Why Indian startups are celebrating the resignation of Google’s India chief

Why Indian startups are celebrating the resignation of Google’s India chief

  • On April 02, Rajan Anadan said he is quitting the internet search major to join venture capital firm Sequoia India as an investment advisor and mentor for early-stage startups across India and southeast Asia.
  • There are two things that excite me more than anything else: the power of technology, and the power of ambitious entrepreneurs, to solve for humanity's big problems," the Google India managing director said in a letter to employees.
  • The Surge programme that Anandan is set to head will focus on early-stage startups across India and southeast Asia.
  • A prolific angel investor, Anandan has bet his money on a multitude of technologies, including big data, cloud computing, digital media, online healthcare, mobile commerce, and social games.


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