investing —— personally —— in household names, hopefully before they become household names.
privately active in public markets & publicly active in private markets.
"balance is everything."
1. linkedin ---- work, academia & other generally productive experiences
2. clubhouse ---talking (mostly) tech, investing & philosophy
3. twitter ----- thoughts, musings and spaces on life & startups
4. instagram --- photographs, personal moments & travel chronicles
5. facebook ---- barely there
2013-now, early stage venture investing: 30+ companies across india, singapore & the US (and counting!)
invest capital personally & serve as primary partner at spoonfeed, a new economy investment & advisory partnership
recent direct investments / board seats:
smiles.ai, pencilton, podium, prescribe, kaching, karkinos, khyaal, chaicup, tortoise, the eplane company, codingal, customfit, auntfloh, curtn, culturelytics, startuploan, kickstartup.vc, +++
entrepreneur —— seeker, founder, investor, board member, operator, advisor, partner, friend
2013-2015, master's in finance at the grenoble école de management based in london, united kingdom
2014-2016, founded currency x, folded in light of prevailing regulatory constraints in india
2012-2013, fixed income, currencies & commodities (ficc) at the macquarie group, singapore
2009-2012, read politics & economics at the university of leicester, united kingdom
2010-2011, transaction advisory services (tas) at ernst & young, middle east & north africa region
2004-2009, graduated high school from uwcsea, singapore
2002-2004, middle school in dubai, uae
1993-2001, lower school in manama, bahrain
1991-1993, "hello, world" in india
speaker & panelist: tedx dharamshala 2017, himalayan startup trek @ iit mandi (catalyst) 2018,
tnigc (under the entrepreneurship development & innovation institute) 2020 +++
junior tennis pro, carnatic music student & rasika, thinker from first principles
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