Mahesh Vellanki
Co-Founder/Head of Growth

An expert in ecommerce and marketplace growth, Mahesh Vellanki is Co-Founder and Head of Growth for Rally. In this role, he drives supply, demand and overall community growth; leading business development, community, operations, marketing, communications and customer service functions.

Prior to founding Rally, he served as a venture capitalist at Redpoint Ventures from 2012 through 2018 where he led growth investments in the consumer internet, ecommerce, online education, fintech and healthcare spaces. Before joining Redpoint, Mahesh was an investment banker at Citi where he worked on IPO and M&A transactions in the consumer internet space with companies such as Zillow, Facebook and Groupon.
He was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 VC list (2016), as well as the LinkedIn Top Voices list (2016) for his writing on the technology industry.
Mahesh is a graduate from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.
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