|University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA|
Neil Kataria is an entrepreneur, angel investor and founding general partner of Blue Tiger Ventures.
Before forming Blue Tiger Ventures, Neil started newBrandAnalytics, where he remains Chairman. At newBrandAnalytics, Neil invented an entirely new approach for businesses to drive customer loyalty and revenue by converting customer feedback and unsolicited, publicly available commentary and social media posts, into commercial intelligence. Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research and the Milken Global Conference have examined the way hotels, governments and retailers like Apple, The Government of Washington DC, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and PF Changs use this model to do business. Neil also was a founding partner at Chakra Retail, an upscale merchant based in San Francisco’s historic Union Square, which became one of the fastest growing Aveda Lifestyle Salon & Spas in the US and inspired the business idea for newBrandAnalytics. Before that, he co-founded and sold Conformia Software to Oracle. Neil earned his BA in International Relations from the from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and studied at the London School of Economics.