Our Team
A cumulative experience of over 100 years, the team has prior investing experience and has had a successful track record of exiting investments at attractive IRRs
A unique blend of experiences
Pradyumna Dalmia
Managing Partner
  • 11 Years of experience in capital markets and financial services
  • Created Principal Investment arm that executed 5 Million USD worth of investments in listed as well as private companies in diversified sectors
  • Co-founded a stock broking and financial services company in Kolkata- SSD Securities
  • Co-founder of Calcutta Angels – the first Angel Investment group in Eastern India
  • MBA from London Business School (LBS)
Dev Raman
Partner & Principal Advisor
  • 25+ years of experience with domestic & foreign financial institutions
  • Held director level positions in the investment banking businesses at Credit Suisse & HSBC where he was responsible for significant growth in revenue & market share
  • Has raised over 1 Billion USD for Indian Corporates
  • Was founder & CIO of an India-focused Hedge-Fund - Tricolor
  • MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Rahul Kayan
Partner
  • 10 years of experience with domestic & foreign financial institutions
  • Co-founder of Calcutta Angels – the first Angel Investment group in Eastern India
  • Oversees the Institutional Equities, Portfolio Management Services and Research and Advisory Services division at Stewart & Mackertich
  • Holds a B.Sc in Finance and Marketing from the Stern School of Business, NYU
REENA MULAY
CFO
  • A chartered accountant, she carries +22 years of extensive experience in corporate finance
  • Significant experience in financial restructuring, managing M & A and due diligence
  • Has been CFO of Tricolor Advisory Services, an India dedicated hedge fund and handled fund accounting at Alliance Capital Asset Management, a large domestic mutual fund
  • Was the financial controller of Moksha Technologies, a US based software consulting company
L.V.N. MURALIDHAR
Advisory Board
  • +25 years of experience in Corporate Banking, Fund Management & Investment Banking
  • Managed an USD 270m equity portfolio for CanBank Mutual Fund for over a decade
  • Advised a number of small and medium-scale companies
  • LVN is a Law graduate, Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, and a Member of the Indian Institute of Bankers
PURVI SHETH
Advisory Board
  • +20 years of experience in leadership development, strategic HR advisory & management
  • Responsible for strategic consultancy in the areas of compensation & benefits, organization design, talent engagement and acquisition strategy, performance management as well as leadership and entrepreneurship mentoring programs
SRIKANT SASTRI
Advisory Board
  • Serial entrepreneur and “bridge-builder” - involved in investing in, and mentoring start-ups via TiE and Indian Angel Network
  • Founder of Solutions Integrated Marketing Company, which he exited to Publicis Grope
  • Founder of Team4U which he exited to Randstad
  • Was the India Chairperson for Vivaki, a new strategic entity created by Publicis Groupe, for leadership in the digital era
  • Co-founder of Crayon Data – a company involved in Big Data Analytics
  • Srikant is an engineer from IIT, Kanpur and an MBA from IIM, Calcutta
SARAT GUDLA
Research Team
  • +10 years of experience in Investment Banking and Corporate Finance
  • Has worked on multiple M&A and Fund Raise transactions at Lastaki
  • MBA from Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad
ABHINAV MEHRISHI
Research Team
  • +10 years experience in corporate development, corporate strategy, business research, data analytics/visualization and financial modelling
  • Has worked on multiple M&A transactions for Accenture’s Corporate Development practice in areas like PLM, Enterprise Performance Management, Digital Transformation
  • MBA (Finance) from Amity Business School
NEHA KULSHRESHTHA KAPOOR
Research Team
  • +10 years experience in Investment Banking
  • Has worked on multiple M&A and Fund Raise transactions at Lastaki
  • MBA from ICFAI Business School, Pune
RASIKA KETKAR
Media & Consumer Sector
  • +12 years experience of working in the Financial Sector with focus on Investment Banking
  • Has worked on multiple M&A and Fund Raise transactions
  • Prior experience working with Private Equity fund and investment banks in Middle East & India
  • MSc in International Banking and Financial Services from University of Reading, United Kingdom and Executive Education - Private Equity Programmer from Indian School of Business