Hemant Taneja

Investor at Snapchat

Hemant Taneja

Hemant Taneja

Investor at Snapchat

Overview
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Isovia, Inc.
SunBorne Energy Technologies, Inc.
Advanced Energy Economy

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2040

Number of Boards

49

Birthday

02/24/1975 - Delhi

Age

44

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Co-Founder at General Catalyst LLC

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Co-Founder at General Catalyst LLC

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General Counsel at General Catalyst LLC

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Chief Financial Officer at General Catalyst LLC

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Managing Partner at General Catalyst LLC

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Co-Founder at The Steppingstone Foundation

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Former Financial Analyst at Merrill Lynch & Co.

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Investor at Snapchat

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Executive Officer at General Catalyst Group VIII LP

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Former Chief Technology Officer at Coriant America, Inc.

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Hemant Taneja
Investor at Snapchat
Education
M.S. in Operations Research

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Career History
Co-Founder
2011 - Current

SunBorne Energy Technologies, Inc. owns, develops, and manages solar energy facilities. The company was founded by Ram Chereddy and Hemant Taneja in 2008 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Co-Founder
2011 - Current

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a national association of businesses and business leaders dedicated to making energy more secure, clean, and affordable.

Managing Director
2002 - Current

General Catalyst Partners LLC provides venture capital services. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Fundbox is a technology company based in San Francisco. Founded in 2013, the service uses big data analytics, engineering, and predictive modeling to help optimize cash flow for small businesses and freelancers with outstanding invoices. The organization has received funding from venture capital firms such as General Catalyst Partners, Khosla Ventures, Blumberg Capital, and NyCa Investment Partners.

Co-Chairman
Current
Director
Current

ZenPayroll, Inc. provides software for automating all payroll tax calculations and payments. It offers a software that guides users to process payroll, automatic tax filing, paystubs and pay history information solutions. The company was founded by Edward Kim, Tomer London and Joshua Reeves in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Director
Current

Khan Academy, Inc. operates as a non-profit organization, that focuses on providing education services. It provides practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that enables learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. The company was founded by Khan Salman in 2005 and is headquartered in Mo8untain View, CA.

Director
Prior

The Indus Entrepreneurs provides mentoring, networking and education to entrepreneurs. It is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs and giving back to community. The company was founded by Kailash Joshi in 1992 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Independent Trustee
Tenure Unconfirmed

The GreenLight Fund transforms the lives of children, youth and families in high-poverty urban areas by creating local infrastructure and a consistent annual process to: Identify critical needs, import innovative, entrepreneurial programs that can have a significant, measurable impact, and galvanize local support to help programs reach and sustain impact in the new city.

Member, Climate Protection & Green Economy Advisory Committee
Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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Up to $250
2004

THE STEPPINGSTONE FOUNDATION IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT DEVELOPS AND IMPLEMENTS PROGRAMS THAT PREPARE UNDERSERVED SCHOOL CHILDREN FOR EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES THAT LEAD TO COLLEGE SUCCESS.

Political Donations
$2,600
2013

Founder at Hudson River Ventures LLC

$5,000
2013

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is the official campaign arm of the Democrats in the House. The DCCC is the only political committee in the country whose principal mission is to support Democratic House candidates every step of the way.

$500
2012

Senator from Michigan

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General Catalyst Group VIII LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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General Catalyst Group VIII Supplemental LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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General Catalyst Group VI LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Bitwise Asset Management, Inc. develops funds, indexes, insight and other services. It serves the individuals, wealth managers, family offices, investment managers, and institutions in navigating cryptocurrency. The company was founded by Hunter Horsley and Hong Kim in 2017 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Class Twist, Inc. operates as behavior management software platform. It offers classdojo, a platform that enables teachers to improve students' behavior by giving students real-time feedback using a smartphone or laptop. The company was founded by Sam Chaudhary and Liam Don in August 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Snap, Inc. engages in the operation of its camera platform. Its products include Snapchat, using the camera and editing tools to take and share Snaps, Friends Page, which lets users create and use Stories, Groups, Video and Chat, Discover for searching and surfacing relevant Stories, Snap Map, which shows friends, Stories and Snaps near the user, Memories, for saving personal collections, and Spectacles, wearable sunglasses capable of taking Snaps and interacting directly with the Snapchat application. The company's primary source of revenue is advertising. Snap was founded by Frank Reginald Brown IV, Evan Thomas Spiegel, and Robert C. Murphy in 2010 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.

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