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Raj Gokal

Raj Gokal is one of the Co-Founders of . During his tenure as a venture investor at General Catalyst, he played a key role in raising more than $20 million for Sano, a consumer medical device company that he founded. Additionally, he spearheaded product management at Omada Health, which experienced tenfold growth under his leadership. [1]

Early Life & Education

Gokal has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. [2]

Career

He began his professional journey as an analyst at KBW and Meridian Capital. Subsequently, he worked as a research assistant to Dr. Eric Clemons, conducting behavioral experiments. In 2011, he joined General Catalyst Partners as an associate and invested in various sectors such as consumer internet, software systems and services, and clean energy. Later, he focused on the health sector, working at companies like Sano, Rock Health, Omada Health, and Stealth. [2]

Raj established Sano, a startup that develops medical devices for consumers. The company raised more than $20 million in funding. Raj also led the product management team at Omada Health during a period of rapid growth where the company expanded tenfold. [3]

Gokal served as the lead assistant writer for a paper submitted to the 43rd International Conference on System Sciences. In addition, Raj supported a professor in writing guest blogs for TechCrunch on the topic of the future of internet advertising. The research project involved analyzing the effectiveness of Google's search algorithm and sponsored results engine by utilizing data from hundreds of questionnaires and three controlled trials. [3]

Solana

In 2017, Gokal co-founded Labs, and since 2018, he has been part of the Solana Foundation’s board. [2]

"We have an intuition that at like a hundred million users with self custody signing their own transactions every day at those numbers, a hundred million and a billion, those are where there's going to be big unlocks and unexpected use cases that pop up in the way that people coordinate their resources together may make shared decisions together and align interest again, and participate in new forms of global capital markets together."

Investment

Raj Gokal’s investment areas include software, web3, commerce and shopping, and has invested in startups including Daolens, Questbook, Tensor, and Delta One. [4][5]

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