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Aakash Goel

Aakash Goel is a Vice President with BVP India in Mumbai. He has ~8 years of experience across investing, consulting and entrepreneurship.

Aakash joined Bessemer from Sequoia Capital where he focused on investments in technology, consumer internet and payments sectors and was closely involved in the firms investments in Citrus, Fashionandyou, OneAssist, Stovekraft, Pine Labs and Celon. He also helped the firm make investments in UnitedLex, JustDial and Iyogi.

Prior to Sequoia, Aakash helped launch fashionandyou.com, as a co-founder of the e-commerce venture. Previously he worked with McKinsey & Co serving clients across India and North America in Technology, Outsourcing and Financial Services sectors, where he helped clients on issues related to business scale-up/growth, market-entry/strategy, operations transformation, post-merger integration/turn-around, Capex/Opex right-sizing.

Aakash holds a B.S. from IIT Roorkee and an MBA from IIM Calcutta and was awarded merit scholarship at both the institutes for academic excellence.

Aakash is a trained private pilot and an avid mountaineer. A little known fact about him is that he has trekked up to the Everest Base Camp.

Friday, March 8
 

8:00am