Gautam Gupta is a seasoned entrepreneur, investor, and venture capitalist with a robust background in the startup and tech industries. As the former CEO and co-founder of NatureBox, a popular snack brand centered on healthy, wholesome snacks, he gained insight and experience in management, scaling, fundraising, and adapting to challenging situations. During his tenure, the company attracted millions of customers and achieved over 40% brand awareness around the country. Before this, he was an early-stage investor at General Catalyst, where he was instrumental in scaling the firm from a small outfit to one with global reach. Gupta has funded 30+ companies as both an angel and professional investor, with a portfolio that includes successful entities such as GoodData, Honest Company, Grammarly, and BigCommerce.
Throughout his career, Gupta has shown a passion for nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs through education. He sits on the Board of Overseers of Babson College, where he studied business management, and also helped to create a course on emerging retail models at Santa Clara University. Gupta's expertise and skills span across entrepreneurship, business management, venture capital, startups, investing, education, and nutrition.
I never understood why anyone would buy a Costco sized pack of batteries until we had a kid.