Prashanth Prakash is a serial investor and successful entrepreneur, with his finger on the pulse of the Indian technology scene. Possessing a keen eye for spotting emerging business opportunities, he began investing in Indian technology start-ups (as early as in 2004), much before they acquired global attention. Prashanth started his investing career as co-founder of Erasmic, one of India’s first early stage funds. Prior to that, he founded two enterprises in the Internet and Multimedia Publishing domains. Today, as a key member of Accel’s India team, he focuses on consumer Internet services, online marketplaces and SaaS. He has led investments in BookMyShow, HolidayIQ, PropTiger, BlueStone, QwikCilver/GiftBig, WizRocket, Healthcare Magic, Deeksha, and other early stage companies. Prashanth holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the University of Delaware, and an Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science from the Bangalore Institute of Technology, India.