Special briefing: Accel's Shekhar Kirani on Freshworks and the science and art of succeeding as a VC investor

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Shekhar Kirani couldn't have imagined that the little Chennai outfit would go on to deliver Accel's first US IPO from its Indian portfolio—and an India-founder-led software products company at that. Forbes India caught up with Kirani, a day after he returned from attending Freshworks's billion-dollar IPO on the Nasdaq. We spoke about everything from what was going through his mind on the floor of the exchange to how Girish had matured as an entrepreneur and what it takes to succeed as a VC investor