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Kamal Hassan


Kamal Hassan, MBA INSEAD '93D, is a founding partner of Loyal VC, a fund taking an unconventional approach to early stage investing. He is also a Global Director with Founder Institute, the world's largest idea-stage accelerator. Kamal has spent 18 years as a startup and growth stage CEO, startup accelerator director, angel investor, and mentor to over 300 startups. He currently holds equity in 80 early stage companies. Kamal previously was a consultant at Bain & Co, and won the Ford Prize during his INSEAD MBA.

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Economics & Finance

Has Venture Capital Strayed From Its Roots?

M. Varadan, K. Hassan, C. Zeisberger

Take a step back in time to observe how Georges Doriot – the founder of both VC and INSEAD – set up a machine to fuel and fund innovation and development.

Economics & Finance

Getting Rid of Gender Bias in Venture Capital

M Varadan, K Hassan, C Zeisberger

The gender gap in VC doesn’t merely reflect society’s sexism. It’s an alarm bell, warning of an industry’s obsolescence.

Economics & Finance

Why Venture Capitalists Should Invest Like Poker Players

K. Hassan, C. Zeisberger

No matter your level of experience, early-stage investments are considered high-risk gambles. Why not treat them as such?