Nilanjana Bhowmik

Founder & General Partner

Nilanjana brings a rigorous focus on B2B tech to her role as Converge Founder & General Partner drawing on her 20+ years as a venture capitalist, investment banker, and operating executive.

Always on the hunt for the bleeding edge, her current investments span AI/ML infrastructure, edge-computing, robotics, intelligent SaaS, and Web 3 fundamentals. Select prior investments include, Nimbella (serverless computing, acquired by Digital Ocean), RapidMiner (data science platform, acquired by Altair), Jibe (HR Tech, acquired by iCIMS), NuoDB (cloud database, acquired by Dassault Systèmes), Stitch (self-serve data integration, acquired by Talend), Trackvia ( no-code app platform, acquired by Primus), and Cybersecurity/DevOps ( Viewfinity, acquired by CyberArk, VKernel acquired by Quest/Dell).

Prior to founding Converge, Nilanjana was a General Partner at Longworth Venture Partners where she led the firm’s investments in enterprise tech. As an investment banker at Broadview (now Jefferies), Nilanjana executed M&A transactions on the buy & sell-side for companies spanning storage, security and enterprise software. After publishing her graduate dissertation on object-oriented class libraries, Nilanjana was recruited to Object Design Inc., the leading object-oriented database platform in the 90’s that grew quickly from venture-backed to IPO, and ran the professional services organization for the Americas, delivering one-third of the company’s annual revenues.

“As a CEO, you value not only the market opportunity for a company but also the quality of the investors who will help guide the team to success. Nilanjana is one of those investors.”
– Peter Lee, CEO RapidMiner

Nilanjana received her B.Eng. in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, her M.S. in Computer Science from University of South Carolina, and her MBA from INSEAD.

Deeply committed to supporting future leaders through education and access, Nilanjana is a past President of TiE-Boston, founding President of TiE-Boston Foundation that runs the flagship TYE Program, and a Trustee at the Museum of Science, Boston.

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Jason King

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