Vishal Verma


About Me:

Vishal Verma is a General Partner at Redwood Collective, LLC. (a fund of funds for venture) and  Edgewood Ventures, LLC. ( a single family office). He is on the Board Directors / Advisors of  Darwin Ventures,  Opthealth and Witt Security.

Vishal is a Senior Advisor to Honorable Dick Gephardt and Honorable Secretary Michael Chertoff on their International Strategy.

Vishal continues to be an active member of The Chicago Club and The Indus Entrepreneurs.  Vishal is a member of the US India Cyber-security Track 1.5 Dialogue hosted by the Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) and Observer Research Foundation (ORF).

Vishal is passionate about building strong education systems for our future. Vishal is an active member on the Board of Trustees of the University of California at Merced (Merced, California) and One Economy (Washington DC).  Vishal is a member of the Leadership Council at the RFK Foundation and a member of Best Buddies.

While pursuing his MBA at Chicago Booth, Vishal founded the Hyde Park Angels to promote entrepreneurship in the Chicagoland area.

Vishal holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from Santa Clara University and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business.

Expertise: Access to Capital Angel/VC Financing Business/Partnership Development Competitive Positioning Equity Financing Finance Financial Ideas Fundraising Investor Presentation Package Content Pitch Development & Delivery Preparing for VC Financing Resource Allocation VC & Startup Community Relationships