SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Jishnu Bhattacharjee, Nexus India Capital Focus: Technology Assisted Services, Systems and Clean-Tech
Start: 11/20/2008 - 8:00am
End: 11/20/2008 - 9:30am
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Location: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP 379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
VC Breakfast Club with Jishnu Bhattacharjee, Vice President, Nexus India Capital Focus: Technology Assisted Services, Systems and Clean-Tech
Nexus India Capital, www.nexusindiacap.com
Nexus India Capital is a leading venture capital firm with US$ 320 million under management. Nexus invests in early to early growth companies addressing large existing or potential market opportunities in India or globally. The firm was founded in 2006 by three successful investors/entrepreneurs – Naren Gupta, Sandeep Singhal and Suvir Sujan. In addition, the Nexus team includes experienced professionals who support passionate entrepreneurs in building companies that are market leaders. Nexus has offices in Menlo Park, California and advisory offices in Mumbai, India. It invests in opportunities across sectors, with a focus on consumer and business services, technology, and clean-tech. Nexus investors include leading endowments, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, fund-of-funds and family offices from North America, Europe and Asia.
Jishnu Bhattacharjee, Vice President, Nexus India Capital
Prior to Nexus India Capital as a Vice President, Jishnu has been involved with a leading venture capital firm and hi-technology start-ups in Silicon Valley. Most recently he worked as an associate at Foundation Capital. Prior to that, he worked in engineering management and product management roles at a leading wireless semiconductor company, Scintera Networks and a leading circuits and systems company, Maxim Integrated Products.
Jishnu received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he ran the Venture Capital Club and South Asian Students Association and co-led GSB Principal Investing Conference. At Stanford, Jishnu also helped incubate an India focused consumer payments company. In addition to a Stanford MBA, Jishnu also received an MS, EE from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Btech, ECE from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has more than twelve US patents issued and has authored six IEEE papers. Jishnu is a member of IEEE and is actively involved with TIE, the largest non-profit organization helping and mentoring entrepreneurs in India and Silicon-Valley.
Jishnu's interests include technology assisted services, systems and clean-tech.
WHEN: Thursday, November 20th
8 – 9:30 AM
LOCATION: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP, 379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
Members - $25; Affiliates who advertise this event - $39; General Public - $49.
This event is intended for entrepreneurs seeking feedback on their startup ideas and funding strategies. Please do not register if you do not fit this profile.
This event is co-sponsored by Townsend, Townsend and Crew, www.townsend.com.
Official Website: http://www.svase.org/?q=node/1809
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