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Leading A Company To IPO and Managing At A $6BN Fund

Suranga Chandratillake

Balderton Capital

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Suranga Chandratillake

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Balderton Capital

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Suranga Chandratillake Balderton Capital

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The BAE HQ welcomes Suranga Chandratillake OBE, General Partner at Balderton Capital and Co-Founder of Blinkx.

Suranga grew up as a tech nerd then seized opportunities abroad in the booming tech sector.

The dot com bubble burst but Suranga persisted in the tech world and eventually found blinkx.

Blinkx was ahead of the curve and built an innovative way to search video content. Suranga lead them to an IPO at a $250m valuation and it even hit over a billion at it's peak.

Now he's a general partner at the biggest early stage venture stage fund in Europe - Balderton capital.He's one of the most successful British Asian entrepreneurs ever and we're honoured to have him on the show!

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