Early stage investments into Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Cyber Security, Distributed Ledger Technologies, Cloud Edge, and Enterprise Software
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About Us

3Lines Venture Capital is based out of Denver, Colorado, started out as an alternative investment opportunity company initially for technology influencers in advanced software and technology industries with an aim to leverage their expertise, international relationships and capital for investment in early stage companies in the US and India.

Access to Global Fund

3Lines has enabled a low barrier-to-entry for the technology influencers and business leaders in software industry to participate in and gain from a global venture fund which they could not have had access to in the past.

Optionality to Co-Invest

Family Offices and Fund of Funds gain the optionality to co-invest and access to investment opportunities in a the mature US market and also in an emergent clusters of innovation, India.

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3Lines has been actively building a ‘money and mind network’ on a global scale in association with its partner company mentorBaba.co. mentorBaba is a super ecosystem for start-ups. Be a Baba @ mentorBaba

Our Investments

Our Team

Krishna Kunapuli

Founder & General Partner

Krishna Kunapuli is the Founder and General Partner transitioned from engineering into venture capital. Krishna has been an active investor since 2013 and is part of 25 start-up investment decisions to-date with largest investment of $1M. He is a certified Venture Capital Executive from UC Berkeley and has access to Silicon Valley VC firms through his prior investments and Berkeley Alumni.

Kamalesh Dwivedi

General Partner

Kamalesh Dwivedi is a General Partner with 3Lines and has been an Information Technology Executive with over twenty years of successful track record as a CIO of several global corporations in the US and Japan. He has led workforce in more than fifteen countries. He has also served as the CIO of Japan’s largest company in the BPO industry and has worked for the portfolio companies of the global Private Equity firms, Bain Capital and General Atlantic.

Ashish Jain

VC Portfolio Construction Advisor

Mr. Ashish Jain is very experienced in helping founders and early-stage companies build high-performance teams and gain early traction with customers. Most recently, Ashish was a Managing Director at GE Ventures, where he co-created three industrial IoT and AI startups. Avitas Systems, industrial inspections and asset integrity management company, was acquired by Baker Hughes GE. AiRXOS, a digital airspace and unmanned aerial vehicle traffic management company, was acquired by GE Aviation. GE Current, a digital platform for energy and distributed power management, was acquired by Private Equity firm American Industrial Partners. Ashish Jain’s strategic focus areas include IoT, Analytics, Robotics, AI, Mobile and Distributed Computing, Networking, and Enterprise Software. Ashish’s career began at Bellcore as a Research Scientist. He holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from Case Western Reserve University, an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

Advisors

Peter Adams

Advisor

Peter Adams is an independent advisory board member at 3Lines. Adams is a serial entrepreneur, having founded five companies and he has also served over a dozen years as Economics Director and as CIO of an international professional services firm. Adams is a co-author of “Venture Capital for Dummies,” John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

Praful Shah

Advisory Board Chairman

Praful Shah helps 3Lines as an Advisory Board Chairman. Praful has been a successful private investor with a portfolio of over 75 start-ups in the Boulder/ Denver metro area. He invests in companies that blend improving the lives of people, society and significant financial returns.

Venture Partners

Kevin Morningstar

Venture Partner

Kevin Morningstar has over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry. He co-founded Silverglide Surgical Technologies, Inc., a Boulder surgical instruments business successfully sold to Stryker in a planned exit. Kevin brings in extensive capital syndication expertise to help 3Lines portfolio companies.

Sumanth Channabasappa

Venture Partner

Sumanth Chennabasappa is an investor, advisory board member with 3Lines and helps with the portfolio start-up growth. Sumanth is driven by impact, coupled with market-based returns. He has led or contributed to mobile, broadband, Internet protocols, network security, Voice over IP (VoIP) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Collaboration

Corporate Social Responsibility Supporters: Jindal Stainless and Tata Steel in Jhajpur, India

Open Innovation Supporters: UPL in Mumbai, India

Members of : Mid-America Healthcare Investors Network

Blog

by Krishna Kunapuli
termsheets

Secret Sauce to Investing in Successful Artificial Intelligence(AI) Startups

Denver, Colorado

by Kamalesh Dwivedi
valuation

How Should Smart Money Value A Startup

Denver, Colorado

by Krishna Kunapuli
brief

Page 37: Five Essential Elements for Raising Growth Capital

Denver, Colorado

by Peter Adams
termsheets

Ten Reasons to Avoid Convertible Debt

Denver, Colorado

by Kamalesh Dwivedi
valleyofdeath

How Great Angel Investors Avoid the Valley of Death

Denver, Colorado

by Krishna Kunapuli
termsheets

Startup Investment Risk Analysis

IIT Gandhinagar, India

by Kamalesh Dwivedi
blockchain2

Could Blockchain Be Of Help Here?

Denver, Colorado

by Krishna Kunapuli
monitor

Monitoring a start-up post investment

Denver, Colorado

by Kamalesh Dwivedi
brief

BlockChain

Denver, Colorado

Contact Us

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65, Institutional Area, Sector 32, Gurgaon, Haryana 122018, India

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