Vishal Makhijani

Vishal Makhijani Overview

Investor Type Angel
Status Active
Investments 5
Portfolio 3

Vishal Makhijani General Information


Mr. Vishal Makhijani serves as Board Member at Copper (Software). Mr. Vishal Makhijani served as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Udacity. Prior to joining Udacity in 2013, Vishal held leadership positions at high-growth companies, including Zynga, Yandex, and Yahoo where he scaled the business to millions of users. Prior to joining Yandex, he was senior vice president of Yahoo's Search Group where he lead the group to over $1 billion in revenue and open sourced Yahoo's search engine. Prior to Yahoo!, Vishal was general manager at Inktomi where he navigated a change in business models and orchestrated the sale of the company to Yahoo. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the New York and Silicon Valley offices, serving Fortune 500 and startup clients. Vish has held board positions on several public and private companies and is currently on the board of both Copper and Pepperdata. He holds a degree from the University of Connecticut.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 301 Howard Street
  • Suite 600
  • San Francisco, CA 94105
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

Vishal Makhijani Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Amitree 01-Sep-2015 Seed Round 000 Brokerage Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
0000000000 22-Apr-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
0000000 01-Jan-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Brokerage Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
Copper (Software) 01-May-2013 Seed Round 000.00 Automation/Workflow Software Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
Palaran 14-Oct-2009 Early Stage VC 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000 000000000
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Vishal Makhijani Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Vishal Makhijani Angel Investor 0 0 San Francisco, CA