Pankaj Jain of 500 Startups has 20+ years in hedge funds, startups and venture capital across New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, London and India. He invests in early-stage startups around the world; manages startup accelerator programs, data architecture, financial market data, investor relations, fundraising and building #500strong community in India. He is currently serving as the Founder of BlockHack, an online and offline community supporting and promoting the understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
He founded the Startup Weekend in India in 2010 and ran all operations as the Country Coordinator till February 2014. He is also the founder of Teknatus Solutions and co-founder HeadStart Network Foundation.