Manish’s passion for building began when he was a kid. Whether it was on his brother’s Commodore 128 or with a bucket of Legos, he loved to create experiences that stretched the imagination. Today, that same excitement drives his involvement in the startup community. Manish helps teams realize their potential as they evolve from an insight, to an experience, to a business.
At Highland, Manish works with students of human behavior. He invests in Consumer Internet, Mobile and Digital Media companies that observe patterns in our everyday lives and use technology to solve problems at a human scale. Manish is responsible for Highland's investment in Aviate, Disconnect, Leap Motion and Syntellia, among others. He is active on the boards of Game Closure, Impermium and Leap Motion.
|Jan 27, 2016||PE HUB - Highland Capital announces promotions|
|Nov 18, 2014||Mashable - Ex-Google employees raise $24 million for Shift, the Uber for used cars|
|Nov 12, 2013||FinSMEs - SmartThings Raises $12.5M in Series A Funding|
|Nov 12, 2013||TechCrunch - SmartThings Raises $12.5 Million From Greylock And Highland To Power The Internet Of Things|
|Jun 24, 2013||Engadget - Leap Motion starts expanded beta, opens dev portal to the public, shows off Airspace app store (hands-on)|
|Jun 21, 2013||The Next Web - Highland Capital Launches $25M Leap Motion Fund|
|Jun 20, 2013||Fast Company - VC Firm Puts Up $25 Million For Companies Using Leap Motion's Technology|