Founder & CEO
U First Capital
Dr Ekta Dang is the Founder and CEO of U First Capital which provides Venture Capital as a Service to mid-size and large Corporations. She is also an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at the University of California San Diego Chancellor’s office and on the Grants Approval Committee of the University of California Davis.
Ekta has solid experience both in Venture Capital and on the Operating side at Intel. She has driven Intel Capital’s investment deals in several areas (CyberSecurity, IoT, etc). She has been a successful Venture Capitalist, Corporate Executive, Speaker and Writer in Silicon Valley for almost two decades. She brings a stellar network from the Venture Capital and Corporate world to the startups. She has been a mentor at Alchemist Accelerator, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Google Launchpad, etc.
She has been a member of US Govt’s Technology Policy Advisory Committee. She is an invited Speaker at several top Venture Capital/Startup conferences, like TiECon, Silicon Valley Open Doors, etc. She has a PhD in Physics and is a graduate of UC Berkeley Haas School’s Venture Capital program. She has published several research papers in IEEE and other reputed international journals.
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