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Neha Khera (she/her)

Early-stage investor

Neha has been an early-stage investor for over a decade, having led investments in over 40 companies, including Applyboard, Mejuri, Benchsci and Fightcamp. Most recently Neha was a General Partner at NY-based 2048 Ventures, a lead-cheque pre-seed fund. Prior to that, Neha was a General Partner and co-founder of 500 Startups Canada. She has also held senior investment roles at MaRS IAF and Scotiabank.

Neha is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. She serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo. She is also a mentor to female engineering students and startups.

Neha holds a BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Richard Ivey Business School.

Sessions

WiT Bootcamp

Investor Panel: Building a company in today's climate

Today's investing climate is complicated to say the least. Join our panel of investors as we unpack what's going on and give you insights into how best to raise for your company. See More.
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

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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