Arjun Gupta is the Founder and Managing Partner of TeleSoft Partners, a special situations venture capital firm focused on high-tech and energy value chain companies. Over the past two decades, he has overseen investing in and helping build ~61 private companies, resulting in ~36 public offerings and acquisitions to date. Arjun was ranked by Forbes Magazine in the Top-100 technology venture investors on the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Midas Lists. He has worked with technology companies for over 25 years, in engineering, marketing, applications, consulting and venture capital. At TeleSoft, Arjun manages capital commitments of $625+ million and has established Corporate Partnerships with Alltel, Bechtel, Deutsche Telekom, Intel Capital, Nexant, Salesforce.com, and Symphony. In 2001, Arjun started a foundation to support community projects in education, medical research, the environment and the arts. The foundation has helped provide partial funding for about 90 projects to date. Arjun received his M.B.A. from Stanford University, a M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science, Phi Beta Kappa, from Washington State University, and a B.A. (honors) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College. He is a Henry Crown Fellow and Trustee of the Aspen Institute.
Founder and Managing Partner