Mr. Manu Gupta
Investment Partner, Lakestar
Manu is a member of Lakestar’s founding team. He has more than 20 years of tech experience and nearly a decade of investing experience, splitting his time between Europe and Silicon Valley.
Manu has led Lakestar’s investments or sits on the board of Engineer.AI, Opendoor, SoFI, Omio, Forward Health, Algomi, Taulia, Aetion Health, Helpling, Maker Studios, Casafari as well as assisting in more than a dozen other exits.
Manu was previously an Executive Director and Head of European Internet coverage at Goldman Sachs. He started in Goldman’s San Francisco office focusing on Software IPOs and M&A. He has also held roles as a Product Manager at Oracle and coder at Sun Microsystems. With this background in coding and software products, Manu loves getting into the nuances of usability and technical design.
Manu graduated with honours in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) from UC Berkeley and has an MBA from the University of Chicago. He has lived in San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Zurich and London.