Announcing 500 Startups’s Dave McClure and 19 other investors coming to SURGE

Announcing 500 Startups’s Dave McClure and 19 other investors coming to SURGE

November 30, 2015 by Anna O'Hare

Think your startup has potential to disrupt an industry? Apply to ALPHA.

Investor looking for the next big thing? Find it at SURGE.

From The Pink City to The City of Joy, startups are flocking to SURGE to showcase their innovative and disruptive companies. 500 Startups, Seedcamp and Accel Partners will all be at SURGE. Let’s welcome 20 investors.

Dave McClure – Founder – 500 Startups

123Mcclure You’ll know Dave as the founder of one of the world’s leading startup accelerators 500 Startups. His most successful investments include the now-unicorn Credit Karma and Twilio, now valued at over $100 million.

Bharati Jacob – Co-Founder – Seedfund

investor1s Bharati is the Co-Founder of India’s leading early-stage venture capital fund Seedfund. In her role at Seedfund she’s led investments in the likes of Redbus, Edusports and Vaatsalya.

Karthik Reddy – Managing Partner – Blume Ventures

investor2s Blume Ventures are on a quest to reimagine startups in India and as the Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Karthik is driving this. Before founding Blume, Karthik was an eager angel investor and part of Mumbai Angels.

Saul Klein – Founder – Seedcamp

investorsaul Saul is a serial entrepreneur who’s started a number of successful businesses around the world. Prior to Seedcamp, he founded Lovefilm which went on to be acquired by Amazon.

Subrata Mitra – Partner – Accel Partners

investor3s Subrata helps lead the India leg of Accel Partners. He specialises in the tech industry and was the first investor and outside board member at Flipkart.

Have a look at who’s joining these investors at SURGE:

Vikram Vaidyanathan – Managing Director – Matrix Partners

Abhishek Shah – Entrepreneur in Residence – Lightbox Ventures

Pankaj Jain – Venture Partner – 500 Startups

Tarun Davda – Managing Director – Matrix Partners

Radha Kizhanattam – Principal – Unitus Seed Fund

Shekhar Kirani – Partner – Accel Partners

Bhavik Chinai – Director – BVC Ventures

Shiraz Bugwadia – Managing Partner – Uniqorn Ventures

Karan Bhatia – Managing Director – Inflexionpoint Acquisition Corp

Prashant Vijay – Advisor to the Board – Dawning Investments

Mohan Raju – Managing Director – MMK Holdings

Sandeep Dama – Founder Partner – Lotus Partners

Monaaz Mistry – Head of India Operations – Lead Angels

Anirudh Damani – Managing Partner – Artha Group

Ankit Gupta – Group Director – Holostik Group

Could your startup catch the eye of Dave McClure or Bharati Jacob? Apply to ALPHA and find out.

Investor? Join Dave and Bharati at SURGE.

About the Author

Anna O'Hare
Anna is a storyteller at heart and is particularly passionate about telling the stories of startups. After returning from a year working in New York City's tech sector, she now writes for Collision, Web Summit, RISE and SURGE.