Dipalo [di-pa-lo]

1. From Bangla, the modern South Asian language rooted in Sanskrit
2. ‘Pra-dip’ (Bangla), ‘Pra-di-pa’ (Sanskrit) meaning “light, lantern”
3. ‘Alo’ meaning light

Overview

Dipalo Ventures invests in early-stage breakthrough technologies combining hard tech and data intelligence. We invest across sectors such as Climate Tech, Connected Devices, Advanced Manufacturing, MedTech, and Mobility. Within climate tech, we focus on underfunded sectors within Energy, Industrial, AgTech, and the Built Environment.

Team

Collectively, we represent a level of experience in product development and manufacturing generally not found in venture capital.

Rafiq Ahmed

Managing Partner

Dr. Lauren Bigelow

Managing Partner

Mitul Patel

Venture Partner

Larry Hayward

Venture Partner

Bruno Meireles de Sousa

Venture Partner

Monika Razdan

Analyst

Shahaan Mirza

VC Intern

Oluseyi Fasoranti

MBA Associate

Residency advisors

Kevin Keith

CTO

MITO Materials

Alex Gorsuch

CTO

Ascent Integrated Tech

Thomas Spencer

CEO

WasteWizer

Sap Basu

Director

ConocoPhillips

Brian Luerssen

CEO

Draftbit

Zunaid Kazi

CTO

Infolytx

Christian Messmacher

Managing Director

Simplify'd

Reza Rahman

VP, Product Operations

DISH Network

Jacob Babcock

CEO

NuCurrent

Dan Radomski

Director

Centrepolis

Ross Niemi

Executive VP, COO

The Metal Ware Corp.

Garry Cooper

CEO

Rheaply

Elina Kasman

VP of Business Development

Great Lakes Crystal Technologies

Manish Gandhi

Chairman

Power Plant Services

Greg Rublev

Managing Director

Destination Accelerator

Akanksha Agarwal

Capital Markets and Investments

Google

Haley Keith

CEO

Mito Materials

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