MONTE SERENO (TIP): Raveesh ‘Ravi’ Kumra, an Indian American multimillionaire venture capitalist was killed in his home in Monte Sereno on Nov 30.
The victim’s wife Harinder informed police that their house was attacked by four burglars, who killed her husband, reports The Daily Mail. Kumra is the director of Oneness Foundation and the former owner of The Mountain Winery, a prominent vineyard in Saratoga. Later on in the year 2002 he founded the venture capital firm Tesla Capital, a foreign LLC.
The people of Monte Sereno are shocked and surprised regarding the news, since the area is very quiet, without any incidents of crime reported so far. ‘It’s a neighborhood of very large homes, and several have expansive estates,’ police Sgt. Kerry Harris said. ‘Monte Sereno is an extremely safe community. We consider this to be an isolated incident. There’s no indication that this is the beginning of a violent crime wave in Monte Sereno’, as reported by The Daily Mail. Kumra, a native of Kartarpur in Punjab had emigrated to the U.S. in 1970.