Gokul Rajaram Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 192
  • Portfolio
  • 145
  • Exits
  • 36

Gokul Rajaram General Information


Mr. Gokul Rajaram serves as Board Member at Pinterest. He also serves as Advisor, Enterprise at Tau Ventures. 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 serves 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 He served as Board Member at Dragoneer Growth Opportunities and Dragoneer Growth Opportunities II. He also served as Advisor at Ribbon. He is a Product Lead at Caviar. He also serves as Advisor at 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 Orgami 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 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.

Contact Information

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

Gokul Rajaram Investments (192)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
TipTop (Financial Software) 12-May-2022 Seed Round 000.00 Financial Software Stealth 00000 0000000
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00000000000 01-May-2022 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
00000000 00 25-Apr-2022 00000 (00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
000.000 21-Mar-2022 00000 00000 0000 Automotive Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
00000 10-Mar-2022 00000 00000 00000 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
00000 00000000 03-Mar-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000 00 0000 01-Mar-2022 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Orkes 28-Feb-2022 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Canary Technologies 24-Feb-2022 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
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Gokul Rajaram Exits (36)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Vungle 01-Oct-2021 Buyout/LBO 00000
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00 0000 30-Sep-2020 000000000000000000
00000000 04-Aug-2020 000000000 00000000
00000000 19-Mar-2020 000000000000000000 00000
00000 00000000 24-Jan-2020 000000000000000000 00.000
Trimian 01-Dec-2019 Merger/Acquisition
Cymmetria 04-Sep-2019 Buyout/LBO
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Gokul Rajaram Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Gokul Rajaram Angel Investor 000 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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Gokul Rajaram Co-Investors (1,273)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Y Combinator 14 0 Series chart Industry bar
Firebolt Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Scott Belsky 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Coatue Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Soma Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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