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Ravi Belani (he/him)

Managing Director, Alchemist Accelerator

Ravi Belani is the Founder and Managing Director of Alchemist Accelerator, a venture backed accelerator for enterprise startups. Ravi also is an Adjunct Lecturer at Stanford University, where he leads the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar (the largest class on entrepreneurship at Stanford). Ravi formerly worked in venture capital as part of the investment team at DFJ in Menlo Park. Through Alchemist and DFJ, Ravi has been the 1st or 2nd institutional check in 4 unicorns – Twitch, LaunchDarkly, Pubmatic, and Rigetti. Ravi holds a BS and MS in Engineering from Stanford, and an MBA from Harvard Busines School.

Sessions

Startupfest

Mentor Roundtables: Let's Solve Your Problems

Every startup must master a range of skills, from hiring and selling, to delivering products, to crafting superb communications that compel and entice. See More.
Startupfest

Closing Your Seed Round: Tactical Tips For Fundraising

In this talk, we will cover a practical toolkit for orchestrating a seed raise. Specifically, we will cover the nuts and bolts around key elements for fundraising preparation, outreach, meeting effectiveness, and closing. See More.
LPFEST

Innovation Insights with General Partners

Join a cross-section of selected General Partners as they discuss their fund strategies and portfolio companies. See More.
Startupfest

Mentor Roundtables: Taboo Topics (back by popular demand!)

There's no such thing as a stupid question—but there are plenty of questions nobody asks, because they're taboo. See More.
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