Subrata Mitra joined Accel in 2008.
Subrata is an entrepreneur turned VC, and joined Accel when Erasmic Venture Fund (a firm that he co-founded) rebranded to become part of Accel.
He was the first investor in Flipkart, Mu-Sigma, Virident (acquired by Western Digital), Perfint, Myntra, CureFit, JusPay, Moglix, MoneyView, MySmartPrice, ScripBox, CoverFox, and several other category leaders.
Prior to Erasmic, Subrata was the managing director of India operations for Tavant Technologies, Inc. Tavant was acquired by a U.S.-based mortgage solutions company in 2004. Previously, Subrata was the founder of Firewhite, Inc., which was acquired by Ubiquio, Inc., and later merged into Mobile Planet.
Subrata studied Computer Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur, and subsequently received his M.S. from UDel, and Ph.D. from Urbana.