Mr. Social Impact Investor

About Me:

Overall 7.5 years of work ex of which 5 years at an Impact Investment firm, where I worked across equity and debt funds (Led Food & Agri portfolio and before that led credit underwriting team). Currently working with an agri-tech start-up, leading fundraise and fintech strategy.


Undergrad School: Gujarat University

Undergrad Major: Business

GPA: 64%

GMAT: 70

Age: 29,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: PG in Finance

Extracurriculars: Taught Accounts & Finance in a Social entrepreneurship course to 30 students spread in 3 batches (Currently Mentor 4 of these graduates in their start-ups/NGOs), Currently work with an NGO which connects professionals to underprivileged college students in India, I currently mentor 2 students and spend 2-4 hours on weekly basis, Raised INR 50,000 through charity event in college and initiated a cycle of income earning activities for poor women (instead of giving away the money as charity)

Work History:

Title: Program Manager - Strategy & Fundraise

Industry: Technology

Company: Start-Up

Length of Employment: 1 yr

Title: Sr. Investment Associate

Industry: Venture Capital

Company: Top Firm

Length of Employment: 5 yrs

Big Life Wins:

1. Managed venture debt portfolio of $15 Mn at an impact investment firm with 0% bad loans. 2. Led $15 Mn equity fundraise and $3 Mn debt fundraise at an agri-tech start-up. (Led investor interactions and support for due diligence)

Post MBA Goal:

Short-term goal: To work with a global Impact Investment VC fund. Long-term goal: Set up an impact investment fund on own targeting emerging countries with focus on emerging tech in Agriculture, Clean Energy, Healthcare.


Target School: MIT Sloan

Status: Open

Considering: Yale


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