Founding General Partner, ENIAC Ventures
Nihal Mehta is an entrepreneur with more than a dozen years of experience in innovating marketing technologies. He has founded five startups to date. Mehta is a founding general partner at the first venture fund to focus exclusively on mobile technologies.
Mehta is a noted expert in emerging mobile technologies for media properties and consumer brands. He was previously the CEO and co-founder of (now Qualia), a company that helps marketers respond to real-time consumer intent. Before developing LocalResponse, he founded ipsh!, one of the first full-service mobile marketing agencies, in 2001.
He is also a founding partner of the India Internet Group, which invests in Indian startups, and is an active angel investor in dozens of companies.
Mehta’s work in the startup ecosystem, both as an investor and a founder, has led to several recognitions. Business Insider named him as one of the “25 People Every New Founder Should Meet in the New York Tech,” and he was included on the list of “Top 25 Up-and-Coming Startup CEOs in New York,” in 2012. In a 2010 New York Enterprise Report, he was one of the “Top 10 NYC Game Changers,” and one of AdAge’s “Top 20 Marketers in Their 20s,” in 2005.
Selected Investments/Boards: TigerTrade, Tapad, Neverware, Koding, Uber, MindSnacks, OnSwipe, Fitocracy, AppHero, Wefunder, AdMob (sold to Google), Ipsh (sold to Omnicom) Instinctiv (sold to SoundCloud), Fondu (sold to Airbnb)
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