Venu is a start-up specialist and has over nineteen years of experience as an entrepreneur and senior executive in corporate sector driving critical initiatives across logistics, private equity and more recently in the venture incubation and acceleration space.
In the last few years, he helped establish six acceleration programmes where over thirty startups received critical support including seed capital and mentorship. Prior to this, he was Country Manager for an emerging market real estate private equity firm and Head of India Corporate Development for a global industrial real estate investment firm. His roles have spanned corporate development, joint ventures and building execution teams.
Venu holds an MBA from INSEAD and his articles on business strategy are regularly featured by prominent global knowledge platforms.