Technology

Deepak Kamra

General Partner / West Coast

Since 1991

Deepak invests in a spectrum of technology companies, with particular expertise and focus on marketplaces, aerospace and enterprise software. Deepak is a passionate advocate for immigration and its importance to innovation. He started his career in the telecom software industry, which led to a startup and a successful IPO. He has been ranked on the Forbes Midas List twice, and is a former member of the board of directors of the NVCA. When not working with startups, Deepak plays bass in a local band. He received a B. Comm. from Carleton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Deepak in 5

Origin: Born in India, spent my teenage years in Canada, then discovered California!

Travel: Up to 65 countries visited, & climbing

Sport: Bicycling

Talent: Decent bass guitarist (IMHO)

Giving: Children's aid in developing countries

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The Wall Street Journal: IAC to invest $250M in car-sharing app Turo

The Verge: World View keeps one of its high-altitude balloons afloat for a full 16 days

TechCrunch: World View's sub-space high-altitude balloon lasts over 2 weeks afloat

TechCrunch: Kustomer raises $40M more for its omnichannel approach to CRM

Crunchbase: Spark Networks swipes right for SF dating company Zoosk

Bloomberg: A new Honda for almost nothing? Car sharing becomes a sales tool

TechCrunch: Kustomer nabs $35M to take on Salesforce with its Slack-like approach to CRM

SF Chronicle: Politics wasn't on his mind. Now Turo's CEO is fighting for other immigrants

Bloomberg Video: This woman is betting on balloons in space

TechCrunch: Turo’s new dongle will let customers instantly find and unlock cars

SF Business Times: Peer-to-peer car sharing companies like Turo rapidly hiring as market hits gas

Bloomberg: World View wants to send you to the stratosphere in a balloon

USA TODAY: Peer-to-peer car rental start-up Turo heads to Germany

Baltimore Sun: Car owners tap into sharing economy to offset costs

Quartz: Jeff Bezos says he’s putting billions into space. He’s not alone.

FT: US stock markets seek depth in IPO pool

GeekWire: World View completes five-day test flight for ‘Stratollite’ high-altitude balloon

WIRED: World View’s sky-high launch is a big deal for the new space age

Business Today: Matrimony.com IPO a huge hit, subscribed 441% on last day

Fortune: Questions swirl around Aviato founder’s new fund and finances

The New York Times: With World View, a chicken sandwich hitches a balloon ride to the stratosphere

Elephant hunting in the HR software jungle

Turo

The New York Times: With World View, a chicken sandwich hitches a balloon ride to the stratosphere

Deepak in 5

Origin: Born in India, spent my teenage years in Canada, then discovered California!

Travel: Up to 65 countries visited, & climbing

Sport: Bicycling

Talent: Decent bass guitarist (IMHO)

Giving: Children's aid in developing countries