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 led a dozen early stage investment across a range of sectors including, software, hardware, fintech and consumer internet. His successful exits include Sasken (IPO), Future Soft, Tejas Networks and Omnesys. He also co-founded Equity Crest, a deal funding platform which has helped numerous companies raise seed funding. 

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

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Rohit Krishna

Investor

Rohit has over 6 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.

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Ravi Sekhar

Venture 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. He is currently with GroupM in digital marketing and also is the founder of a startup in conversation e-commerce.

Ravi has a MBA from Bharathidasan Institute of Management and B.Sc. Statistics from Andhra University.

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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 has a B.E. Computer Science from Delhi Institute of Technology.

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Sunil Gulati

Advisor

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 NBFCs.

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

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Ninan Eapen Chundamannil

Advisor

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 has a MBA from IIM Bangalore. 

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Kashyap Vadapalli

Advisor

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 has a MBA from IIM Calcutta and a B.E. from Birla Institute of Technology.

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