Karan Wadhera

Managing Partner, Casa Verde Capital

Karan Wadhera is Managing Partner at Casa Verde Capital, the leading venture capital firm focusing exclusively on the cannabis space and related business ventures. Prior to joining Casa Verde Capital, Karan spent a decade in Asia as a senior executive with Goldman Sachs and Nomura. His career had him working in several cities around the world including New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Mumbai. In Mumbai, Karan was part of the founding team of Goldman’s Indian Equities business.

Over his seven year stint in India, Karan co-founded MissMalini.com, one of the country’s most well known digital media and entertainment brands. He was also an early investor in Steadview, which is now one of the largest India dedicated hedge funds in the world. Following his time in India, Karan returned to Hong Kong as the Head of Asia-Ex Japan Sales Trading for Instinet (a Nomura company). Karan is a Boston native and received his Bachelors of Administration from Babson College. He is an avid traveler, sports fan and musician.