark Cuban recent investments-

Mark Cuban recent investments-

Simon Murdoch

Simon Murdoch

Simon Murdoch is a UK-based entrepreneur, early-stage tech investor, and author who focuses on software-driven businesses in their early stages. His investments are concentrated in the mobile app development, enterprise software, and SaaS areas. He began his business with the online bookstore ‘Bookpages.’ But, the company was later purchased by Amazon.

Simon Murdoch recent investments-

Simon Murdoch recent investments-

Esther Dyson

Esther Dyson

Esther Dyson is a Swiss-born American entrepreneur. She is a philanthropist, investor, journalist, author, and commentator. Dyson is the chairman of ED Venture Holdings and the Executive Founder of Wellville, a non-profit project that has been running for a decade to demonstrate the value of investing in health. Dyson has made significant investments in early-stage companies since amassing a net worth of more than $1 billion, and she has the second-largest endowment of any female entrepreneur in America, trailing only Oprah Winfrey. 

Her investments vary from $10 million to $100 million, with high-profile purchases in more than ten countries throughout the world. But, the majority of her portfolios are geared toward early-stage enterprises with an eye toward exits.

Esther Dyson recent investments-

Esther Dyson recent investments-

Joe Caruso

Joe Caruso

Joe is an American business mentor and investor. He has also served as interim CEO for organizations that required a strategy shift. He is well-known for his advisory roles on the boards of ACT Medical, Acumenta, Adhesive Technologies, Boston Restaurant Associates, Boston University’s Photonics Center (advisory director), Coffee Connection, and Colonial Mills, where he represents materials science, including photonics applications in telecommunications and television broadcasting and production. He formerly worked for Delano Inc., one of California’s leading retail stores, and Bread Marketing, Inc.

Joe recent investments-

Joe recent investments-

Top 50 Angel Investors With 20 Or More Investments

RankAngel Investor NameNumber of InvestmentsNumber of ExitsExit Rate
1Marc Andreessen372773.0%
2Roger Ehrenberg221463.6%
3Keith Rabois573561.4%
4Mark Goines231460.9%
5Kevin Rose231460.9%
6Chris Sacca342058.8%
7Ronald Conway955557.9%
8Pejman Nozad211257.1%
9Bob Pasker311754.8%
10Kim Perell221254.5%
11Ali Partovi351954.3%
12Reid Hoffman633454.0%
13Dave Morin583051.7%
14Hadi Partovi412151.2%
15Mitchell Kapor532750.9%
16Gary Vaynerchuk552850.9%
17David Tisch874450.6%
18Allen Morgan201050.0%
19Richard Chen201050.0%
20Dave McClure532649.1%
21Ullas Naik422047.6%
22Timothy Ferriss281346.4%
23Shervin Pishevar331545.5%
24Adeyemi Ajao321443.8%
25Matt Ocko231043.5%
26Geoff Ralston301343.3%
27Joshua Schachter652843.1%
28John Maloney311341.9%
29Auren Hoffman723041.7%
30Don Dodge241041.7%
31Josh James241041.7%
32Andy Rankin22940.9%
33Don Hutchison22940.9%
34Raymond Tonsing492040.8%
35Chris Dixon271140.7%
36Erik Blachford251040.0%
37Haroon Mokhtarzada20840.0%
38Farzad (Zod) Nazem632539.7%
39Dharmesh Shah512039.2%
40Arjun Sethi512039.2%
41Ram Shriram23939.1%
42Matt Mullenweg411639.0%
43Jeff Kearl311238.7%
44Jeff Bezos261038.5%
45Paul Sethi341338.2%
46Thomas Lehrman341338.2%
47Benjamin Ling712738.0%
48Fritz Lanman291137.9%
49Caterina Fake24937.5%
50Ben Narasin24937.5%

The Most Active Angels Have Mediocre Exit Rates

Angels that have made more than a hundred investments tend to cluster near the bottom of the list, as shown below:

RankAngel Investor NameNumber of InvestmentsNumber of ExitsExit Rate
54Paul Buchheit1595735.8%
56Scott Banister1344735.1%
68Naval Ravikant1595132.1%
104Fabrice Grinda2426225.6%
105Alexis Ohanian1373525.5%
112Esther Dyson1042625.0%
142Marc Benioff1432920.3%
156Daniel Curran1352518.5%
173Mark Cuban1502315.3%
181Louis Beryl1041514.4%
193Wei Guo1511711.3%
200Charlie Songhurst1191210.1%
202Jason Calacanis372369.7%
214Edward Lando11686.9%

Top 20 Angel Investors With 10 to 20 Investments

We also looked at angel investors who had made 10 to 20 investments to discover who had the highest investment rate. The problem here is that the investors on the following list have relatively few investments, thus the correlation is probably more shaky.

RankAngel Investor NameNumber of InvestmentsNumber of ExitsExit Rate
1Eric Hahn11872.7%
2Alfred Lin10770.0%
3Chris Yeh13861.5%
4Kenny Van Zant13861.5%
5Jack Abraham13861.5%
6Jeff Clavier181161.1%
7Konstantin Othmer10660.0%
8Brad Garlinghouse171058.8%
9Andy Liu12758.3%
10Christopher Michel12758.3%
11Josh Spear12758.3%
12Yee Lee14857.1%
13Matt Brezina11654.5%
14David Arcara11654.5%
15Joe Kraus11654.5%
16Shawn Fanning11654.5%
17Amitt Mahajan13753.8%
18Aaron Iba13753.8%
19Mike Hennessey15853.3%
20Jared Kopf17952.9%

Top 50 Angel Investors For Diverse Founders And Women

RankAngel Investor NameNumber of InvestmentsNumber of Diversity InvestmentsDiversity Investment RateExit Rate
1Joanne Wilson674364.2%13.4%
2Jonathan Keidan271451.9%18.5%
3Marissa Mayer261350.0%30.8%
4Rick Webb20945.0%35.0%
5Kevin Hale301343.3%13.3%
6Andy Dunn241041.7%16.7%
7Ullas Naik421740.5%47.6%
8Eric Schmidt361438.9%19.4%
9Ellen Levy261038.5%15.4%
10Caterina Fake24833.3%37.5%
11Erik Moore24833.3%33.3%
12Michael Seibel27933.3%22.2%
13Charlie Cheever391333.3%20.5%
14Baron Davis22731.8%22.7%
15Mark Leslie22731.8%18.2%
16Clark Landry772431.2%24.7%
17Kal Vepuri29931.0%24.1%
18Wayne Chang551730.9%23.6%
19Jack Dorsey23730.4%26.1%
20Matthew Luckett23730.4%26.1%
21Alex Pattis23730.4%4.3%
22Asian Cowboy792430.4%13.9%
23Greg Castle20630.0%25.0%
24Ron Suber20630.0%15.0%
25Joi Ito27829.6%33.3%
26Paige Craig441329.5%31.8%
27Dave Morin581729.3%51.7%
28David Wu24729.2%25.0%
29Brian Lee31929.0%25.8%
30Howard Lindzon28828.6%28.6%
31Paul Graham28828.6%28.6%
32Julia Popowitz21628.6%23.8%
33Dave McClure531528.3%49.1%
34Elad Gil782228.2%19.2%
35Erik Blachford25728.0%40.0%
36Drew Houston25728.0%16.0%
37Kevin Lin401127.5%2.5%
38Immad Akhund22627.3%9.1%
39Andrew Mitchell26726.9%30.8%
40Semyon Dukach26726.9%15.4%
41Nasir Jones30826.7%16.7%
42Paul Sethi34926.5%38.2%
43Kevin Moore842226.2%14.3%
44Ram Shriram23626.1%39.1%
45Bradley C. Harrison501326.0%32.0%
46Nicolas Berggruen27725.9%7.4%
47Jason Finger35925.7%22.9%
48Eric Ries431125.6%32.6%
49Spencer Rascoff471225.5%14.9%
50Kevin Hartz591525.4%30.5%

Top Angel Investors For Diverse Founders With An Exit Rate Of At Least 30%

It’s also worth noting which investors had a high proclivity for investing in diverse founders as well as a high proportion of portfolio businesses that exited. The top 20 angel investors with at least 30% of their firms exiting are shown below, organized by their diversity investment rate.

RankAngel Investor NameNumber of InvestmentsNumber of Diversity InvestmentsDiversity Investment RateExit Rate
1Marissa Mayer261350.0%30.8%
2Ullas Naik421740.5%47.6%
3Caterina Fake24833.3%37.5%
4Erik Moore24833.3%33.3%
5Rick Webb20945.0%35.0%
6Joi Ito27829.6%33.3%
7Paige Craig441329.5%31.8%
8Dave Morin581729.3%51.7%
9Dave McClure531528.3%49.1%
10Erik Blachford25728.0%40.0%
11Andrew Mitchell26726.9%30.8%
12Paul Sethi34926.5%38.2%
13Ram Shriram23626.1%39.1%
14Bradley C. Harrison501326.0%32.0%
15Eric Ries431125.6%32.6%
16Kevin Hartz591525.4%30.5%
17Reid Hoffman631625.4%54.0%
18Tikhon Bernstam32825.0%34.4%
19Mitchell Kapor531324.5%50.9%
20Georges Harik37924.3%35.1%

Top Angel Investors With 10-20 Investments For Diverse Founders

RankAngel Investor NameNumber of InvestmentsNumber of Diversity InvestmentsDiversity Investment RateExit Rate
1Terra Han1212100.0%0.0%
2Anne Wojcicki141071.4%0.0%
3Paul Appelbaum12866.7%16.7%
4Julie McDermott11763.6%9.1%
5Jay Batson10660.0%30.0%
6Wendi Murdoch15960.0%26.7%
7Jessica Livingston11654.5%27.3%
8Halle Tecco11654.5%9.1%
9Shan-Lyn Ma11654.5%0.0%
10Christine Tsai15853.3%26.7%
11Steve Case17952.9%29.4%
12Terrence Rohan191052.6%5.3%
13Justin Rosenstein10550.0%20.0%
14Michael Antonov10550.0%20.0%
15Don Katz10550.0%20.0%
16Cliff Holekamp16850.0%18.8%
17Nick Green10550.0%0.0%
18Matt Caspari10550.0%0.0%
19Chris M. Willliams17847.1%11.8%
20Sky Dayton15746.7%20.0%

Most Active Angel Investors Tend Not To Have A High Diversity Investment Rate

RankAngel Investor NameNumber of InvestmentsNumber of Diversity InvestmentsDiversity Investment RateExit Rate
165Louis Beryl1042423.1%14.4%
171Daniel Curran1353123.0%18.5%
218Mark Cuban1503120.7%15.3%
219Wei Guo1513120.5%11.3%
224Edward Lando1162319.8%6.9%
231Jason Calacanis3727219.4%9.7%
238Marc Benioff1432718.9%20.3%
266Alexis Ohanian1372316.8%25.5%
283Paul Buchheit1592616.4%35.8%
284Esther Dyson1041716.3%25.0%
310Scott Banister1342014.9%35.1%
349Fabrice Grinda2423213.2%25.6%
364Charlie Songhurst1191411.8%10.1%
429Naval Ravikant159127.5%32.1%

Most Active Angel Investors In India

Rajan Anandan

Rajan Anandan

Rajan Anandan is an Indian businessman who previously served as the Vice President at Google India. In August 2011, he was appointed as Google’s Managing Director for India and Southeast Asia. Rajan was a co-founder of Sri Lanka’s first seed fund. He currently serves as the Managing Director of Sequoia Capital India. Prior to this, he had top positions at Microsoft and Dell, both well-known companies. As an Angel Investor, he also invests in early-stage companies. Big data, analytics, online health care, mobile commerce, consumer internet, and digital media are among the key domains in which he invests. Instamojo, Travelkhana, Explara, Social Cops, Letsventure, LBB, and PopXo are some of his previous investments. He has so far invested in and assisted about 80 startups. He intends to put $1.5 million into South Asian start-ups. 

Anupam Mittal

Anupam Mittal

Anupam Mittal has established himself as a famous name in the angel investor network as a result of his extremely successful venture Shaadi.com. Anupam Mittal founded Shaadi.com in 1997 as Sagaai.com. Anupam began investing in Bollywood films in 1999 and is the producer of the films Flavors and99, as well as his commercial ventures. He is also a Shark in a business reality show on Sony LIV called Shark Tank India. Anupam is indeed a successful Angel Investor, a Founding Member and Previous Chairman of the Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the Founding Co-chair of H2 India, and a member of the People Group. Anupam graduated from Boston College in the United States with a master’s degree in operations and strategic management. 

Anupam Mittal’s portfolio has grown by ten-old in the previous several years, now includes around 50 startups, including the very profitable Ola Cabs. His main investment areas include technology, consumer internet, mobile, healthcare, and SaaS. HackerEarth, Drivezy, Kae Capital, Letsventure, Ola Cabs, Truebil, and myHQ are some of his previous investments.

T.V. Mohandas Pai

T.V. Mohandas Pai

T. V. Mohandas Pai is a Padma Shri Awardee and the current Chairman of Manipal Global Education. Mohandas Pai, a former Infosys CFO, is a prolific angel investor. His primary focus has been on investing in early-stage technology startups. His technique has been that of an opportunistic investor, with a purposeful choice to make relatively small investments. He is also a strong supporter of female entrepreneurs. His main investment areas are technology startups, consumer internet, and media. His past investments include Zoomcar, Zimmber, YourStory, FairCent, and Kaaryah.

Girish Mathrubootham

Girish Mathrubootham

Girish Mathrubootham is the founder and CEO of FreshWorks, India’s most successful customer support software provider. Girish was previously the VP of Product Management at ManageEngine, a division of Zoho Corp, where he was responsible for global product strategy as well as product marketing, product management, and customer support. He has invested in over 60 startups and is a founding member of Asia’s largest community of founders and product builders impacting India’s SaaS market, SaaSBOOMi. His primary investment domains include SAAS, customer support, enterprise software, consumer internet, education, content and listing platforms. Whatfix, The Ken, Innov8, GoBumpr and iService, Unacademy, Factor Daily, Inkmonk, The Ken, Zarget are some of his previous investments.

Anand Chandrasekaran

Anand Chandrasekaran

He is an entrepreneur and angel investor. He is the executive vice president of product management at Five9. He was the former Snapdeal Product Head and is now a Director at Facebook. Among the notable companies he has worked with include Yahoo!, Bharti Airtel, and Wynk. He holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Engineering from India’s PSG College of Technology. He attended Harvard University’s Global Leadership and Policy Program. 

Anand was named a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader in 2010 and one of Silicon Valley’s 40 rising stars in 2011. He has already made a total of 30 investments in the market, earning him credit and distinction as one of India’s most active angel investors.  His primary investment areas are consumer internet, business-to-business and peer-to-peer marketplaces, fintech, and SaaS. LetsVenture, Fynd, InnerChef, Instalively, NoBroker, and Wooplr are some of his past investments.

Sandeep Tandon

Sandeep Tandon

Sandeep is a technology entrepreneur, mentor, and investor. He is a co-founder of FreeCharge, which is India’s first mobile payment platform. He is also the Managing Director of Tandon Group, a technology catalyst that owns and invests in startups in India and North America. He has worked in the technology industry for over 20 years. He has a net worth of approximately Rs.11.5 crore as of September 30, 2020. In 2017, he made 23 investments, including ZipLoan, an online lending platform, and Fashalot, a fashion and store discovery platform. His primary investment areas include Internet Services, FinTech, Healthcare, and Education. Razorpay, Inc42, Tablehero, Unacademy, Fabelio, Remitware Payments, Pocket Aces, and Ziploan are some of his previous investments.

Ratan Tata

ratan tata

Tata is a businessman and philanthropist from India who served as the chairman of Tata Sons. From 1990 to 2012, he served as chairman of Tata Group, and he still oversees the company’s charitable trusts. Padma Vibhushan(2008) and Padma Bhushan(2009). (2000) are two of India’s highest civilian honors. He graduated from Cornell University’s College of Architecture in 1975 and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1975. In addition, he is an active angel investor in India. He has mentored and profiled a number of startups, ventures, and businesses, providing them with investments, advice, and other services. 

He is regarded as a prominent figure in the angel investment community, having worked with companies such as Urban Clap, Xiaomi, Moglix, and Snapdeal. His main investment areas include technology, e-commerce, and the affiliate sectors etc. His previous investments include Xiaomi, Urban Ladderm NestAway, One97 Communication, Snapdeal, UrbanClap, YourStory, Tracxn, Abra, niki.ai, Moglix, Teabox, ClimaCell Inc., GOQii, Lybrate, Crayon Data, MadRat Games, Cashkaro, Qikpod, Bombay Hemp Company, DogSpot, Invictus Oncology, Bollant, MUrgency, Idea Chakki, Printline Media(ThePrint).   

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekar Sharma has invested in over 37 startups. His expertise and resources have benefited companies such as Unacademy, sourceeasy, InnerChef, The Ken, and Milaap, and he is widely regarded as a top-tier counselor and investor in the sector. He graduated from Delhi College of Engineering with a degree in Electronics and Communications and knows everything there is to know about developing successful mobile firms. 

His expertise, industry knowledge, and resources can help your business scale with fresh ideas and funding backing. He comes highly recommended as an advisor and investor. In 2017, he was selected to Time Magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. He received the Yash Bharati award, Uttar Pradesh’s highest civilian honor. As per the Forbes, he was the 62nd richest person in India in 2020, with a net worth of $2.35 billion. His primary investment areas include consumer internet, fintech, and education technology. Unacademy, GOQii, Flyrobe, sourceeasy, InnerChef, The Ken, and Milaap are some of his previous investments.

Sanjay Mehta 

Sanjay Mehta 

Sanjay Mehta, a technology investor and venture capitalist, has risen to notoriety in the investing world as a result of several notable successes he has witnessed over the course of his decade-long career. Sanjay Mehta, the founder of MAIA Intelligence, is a member of the Indian Angel Network, Venture Nursery, and Mumbai Angel Network groups. Sanjay works with his portfolio firms to help them interact with the CIO and CTO communities, as well as to advise them on advertising, PR, branding, and marketing. 

Sanjay’s areas of interest have included social, mobile, analytics, and cloud, owing to his expertise in technology. He confesses that he typically invests in startups for 5-7 years before searching for exits. His primary investment areas include clean technology, enterprise software, consumer internet, and healthcare. Loginext, Lawrato, OYO, Box8, Orange Scape, and FabAlley are some of his previous investments.

Gokul Rajaram

Gokul Rajaram

Gokul Rajaram, a former Facebook product director, is the founder of Chai Labs and Flight.vc. Gokul is a product and technology powerhouse who is currently a Caviar Lead at Square. He graduated from MIT, the University of Texas, and IIT Kanpur and has been investing in and advising early-stage technology startups since 2008. However, the team’s caliber and vision is the single most important determining element in his investments.

Gokul Rajaram is a DoorDash product and business helper, a Coinbase and Pinterest board member, and an investor and advisor to a number of firms. His primary investment areas include SaaS, Internet Services, Analytics & AI, and Media & Entertainment. LivSpace, Edu Fire, Daily.co, Buffer, Loop, Flipora, and Whatfix are some of his previous investments.

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