Accel is a leading early and growth-stage venture capital firm, powering a global community of entrepreneurs. Accel backs entrepreneurs who have what it takes to build a world-class, category-defining business. Founded in 1983, Accel brings more than three decades of experience building and supporting hundreds of companies. Accel’s vision for entrepreneurship and business enables it to identify and invest in the companies that will be responsible for the growth of next-generation industries. Accel-backed companies include Atlassian, Braintree, Cloudera, DJI, Dropbox, Dropcam, Etsy, Facebook, Flipkart, Lookout Security, MoPub, Qualtrics, Slack, Spotify, Supercell, Vox Media and others.
Flipkart is India’s largest e-commerce marketplace with a registered customer base of over 100 million. Flipkart offers more than 80 million products across 80+ categories including Smart Phones, Books, Media, Consumer Electronics, Furniture, Fashion and Lifestyle.
Launched in October 2007, Flipkart is known for its path-breaking services like Cash on Delivery, experience zones and a 10-day replacement policy. Flipkart was the pioneer in offering services like In-a-Day Guarantee (50 cities) and Same-Day-Guarantee (13 cities) at scale. With over 1,00,000 registered sellers, Flipkart has redefined the way brands and medium sized enterprises do business online.
Foxconn Technology Group, is a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturing company headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Foxconn is the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, and the third-largest information technology company by revenue. It offers electronics manufacturing services including electronic components, PCBs, PCB components, and computer chips.Its clients include major American, Canadian, Finnish, and Japanese electronics and information technology companies. Notable products the company manufactures include BlackBerry, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Kindle, Nintendo 3DS, Nokia, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One.
Delhivery offers express logistics services to 350+ cities in India. It has 16 fulfillment centers with 1 million sqft of warehousing including first FC in Dubai for cross border fulfillment. It has a processing capacity of over 1.2 million shipments/day. It has a team of 15,000+ people serving 350 cities, 2000 clients, and 100,000 sellers.
FOUNDER & CEO
QikPod is Ravi’s sixth technology venture
Ravi has founded five start-up ventures two of which exited to public NASDAQ companies and an angel investor. He is a mentor to numerous entrepreneurs, technology executive, and ecosystem evangelist. Ravi is also an active angel investor with a portfolio of more than twenty five companies across various sectors.
Over his 25 year career, Ravi has held wide ranging roles including promoting an STPI unit exporting software components out of India, product management at Intel, served as Managing Director of the Trilogy Software’s India engineering center, and founded multiple successful software product ventures.