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Hemant Taneja

Managing Partner, General Catalyst

Hemant is Managing Partner at General Catalyst, where he works with founders from seed to growth stage. He is an early investor in market-leading companies like Stripe, Livongo

Hemant is an advocate for Responsible Innovation, aligning innovation with the long-term interests of society. In his book,Hemant articulates the need for accountability and transparency as AI permeates every aspect of our daily lives. In 2020 he published his second book UnHealthcare: A Manifesto for Health Assurance co-authored with Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of Jefferson Health.

Hemant serves on the Stanford School of Medicine Board of Fellows and has worked on climate and energy issues as the Co-founder and Chairman of Advanced Energy Economy.


About General Catalyst
Founded: 2000  |  HQ: United States  |  Stage: Seed-Growth