Desi Startup Vdopia gets New Funding, New CEO

Silicon Valley startup Vdopia has raised $4 million in Series A funding from Nexus Venture Partners.

Founded by IIT graduates Chhavi Upadhyay, Srikanth Kakani and Saurabh Bhatia, the San Jose outfit is peddling a video ad network for the iPhone.

The fledgling has also hired a new CEO in Rohit Sharma.

Before landing at Vdopia, Sharma worked in the venture capital industry and at technology firms such as ONI Systems.

As EVP and CTO of ONI Systems, Sharma is said to have created the optical switching technology that paved the way for the foundation of ONI in 1997.

Subsequently, Rohit was a member of the investment team at Mohr, Davidow Ventures in its Information Technology unit.

Vdopia also has a development center in Gurgaon, India.

One Response to "Desi Startup Vdopia gets New Funding, New CEO"

  1. Me-Total-Idiot   October 29, 2009 at 12:27 am

    YOu dont value Indian things like Indian cinema, Indian GODS, Indian Values…why do you still feel for the desi subtitle? Not asshamed of it? Responds:

    Mera Bharat Mahaan.

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