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Kaushal Mehta


Mr. Kaushal Mehta is the Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Edcast. Mr. Mehta also serves as a Venture Partner at Menlo Ventures. He served as Board Member at Clip. He served as Advisor at Handle. He also serves as Advisor at Ecosystem Ventures. He focuses on investments in the financial services, mobile payments, ecommerce and gaming spaces. Karl is a serial entrepreneur, investor, engineer and civil servant with several years of experience in founding, building, and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. Previously, he was the Founder & CEO of PlaySpan, acquired in the March of 2011 by Visa (NYSE:V), the world's largest payment network. Karl also served as a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, selected by the Obama Administration during the inaugural 2012-13 term. He was recently appointed by Governor Brown to the Workforce Investment Board of the State of California. In 2010, Karl won the "Entrepreneur of the Year" award from Ernst & Young for Northern California. Karl is on the boards of Simpa Networks and the Chapman University Center for Entrepreneurship and on the advisory board of Intel Capital. He is also an Angel Investor. He holds a Bachelor's in Engineering from University of Bombay. Mr. Kaushal Mehta is an Angel Investor.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Mountain View, CA
  • United States

Kaushal Mehta Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ten Machines 16-Dec-2015 Seed Round Application Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
0000.000 04-Feb-2015 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Profitable 0000000 00000
000000 22-Sep-2014 00000 00000 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
000000000 09-Dec-2013 00000 (00000 Application Software Out of Business 0000000 00000
0000000000 16-Jul-2013 00000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
000 00000000 15-Oct-2011 0000 00000 Private Equity Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
00000 00000000 09-Dec-2010 0000 00000 00.00 Energy Production Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
PlaySpan 19-Sep-2007 Early Stage VC 00.000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
ActivePath Early Stage VC 000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
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Kaushal Mehta Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
ScreenPay 01-Nov-2018 Out of Business Completed
0000.000 16-Apr-2018 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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000 00000000 01-Jun-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
ActivePath 28-Nov-2012 Merger/Acquisition Completed
PlaySpan 01-Mar-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
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Kaushal Mehta Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Kaushal Mehta Angel Investor 00 0 Mountain View, CA