Abhishek spent his time in San Francisco focused on scaling businesses with Enterprise clients before moving to Europe in 2017 to lead Business Development in the region for Dropbox, having been excited by the fast-emerging European tech sector. The Northwestern University graduate then joined US firm Sapphire Ventures as VP of Business Development & Head of the International Centre of Excellence.
Stan Laurent, partner at Highland Europe, said: “ I’m excited to welcome Abhishek to the Highland Europe team to turbo-charge the work we’ve always done to help our companies scale. We want our Founders to have talent, experience and connections at their fingertips, and our advisors to feel that they can add significant value supporting some of the most promising start-ups in Europe as they go global.”
Abhishek Lahoti said: “I’m excited to be setting up Highland Europe’s Platform function and working closely with the brilliant and talented founding teams in our portfolio. Right now, Europe continues to push the frontiers of tech development and I look forward to helping Highland Europe’s portfolio companies to scale their businesses and enter new markets.”