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41 Investments in 30 Companies
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Keval Desai is a partner at VC firm InterWest Partners.

Previously, Desai was the VP of Product at Digg. He joined Digg in January of 2010.

Keval previously worked as a Director of Product Management at Google, where he led development of product/businesses in Google's advertising business (including AdWords, Syndication & TV Ads) since joining the company in June, 2003.

Prior to joining Google, Keval was a Principal at ONSET -Ventures, where he worked from Jan. 2001 to July 2003.

Before joining Onset, Keval Co-founded Achex, Inc, a developer of online payment systems.

He has also worked as a VC associate at Morgan Stanley Venture Partners,

a Product Manager at Global Village Communcation, and

a Software Engineer at Tandem Computers.

Keval Desai studied his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering at the University of Mumbai, a Masters in Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara, and an MBA at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

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Apr, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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VC associate
2010
Apr 1, 2011
VP of Product
Jun, 2003
Nov, 2009
Director of Product Management
2001
Jun 1, 2003
Principal
2000
2001
Co-founder
Jan, 1996
Jun, 1997
Product Manager
Aug 1, 1991
Dec 31, 1995
Software Engineer
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2016$10M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2016$40M / Series E
Jan, 2016$6M / Series A
Dec, 2015$3.1M / Venture (Lead)
Sep, 2015$8.5M / Series A
Jun, 2015$24M / Series C
Apr, 2015$40M / Series D
Jun, 2014$23.2M / Series A
May, 2014$30M / Series C
May, 2014$20.37M / Series C
Apr, 2014$2M / Seed
Jan, 2014$2.53M / Seed
Nov, 2013$2.14M / Angel (Lead)
Sep, 2013$1.4M / Seed
Sep, 2013$800k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$5.4M / Series A
May, 2013$1.8M / VenturePersonal Investment
May, 2013$11.5M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2013$325k / Seed
Apr, 2013$28M / Series A
Apr, 2013$14M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2013$255k / Venture
Mar, 2013$1.1M / Seed
Mar, 2013$3M / Seed
Mar, 2013$3.5M / Seed
Nov, 2012$25M / Series D
Jul, 2012$3.5M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2012$2.8M / Venture (Lead)
Jun, 2012$5.04M / Venture (Lead)
Mar, 2012$500k / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Feb, 2012$2M / Seed
Jan, 2012$1.4M / Seed
Dec, 2011$1.1M / Seed
Dec, 2011$400k / AngelPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$650k / Seed
Dec, 2011$380k / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2011$120k / Angel
Jun, 2011$15M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2010$630k / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2010$1.2M / AngelPersonal Investment

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