Indian American Impact Fund Endorses Gupta
The Indian American Impact Fund on Tuesday endorsed Michigan Congressional candidate and entrepreneur Suneel Gupta. "Having known Suneel for years, I know he has the passion and experience that will make him an extraordinary Member of Congress," said Raj Goyle, co-founder of Impact and a former member of the Kansas House of Representatives. The 38-year-old Democratic candidate is the younger brother of CNN Medical Reporter Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Suneel was VP of Product Development for Chicago-based Groupon Inc. before founding Rise Labs Inc. in 2013. The medical services startup was acquired by California-based One Medical in 2016. Gupta joined California-based Kleiner Perkins, Caufield and Byers last year, which invests in companies such as Google, Amazon, Snapchat, and Airbnb. The University of Michigan grad earned his Master's and JD from Northwestern University. In July, Gupta announced that he had raised more from individual contributors than all candidates in both major parties for this financial quarter having raised over $1.33 million for his campaign. He will face in the August 7th primary: Haley Stevens, who was Chief of Staff to former President Barack Obama's auto task force; Fayrouz Saad, who was Director of Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's Office of Immigrant Affairs; Nancy Skinner; and State Representative Tim Greimel. Incumbent Congressman David Trott (R) is not seeking re-election. More here.