[Webinar] Meet the VC: Vishal Lugani of Acrew Capital

December 9, 2020


Vishal Lugani

Acrew Capital

Meet the VC is a monthly panel event hosted by Escalon and its partners. This month, we had an engaging discussion with Vishal Lugani of Acrew Capital on the current investment climate, diversity in VC and more with our partners First Republic Bank, Globalization Partners, InnovaTech Law Group, Insperity and Lighter Capital.

Acrew Capital is an early stage venture capital firm that spun out from Aspect Ventures. We engage in long term partnership with teams uniquely suited to solve big, hard problems. Currently investing out of our first fund ($250M).

Watch the replay of the event above, or here.

About Escalon

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Meet our partners

First Republic Bank

At First Republic Bank, our clients think of us as trusted advisors and industry insiders, providing unbiased guidance throughout every stage of growth. We offer industry-specific solutions that optimize your business, as well as private banking services to help you and your employees reach your financial milestones. Working with a dedicated partner backed by a team of experts, you’ll enjoy the peace of mind needed to do what you do best: Build your business.

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Globalization Partners

Globalization Partners enables you to hire in 187 countries within days and without the need to set up costly international subsidiaries. Customers identify great talent anywhere in the world and we put their candidates on our fully compliant global payroll—lifting the burden of global corporate tax, legal and HR matters from their shoulders to ours. Whether it’s to test a new market or to hire internationally, we’ll have you up and running in a new country in days, not months.

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Lighter Capital

Lighter Capital has revolutionized startup financing by making it easy for entrepreneurs to quickly access up to $3 million in growth capital and working capital with zero dilution.

Lighter has provided over 700 rounds of financing to 400 companies across the U.S. and Canada. Lighter provides a mix of entrepreneur-friendly product offerings—including revenue-based financing (RBF), term loans and lines of credit—to empower early-stage tech startups with the flexibility they need to fund the business at different stages of growth.

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Since 1986, Insperity’s mission has been to help businesses succeed so communities prosper. Offering the most comprehensive suite of scalable HR solutions available in the marketplace, Insperity is defined by an unrivaled breadth and depth of services and level of care. Through an optimal blend of premium HR service and technology, Insperity delivers the administrative relief, reduced liabilities and better benefit solutions that businesses need for sustained growth. With 2020 revenues of $4.3 billion and more than 80 offices throughout the U.S., Insperity is currently making a difference in thousands of businesses and communities nationwide.

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InnovaTech Law Group

As our clients’ outside general counsel, InnovaTech Law Group provides core and expanded business transactional and certain dispute resolution legal services to our start-up to mid-sized technology focused client base. Our services are designed to address each client’s specific needs from a practical business solutions perspective. We first do our best to understand the business needs our clients are endeavoring to fulfill for their customers. We then address planned objectives relating to their business structure and operations. With a solid structural foundation and operating plan, we offer recommendations to achieve efficiency in the execution of business objectives and protection of existing and future assets.

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