Shekhar Kirani

Based in
Bangalore, India
Specializing In
Early

Shekhar Kirani joined Accel in 2011.

Shekhar has over 25 years of experience in business and tech leadership roles across several startups and large companies in the US.

As part of Accel, Shekhar focuses on investing in early-stage software and mobile startups that help enterprises. He led investments in ANSR, BrowserStack, CareStack, ChargeBee, Cogoport, FalconX, Freshworks, Zenoti, and several seed-stage companies.

Shekhar holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Focus

Cloud/SaaS

Enterprise IT

Security

Relationships
Appsmith
Series A
2021

Nikhil Nandagopal

Arpit Mohan

Open-source low code tool

Amagi
Initial Growth Investment
2021

Baskar Subramanian

KA Srinivasan (Srini)

Srividhya Srinivasan

Media firm offering targeted advertising and cloud-based broadcast solution

OSlash
Seed
2021

Ankit Pansari

Shoaib Khan

An enterprise URL manager

Sprinto
Series A
2022

Girish Redekar

Raghuveer Kancherla

Security assessment software

Youshd
Seed
2022

Sarabmeet Kallar

Meghna Bansal

Social commerce enabler

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