Vishal Harpalani

Vishal is the Managing Partner of 79 Ventures, where he invests in companies building the future of industry using new technology such as artificial intelligence and robotics. Prior to starting 79, Vishal was a Partner at Flight Ventures, the San Francisco based VC firm that backed Cruise Automation and Dollar Shave Club. Before entering VC, he was on the other side of the table as the founding CEO of a social media startup. Earlier in his career, Vishal worked as a portfolio manager at Demeter Capital, a long-short hedge fund based in South Florida.