Ajay Kamat is a successful entrepreneur turned investor with a diverse educational background in Biological Systems Engineering and Technology Management from UC Davis. As a Partner at Pear VC, Kamat is actively investing in pre-seed and seed stage startups. He has an established record of board memberships and co-founding successful companies, such as Wedding Party and Micromobs. His leadership and contributions to these companies led to their acquisition by larger companies such as Instacart. Kamat has also held a significant role as an Account Manager at Brocade.
With a background in engineering, business and sales, Kamat has gained extensive skills in leadership, management, communication, and the ability to identify potential game-changing opportunities. His diverse background enables him to provide sound advice and mentorship to budding startups. Kamat's expertise in leading-edge yet practical technologies in various industries such as health & wellness, entertainment, and e-commerce make him a leading investor in the venture capitalist industry.