Leadership

Executive Team

Virendra Gupta

Virendra Gupta

CEO & Founder
Vishal Anand

Vishal Anand

Chief Product Officer
Umesh Kulkarni

Umesh Kulkarni

Head Strategic Initiatives, Co-Founder NewsHunt
Bapu Kota

Bapu Kota

Chief Technology Officer & Vice President
Prashant Chacko

Prashant Chacko

Head of Analytics & Growth Hack

Shailendra Sharma

Shailendra Sharma

VP Personalization & Search
Rajeev Dhal

Rajeev Dhal

Head of Monetization
Jai Thomas

Jai Thomas

Head Telco Infra & Delivery

Board & Advisors

Virendra Gupta
CEO & Founder
Rishi Navani
Managing Director, Matrix Partners India
Mohit Bhatnagar
Managing Director, Sequoia Capital 
Vikram Vaidyanathan
Director, Matrix Partners India 
Zhang Yiming
Founder and CEO of ByteDance
Badri Pillapakkam
Director Investments, Omidyar Network India Advisors
Deepa Shankaran
Managing Director, Darby Asia Investors

Investors

Sequoia Capital

Sequoia helps founders turn imaginative ideas into enduring companies. As the “Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs,” the Sequoia team has worked closely with legendary founders such as Steve Jobs of Apple, Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner of Cisco, Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google, Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Max Levchin, Elon Musk and Peter Thiel of PayPal, David Filo and Jerry Yang of Yahoo! and Steve Chen and Chad Hurley of YouTube. Our partner entrepreneurs in India include Amit Jain and Anurag Jain of Cardekho, Jaspreet Singh of Druva, Neeraj Biyani and Neeraj Kakkar of Hector Beverages, VSS Mani of Just Dial, Vikas Jain, Sumeet Kumar and Rahul Sharma of Micromax, Dhiraj Rajaram of Mu Sigma, Loney Anthony of Prizm Payments, Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam of True Caller, Darshan Patel and Dipam Patel of Vini Cosmetics and Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah of Zomato. Sequoia is now helping the next generation of innovators build the lasting companies of tomorrow. To know more about the Sequoia team in India and the companies we have partnered with, please visit www.sequoiacap.com

Matrix Partners India

Matrix Partners India is an investment firm with INR 3000 crores under management. The firm has led more than 50 companies from founding through to initial public offerings, and another 75 companies from founding through to profitable M&A events.The firm aims to be a trusted, long-term partner in building market leading companies. Matrix Partners India is a partnership with Matrix Partners, a 30 year-old investment firm with a consistent track record of delivering exceptional returns and partnering to build market leaders. Matrix has been fortunate to be a part of innovative companies such as Apple Computer, FedEx, Sycamore Networks and Veritas.

Bytedance Inc.

Founded in March 2012, Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., Ltd. is the leading mobile internet company dedicated to connecting information with people. Spearheading in the development of intelligent recommendation engine, Bytedance helps content creators distribute their work to interested individuals. Engineers use the technology of machine learning and data mining to recommend the most relevant content for users.

Omidyar Network

Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm dedicated to harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives. Omidyar Network creates opportunity for people to improve their lives by investing in innovative organizations that harness the power of markets and helps scale innovative organizations to catalyse economic, social, and political change. In the Consumer Internet & Mobile sector, Omidyar Network prefers companies that enable meaningful peer-to-peer interaction, provide efficient access to products and services, and facilitate creation, discovery, and distribution of trustworthy information.

Falcon Edge Capital

Falcon Edge Capital, LP is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. It invests in the public equity markets across the globe with a focus on global emerging markets. The firm employs long/short equity strategy to make its investments. Falcon Edge Capital, LP was founded in July 2011 and is based in New York City.

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