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Open Innovation

International market access for innovations promoted by corporate partners from USA and India

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Bring venture capital awareness through a series of "Why Venture Capital?" seminars across the USA.


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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.

Gaurav Kohli

Managing Partner

Mr. Gaurav Kohli is a Managing Partner with 3Lines. He is a serial entrepreneur with 4 successful startup exits. In 2014, he founded the first peer to peer car sharing marketplace and platform JustShareIt, worked with 3 states (California, Oregon, Washington) to fix the legislation, raised two rounds of investments prior to selling the company to the 5th Largest Car Rental Company in US Fox Rent-A-Car. He has been the Chief Technology Officer for Fox Rent-A-Car since the acquisition of JustShareIt in 2016. He was involved in raising over $100M venture capital for Xtime from Silicon Valley-based investment firms including DFJ, RPM Ventures, Bessemer etc. Xtime was sold for $325M in 2014 to COX Automotive. He was previously a co-founder of Altos Research, the leading provider of real-time information and analysis to the real estate industry.


Peter Adams


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).


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

Open Innovation Supporters: UPL in Mumbai, India

Knowledge Partners: Rockies Venture Club in Denver, USA

Members of : Angel Capital Association and Mid-America Healthcare Investors Network


by Krishna Kunapuli

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

Denver, Colorado

by Kamalesh Dwivedi

How Should Smart Money Value A Startup

Denver, Colorado

by Krishna Kunapuli

Page 37: Five Essential Elements for Raising Growth Capital

Denver, Colorado

by Peter Adams

Ten Reasons to Avoid Convertible Debt

Denver, Colorado

by Kamalesh Dwivedi

How Great Angel Investors Avoid the Valley of Death

Denver, Colorado

by Krishna Kunapuli

Startup Investment Risk Analysis

IIT Gandhinagar, India

by Kamalesh Dwivedi

Could Blockchain Be Of Help Here?

Denver, Colorado

by Krishna Kunapuli

Monitoring a start-up post investment

Denver, Colorado

by Kamalesh Dwivedi


Denver, Colorado

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