Gokul Rajaram Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 270

  • Portfolio
  • 203

  • Exits
  • 47

Exits

Gokul Rajaram General Information

Description

Mr. Gokul Rajaram serves as a Board Member at Pinterest. He serves as Advisor at GP Flow. He serves as Advisor at Simbian. He served as Advisor at FetchRev. He serves as an Advisor at Hash3. He also serves as Advisor at Hypersonix and Tau Ventures. He serves as Board Member at CoinTracker. He served as Advisor at Rafay. He serves as Advisor at Upside, HoneyBricks, Turing.com & Commerce.js. He served as Caviar Lead at Square. He also serves as Board Member and Advisor at BirdEye. He served as Board Member at Course Hero. He serves as an Advisor at InvolveSoft & Mio. He also serves as Advisor at DevRev and Good AI Capital. He also serves as a Partner at Firebolt Ventures and Board Member at Pinterest. He also serves as Advisor at Demandsphere Mr. Rajaram served as Board Member at Dragoneer Growth Opportunities, Dragoneer Growth Opportunities II, and Dragoneer Growth Opportunities III. He also served as Advisor at Ribbon. He is a Product Lead at Caviar. He also serves as Advisor at the Compound. He also serves as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Merus Capital. He served as Fund Advisor at Jungle Ventures. He also served as the Product Director of Ads for Facebook. He also served as Advisor at Origami Logic. He was a Founder of Chai Labs. He has extensive experience across a broad range of Internet technologies, including video, contextual, searches, and mobile advertising. He served as the Product Management Director of Google AdSense. He led AdSense product management at Google from January 2003 to November 2007. He has extensive experience in the online advertising industry. He launched Google AdSense for Video, which provided video publishers the ability to embed contextual ads directly into their video players. He also helped drive a number of Google's acquisitions, including DoubleClick, AdScape, and dMarc. He has held diverse roles at Onetta and Sycamore Networks. He has an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management, an M.S. in Computer Science from UT Austin, and a BTech in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur. He also served as Advisor at Scout Ventures. He is also an Angel Investor. He currently serves on the executive team at DoorDash, where he leads Caviar, a premium food ordering service. Prior to DoorDash, he worked at Square, where he led several product development teams and served on Square's executive team. Prior to Square, he served as Product Director of Ads at Facebook, where he helped Facebook transition its advertising business to become mobile-first. Earlier in his career, Rajaram served as a Product Management Director for Google AdSense, where he helped launch the product and grow it into a substantial portion of Google's business. Rajaram holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, where he was awarded the President of India's Gold Medal for being class valedictorian. He also holds an M.B.A. from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. He serves as Board Member at The Trade Desk. He serves as Board Member at Skolaro. He serves as an Advisor at Nexla. He served as Board Member at

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Gokul Rajaram Investments (270)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Simbian 11-Apr-2024 Seed Round 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Mystiko 20-Mar-2024 0000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Grabr 15-Feb-2024 00000 00000 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Subscribili 07-Feb-2024 00000 (00000 00.00 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Reken 31-Jan-2024 0000 00000 0000 Network Management Software Startup 00000 0000000
Doppel 23-Jan-2024 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Gecko Robotics 05-Dec-2023 00000 00000 00000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Black Ore 07-Nov-2023 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Factory (San Francisco) 02-Nov-2023 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Startup 00000 0000000
Class Companion 05-Oct-2023 Seed Round 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000

Gokul Rajaram Exits (47)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
HoneyBricks 02-Apr-2024 Merger/Acquisition
Airplane 20-Dec-2023 000000000000000000
LummoSHOP 05-Dec-2023 000 00 00000000
Lean (Financial Software) 12-Jul-2023 000000000000000000
Okera 09-May-2023 000000000000000000
Filo (Electronics) 05-May-2023 000000000000000000
WaveOne 01-Jan-2023 000000000000000000
Stilt 30-Nov-2022 000000000000000000
Nearside 01-Nov-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Troops 15-Jul-2022 Merger/Acquisition 0000

Gokul Rajaram Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Gokul Rajaram Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Gokul Rajaram Angel Investor 000 0 0 San Francisco, CA

Gokul Rajaram Co-Investors (1,837)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Firebolt Ventures 16 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Scott Belsky 00 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Y Combinator 00 0 Series chart Industry bar
Andreessen Horowitz 00 0 Series chart Industry bar
Coatue Management 00 0 Series chart Industry bar

Gokul Rajaram FAQs

  • Who is Gokul Rajaram?

    Gokul Rajaram is an angel Investor who has made 270 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Gokul Rajaram?

    Gokul Rajaram is an angel investor.

  • What does Gokul Rajaram do?

    As an angel investor, Gokul Rajaram invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Gokul Rajaram hold?

    Gokul Rajaram holds 3 board seats including CoinTracker, Netomi, and Skolaro.

  • What has Gokul Rajaram invested in?

    Gokul Rajaram has made numerous investments in companies like Simbian, Mystiko, and Grabr within the Business/Productivity Software, Financial Software, and Application Software industries.

  • What has Gokul Rajaram invested in recently?

    Gokul Rajaram's latest investment was on 11-Apr-2024 in Simbian, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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