Vishal LuganiSan Francisco, California, United States, United States
Bio
Across both early stage & growth stage, current areas of excitement: Consumer x Crypto: Decentralized social networks and/or creator tooling Fintech x Digital Health: Payments in healthcare (more transparency, efficiency) Data x Digital Health: Breaking down data silos in medical records
Social
Experience
General Partner, Co-Founder
Acrew Capital
2019 - Current
Acrew Capital is a thesis-led and values-first venture capital firm that manages ~$1bn and was founded by a multi-generational team in 2019. We love multi-hyphenates and double entendres and invest in both early stage and growth stage companies. Select Early Stage Investments: HMBradley (Director), Petabyte (Director), Finix Payments (Observer), ShopShops (Observer), At-Bay (Observer), SteadyMD, Embed, Kintsugi Select Late Stage Investments: Discord, BlockFi, Sorare
Advisor
Concrete Rose Capital
2020 - Current
Principal
Aspect Ventures
2016 - 2019
Venture capital firm managing $350M. Aspect raised two funds and made its last new investment in summer 2019. Led investments for the firm. Select Early Stage Investments: BaubleBar (Director), Finix Payments (Observer), PredictHQ (Observer), Stem.is (Observer), Vida Health (Observer), Future Family (Observer), Kloudless (Observer), Astro (Observer, acq. by Slack / $CRM), Eden Health, Amino, Co-Star, Papaya Payments, Pie Insurance, Lensabl, Shipwell, Worklete Select Late Stage Investments: Coinbase ($COIN), Dfinity ($ICP), Hotel Tonight (acq. by $ABNB), The RealReal ($REAL)
Senior Associate
Greycroft
Jan 2013 - Jul 2016
Responsibilities included sourcing, diligence, deal execution, and providing business development and recruiting support to portfolio companies. Focused on fintech & consumer. Originated investment in Acorns and worked with several other companies including App Annie, HopSkipDrive, The RealReal ($REAL) Senior Associate (2015-2016), Associate (2013-2015), Senior Analyst (2013)
Associate Consultant
Bain & Company
2011 - 2013
Assisted clients in the media, tech, healthcare, and utilities sectors
Founder, Harvard Chapter; National Leader
Kairos Society
2009 - 2011
Helped launch the Kairos Society, an international nonprofit organization that seeks to develop entrepreneurs from universities around the world, by launching the Harvard chapter and serving on the national leadership team
Education
Harvard University
A.B. (Honors), Economics
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