Suruchi Gupta joined Founders Space as a mentor. She is the Founder & CEO of Wificoin, a cryptographic token that provides seamless and secure access to WiFi globally. Prior to that, she had founded ShareG, a global mobile data marketplace for which she secured funding from Tata Communications and closely worked with several mobile operator CXOs in the US & LatAm to help them monetize their millions of roaming subscribers. Before ShareG, she had cofounded Buzz, a real-time group photo sharing app.
Suruchi got her start in Silicon Valley as a Software Developer and Technical Lead at Juniper Networks. She has extensive telecom, consumer software and Blockchain experience and serves as a speaker/panelist at industry events both in the US and abroad. She advises and mentors start-ups in Blockchain, mobile apps and telecom space and is also interested in AI and Healthcare companies.
As a Founder and CEO herself, Suruchi has first-hand experience developing and bringing products to market from scratch. Her key focus areas are idea validation, product vision, product development and fundraising. She has an MS degree from Santa Clara University and in her free time volunteers to teach young girls how to code.