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How my 1.9 Engineering GPA helped me to start my own Tech Company

Thursday, February 5, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harnwell College House, Room M-10

Vasu Kulkarni, Founder, CEO, and Chief Intern of Krossover. SEAS ‘08

Vasu Kulkarni grew up in Bangalore, India, as the self proclaimed, biggest basketball fan in the world. Upon arriving in Philadelphia for college, Vasu joined the JV Basketball team at PENN where he (barely) graduated with a degree in Computer Engineering and Entrepreneurship.  Vasu is a basketball junkie, continuing to believe that he can be the first Indian to play in the NBA with his 7-days a week pick up routine which began at Pottruck. His moment of glory came when he sprained his ankle at Michael Jordan's summer camp and got a bro-hug from the Legend himself.

When he isn’t playing ball, he’s watching it – as CEO and Chief Intern of Krossover – a SaaS platform that saves coaches and athletes time by being an outsourced video coordination and analytics department. Krossover works with over 5000 teams across the world to bring advanced analytics and video breakdown to every level of sports. Vasu has been featured as one of Bloomberg’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs under 25, in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, and other publications. He most recently took a turn to the dark side by starting an early stage venture capital firm called Courtside Ventures which invests in sports, media and tech startups.