Rob Chandra is a Partner in Bessemer Venture Partners' Menlo Park office. Since entering the venture capital industry in 1996, Rob has been involved with 22 early-stage investments that have gone public or been acquired by public companies. Three of Rob's portfolio companies went public during 2008.
Rob is the founding partner of the firm's investment practice in India, where he recruited an experienced local team, established the office, and developed the investment strategy. Rob has led Bessemer's investments in Applied Solar Technologies, Anant Raj Industries, IL&FS Transportation Networks, Motilal Oswal (IPO), OnMobile (IPO), Orient Green Power, Shriram City Union Finance and Shriram EPC (IPO).
Over his career, Rob has invested in and helped build companies in a variety of industries. His semiconductor investments... See More
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