Nitesh focuses on investments in early-stage technology businesses. His areas of special interest include financial services, enterprise IT, consumer services and new media.
Before joining GC, Nitesh was the Founder and CEO of Summer Workation, a social enterprise matching teachers with enriching summer opportunities. He has extensive experience in education and online media, including work with the Connecticut State Department of Education, the Greek Ministry of Education, Teach for America and The Gates Foundation. Nitesh previously worked on a number of education and business strategy consulting cases as an associate at The Parthenon Group. Prior to that he worked with the Customer Insights and Business Analytics team at Google.
Nitesh is a graduate of Harvard University, earning a B.A. in Social Studies and Singularity University where he was on the founding team of Getaround, a peer-to-peer car sharing company.
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
Dec 15, 2012
|Jul, 2016||B12||$12.4M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2014||Brainly||$9M / Series A (Lead)||General Catalyst Partners|
|Nov, 2013||CoachUp||$6.7M / Series A (Lead)||General Catalyst Partners|
|Nov, 2012||CoachUp||$2.7M / Seed (Lead)||General Catalyst Partners|
|Sep, 2011||Getaround||$3.4M / Seed||General Catalyst Partners|
|Jul 25, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - People-powered A.I. startup B12 lands $12.4M|
|Apr 24, 2015||Beta Boston - Rough Draft Ventures offers student startups backing from their peers|
|Feb 11, 2015||TechCrunch - Announcing The Judges For The TC Atlanta And Boston Pitch-Offs|
|Oct 15, 2014||Re/code - Brainly, a Social Network for Homework Help, Snags $9 Million|
|Apr 9, 2014||Beta Boston - What if TechCrunch held a party in Boston… and nobody cared?|