Subrata Mitra is from Kolkata, India and 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 Accel India.
He was the first investor in Flipkart, Mu-Sigma (India’s largest third-party analytics services company), Virident (acquired by Western Digital), Perfint (India’s first medical devices company to get US FDA approval), Myntra (India’s largest fashion ecommerce company; acquired by Flipkart) and several other category leaders.
Prior to Erasmic, Subrata was the managing director of Tavant Technologies, Inc. for its India operations; Tavant was acquired by a US-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.