Ravi Belani

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Managing Director of the Alchemist Accelerator

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Topic: Investing in Startups

Unicorns are not a myth! Ravi Belani, Managing Director at the world’s best accelerator, Alchemist, is coming to Bratislava on November 21st. The mission? To decode the formula behind the mind’s shift when planning to build a billion-dollar company. Entrepreneurs, join us! Get your ticket now.


Ravi Belani is Fenwick & West Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at Stanford University, and Managing Director of the Alchemist Accelerator, an enterprise seed accelerator backed by Cisco, DFJ, Khosla Ventures, Salesforce, Sapphire Ventures, and USVP. Alchemist grads include MightyHive, Rigetti Quantum Computing, and Zipongo. Ravi spent six years as part of the investment team at Draper Fisher Jurvetson’s Menlo Park global headquarters, where he led investments and served on the boards as the first institutional investor in companies such as Justin.TV & Twitch (acquired by Amazon for $970m), Pubmatic, Vizu (acq’d by Nielsen), and Yield Software (acq’d by Autonomy).

Ravi formerly worked in product management at two Kleiner Perkins enterprise startups, and as a consultant at McKinsey and Company’s San Francisco office. Ravi is a Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi graduate of Stanford University, holding a BS with Distinction and MS in Industrial Engineering. Ravi also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. 

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