• vignesh ramanujam

    "balance is everything." privately active in public markets & publicly active in private markets.

     

    now

    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 +++

     

    story

    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

     

    socially

    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

     

    generally

    speaker & panelist —— junior tennis pro —— carnatic music student & rasika —— thinker from first principles

     

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