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Manan Mehta (Unshackled Ventures)

Sacramento
April 11, 2017 / 6:00 PM

About this event

Manan Mehta is a founding partner of Unshackled Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund created to support foreign-born entrepreneurs. Prior to Unshackled, Manan ran marketing for ed-tech startup Kno, which was acquired by Intel in 2013. Before Kno, Manan was an investment banker at the Royal Bank of Canada, with his most notable deal being the $1.9B acquisition of Skype lead by Silver Lake and Andreessen Horowitz in 2009 — later sold to Microsoft for $8.5B. Trained as an engineer at UCLA, Manan’s passions stem from the desire to rapidly iterate to solve problems.

Manan, a first generation American, knows his life is inextricably linked to immigrants. He is a firm believer that immigrants are the heartbeat of entrepreneurship and is focused on helping create more innovative companies in the U.S. Whether it’s story-telling, launching marketing campaigns, product design, financial modeling or helping founders acquire their first customers, Manan is excited about unleashing entrepreneurs to innovate and create opportunities for themselves and society.

Speaker

Manan Mehta (Unshackled Ventures)

Manan Mehta

Unshackled Ventures

Manan Mehta is a founding partner of Unshackled Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund created to support foreign-born entrepreneurs. Prior to Unshackled, Manan ran marketing for ed-tech startup Kno, which was acquired by Intel in 2013. Before Kno, Manan was an investment banker at the Royal Bank of Canada, with his most notable deal being the $1.9B acquisition of Skype lead by Silver Lake and Andreessen Horowitz in 2009 — later sold to Microsoft for $8.5B. Trained as an engineer at UCLA, Manan’s passions stem from the desire to rapidly iterate to solve problems.

Manan, a first generation American, knows his life is inextricably linked to immigrants. He is a firm believer that immigrants are the heartbeat of entrepreneurship and is focused on helping create more innovative companies in the U.S. Whether it’s story-telling, launching marketing campaigns, product design, financial modeling or helping founders acquire their first customers, Manan is excited about unleashing entrepreneurs to innovate and create opportunities for themselves and society.

Date and Time
April 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Address
The Urban Hive
1931 H ST
Sacramento, 95811
 
Agenda
6:00 pm Networking and Food
7:00 pm Fireside Chat
8:00 pm Networking
 

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