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An experienced professional, Aneel Ranadive founded San Francisco-based Pinchit nearly two years ago. He continues to lead the urban-oriented online organization as Chief Executive Officer. In his leadership role, Aneel Ranadive oversees the development of the website and manages the business side of the enterprise. provides a venue for city dwellers to post their opinions and recommendations about local experiences related to dining, entertainment, and other activities. The site features content related to New York, San Francisco, and Washington.Previously, Aneel Ranadive served as a Product Manager for Nielsen Mobile. In that position, he oversaw application development related to television shows such as Grey’s Anatomy and My Generation.Aneel Ranadive garnered start-up experience through several endeavors. In 2007, he founded BoredAt, a San Francisco company that developed an anonymous social network that catered to businesses and schools. During that time, he learned how the venture capital process works by raising $1.25 million for the organization.Subsequently, he joined GlanceGuide, another Bay Area start-up that assisted corporate clients with monetizing and optimizing online video content. As Director of Business Development, Aneel Ranadive secured accounts for Time Warner and Facebook. Nielsen later acquired GlanceGuide. Furthermore, Mr. Ranadive has worked as an Analyst for a venture capital firm.Interested in finance, Aneel Ranadive began his career with Banc of America Securities in New York. He contributed as an Investment Banking Analyst, focusing on telecommunications, media, and technology.Before entering the workforce, Mr. Ranadive attended Columbia University in New York City. He studied mathematics and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2006.

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Aug 2010Present

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Jan 2002Jan 2006


Columbia University