vc @shasta (@classdojo @timehop @trybloc @hingeapp @stance @geteero @frame_io) | co-founder @artsy | tech lover & sport fanatic
ran princeton entrepreneurship club, founded both a consumer internet startup and a social entrepreneurship venture
I have worked at 2 different VC firms and have helped a bunch of other people get their foot in the door in the venture capital business. forbes 30 under 30: 2015 for venture capital.
vc at shasta ventures (investments: nest, nextdoor, mint.com, whisper, timehop, hinge, bloc, classdojo), and previously a founder. forbes 30 under 30: 2015 for venture capital.
co-founded a number of ventures (eg. artsy - www.artsy.net) while at princeton. now a vc at shasta ventures.
Like most great consumer technology companies: through a maniacal focus on delivering the best end-user experience, and relentless operational execution.
Great discussion and funding advice !!! Nikhil was well prepared and to the point. He provided some interesting pointers which will be helpful in my decision making.
Nikhil was attentive, insightful and helpful. I wish I had spoken with him years ago. I emphatically endorse him to anyone looking to break into VC.
My first call on Clarity.
Good call- I should followup soon.
Straight to the point. The call confirmed my initial inclination. thank you.
Nikhil was able to give me some great insight and feedback on challenges and barriers.
Nikhil is smart, kind, and had great advice for us. He was a real pleasure to chat with.
Great call... Nikhil knows exactly what he's talking about and goes above and beyond to help. Highly recommended.
Nikhil is sincere, honest, and wickedly smart. Greatest guy i can think of if you're looking to understand the VC industry from a totally fresh perspective. He provided me with some great insights on how to tactically and strategically approach our funding going forward. Will definitely call again.
Nikhil, was very helpful and I would certainly chat with him again. He was very knowledgeable in my industry.
Had a great talk with Nikhil. He had a lot of great feedback about our deck and general things we needed to improve upon in our pitch. Would highly recommend chatting to him!
Nikhil was very easy to talk to, and gave straight forward, practical advice. I will probably seek to talk with him further after I have more specific objectives. An encouraging first call. Thank you Nikhil!