Vinay Kashyap is a Partner at Mainsail. Vinay has been investing in founder-owned software companies for fifteen years.
Vinay currently serves on the board of JobNimbus, PlanHub, Fullbay, GTreasury, and Nexus Systems. He formerly served on the board of SentryOne (acquired by SolarWinds) and Zen Planner (acquired by Daxko).
Prior to Mainsail, Vinay worked at Summit Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm, where he sourced, executed and supported over $200 million of growth equity investments across North America, Europe and Asia. He started his career with Deloitte Consulting.
Vinay received his A.B in Economics and International Relations from Bowdoin College, where he was captain of the men’s varsity lacrosse team, and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.
Outside of Mainsail…
Vinay enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his family. He is currently a board member of Oakland Lacrosse, sports-based youth non-profit organization that uses lacrosse to support Oakland Public School students, and an active supporter of Bowdoin College, Harvard University and Keeywaydin Summer Camps.
Insights by Vinay:
From: Ridgewood, NJ
Lives in: San Francisco, CA
Supports: Arsenal FC and Roger Federer