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Gopi Rangan


Gopi Rangan is the Founding Partner at Sure Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley and the host of the podcast The Sure Shot Entrepreneur. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD. He invests in startups with a mission to enable peace of mind for all. Previously, he was a Managing Director at USAA’s $350 million corporate venture program and a Director of Corporate Strategy at Intel Corp.’s business division fka Altera Corp. where he led the formation of a corporate venture capital program. He is a subject matter expert on corporate innovation and corporate venture capital at management consulting organizations such as McKinsey and Co. and Bain & Co. Earlier in his career, Gopi spent several years in key product development positions in technology research, intellectual property and operations, and has co-authored more than 30 patents.

Gopi has an M.B.A. from INSEAD, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University, and a B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Coimbatore Institute of Technology in India. He serves as a Board Member at Achieve Kids, a non-profit school for students with developmental challenges and lives in Mountain View, California, USA with his wife and daughter.

Listen to his podcast here.

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Illogical Truths: The Paradoxes of Silicon Valley

Gopi Rangan & James So

The Valley’s most valuable product is the contrarian thinking that fuels its innovation culture.


Five Lessons from a VC with a Long-Term Focus

INSEAD alum Oren Zeev’s people-based philosophy of investing is one of the secrets of his remarkable success.