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10 prominent VC-turned entrepreneurs in Asia

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We are happy to share the coverage received for Mr. Mohan Lakhamraju in e27. The story profiles ten prominent VC-turned entrepreneurs in Asia. It highlights Mr. Lakhamraju’s profile at the top, talking about both his educational and entrepreneurial journey.

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For someone who has successfully sailed through the choppy waters of entrepreneurship at least once in life, no job on this earth — not even a cushy job at Google — can be gratifying. Such people are always on the lookout for new opportunities to unleash their problem-solving potential. This ability makes this breed of people itching to build new companies and in the process, making some money through exits. But once they hang their entrepreneur boots, most of them take refuge in the venture capital world.

There are some other kinds of people who walk back the tight rope of entrepreneurship. Here we bring out you a list of prominent VCs in Asia, who have donned the entrepreneurship hat once again in their lives.

Mohan Lakhamraju (India)

Venture: Great Learning

Venture Capital: Tiger Global

Lakhamraju is Founder and CEO of Great Learning, a digital learning platform designed to empower working professionals to develop competencies to accelerate their career progression.

An MBA from Stanford University and MS in Computer Science from University of California (Berkley), Lakhamraju started his career as Managing Director at Tiger Global Management. He managed public market and private equity investments in India for the NY-based VC firm. He set up and managed Tiger Global’s India office in Mumbai. One of his areas of focus was the education sector, both in India as well as Southeast Asian markets.

Lakhamraju has also spent close to 10 years in Silicon Valley, first as an entrepreneur helping build a SaaS company called Stratify (now a division of HP) and then as a Venture Capitalist at Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ).

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