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Akshay Bhushan
Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners

Profile

Akshay Bhushan is a Partner at Lightspeed where he leads the firm’s Southeast Asia offices and focuses on consumer tech investing across both Southeast Asia and India investing in companies like Sharechat (India’s leading social network), Freight Tiger (Logistics Tech), Chilibeli (Social commerce) and several more. Prior to Lightspeed he was a senior leader and a founding member of the corporate development team leading strategic investments & acquisitions for Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace with a registered customer base of over 100 million. Earlier in his career, Akshay spent time with Bain & Company, Accel Partners India and also co-founded/ran Whalelogix, a customer analytics platform for e-commerce and retail based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He also serves on the advisory boards of Oracle Startup Accelerator and a VC fund in Africa.
 
Akshay has an MBA from The Wharton School, Philadelphia and graduated with Highest Honors with a B.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech.

Agenda Sessions

  • Southeast Asian VC and startups: is local always better?

    14:00

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