Ashish (Ash) Puri is an entrepreneur turned VC and the youngest member of the team at Episode 1 Ventures, a venture capital firm based in London that invests in software driven businesses. Ash has been closely associated with the European Tech scene since 2007. Before joining Episode1, Ash was helping ASOS with its international expansion in Asia based on his experience founding and running a premium fashion ecommerce business in India. He is a Board Observer at eMoov, Adludio and Swift Shift; a mentor at Seedcamp and Startupbootcamp FinTech. Ash has previously worked in Venture Capital with Partech Ventures and Sofinnova Partners in Paris. He started his career as a Consultant at Computer Associates and holds double-masters with a MS in Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA and a Diplome d’Ingenieur from Ecole Superieure d’Electricite (Supelec), France. He also earned a Bachelor of Engineering in Telecommunications from Visvesvaraya Technological University, India.