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Prashant K. Gulati

Abu Dhabi

Prashant K. Gulati

Founder at The Smart Start Fund

Prashant K. “PK” Gulati is a technology innovator, angel investor, mentor, idea

accelerator, and writer with over two decades of experience building, investing in

and supporting technology companies. He currently serves as the CEO of Optimistix

Ventures, a venture catalyst and consulting company based in Dubai Internet City,

and he is the Founder of the SmartStart Fund, via which he invests in early stage

startups. With a portfolio of ventures in India, Middle East and US, he provides

mentorship to startups at various levels, and works to connect technology clusters

around the world, building bridges between India, the Arab world, and Silicon

Valley. PK also serves as a Trustee on the Global Board of TiE, the Chairman of

Gulfcom Group, and the Chairman of Prokraft Group, India, and is a board member

for the Indian Documentary Foundation, the in5 incubator at TECOM, and the

Dubai Enterprise Centre. PK holds an M.S. with Honors in Computer Science and


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