Founder & Managing Partner, IvyCap Venture Advisors
Mr. Vikram Gupta is the Founder & Managing Partner of IvyCap Ventures Advisors Private Limited that manages around USD 140 mn across two Funds that have been raised almost entirely in India. Started in 2011, IvyCap has now become the largest home-grown Venture Capital Fund in India. IvyCap has also recently launched its first Venture Debt Fund of about USD 100 mn. IvyCap has made substantial investments in the Indian Startup ecosystem and has a sector agnostic investment approach. The current portfolio includes Leixir, RML AgTech, Aujas, Vinculum, Sokrati, FTCash, FieldEZ, Clovia, eShakti, Bluestone, Purplle & GrabOnRent.
IvyCap Ventures is anchored by the IIT Alumni Trust, a Trust represented by the network of the IIT’s through its Dean / Faculty / Former Directors. The Trust also connects the fund with the entire eco- system of the 400,000 IIT Alumni around the world.
Mr. Gupta has over 20 years experience in Venture Capital, Business Consulting, M&A, Strategy and Technology across multiple sectors. He is also known for setting up India’s First Healthcare and Life Sciences Venture Capital Fund where Ajay Piramal was the sponsor. Previously, he also managed the Clinical Genomics practice for IBM’s Healthcare and Life Sciences vertical in the US. He has also been an entrepreneur himself in the areas of technology and healthcare.
Mr. Vikram Gupta has completed his B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi and has an MBA degree in Strategy and Finance from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.