About Me

Engineer turned VC.

Hi, I'm Shrikant. I used to be a Hardware and Software engineer for various startups. In 2017 I moved to the other side of the table by co-founding E15 VC, a stage and geographically agnostic VC Fund. I am originally from India but moved to Hong Kong in 2008.

Location Hong Kong
Email shrikant@e15vc.com
Website www.shrikantpatnaik.com

Other Stuff

I am an avid scuba diver who dabbles in underwater photography, you can find my photos at https://photos.shrikantpatnaik.com.

I enjoy building and blogging about hardware and software in my Home Lab, you can read that blog at https://5p.io.

My Experience

My Work Experience
June 2012 - July 2015
Software Engineer - General Sensing

Develop both client and server side software applications for sensor based medical technologies.

July 2015 - Jan 2016
Senior Software Engineer - Noon Home

Developed Hardware and Software for Smart Switch Prototypes

Jan 2016 - July 2016
Firmware, Test & Production Engineer - General Sensing

Prepared entire suite of devices for production from development and testing to sourcing components and liasing with the factory in China to manage the production line.

Jan 2017 - Present
Co-Founder and Investment Associate - E15 VC

Responsibilities across the spectrum primarily in research, due diligence and deal sourcing.

Contact Me

Get in touch!

Get in touch to collaborate on your next venture, for advice or just to chat.

  • Central, Hong Kong
  • shrikant@e15vc.com
  • www.shrikantpatnaik.com