Saagar Kulkarni

Senior Associate

Background

Saagar is focused on sourcing, executing, and supporting Stripes Group’s consumer, internet, and SaaS investments.

Prior to joining Stripes, Saagar spent two years at Boston-based Berkshire Partners focusing on private equity investments in retail, consumer products, and technology. He split his time between transaction due diligence and working with portfolio company management teams in an operating capacity. He began his career at Bain & Company in its Chicago office, where he advised corporate clients across a variety of industries and functions.

Interests

Saagar was born in Boston, grew up in Connecticut, and is now enjoying newlywed life with his wife in New York. He has a passion for new experiences and loves to travel, go see a show, or try a new dish. He’s adjusting to being a New England sports fan in hostile territory, and loves to ski and play 18 holes whenever he can. He’s been known to get competitive during strategic board games.

Education

BA in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences (MMSS) and Economics, Northwestern University

MBA, Harvard Business School