Learn about Early Stage Funding from a Seasoned Investor & Entrepreneur

EFI (Electronics for Imaging) - 6700 Dumbarton Cr. Fremont, 94555
Fremont
Tue, Aug 29, 2017, 6:30 PM (PDT)

About this event

Ankur is Managing Partner at Emergent Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm. Previously, Ankur was a venture investor at Nexus Venture Partners investing in US and India. Prior to that, Ankur was venture investor at Blumberg Capital investing in US and Israel. Prior to that, Ankur did strategy consulting at Accenture across a range of verticals including healthcare, financial services and technology. Earlier, Ankur led product teams at Andiamo Systems and later Cisco which acquired Andiamo in 2004. 

Ankur held engineering roles at Softaware Networks and later at Digital Island, which acquired Softaware Networks in 2000. Ankur has been a board member or observer for over a dozen companies. Ankur also co-founded VAMA, an eco-technology company. Ankur holds a Bachelors in in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Delhi, a Masters in Computer Science from UCLA, and an MBA in Management from the Wharton School where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar. Ankur is also a co-inventor for five technology patents. Ankur is Chair for TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) San Francisco.

Speaker

  • Ankur Jain

    Ankur Jain

    Emergent Ventures

    Ankur is Managing Partner at Emergent Ventures, an early stage VC firm. Ankur has been an investor at Nexus Venture Partners and Blumberg Capital investing. Ankur also co-founded VAMA, an eco-technology company. Ankur holds a BS in in Computer Science from IIT Delhi, a MS in Computer Science from UCLA, and an MBA from the Wharton. Ankur is also a co-inventor for five technology patents.

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  • When

    Tuesday, Aug 29
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)

    Where

    EFI (Electronics for Imaging)
    6700 Dumbarton Cr. Fremont94555

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