Episode 3: Nikhil Basu Trivedi
In this episode, I’m speaking with Nikhil Basu Trivedi, author of next big thing, founding member of Artsy, and angel investor. Nikhil found his growth mindset and desire to be challenged as a molecular biology major at Princeton University and eventually made his way towards becoming an angel investor. To date, he’s invested in many successful startups, with a strong track record in subscription-based companies—Literati, Imperfect Foods, The Farmer’s Dog, The Pill Club, and more. We talk about how growing up with parents who empowered him to carve his own path helped him become the person he is today.
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About Nikhil Basu Trivedi
Nikhil Basu Trivedi is an angel investor and author of next big thing, a weekly essay about entrepreneurship, technology, and venture capital. Nikhil was previously a general partner at Shasta Ventures, where he spent the past 8 years investing in early-stage technology companies. His investments span consumer technology and the consumerization of the enterprise and include Canva, ClassDojo, Color Genomics, Imperfect Foods, Lattice, Literati, Pill Club, Tally, and The Farmer’s Dog. Nikhil was previously on the investment team at Insight Partners and the founding team at Artsy. Nikhil graduated from Princeton University and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, the UK, and India.