Dr. Amol Sarva is an American technology entrepreneur who co-founded Knotel, Halo Neuroscience, Knotable, Peek and Virgin Mobile. He is cofounder of Knotel, which provides headquarters as a service to real companies, with ~30 locations around NYC and SF. Knotel serves larger teams that still want the flexibility and service of shared office. Knotel is backed by numerous leading venture firms. He helped develop a neurostimulation technology that boosts brain function, through the company Halo Neuroscience, with his cofounders. Halo is backed by Lux Capital, Jazz Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, and others.
Amol founded Knotable, an app for teamwork without the noise — a platform for shared notepads that pull people and content together onto the same page. His co-founder is Edward Shenderovich of Kite Ventures. Knotable is backed by Bloomberg Beta and 500 Startups. He’s on the board of Plethora, a modern factory for getting metal parts faster. He’s an advisor to Fon, the world’s largest wifi network. He advises Payfone (mobile payments), Work Market (platform for labor resources), and Ouya (open source game console). Plethora is backed by Founders Fund and Lux Capital. Amol joined the faculty at Columbia University in 2016, teaching Venturing to Change the World to the College undergrads. Amol’s a mentor to several Techstars accelerators, NYC Seed, Jazz Human Performance Venture Partners, and Columbia University startup programs.