We’ve built multiple products from scratch that have assumed millions of users. We conduct workshops and interactive sessions to help companies craft a meaningful product strategy.
We’ve raised over $15M in capital for previous ventures that have successfully been acquired. We help with preparing pitch documents, targeting the right investors/partners and with making introductions.
Rishi Mallik started his career in the consumer internet space at companies like Mozilla and Cooliris (acquired by Yahoo). Rishi transitioned into the mobile space in 2007 and joined the founding team of Qik at the age of 21. At Qik, Rishi led Business Development closing deals with 6 of the 7 top mobile handset manufactures and 3 of the 4 top US mobile carriers. He later became the Head of Product for Qik and led the development and launch of the first mobile video chat application in the US (16M users). Qik was acquired by Skype for $150M and Rishi became the Principal Program Manager of Mobile for Skype. At Skype, he led video initiatives across all platforms including the launch of Skype Video Messaging (>250M users). Skype was acquired by Microsoft for $8.5B.
Rishi graduated from Stanford University where he was the VP of the Business Association of Stanford Engineering Students. He has three patents in the mobile space, is on the Board of Advisors for two companies, and is an avid Bhangra dancer.
Raj Singh Tut started his career in the consulting world, but was quickly drawn towards technology startups. In 2008, Raj founded Togetherville, a startup focused on making the internet work better for young children. As head of product, Raj led the product and development team as they iterated through 4 different products before finding product fit. After bootstrapping for one year, the team raised a seed round from Floodgate. In 2011, Togetherville was acquired by the Walt Disney Company and Raj became Director of Product Management. His responsibilities spanned across 3 major initiatives: platform identity (FB connect for Disney), e-commerce solution for families and Disney’s mobile application distribution platform.
Raj has degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Loyola Marymount University and Stanford University. He and his wife live in Mountain View, California and he enjoys playing basketball and drinking coffee with cool entrepreneurs.
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