There is no way we can build enough class rooms and hire enough high quality teachers to educate India's next generations. Can technology revolutionise how we deliver education in India?
Today's India needs young people to stand up and take charge, and an eco-system that can provide them all the support they need to start building solutions for tomorrow's India.
Can technology based solutions help solve the food crisis that we face in our country today?
From making our municipalities more accountable and efficient, to educating and empowering our citizens to fix many of our civic problems, there is much to be done. Can technology lead this effort?
Karl Mehta is a serial entrepreneur, investor, engineer, and civil servant with over 20 years of experience in founding, building, and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. He is currently a venture partner at Menlo Ventures. Previously, he was the Founder & CEO of PlaySpan Inc., acquired in the March of 2011 by Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the world’s largest payment network. Karl also served as a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, selected by the Obama Administration during the inaugural 2012-13 term. He was recently appointed by Governor Brown to the Workforce Investment Board of the State of California. In 2010, Karl won the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award from Ernst & Young for Northern California. Karl is on the boards of Simpa Networks and on the advisory board of Intel Capital and Chapman University’s Center of Entrepreneurship.
Ashim D’Silva, Shilpa Sequeira and Gaurav Vaz run The Random Lines, a web design and development company in Bangalore, India. They work with a diverse group of companies across investing, travel, political discourse, film making, music, technology and micro-brewing. They are excited by technology and the internet, deeply invested in the projects they join and passionate about the future of India. India has people with the strength and ideas to do great things, and Code For India will build the tools they can leverage.