Shekhar Kirani Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 2

Shekhar Kirani General Information

Description

Dr. Shekhar Kirani serves as a Partner at Accel. He also serves as a Board Member at ChargeBee and Good Methods Global. He is an Investor from Seed Stage at ChargeBee. Dr. Kirani serves as a Partner and Investor at Accel India. He serves as an Executive at OSlash. He served as an Investor From Seed Stage at Hotelogix. He serves as a Board Member at ANSR. He serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Beaconstac. He served as a Board Member at Jifflenow. He served as a Board Observer at Crownit. He has been an active angel investor in Bangalore since 2007 and has advised several early-stage startups in and around Bangalore. He also serves as an Advisor at IndianMoney.com. He served as a Board Member at CareStack and Urban Ground. He serves as a Board Member at SureWaves. He served as a Board Member at Freshworks. Before joining Accel, he headed VeriSign India as Country Manager. He serves on the boards of FreshDesk, HotelLogix, Mobstac and. Before VeriSign India, he worked as Vice President at VeriSign in Mountain View in their mobile division. Before VeriSign, he worked closely with Philippe Kahn in creating LightSurf Technologies, which was acquired by VeriSign in 2005. Before LightSurf, he worked as part of the management team at Starfish Software, which was acquired by Motorola in 1998. He started his career at Texas Instruments in Bangalore and then worked for Wipro Technologies. Post his studies, he worked at Qwest (U.S. West Technologies) in Boulder, Colorado. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, an ME from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, and a BE in Computer Science from the University of Mysore, India.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Shekhar Kirani Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
TeamIndus 11-Dec-2014 Seed Round 00000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.0
ffreedom 12-May-2011 00000 (00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000 00.0

Shekhar Kirani Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Shekhar Kirani Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Shekhar Kirani Ph.D Angel Investor 00 00 0 Bangalore, India

Shekhar Kirani FAQs

  • Who is Shekhar Kirani?

    Shekhar Kirani is an angel Investor who has made 2 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Shekhar Kirani?

    Shekhar Kirani is an angel investor.

  • What does Shekhar Kirani do?

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

  • What has Shekhar Kirani invested in?

    Shekhar Kirani has made numerous investments in companies like TeamIndus and ffreedom within the Aerospace and Defense and Educational and Training Services (B2C) industries.

  • What has Shekhar Kirani invested in recently?

    Shekhar Kirani's latest investment was on 11-Dec-2014 in TeamIndus, a company within the Aerospace and Defense industry.

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