Prior to joining General Catalyst Partners, Hemant Taneja was founder & CEO of Isovia, Inc., a company that he co-founded in 1999, while pursuing his doctoral work at MIT. Isovia merged with JP Mobile in 2002, and was subsequently acquired by Good Technology in 2005.
As a Managing Director of General Catalyst Partners, Hemant concentrates on early-stage technology companies. He is based in the firm’s Palo Alto office.
Hemant is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, earning an M.S. in Operations Research, an M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, a B.S. in Mathematics, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, and a B.S. in Biology & Biomedical Engineering.
- DC Devices, Gridco Systems, Highfive, Sand9, Stripe, SynapDx, TuneIn, Virtual Instruments, and ZenPayroll.
- Jumptap (acquired by Millennial Media in November 2013), CLEAResult (acquired by General Atlantic in June 2013), Humedica (acquired by United Health in January 2013), Push (acquired by MobileIron in October 2012), Hunch (acquired by eBay in November 2011), m-Qube (acquired by VeriSign in May 2006), and SiteAdvisor (acquired by McAfee/Intel in April 2006)
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