Prashanth Prakash is from Bangalore and joined Accel in 2008.
Prashanth began investing in Indian technology start-ups (as early as in 2004) much before they acquired global attention. He started his investing career as co-founder of Erasmic, one of India’s first early stage funds. Prior to that, he founded two enterprises in the Internet and Multimedia Publishing domains.
As a key member of Accel’s India team, he focuses on consumer Internet services, online marketplaces and SaaS. He has led investments in BookMyShow, HolidayIQ, PropTiger, BlueStone, QwikCilver/GiftBig, WizRocket, Healthcare Magic, Deeksha and other early stage companies.
Prashanth holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Delaware, and an undergraduate degree in computer science from the Bangalore Institute of Technology, India.