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Ashish Aggarwal


Ashish is a Partner at Chamaeleon, investing in seed/Series A consumer, vertical SaaS, and crypto startups. Ashish has 17+ years of experience as an operator, entrepreneur, and investor. He is also a founding member of VC3 DAO. 

He previously worked in early-stage investing at Grishin Robotics. Before that, Ashish led M&A and corporate strategy for Opera Software, overseeing transactions worth hundreds of millions. Ashish worked in marketing analytics for consumer and enterprise products at Dell. At Yahoo!, he built large-scale enterprise infrastructure for advertising products, led service-engineering teams to design dev-ops systems and architected complex advertising systems.
Ashish started two companies for the Indian market, one in e-commerce and the other in the social live TV space. He has worked as an investor for OCA Ventures in Chicago. Ashish is an advisor to various startups, VC funds, family offices, and accelerators globally. He also has been an editor for YourStory.com 

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Ashish holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and London Business School, a MEM with a focus on design thinking from McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University, and a BE in Information Science from RVCE, India. In his spare time, Ashish loves understanding how to develop inclusive communities, travelling to new countries, and learning about new technologies.

Ashish is serving his fellowship under the mentorship of Nuno Goncalves Pedro, Managing Partner and Co-founder at Chamaeleon, and Ben Narasin, Co-founder at Tenacity Ventures. He is a member of Class 24.