Hemant Taneja of Categlyst Partners will speak at SVE’s Entrepreneurs Mixer at Santa Clara Sunday and meet with many great earlier stage founders! Free tea, food, and fun!
11AM: Tea, Wine, Music Dance, Social
11:45PM: Lightning Talk by entrepreneurs who are looking for co-founders & Partners
12:05: Speaker: The Entrepreneur who investing in Entrepreneurs
Hemant Taneja, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners
12:20PM: Lunch (Pizza)
Event co-hosted with Startup Tea House
Food: sponsored by SVInnovation Center
General Catalyst Partners
Hemant invests in early stage companies. His areas of special interest include disruptive energy solutions, and next generation mobile platforms.
Before joining General Catalyst in 2002, Hemant was founder and CEO of Isovia, a Boston-based mobile software and applications company that merged with JP Mobile in 2002, and was subsequently acquired by Good Technology in 2005. Hemant recently founded “Advanced Energy Economy”, a non-profit organization focused on catalyzing regional energy innovation clusters across America. This work is based on the pioneering work that he did in founding the New England Clean Energy Council, which received an award from the Department of Energy. Hemant actively lectures at MIT and Stanford to inspire technical students on entrepreneurship as a vehicle for technical impact.
Hemant is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, earning an M.S. in Operations Research, an M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, and a B.S. in Biology & Biomedical Engineering.
Information Technology Investments: Jumptap, Humedica, Sand9, Stripe, SynapDx, and TuneIn
Former board member of m-Qube (acquired by VeriSign in May 2006, Observer), SiteAdvisor (acquired by McAfee in April 2006) and Hunch (acquired by eBay in November 2011)
Energy investments: ARC Energy, C12 Energy, CLEAResult, Mascoma, Modular Wind, Stion and SunBorne Energy.
Tea & Art Collection
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