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Founding General Partner & CEO, New Silk Route Partners
Parag Saxena is Founding General Partner and CEO of New Silk Route Partners.
He also co-founded Vedanta Capital LLC, in 2006.
Previously, he was CEO of INVESCO Private Capital, one of the oldest and largest venture capital firms in the U.S. During his 23-year tenure at INVESCO Private Capital, the firm made over 300 investments, including Amgen, Celgene, Costco, MetroPCS, PictureTel, Polycom, Staples, and Starbucks.
These investments have helped to grow companies that have created over 500,000 jobs and enjoy a market value exceeding $500 billion.
Parag has also led more than 90 investments for Chancellor and INVESCO Private Capital, a third of which have gone public.
These investments include Amber Networks, Masimo, Alkermes, ARM Holdings
, Genomic Health, Indigo, and Volterra.
Parag is a multi-year member of Forbes' Midas list which ranks the world's best global investors.
Parag has served on committees advising the Prime Minister of India on foreign direct investments and venture capital for the Planning Commission of India.
Parag was the President of TiE Tri-State (NY, CT, NJ) from 2003 to 2010.
is also on Mayor Bloomberg's
Applied Sciences NYC Advisory Committee
Parag received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
earned a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology
and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies.
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