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Nik Kumar

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

CEO / Co-Founder, SimplyCalled and CEO / Co-Founder, Xaxu Consulting. Yale grad. Super networker!

CEO / Co-Founder, SimplyCalled and CEO / Co-Founder, Xaxu Consulting. Yale grad. Super networker!

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Product

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Xaxu Consulting
SimplyCalled (formerly Tribeca Mobile)

Positions

CEO / Co-Founder Xaxu Consulting 2012 - present
CEO / Co-Founder SimplyCalled (formerly Tribeca Mobile) 2013 - December 2015
Startup Bootcamp Survivor Boomtown Accelerator March 2015 - May 2015
Program Manager Bridgewater Associates 2011 - 2012
VP Sales & Trading Credit Suisse 2007 - 2011
Senior Consultant Deloitte Consulting 2001 - 2005

Education

Yale University Finance 2005 - 2007
Harvard Business School Leadership & Management Courses 2002 - 2004
Vassar College Computer Science 1997 - 2001
Dartmouth College 1999 - 2000
Stuyvesant High School 1994 - 1997

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Games
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Recruiting
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Sports
  • • Travel
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Sales • Fundraising • Growth hacking • Angel investing • Business Development

Key Accomplishments

I have done 2 start-ups already... One of them went through a grueling tech accelerator... I know what it is like to sell a very early stage product... I also know how to approach Angels & VCs and present the company in the best possible light.

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Marc Perry
They're my friends
Because he is tenacious and will make his vision into reality, he will find the right people he needs to learn from and grow his company for ... it to succeed.
Gabino Roche Jr
They're my advisor
Nik is an extremely resourceful individual who can connect dots between people and opportunities, whether they benefit him directly or not. ... He's been able to masterfully envision ideas for his own start-ups efforts and that of others which makes engagements with him not only a win-win, but profitable as well.
Carlos Advising Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs
They're my friends  •  Founder, Summit Cowork and Wealth Advisor, TFS Wealth Management.
Hey a sharp guy who is also hard working and driven.
David Lerner
Business developer, growth hacker before word was invented. Concentrating on startups in Media/Ad/Marketing Tech. Sales, Marketing, Strategy
Built a great product, knows how to create a startup