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Nakul Mandan

Principal Partner

Nakul joined Lightspeed in 2014, and focuses primarily on enterprise software/SaaS investing. He is particularly interested in startups attacking greenfield opportunities in the enterprise world, created by the twin macro trends of: increasing use of mobile as the form factor on which work gets done, and increasing use of data to inform every function (sales, marketing, recruiting, customer success) within an enterprise.

Previously, Nakul worked at Battery Ventures where he focused on enterprise software investing. At Battery, Nakul helped lead the firm’s investments in category defining companies such as Marketo, BlueJeans Networks, Gainsight, Intacct, 6Sense and Yesware. Prior to Battery, Nakul worked at Blue River Capital, a growth stage investor focused on India. Early in his career, he was an analyst with Deutsche Bank in Mumbai, India.

Nakul holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow and a B. Tech from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur.

Nakul Mandan
Email:   nakul@lsvp.com