Investing in the private market can offer so much upside, yet has some significant limitations. Unspecified time periods when your money is locked up, a lack of liquidity, uncertainty about the true value of their holdings, and more. At High Circle, these issues impacted our previous operations and we always knew there had to be a better way. As blockchain technologies began to change many traditional industries across the world, we realised it could be applied to private holdings through tokenization to eliminate many of the current limitations. We started High Circle to make previously exclusive investment vehicles like hedge funds, and private equity accessible to all qualified investors. Through HCX, we want to take the next step towards leveling the playing field and give investors' portfolios a powerful advantage by reducing market exposure and generating long-term value. If you're interested in learning more, contact us today and we will happily answer any of your questions.
Founder, High Circle Ventures
From Engineers to Entrepreneurs, our team spans diciplines and continents.
Hemanth Golla is a serial entrepreneur with a background in IT that envisioned and started High Circle. He has held management positions in numerous large-cap enterprises from Lehman Brothers to NTT Data, overseeing large teams concurrently and working on projects cumulatively worth hundreds of millions of dollars. He has also founded numerous enterprises of his own from an IT company to a nationwide chain of crepe restaurants that has dozens of branches coast to coast which recently saw a successful exit.
Shirish Tangirala is a serial entrepreneur with over two decades of experience in the HIM, DCIM, and Engineering Domains. He has started and led numerous ventures to successful exits, from building high-density datacenters in the upper-midwest, starting and growing a medical records management startup and leading it to a successful acquisition and is now executing his current dual role as M.D. (S.A.V.E.S division) of Inpixon, a public Indoor Intelligence company and the corporate head of Inpixon's India operations.
Ali Moiz is a serial entrepreneur who has had numerous successful exits such as Streamlabs which was aquired by Logitech for $150 million and Peanut Labs which was aquired by Dynata for $30 million. He is currently working on his newest startup, Stonks, which is an innovative platform for startup demo days, linking investors to potential investments.
Chandra is an entrepreneur operating at the intersection of Technology & Progress and is one of the founders and chairman of Portal as well as the co-founder of FounderPool. In addition, to being a licenced pyhsician, he specializes in startup execution/launches, product management, consumer behavior/audience segmentation, and crypto economics.
Shirish Chennaiahghari is an anesthesiologist at US Anesthesia Partners practicing in Fort Worth with almost 25 years of experience in the healthcare field. He has significant experience investing in and managing commercial real estate including apartments, retail, warehouses, and offices as well as undeveloped parcels of land in the US and India.
Doctor Puneet Gupta is a neurologist in private practice with a specialization in epilepsy. Previously, Dr. Gupta spent four years at UT Southwestern as an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics and as the Director of Critical Care Neurophysiology. He has published over 60 abstracts, articles, and chapters and co-authored two board review books on clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy used by trainees around the world. In addition, he serves as an advisor and consultant to pharmaceutical, medical device, and health-tech start-up companies.
Erik Jost is a former marine, and currently a Vice President at NTT Data's Dynamic Workplace Services where he is responsible for managing dozens of employees, and for the discovery and translation of emerging technology into real-world services and offerings. He has also held numerous other roles in the digital workspace field, and during his time in the marines, was responsible for the design and deployment of battlefield command and control software.
Maulik P. Purohit
Dr. Purohit is a physician executive, author, and innovator in health IT, artificial intelligence, stress, and brain injury. Dr. Purohit currently serves as the Clinical Innovation Lead for Transformation and Associate Chief Medical Information Officer and staff physician for brain injury and neuro-rehabilitation at University Hospitals. Dr. Purohit has over a decade of experience as a physician and in healthcare informatics innovation. Dr. Purohit did his MD at UT Southwestern and has a Masters of Public Health from Harvard University.
Prashanth Ishwara Sankara
Prashant Sankara is a Neuro ICU Physician and Director for the Texas Health Group in the DFW area. He has been practicing for almost 15 years and has held numerous other management positions in the healthcare field.
Deepika Solomon is an anesthesiologist affiliated with USMD Hospital at Arlington and Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South. She has been practicing for almost 20 years and has held numerous management positions in the healthcare field. She has also been an early stage investor in SpaceX as well as numerous other major startups. She brings her VC experience to High Circle.
Sudhakar is an innovative entrepreneur with a proven track record of being customer-focused with a passion for excellence and a deep rigor for execution. He has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry which has equipped him with a strong understanding of the dynamics of IT Services and Consulting. As a pioneer in the tech space, he constantly looks forward to breaking new grounds with my experience and reputation in the software industry to build and grow new business offerings and nurture long-term relationships.