"balance is everything." privately active in public markets & publicly active in private markets.
2021-present, partner at lok capital —— $200M+ AUM, technology investor focused on impact, series A/B
entrepreneur —— seeker, founder, investor, board member, operator, advisor, partner, friend.
investing —— in household names, hopefully before they become household names. select investments/board seats:
chaicup, kaching, smiles.ai, karkinos, tortoise, basis, yellow metal, pencilton, khyaal, prescribe, podium, the eplane company, codingal, auntfloh, neer, skyber, curtn, customfit, culturelytics, startuploan +++
2016-present, solo VC investor —— 35+ early-stage venture investments across india, singapore & the usa
2014-2016, founded currency x, folded in light of prevailing regulatory constraints in india
2013-2015, master's in finance at the grenoble école de management, based in europe
2012-2012, fixed income, currencies & commodities (ficc) at the macquarie group, singapore
2009-2012, read politics & economics at the university of leicester, united kingdom
2010-2010, 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
1. twitter ----- thoughts, musings, spaces & event updates —— on life & startups
2. linkedin ---- impact, academia & other (usually) productive experiences
3. instagram --- photographs, video —— personal moments & visual chronicle
speaker & panelist —— junior tennis pro —— carnatic music student & rasika —— thinker from first principles
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