|Topic||Venture Capital Investing|
|Date||Wednesday, December 9, 2020|
|Time||12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT|
|Register||To register, click here|
|Speaker||Krishna Srinivasan, Founding Partner, LiveOak Venture Partners|
Our guest will be Krishna Srinivasan, co-founder of LiveOak Venture Partners. Krishna will discuss the purpose of venture capital funds, why investors invest in venture capital funds, talk about his investment process and why his firm focuses on investing in early stage Texas based companies and entrepreneurs.
Krishna Srinivasan is a co-founder of LiveOak Venture Partners and has been investing in early stage Texas based companies and entrepreneurs since 2000. His current board involvements at LiveOak include CS Disco, Digital Pharmacist (acquired bu K1), Homeward, Hive9, Iris Plans, Imandra, Ojo Labs, Opcity (acquired by Newscorp), Razberi Technologies, Rollick, StackEngine (acquired by Oracle), TalentGuard, and Telestax.
Prior to co-founding LiveOak, Krishna was a Partner at Austin Ventures. At Austin Ventures, he worked with companies focused on Enterprise Solutions (Augmentix, Entorian – NASDAQ: ENTN, Caringo) and Wireless (Spatial Wireless – NASDAQ: ALU, Mavenir Systems (NYSE: MVNR), Black Sand Technologies). Prior to joining Austin Ventures, Krishna was with Motorola where he wrote large scale optimization software for supply chain planning and worked with a variety of business units on strategic and operational issues. He started his professional career at SEMATECH.
Krishna received his MBA from Wharton where he graduated with highest academic honors as a Palmer Scholar. He also has an MS in Operations Research from the University of Texas at Austin, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, where he graduated with high all-round honors.
Krishna is one of the founding members and previously served as a board member of TiE Austin and currently serves as Chairman of the Miracle Foundation board, an Austin-based organization that supports orphanages in India.