Founder, Sherpalo VenturesHe worked at Netscape, sold a company to Amazon.com, and helped back Google. Shriram now uses his wealth of both cash and experience to fund the brightest and best startups (Frontline Wireless and StumbleUpon, to name a few). As a "mentor capitalist," he tries not to spread himself too thin, taking on a few new projects each year -- which means his picks are always worth watching.
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