100 Open Startups
Varadarajan Krishna (Varad) is an Executive turned Serial Techpreneur and Angel Investor with a track record in a career spanning over 25 years and has been through 5 exits including two IPOs. He has part of start-up community that had developed products and IP ranging from Embedded Software, BPM, Telecom and Cleantech.
Varad is currently engaged in building open innovation communities worldwide through Induct. He is one of the cofounders of 100 Open Start Ups Global Movement – the world’s largest, structured and most efficient open innovation program. He is involved in various startups initiatives in India and worldwide as a mentor and Jury as way to give back to the global entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Varad holds a Bachelors degree in Electronics & Communications Engg and a Post Graduate in Systems Management.
Further he has completed with distinction the following programs
1. Technology Entrepreneurship and Startup Boards and the Advanced Entrepreneurship Program of Venture labs, Stanford University.
2. He also completed Leading Innovation -India Program of the Harvard University.