Elevator Profile: What Manu Kumar of K9 Ventures Looks for in Startups

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-05-07

The Elevator Profile introduces you to the world's top technology game-changers in the same time it takes to give your elevator pitch. Watch and listen to their insights to enhance your entrepreneurial journey.

Today's profile features Manu Kumar, Chief Firestarter at K9 Ventures, who previously founded, grew and sold two successful ventures, including SneakerLabs, Inc. – a company which developed software and services for web-based customer interaction - and iMeet, Inc. – a provider of webconferencing services.

Manu will also be on the investor panel at the 15th Founder Showcase, Silicon Valley's leading seed-stage pitch competition, taking place on Thursday, May 15th in Mountain View. Space is limited, so get your tickets today.

Below, Manu breaks down what traits he looks for in companies and talks about the importance of pitching;

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