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Journal Profile: Austin venture capitalist Krishna Srinivasan

By – Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal

Dec 13, 2019, 6:54am CST Updated Dec 13, 2019, 8:56am CST

If it weren’t for mechanical engineering, we all might know Krishna Srinivasan as a Bollywood star.

At the ages of 16 and 17, the founding partner of Austin investment firm LiveOak Venture Partners had an acting role on the “top-rated TV sitcom in India,” Srinivasan said.

Back then, only one TV channel existed in India, he said. “So everyone had to see it. There's nothing else to see. And so I had a choice of doing one of two things: a couple of movies or go to the best engineering school in India. So I chose the latter and the rest is history.”...Read more