Ramesh Haridas is an Angel Investor since June 2006. Ramesh has been an entrepreneur and an investor in early stage internet companies for the last 10 years. He has started and sold two internet companies.
Ramesh was Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Parakweet from March 2010 to February 2016. Parakweet is Ramesh's third startup.
Ramesh has started and successfully sold two internet companies before - PrivacyBank.com, an online information bank; and Chintano -- an internet ad network that built proprietary contextual and behavioral targeting technology.
Ramesh is also an active angel investor and was the first angel investor in 8tracks, nRelate (sold to IAC), and Esaya (sold to Linkedin); and an early investor in Mashery, AVG and Rapportive. In his free time, he enjoys playing squash and discovering good fiction.
Ramesh holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
B.S., Computer Science1996
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