Nishant Verman is focused on the rapidly growing technology sector in India. Part of the Canaan team since 2011, Nishant also serves as mentor for Startup Village, India's first Public-Private Partnership Incubator, and at the Microsoft Accelerator Bangalore.
Prior to Canaan, Nishant co-founded Groovebug, a personalized music platform for the iPad, where he focused on product development and marketing. He also worked at Microsoft Singapore as a Senior Business Development Manager focusing on strategic partnerships across China and India, and on the Corporate Development team in Seattle where he was involved in acquisition of aQuantive and Tellme.
Nishant started his career working with companies like Zappos, Google and eBay as part of Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking group in Silicon Valley. He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University, and a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
"Teeing off with tech startups; driving success"
"Irons, wedges, and woods... the only thing that keeps me off the putting green is spending time with my beautiful new daughter Kashish."