Saagar Kulkarni



Saagar is focused on sourcing, executing, and supporting Stripes’ investments across application software, consumer internet, and financial technology. He is actively involved with Stripes’ portfolio companies, Remitly, SPINS, and Sift Science.

Prior to joining Stripes, Saagar spent two years at Boston-based Berkshire Partners focusing on private equity investments in technology, consumer products, and retail. 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.


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.


B.A. in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences (MMSS) and Economics, Northwestern University

M.B.A., Harvard Business School