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Mr. Mahendra R. Ramsinghani

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Managing Director

Phone: (816) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: Detroit, Michigan, United States
First Step Fund
4747 Troost Ave.
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
United States

Company Description: First Step Fund is a nonprofit agency that has been providing business training and support to low- to moderate-income individuals in Kansas City since 1994. From...   more
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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor , Electronics Engineering
    Pune University
  • MBA , Electronics Engineering
    Pune University
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Mahendra Ramsinghani
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MAHENDRA RAMSINGHANI Advisor, Finance & Venture Capital
Managing Director, First Step Fund, Detroit, MI, USA.
The Charter Group Merger and Acquisition Advisors - Advisory Board
www.charter-group.com, 18 Oct 2013 [cached]
Mahendra Ramsinghani
Mahendra Ramsinghani is the Managing Director, First Step Fund, based in Detroit, Michigan. He has been instrumental in growing the venture capital industry in Michigan.
Formerly, as the Director of Venture Capital Initiatives for the MEDC, Mahendra helped design two fund-of-funds programs, Venture Michigan Fund and 21st Century Investment Fund; managed four limited partnership investments and supported the development of the various angel groups in Michigan including Grand Angels. His efforts increased the capital available to the venture community, resulting in more investment in small and start-up businesses in Michigan. In 2008, the New Enterprise Forum recognized his "outstanding contribution to Michigan's entrepreneurial community" at its 21st annual event.
Mahendra previously served as a Mentor-In-Residence with the University of Michigan Office of Technology Transfer where he led the formation and funding of a start-up. And prior to that he was a VP with Plymouth Venture Partners, a $20m technology and life science fund.
Mahendra serves as an Advisor to Chrysalis Ventures, a $175m venture fund based in KY. Mahendra also serves on the Capital Formation Committee of the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) and served on the MVCA board for 2 years.
Mahendra has an MBA and Bachelor's in Electronics Engineering from Pune University, India.
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Mahendra Ramsinghani
Mahendra Ramsinghani is the Managing Director, First Step Fund, based in Detroit, Michigan. He has been instrumental in growing the venture capital industry in Michigan.
Formerly, as the Director of Venture Capital Initiatives for the MEDC, Mahendra helped design two fund-of-funds programs, Venture Michigan Fund and 21st Century Investment Fund; managed four limited partnership investments and supported the development of the various angel groups in Michigan including Grand Angels. His efforts increased the capital available to the venture community, resulting in more investment in small and start-up businesses in Michigan. In 2008, the New Enterprise Forum recognized his "outstanding contribution to Michigan's entrepreneurial community" at its 21st annual event.
Mahendra previously served as a Mentor-In-Residence with the University of Michigan Office of Technology Transfer where he led the formation and funding of a start-up. And prior to that he was a VP with Plymouth Venture Partners, a $20m technology and life science fund.
Mahendra serves as an Advisor to Chrysalis Ventures, a $175m venture fund based in KY. Mahendra also serves on the Capital Formation Committee of the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) and served on the MVCA board for 2 years.
Mahendra has an MBA and Bachelor's in Electronics Engineering from Pune University, India.
Invest Detroit: Management
www.investdetroit.com, 18 Oct 2013 [cached]
Mahendra Ramsinghani
Managing Director of the First Step Fund
Mr. Ramsinghani manages Invest Detroit's First Step Fund. He helped develop the Fund's investment strategy and completed over 40 investments in seed and early stage companies. Prior to joining Invest Detroit, Mahendra helped develop the State of Michigan's venture capital programs and infrastructure. He is the co-founder of 3D Biomatrix, an early stage cell culture company. Mahendra is the author of " The Business of Venture Capital" (Wiley Finance) and co-author of "Startup Boards" (Wiley).
Mahendra Ramsinghani ...
www.umsocialventure.com, 15 Oct 2013 [cached]
Mahendra Ramsinghani (Managing Director of First Step Fund) Mahendra manages the First Step Fund in Detroit. This fund is focused on micro-investments in pre-seed and seed-stage companies. Mahendra joined the Invest Detroit team with more than a decade of experience in fostering the growth of early-stage technology businesses. Prior to First Step Fund, Mahendra was senior vice president at Plymouth Venture Partners (PVP), and was involved in all aspects of early- and growth-stage investments, including adding value to the existing investment portfolio. In his first 12 months at PVP, he helped double the size of the fund to $21 million, sourced two investments and led a follow-on round capital raise for a portfolio company. Before his tenure with PVP, he was the director, Venture Capital Initiatives for Michigan Economic Development Corp., for seven years. There, he led the legislation for two Fund-of-Fund programs that deploy more than $200 million in Michigan.
Board Members
midmichiganinnovationcenter.org, 20 Jan 2010 [cached]
Mahendra Ramsinghani
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