Meera Kaul

Partner, The Angels Forum

Meera Kaul

Partner, The Angels Forum
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Biography

Meera Kaul has the unique experience of being a serial entrepreneur and an angel investor along with the exposure of having worked in venture capital and private equity domains. Over the last 2 decades of her career, Meera Kaul has incubated, financed and promoted technology enabled ventures in US, Europe and the emerging markets of Middle East, Africa and Asia. Meera continues to be involved with several start-ups the world over as an investor or in an advisory role and holds a striking track record of 4 multi-million dollar exits. A committed philanthropist, Meera is also the founder of The Meera Kaul Foundation, a not-for-profit that works towards addressing gender bias in workplaces and empowering women through skills training and capacity building. Meera has also been involved as a Strategic Advisor for Leadership Initiatives with the US State Department Program for women in technology called TechWomen. Meera’s business acumen has made her the only indigenous entrepreneur Voted one of the Top 50 women in the Telecom space. The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) also honored Meera as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. Apart from this Meera has also earned the coveted title of Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013 and 2015, while also being the Executive of the Year over consecutive years. Meera was also awarded The Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 award for Asia. And more recently, to add to her prestigious list of accolades, Meera won the coveted Women of Influence Award 2016, courtesy the Silicon Valley Business Journal, for her tireless efforts in the space of Technology and Leadership for women. Additionally, Meera is an investor in several Silicon Valley startups, is the founder of technology publications and sits on the board of various cutting-edge hi-tech ventures globally. Besides being an accomplished technology geek, Meera has a degree in International Taxation and Financial Law from TJSL, and is also an Alumni of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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