Companies invested firm in Seattle subsequently acquired by Intel. in Mobile Indian, RedBus, ThinkLABS, Lurn, Heckyl, Jeeves, Digital Comics & more.\n\nIf you want to know about Mahesh Murthy in one line, his Twitter bio will have the best description you can think of Help grow startups @Seedfund, help grow brands @Pinstorm, help grow via travel, reading and music. But, if you wish to know the man a little more then here’s more. After dropping out of college, Mahesh sold vacuum cleaners from door to door, worked with Grey in India and Ogilvy in Hong Kong, where he won notoriety and awards as a creative director on HP, The Economist, Pepsi and MTV for whom he wrote and directed a spot voted Asia’s best commercial of the decade.\n\nHe then moved to a Silicon Valley firm, CKS Partners (later, USWeb/CKS) as Creative Director, GM and Partner where he helped launch the first commercial version of Yahoo in 1995 and the Earth’s Biggest Bookstore campaign for Amazon.com in 1997. After a successful NASDAQ IPO, Mahesh moved to head marketing at iCat, an e-commerce firm in Seattle subsequently acquired by Intel.