ROLE: Managing Director, Paras Ventures LLC
EXPERTISE: Starting and Scaling Businesses, Product Development, Business Development, Team Development, and Fundraising
OFFICE HOURS: By Appointment
Rahul Bhandari is a serial entrepreneur with over two decades of experience in corporate and new venture development. He is passionate about assisting entrepreneurs in building profitable businesses on a strategic and tactical basis.
Rahul has been involved in every stage of the entrepreneurial process including idea generation, product development, building teams, fund raising, identification of key strategic partners, business development and direct sales, operational scaling, crisis and recovery, buying and exiting companies. He has worked in a variety of management, operational, and technical positions in management consulting (Accenture), telecommunications (Intelsat), emerging technologies (Oracle), professional services (DynCorp) and publishing (Thomson) industries. In these roles, Rahul has worked directly with government agencies, Fortune 500 and international companies in the US, Canada, Australia, Europe and South East Asia.
Rahul studied at the Stanford, Harvard, and Georgetown Business Schools. He currently divides his time between DC/VA and Silicon Valley.