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Deepak Gupta

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Deepak has 15+ years of experience as a VC, startup advisor, coach, and finance/sales strategist.

Deepak has 15+ years of experience as a VC, startup advisor, coach, and finance/sales strategist.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Marketing
  • Operations

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations

Involved In

Advisor

RageOn!
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Dealflicks
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Accelerators (Highway1, Alchemist, StartX, VegasTechFund)
Investor and Advisor
500 Startups

Positions

Director, Startup Advisor University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business 2015 - present
Mentor Accelerators (Highway1, Alchemist, StartX, VegasTechFund) 2014 - present
Investor and Advisor Investor and Advisor 2011 - present
Mentor 500 Startups 2011 - 2014
Vice President Propel Venture Partners 2012 - 2013
Investment Professional Hercules Capital 2008 - 2012
Startups - Business development, sales, and engineering positions Neuropace, Medtronic, Cepheid, Prolifix Medical, and Cardiologix 1997 - 2008

Education

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Finance, Accounting, and Entrepreneurship
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Biomedical Engineering
Virginia Tech Mechanical Engineering

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Financial Services
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Robotics
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Higher Education

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Business Development • Business Strategy • Financial analysis • Investor pitch • Operations Management

Key Accomplishments

I am looking for my next challenge where I can explore a variety of roles and help build something that will help or make life simpler for a lot of people.

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

Deepak has 15+ years of experience as a VC, startup advisor, coach, and finance/sales strategist. He also has rich and diverse experience in multiple startups spanning R&D, operations, sales, field support, and finance. His experiences at various startups, accelerators, and venture capital provide Deepak a unique multi-hat perspective backed by an impressive and deep network of contacts in the Bay Area. He serves as a Startup Advisor within the Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship Program at UC Berkeley and is a coach for the Startup Marketplace.

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Katheryn Malkowych
We worked together
Deepak is a caring and focused mentor. I had the pleasure of working with Deepak at my most recent start up. He consistently went above an ... d beyond his efforts in fundraising, marketing collaboration, business mentoring and team building. His positive outlook during tough situations partnered with his extensive experience and knowledge makes him a very inspiring entrepreneur.
Arip Tirta
They're my current cofounder  •  Co-founder, Band of Founders and Co-founder and CEO, UrbanIndo. Stanford grad.
He has a great balance of key traits to make a successful entrepreneur... He is a very knowledgeable in various industry segment, seasoned ... investor and great communicator... Knows how to overcome and maneuver through the rough waters.
Mark Summer
We worked together  •  CEO, Volo and Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Inveneo.
Deepak has amazing ability to distill complex problems down to easy to understand and solvable components. He's also a great communicator an ... d his passion is infectious!
Sean Wycliffe
They're my current cofounder  •  Co-founder and CEO, Dealflicks and Founder and President, Project Pueblo. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Deepak has had a lot of experience as an entrepreneur, he's also currently a mentor at 500. He's also one of Dealflicks' early investors.

Vidur Jain
They're my friends  •  Previously Financial Consultant, Gamebench. Previously Investment Analyst, Monet Capital.
He has started multiple entrepreneurial projects. He know how to get things done.

Heath Morrison
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, HealthSumit. Previously Strategic Business Consultant, Volta Industries.
Heath will be a great entrepreneur. He has a great sense of what makes up a good team and product. He is a very knowledgeable in various in ... dustry segment, seasoned investor and great communicator...