After completing 4 years with a NYC investment bank and a Babson MBA, Rahul founded / co-founded 4 companies in organic food home delivery, physical commodity trade consulting, industrial safety technology, and accelerated venture investing. Recently, he co-lead StrongArm Tech out of NewLab in Brooklyn. There, he delivered a machine learning / IoT technology that produces major reductions in injury risks and industry-defining savings for enterprise clients. During that time, he built a strategic partnership with 3M, raised multiple rounds of venture funding, generated the first revenue from clients including 12 industry-leaders of the Fortune 500, navigated a pivot from hardware to IoT/SaaS, and orchestrated the creation of its category, Industrial BioTelemetrics, to improve the safety and productivity of millions of workers worldwide.
Concurrent to the New Company, he is a General Partner and Co-Founder of the ICV Venture Engineering Fund, an accelerated, hands-on life sciences venture investment firm where he identifies and propels early stage technologies by building management teams from the outside-in and positioning entities to deliver service at scale.
ICV Venture Engineering Fund
Scope & scale strategy; category design; enterprise & channel selling & sales transaction design; pre-mortem strategy; operational and financial forecasting; fundraising strategy; fundraising deck building and pitching; and pricing.