Venugopal Gupta

Managing Director Acceleration

Venu is a Managing Director at Toilet Board Coalition and is responsible for global Accelerator and investments. Venu focuses on scalability of sanitation business models through access to investments and strategic partnerships.

He has over twenty years of experience as an entrepreneur and senior executive in corporate sector driving critical initiatives across infrastructure, private equity, venture capital and social impact acceleration.

In the last few years, he helped establish four acceleration (and incubation) programs where over seventy startups received critical support including investments and mentorship. Prior to this, he has held senior positions with global infrastructure private equity firms. 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.

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