Predicting Emerging Tech Trends, Flameouts + M&A: Anand Sanwal CEO & Co-founder of CB Insights

Capital Region NY
Fri, Jul 31, 2020, 1:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Anand Sanwal is the CEO & Co-founder of CB Insights, a National Science Foundation-backed technology intelligence platform that helps Fortune 500 companies discover, understand, and make better technology decisions. Prior to founding CB Insights, Anand managed the $50 million Chairman's Innovation Fund at American Express and worked in venture capital and corporate M&A. 

Before AmEx, Anand worked at infamous dot com flameout Kozmo in both NYC and London and Atlas Fine Chemicals in India and China.

CB Insights just closed their 1st M&A, VentureSource from Dow Jones - join us to hear Anand share the tear-down of that deal!


  • Phoenix From the Ashes - Lessons learned from the Kozmo flameout
  • Getting it Built - How CB Insights came to be
  • And Then There Were Two - That time Anand ran a tech company in NYC (CB Insights) AND a chemical company in India (Atlas Fine Chemicals) at the same time
  • Growing the Empire Bigger & Better - CB Insights' recent acquisition of VentureSource from Dow Jones



Friday, Jul 31
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

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