Ganesh Krishnan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 26
  • Portfolio
  • 15
  • Exits
  • 6
Exits

Ganesh Krishnan General Information

Description

Mr. Ganesh Krishnan is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Portea Medical. He serves as Board Member at HungerBox, FreshMenu, and GrowFit. He actively mentors, incubates and funds start-ups and is promoter of several Indian consumer Internet and ecommerce companies including Bigbasket.com - India's largest eGrocery company, Bluestone.com - leading online jewelry company, Avagmah.com - India's fastest growing online education company and HomeLane - India's leading end to end, vertically integrated interior design and manufacturing provider which delivered more than 1000 projects delivered across the country. In addition, his angel investments include little eye labs (acquired by Facebook in Jan 2014), mustseeIndia.com, overcart.com delyver.com, onlineprasad.com, Pokkt, SilverPush and Oximity. Previously, Ganesh founded of the data analytics BPO firm Marketics until March 2007, when the company was acquired by NYSE listed WNS for $ 63 MM. His previous venture, CustomerAsset was started in mid-2000 and later acquired by ICICI (NYSE listed, India's largest bank) and is now publicly listed in India as First Source Solutions. In 1990, he founded his first company - IT&T, one of India's top multi-vendor IT service and support company. The business was acquired by iGate (a listed company) in 2003. Ganesh has also worked as the CEO of Wipro/Bharti British Telecom - a British Telecom JV in India, and held a senior management position in HCL Ltd. He is also a popular speaker in entrepreneurship, start-up and technology events. He has been recognized as one of the "Iconic Entrepreneurs of India" in a document published by National Knowledge Commission, Government of India.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Bangalore
  • India

Ganesh Krishnan Investments & Acquisitions (26)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Newton School 15-Sep-2020 Seed Round 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
0000000.00 25-Aug-2020 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
000000000 13-May-2020 00000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
000000 000000 10-Jun-2019 0000 00000 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
00000000 13-Dec-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000 00000000
0000000.00 26-Nov-2018 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
000000000 05-Jul-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
000000 01-Dec-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
myGubbi 07-Mar-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Home Furnishings Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Silverpush 23-Sep-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
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Ganesh Krishnan Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Avagmah 29-Jun-2020 Merger/Acquisition
00000 18-Mar-2020 000000000000000000
00000000 20-Feb-2020 000000000000000000
0000000 14-Nov-2016 000000000000000000
Delyver Retail Network 12-Jun-2015 Merger/Acquisition 000
Marketics Technologies 09-Mar-2007 Merger/Acquisition 0000
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Ganesh Krishnan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ganesh Krishnan Angel Investor 00 0 Bangalore, India
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Ganesh Krishnan Co-Investors (36)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Kris GopalaKrishnan 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Srinivas Anumolu 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mumbai Angels 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nexus Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Qualcomm Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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