Episode 14

Published on:

15th May 2020

Episode 14: Connecting Creators and Fans With Mahesh Vellanki

Episode 14 of the Digital Introverts podcast features Mahesh Vellanki. An expert in ecommerce and marketplace growth, Mahesh is the Co-Founder and Head of Growth for Rally. In this role, he drives supply, demand, and overall community growth; leading business development, community, operations, marketing, communications, and customer service functions.

Prior to founding Rally, he served as a venture capitalist at Redpoint Ventures from 2012 through 2018, where he led growth investments in the consumer internet, ecommerce, online education, fintech, and healthcare spaces. Before joining Redpoint, Mahesh was an investment banker at Citi, where he worked on IPO and M&A transactions in the consumer internet space with companies such as Zillow, Facebook, and Groupon.

He was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 VC list (2016) and the LinkedIn Top Voices list (2016) for his writing on the technology industry.

Mahesh is a graduate from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.

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Creators highlighted on this episode:

ChewieMelodies (Twitch streamer): twitch.tv/chewiemelodies

Daniel Cormier (UFC fighter): instagram.com/dc_mma

Danny Worsnop (musician): twitter.com/dannyworsnop

Yoandri (musician): instagram.com/yoandri

Year of the Ox (rap duo): instagram.com/officialyox

Dobby Bouglas (TikTok tattoo artist): tiktok.com/@dobbybouglas

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About the Podcast

Digital Introverts
The Digital Introverts podcast is a show where introverts share their success and failure stories and discuss how they thrive in the digital age. Host Godwin Chan and his guests chat about introversion as it relates to technology, culture, the future of work, mental health, leadership, and everything in between. This show is for introverts from all walks of life who are ready to just start and scale their next venture, whether it's a creative hobby, side hustle, small business, or startup.