Nihar Neelakanti


Nihar supports Correlation’s sourcing and investment efforts in Los Angeles.

Prior to Correlation, he held various roles in consulting, angel investing, startups, marketing and was a co-founder of Alva Advisory, a strategy consulting firm.

Nihar caught the entrepreneurial bug while studying Business Administration & Finance at the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. Serving on the board of USC’s premier entrepreneur organization and co-founding a social network for students called Avaant, Nihar was also recognized for entrepreneurship and leadership with a 1st place award at the San Diego Young Entrepreneur Business Plan Competition.

From exploring the underground music scene in LA to reading the best of the New York Times, in his free time, Nihar enjoys obsessing over culture and the arts… while drinking copious amounts of coffee.