VC Breakfast with Guest VC: Mohanjit Jolly of Draper Fischer Jurvetson
The VC Breakfast Club provides a terrific opportunity for entrepreneurs. Up to 10 participants meet with a VC or Angel Group in a relaxed, informal setting, to build relationships and get valuable feedback on their startup idea. Participating entrepreneurs deliver an elevator pitch, and the guest VC provides immediate feedback, enabling fast, effective, accessible mentoring and relationship development.
Entrepreneurs will be given 5-10 minutes to discuss their business with the VC. Depending on the number of attendees for each event there may be more or less time to speak.
To get the most out of these breakfast meetings, attendees should be prepared to provide a clear, concise elevator pitch about their business, and be able to answer questions from the VC.
This event is intended for entrepreneurs only are seeking feedback on their startup ideas and funding strategies. Please do not register if you do not fit this profile. Seating is limited to 10-- sign up now and reserve your seat!
About Our Speaker:
Mohanjit Jolly is a Partner at Draper Fischer Jurvetson. Mohanjit manages DFJ's India portfolio and also serves as a board member of U.S.-based companies. Mohanjit currently serves on the Boards of Retrofit, Attero, Bharat Light and Power, Canvera, Cleartrip, dlight design, iYogi, and Naseeb Networks. Mohanjit is also actively involved with the DFJ's investment in Komli . He has worked with and invested in technology startups since 1998. Prior to DFJ, Mohanjit was Managing Director at Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early stage venture capital firm. While at Garage, Mohanjit worked with over 30 companies, including LeftHand Networks (Acq. HP), PureSight (Acq. BCGI), Jibe Networks (Acq. CTRX), Qumu (Acq. Rimage), Kaboodle (Acq: Hearst Media), Whitehat Security and SimplyHired. Prior to joining Garage, Mohanjit was part of the strategic planning group at Mattel where he helped launch the Mattel/Intel joint venture, Intel Play. He also spent several years in both engineering and business development roles with Itek Optical Systems, a manufacturer of high-resolution reconnaissance systems for both military and commercial use. While earning his M.B.A from the Anderson School at UCLA, Mohanjit helped launch ViaSpace, a technology incubator in Southern California in conjunction with Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Mohanjit earned a B.S. and M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT, with a specialization in electric propulsion systems.