Kaustav ”KC” Chaudhuri –President & EIR Pitch Global. He is a seasoned Startup Advisor who is also organizing leading investor events in Silicon Valley for over a decade. KC was part of a team of Silicon Valley experts who co-wrote The First Mile(John Wiley), a book on entrepreneurship commissioned by TIE, largest member of entrepreneurs in the world.
He has strong expertise Advising and Training entrepreneurs how to attract Corporates/CVC’s for both funding & partnerships, as well as preparing entrepreneurs to attract investors and pitch them more effectively. He excels at fostering a collaborative attitude among senior entrepreneurs, which has led to them sharing investor leads and even investing/partnering with one another.
KC comes from a corporate background but was co-founder of several startups, one of which was acquired by the outsourcing arm of TCG, a VC & PE fund affiliated to George Soros, where he stayed back and worked closely with the VC & PE arm.