Ashvin joined Andreessen Horowitz in 2010 as a Partner focused on growth equity / later stage investments in the areas of Software and Consumer Internet. Ashvin was actively involved with Andreessen Horowitz’s investments in Twitter, Groupon, Box.net, Jawbone, Shoedazzle, Foursquare and Airbnb.
Prior to Andreessen Horowitz, Ashvin spent 5 years in venture capital at Lightspeed Venture Partners, 3i Group and JMI Equity where he was involved with investments at all stages spanning broadly across technology including Coremetrics (ACQ by IBM), Kronos, Nimsoft (ACQ by CA), Service-Now.com, Jobing.com, TC3 Health, Activant (ACQ by EPIC), MailExpress and Playdom (ACQ by Disney).
Ashvin has also performed corporate strategy, operational and business development work as Chief of Staff to the CEO at Coremetrics, a leading web analytics provider. Earlier in his career Ashvin was in the investment banking division at Montgomery & Co. and Citigroup.
Ashvin received a B.S. with Honors in Management Science from the University of California at San Diego.