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VC Connect

VC Connect is your opportunity to get valuable and timely feedback from seasoned Silicon Valley venture capitalists. These VCs have invested in and helped grow startups from the earliest stages to exit. Their expertise spans AI, blockchain, security, cloud, enterprise applications and more.    

Date: Thursday – May 2, 2024

Time:  2:30pm – 5pm PST

Location: Santa Clara Convention Center


                                                                                                                                 2:30pm – Registration and Networking
                                                                                                                                 3:00pm – Roundtable Round 1
                                                                                                                                 4:00pm – Roundtable Round 2

VC Firms


Who should attend


  • Entrepreneurs working full-time on their startup
  • Entrepreneurs seeking advice related to company building topics like team, marketing, sales, and, of course, fundraising.
  • Only 1 founder per startup is allowed to participate.


Event Format


  • This is not a formal pitch session and slides are not allowed.
  • Up to 3 entrepreneurs will have a roundtable discussion with a VC for 50 minutes. Then, VCs will be rotated and you will have a second session with a different VC. This lets you get feedback from 2 investors over nearly 2 hours.




  • After registering, submit the qualification form sent for consideration.
  • Eligible participants will receive an email with their assigned session time and VCs by April 29. 
  • Anyone who does not qualify for the program will have their VC Connect fee refunded after TiEcon.
  • Space is limited and assigned first-come, first-served.
  • Deadline to register and submit your application: April 15.

Satya Bajpai
VC Connect Track Leader

Andrew Shoenthal
VC Connect Track Leader

Venture Capitalists

Siddharth Gupta

Managing Director, Samsung Ventures

Ekta Dang

CEO and Founder, U First Capital

Venktesh Shukla

General Partner, Monta Vista Capital

Noor Kamruddin

Partner, Clear Ventures

Mohanjit Jolly

Iron Pillar

Madhu Shalini Iyer

Managing Partner,

Raghuram Madabushi

Corporate Venture Capital, National Grid Partners

Gayathri Radha-krishnan

Venture Capital, Hitachi Ventures

Gopi Rangan

venture capital investor, Sure Ventures

Ursheet Parikh

Partner, Mayfield Fund

Sanjay Rao

Venture Capital, Tau Ventures

Arvind Ayyala

Partner, Geodesic Capital

Mukul Agarwal

Venture Partner, Lombardstreet Ventures

Ravi Kanneganti

Growth Investor, WestBridge Capital

Ajay Chopra

General Partner, Trinity Ventures

Ashmeet Sidana

Chief Engineer, Engineering Capital

Preetha Ram

Managing Partner, Pier70 Ventures

Ashish Kakran

Principal, Thomvest Ventures

Shrinath Jadhav

Managing PArtner, MPLIER VC

Venky Karnam

Managing Partner, Shift LEft Ventures

Raju Reddy

General Partner, SV Quad

Anupam Rastogi

Managing Partner, EMergent ventures

Shesh Amathnadu

Sr. Director-CVC
SK Telecom Ventures

Manish Gupta

Managing Director,
Techne infinity ventures

Miko Matsumura

Managing Partner, gumi Cryptos capital

Divya Raghavan

principal, NGP Capital

Prateek Sharma

Managing Partner, Ahead VC

Kai Sidhant

Investor, WEstbridge Capital

Aaryaman Mishr

Westbridge Capital

Harish Battu

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