Ashu Garg is a general partner at Foundation Capital, where he leads the firm’s enterprise practice. Ashu works with startups across the B2B stack. He is particularly excited about how machine learning and deep learning are reinventing existing software categories and creating new consumer experiences. And he has invested in AI-enabled business applications, data platforms, data-center infrastructure, security and privacy, as well as online video.
Ashu is an early investor in one decacorn (Databricks) and six unicorns (Cohesity, Eightfold, Amperity, Turing, Anyscale, and Alation). He serves on the boards of Anvilogic, Arize, Coefficient, Cohesity, Conviva, Eightfold, Fortanix, Ikigai Labs, Levo, OpsMx, Stacklet, Skyflow, and Turing. In addition, Ashu was responsible for Foundation Capital’s investments in Aggregate Knowledge (acquired by Neustar), Custora (acquired by Amperity), FreeWheel (acquired by Comcast), TubeMogul (acquired by Adobe), and Tubi.tv (acquired by Fox).
Ashu is passionate about helping technical founders find product-market fit and scale as CEOs. His podcast B2B a CEO has featured Eric Yuan, Ali Ghodsi, Jennifer Tejada, Aaron Levie, and Frank Slootman.
Ashu has a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management at Bangalore, where he received the President’s Gold Medal.