President (Butlr.io), Venture Partner (Hyperplane)
As a serial entrepreneur, operator, and investor, Raghav "Rags" Gupta has worked with dozens of VC-backed startups and scaleups in his twenty-year career and achieved multiple exits. Rags was part of the founding management team at Brightcove, helping it grow to IPO; Chief Commercial Officer at Videoplaza, acquired by Telstra; GM EMEA at Ooyala; and COO at Humatics, the breakthrough microlocation startup. He is currently President at Butlr, a breakthrough proptech startup, as well as a venture partner at Hyperplane Venture Capital.
Passionate about paying it forward, Rags serves as a mentor for MIT Sandbox, TiE Boston's ScaleUp, and Harvard's LaunchLabX and has written a book on scaling challenges titled 'One to Ten: Finding Your Way from Startup to Scaleup', due out in September from Lioncrest Publishing. Rags is active with startups as an angel investor, board member and advisor, including the likes of Dvinci, Asylon, Elucidata and MyAutoIQ. Rags studied Operations Research at Princeton University and lives with his wife and two children just outside of Boston.