CFO & Partner
Co-founder & Partner
Co-founder & Partner
Co-founder & Partner
Abhishek has over 12 years of experience in the areas of investment banking and working with startups. He has had a rich experience in the public equity market and is well entrenched in the startup ecosystem. He has looked at the startup journey through various lenses as an entrepreneur, advisor to both venture funds and startups, investor, banker and employee. In his last role he was the CFO of YourStory. At Pravega, Abhishek guides our portfolio companies in the areas of finance and strategy. He is a CA and has done his MBA from IIM Lucknow.
Paresh is a stalwart of the Indian financial services sector and most recently was the Deputy Managing Director at HDFC Bank. He brings deep expertise in operating and regulatory aspects of the Indian banking sector having been a member of various committees with the RBI and the Indian Banks Association.
Deven brings rich global financial services exprtise to our team. He is a former President at S&P Global and also serves on the boards of US-China Business Council and Asia Society Business Council.
From corporate boardroom to startup hustling, from class 10 semiconductor cleanroom to state government offices, over the course of his career, he has seen himself working across a dynamic range of environments. An IIM Bangalore grad, holding a PhD from NUS, he identifies technology as his eternal calling. From creating technology products – some that never saw the light of day and others that are omnipresent, to selling deep-tech technology products to enterprises – he loves being around ideas and technology
Kanishk has a deep tech background with experience across startups like Detect Technologies, Log 9 Materials and Desflow Technologies building for the oil & gas, EV, and advanced materials industries. He is a graduate from IIT Madras and looks at Enterprise SaaS, AI/ML applications, DevOps, MLOps, DataOps, and anything else that make developers life simple
Mukul has over 10 years of venture investing experience in India. In the past, he has led investments and served on the boards of companies like UrbanClap, Industry Buying, TravelTriangle, NoBroker, AutoNinja, PropTiger, Bobble App and Tracxn. He invests in Consumer Internet, Mobililty and Marketplaces. He holds a B.Tech from IIT Kanpur and an MBA from ISB, Hyderabad.
Rohit has 15 years of technology & product experience in companies like Google, Microsoft, and IBM Research. He holds multiple patents and has published a number of research papers. In the past, he has led investments and served on boards of companies like CoverFox, TravelTriangle, Walnut, AutoNinja, Nobroker, Qikwell, and Zoomo as an investor at SAIF Partners. He holds a B.Tech in computer science from IIT Delhi & a master's in computer science from the University of North Carolina.
Siddhant holds a B.E. degree in Electronics and Instrumentation from BITS Pilani. Prior to joining Pravega, he was a consultant with RedSeer Consulting for 2.5 years where he worked extensively on commercial due diligence projects for private equity clients in India and South East Asia. He has also worked on research and consulting projects for consumer tech companies. He has also briefly worked with Grant Thornton, India.
An alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce, Sonisha has dipped her toes in a bunch of industries like Analytics, Consulting and Investments. From working with brands like American Express, Motilal Oswal and DMI finance to working with ground level impact creating social organizations, the intersection of these fields takes her to the gates of startup ecosystem. And this is what she always quotes, "That startup pitch is more than a pitch. That's change and revolution in a deck!"
Sridhar Sirugudi is an MBA from IIM Calcutta with his bachelors from NIT Warangal. An intern with us in the past, he comes with a background of having worked across multiple domains such as management consulting, analytics and operator roles in advanced engineering
Vinay has over eighteen years of Investment Banking experience with JPMorgan and Kotak Mahindra, where he has held multiple leadership roles including Managing Director, Head Of ECM and Co-Head of Investment Banking Coverage, JPMorgan. He has helped build the market-leading Capital Markets Franchise. He has led numerous marquee capital raising and advisory transactions across private and public sector. He has been an active angel investor across sectors like Big Data Analytics, Logistics, Vertical E-Commerce, among others.