Who are we?

We have decades of experience in tech investing and business scaling;  invested and returned multiples of early stage capital through IPO and private exits.

We believe in quick decision-making

WYSIWYG- our endeavour is to be upfront and transparent

We aim to do the right thing- as we are building this for the long-run

Not easily swayed chasing the “new, new” thing

Here to share our experience, counsel, connects and roll -up our sleeves to assist in scaling the business

Deepak Gupta

Founding Partner

Deepak has over 20 years of experience in venture capital, investment management and finance. Previously he was an Investment Director at Intel Capital India where was instrumental in a dozen venture investments across a range of sectors including, software, hardware, fintech and consumer internet. His successful exits include Sasken (IPO), Future Soft, Tejas Networks (IPO) and Omnesys. He also co-founded Equity Crest, a deal funding platform which has helped numerous companies raise seed funding. 

Deepak holds an MBA & MS(Finance) from University of Maryland and B.Tech. from IIT Bombay.



Rohit Krishna

Vice President

Rohit has over 8 years of experience across ICRA, Spark Capital and Equity Crest. He was a rating analyst at Moody’s where he had over 80 companies under coverage across Real Estate, Chemical, Packaging and Infrastructure sectors. At Spark Capital he covered listed companies in the auto and auto ancillary sector. Since 2015, He has been working with Equity Crest, where he has helped early stage startups to story-line pitches and raise funding.

Rohit is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst.



Amit Behl

Venture Advisor

Amit has over 15 years of full life-cycle experience executing early and mid-stage venture capital investments in the technology sector in India. In his stints with Intel Capital and ICICI Ventures- he was instrumental in investments such as Policybazaar, Yatra, Naukri and Baazee. He also held several board positions and managed a large portfolio while at Intel Capital.

Amit holds an MBA from IIM Calcutta and a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.



Ravi Sekhar

Operating Partner

Ravi has over 10 years of experience across eBay, Cavinkare and Nokia in brand management, digital marketing and marketing tech. At eBay, he was the Head of Digital Marketing and CRM, prior to which he was the Head of Lifestyle & Fashion Categories.  At eBay he was instrumental in greatly scaling up the business volume and re-architecting the marketing tech for tremendous cost savings.

Ravi holds an MBA from Bharathidasan Institute of Management and a B.Sc. in Statistics from Andhra University.



Vibhor Mehra

Venture Specialist

Vibhor has extensive venture and equity investment experience. He was with SAIF Partners from 2004-2011 where he led some of their landmark investments including Makemytrip (IPO), Justdial (IPO) and One97 (Paytm).  Over the last six years, he has been investing in public and private Indian companies through India Flexi Opportunities. He also, advises a number of growth-stage startups on business scaling.

Vibhor is a Gold Medalist from IIM Bangalore and holds a B.E. in Computer Science from Delhi Institute of Technology.



Sunil Gulati


Sunil Gulati has three decades of global experience in the banking industry across investment banking, corporate finance, relationship management, risk management and corporate strategy. He served as the Chief Risk Officer at RBL and prior to that he was a Group President at Yes Bank. Currently, he is a board member and advisor for several startups and major financial institutions.

Sunil is a Gold Medalist from IIM Ahmedabad and holds a B.Tech from IIT Delhi.



Ninan Eapen Chundamannil


Ninan has over 20 years’ experience in sales, marketing, product management & business analysis in verticals like Internet, Telecom, IT, Media & FMCG. He has worked with marquee companies such has NVIDIA, Intel, Reliance, Zee and Cognizant. 

Ninan holds an MBA from IIM Bangalore. 



Peeyush Rai


Peeyush is a technology leader with more than 25 years of experience in building and leading products and engineering organisations in Enterprise, SaaS and Consumer domains. He is currently the VP of Engineering at Ciitizen, a company in the health-tech space. Earlier in his career, he co-founded Canvera to address the burgeoning photography market in India. He has held senior engineering leadership positions at Vera, NewScale (acquired by Cisco), Corio (Acquired by IBM) and Oracle.

Peeyush holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from IIT Bombay. 



Kashyap Vadapalli


Kashyap has over 20 years of experience across Cadbury, Tata Interactive Systems, Google, eBay. He is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Pepperfry, the leading furniture e-commerce platform. Prior to that, he was the Chief Marketing Officer at eBay India.

Kashyap holds an MBA from IIM Calcutta and a B.E. from Birla Institute of Technology.



Niraj Bhukhanwala


Niraj is a serial entrepreneur and investor. He is currently building out two manufacturing ventures in the high-performance materials space. Previously, he has worn hats such as: co-founder of IndiaREIT investment managers (one of the largest real estate funds in India); key investor who helped shape Maya Entertainment, India's leading 3D animation studio and education company. Early in his career he had stints at Intel Capital and McKinsey. He holds a BTech from IIT Bombay, MS (EE) from University of Maryland College Park and an MBA from INSEAD.