President, Orios Venture Partners
Gopal Modi is President at Orios Venture Partners and Director, Orios Venture Advisors Pvt. Ltd, the manager of the fund. His role includes fund raising, investor relations and identifying opportunities in the consumer space, deal negotiations and strategy for consumer led portfolio companies.
Gopal is involved in the operations and market growth strategy for investee companies and is preparing multiple companies for the next round of funding. Gopal is the go to specialist for all marketing & branding needs for consumer companies. Companies like Pharmeasy, Zooty, Country Delight & GoMechanic in the portfolio are some that are guided by Gopal and assisted with his network to achieve faster & efficient go to market plans.
Besides spearheading investments, Gopal is also playing a key role in fund raising and building the Orios brand as the top rated Entrepreneur friendly Venture Capital firm in India.
Gopal comes with 18+ years of combined entrepreneurial & professional experience with a very deep understanding of building successful consumer companies. Prior to joining Orios, Gopal was Business Head with J Walter Thompson (WPP Group), world’s leading brand communications Company for the past 7 years where he managed the marketing & communications for several large global and Indian clients – 2008 to 2014.
He has been the former Business Head of Flora2000.com, an Orios venture company and has worked closely with Rehan for three years – 2005 to 2008.
Gopal was part of the founding team of India’s first parallel LPG marketing company in 1995, which he exited in 1998. Gopal has completed his Masters in Business Administration from Loyola University, Chicago.