Manu Gupta is a General Partner at Lakestar and invests in technology companies worldwide.
In the last 15 years, he has worked as a Java coder, software product designer, enterprise marketer, tech banker, and venture capitalist. Manu covers all sectors of tech, and was named part of the Fintech 40 most influential by the Wall Street Journal eFinancial News.
Previously, Manu was an Executive Director and Head of European Internet at Goldman Sachs, advising on tech M&A and IPOs in both San Francisco and London. He started as a Software Engineer and Product Manager at Oracle Corporation, helping design some of Oracle’s very early mobile applications, and coding in the first incarnations of Java at Sun Microsystems.
Manu has an MBA from the University of Chicago and studied Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) from UC Berkeley.