Hershel Mehta is currently the Co-Founder of 2 a.m. VC an early-stage India Fund.
Hershel Mehta is a Venture Capitalist in charge of US investments through his Family Office's proprietary fund called Mehta Ventures. He is based out of Los Angeles and works with different accelerators, incubators, VC’s, and other Family Offices to source startups for investment purposes.
In the last three years he has lead over 50 global startup investments for the family.
He enjoys working closely with early stage - first time or second time - founders by guiding them to connect the dots to achieve product market fit.
He is sector agnostic because the family’s value add - an understanding of and access to the Indian market - spans sectors. He look for founders and teams with the moonshot vision, with an irrational belief, with the relevant expertise, and with the willingness to learn from their mistakes.
He has also have gone through the entrepreneurship journey having published a mobile application in the Apple App Store in 2015, and he uses that experience to help guide entrepreneurs through their own journeys. He has finished his Venture Investing Education through the Executive Education Program at the Wharton School of Business, and is a CPA (inactive) certified with the CA State Board of Accountancy. Likewise, Hershel has received a B.A. in Accounting and Marketing with a minor in Business Management from the University of Miami.