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Sandeep Murthy
Partner at Lightbox Ventures


An early investor in InMobi, InfoEdge and Shopclues, three of India’s technology unicorns, Sandeep is one of the builders of India's internet economy. After investment banking at CSFB in Palo Alto, he built a music company incubated by Sony in the Bay Area, worked at IAC in New York and moved to Mumbai to lead Sherpalo Ventures in India when he was also CEO at Cleartrip. Sandeep did his undergrad in business and engineering at UPenn and got an MBA at Wharton.

Today he's a co-founder and partner at Lightbox, a Mumbai-based venture capital firm investing in Indian consumer technology companies. He has raised over $400M from leading investors. His most recent investments include Droom, Faasos, Furlenco and AI-platform Embibe, which got a $185MM investment commitment from Reliance, India's internet super power. This is the largest AI investment in edtech any where in the world.

Agenda Sessions

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