Carnegie Mellon University

Namrata Banerjee

Namrata Banerjee

Director, VentureBridge


Early Stage Startups, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Supply Chain


Namrata is Director of VentureBridge and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence. She is a Venture Partner with Republic focused on early stage investments and also serves as a startup advisor. Prior to Republic, she was a Venture Associate with AVG Basecamp Fund, an early stage industry-agnostic fund. 

Before Venture Capital, Namrata worked at an incubator in Zimbabwe supporting entrepreneurs in Southern Africa. Prior to that, she worked in startups, two of which she took from idea to revenue, and worked in Industrial Automation where she worked on a range of software and firmware products.

Namrata has an interdisciplinary background - a BS in Biology & Software Engineering from India, an MA from the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business, Berkeley.

She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two kids and loves hiking, her new personal target is 18,000 feet.