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14 - 17 June 2022
InterContinental HotelBerlin

Yash Hemaraj
Partner at BGV


Yashwanth (Yash) Hemaraj is a venture capital investor and partner at Benhamou Global Ventures, an early-stage venture firm investing in Enterprise 4.0 startups, a new wave of cloud native startups that combine artificial intelligence, intelligent automation and proprietary access to data to transform enterprise businesses globally. Yash serves on the board of several venture backed private enterprise technology companies that are disrupting traditional enterprise markets including Macrometa, AIDash, BoostUp, Folloze, Tagnos, Totango, and 6dbytes. He also cofounded and leads the operations of Arka Venture Labs, an accelerator platform for India based B2B companies to scale up globally.

Yash is a product expert and focuses his work on intelligent automation, robotics and customer centric applications powered by a combination of enabling technologies such as AI, ML, Blockchain and computer vision. Prior to BGV, Yash was one of the first engineers and product manager at SpiderCloud Wireless (acquired by Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW)), a venture backed bay area startup building indoor wireless systems. He graduated with MBA from Kellogg School of Management, MS from University of Maryland and B.Eng from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India. He is also a fellow of the Startup Leadership Program, Silicon Valley and has been board member at various non-profit organizations such as United Way Silicon Valley.

Agenda Sessions

  • What are the implications of Covid for private equity and portfolio companies?