Mandeep is based in San Francisco, USA
Mandeep has been in the Silicon Valley startup scene for his entire career. After graduating from UCLA with a degree in Computer Science in 2002, he founded Cantaloupe Inc., which led the digital transformation of the Vending Machine industry. During his time at Cantaloupe, Mandeep raised 4 rounds of funding from top tier investors, such as Foundation Capital and led two M&A initiatives. Today Cantaloupe is traded on NASDAQ. Since leaving Cantaloupe in 2018, Mandeep has been a Board Member, Advisor and Angel Investor with over a dozen startups. He has overseen the exits of four companies, and helped many entrepreneurs raise funding. In 2020 Mandeep graduated from Stanford’s Sloan Fellows Program, a 12 month intensive program for experienced leaders across the world. Mandeep brings a new American angle with his wide range of experience in the venture world.
Mandeep possesses in depth tech knowledge, specifically in the areas of B2B SaaS, IoT and FinTech in addition to his strategy, leadership and entrepreneurial experience.
Mandeep holds BSc in Computer Science from UCLA and MS in Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business.