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University of Michigan Innovation Partnerships
University of Michigan Innovation Partnerships

Kedar Tripathy

Venture Analyst

Phone: 734-763-0614

Kedar supports research teams and early-stage startups that seek to commercialize technologies developed at the U of M, helping them understand their markets and explore viable business strategies.

He started at Innovation Partnerships as a summer intern for the Accelerate Blue Fund and has since taken on the Venture Analyst role, assuming a broader set of responsibilities of supporting the entire Ventures and Licensing teams. Prior to joining Innovation Partnerships, Kedar spent two years working in the automotive industry while pursuing his undergraduate studies in Electrical and Computer Engineering, which sparked his interest in understanding how to leverage emerging technologies to solve real-world problems.

Kedar is currently pursuing his graduate studies in Data Science and Machine Learning at U-M. He aims to use this experience to establish himself as a bridge between innovators and the resources needed to help them maximize their impact.