Ganesh Krishnan Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 31

  • Portfolio
  • 19

  • Exits
  • 8

Exits

Ganesh Krishnan General Information

Description

Mr. Ganesh Krishnan serves as a Board Member at OnlinePrasad. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a Board Member at Portea. He is a Co-Founder of BlueStone. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a Board Member at FreshMenu. He also serves as a Member of the Board of Advisors at the Wadhwani Foundation. He serves as a Board Member at HungerBox, Verloop.io, and Spark. Live and GrowFit. He actively mentors, incubates, and funds start-ups and is a promoter of several Indian consumer Internet and e-commerce companies including Bigbasket.com - India's largest grocery 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, He 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 companies. The business was acquired by iGate (a listed company) in 2003. He has also worked as the CEO of Wipro/Bharti British Telecom - a British Telecom JV in India and held a senior management position at HCL Ltd. He is also a popular speaker in entrepreneurship, start-ups, and technology events. He has been recognized as one of the "Iconic Entrepreneurs of India" in a document published by the National Knowledge Commission, Government of India. He served as Chairman at Browntape. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner of Growth Story. He has also co-Founded and served as Chairman of TutorVista.com.

Business Details

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

Ganesh Krishnan Investments (31)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Podeum 31-Mar-2023 Seed Round 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Impact App 27-Dec-2022 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Wyld 01-Mar-2022 0000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Flashaid 12-Jul-2021 0000 00000 00000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Newton School 15-Sep-2020 0000 00000 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Verloop.io 25-Aug-2020 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
FreshMenu 13-May-2020 00000 00000 00000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Newton School 10-Jun-2019 0000 00000 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Spark.Live 27-May-2019 Early Stage VC 00.000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue
Housejoy (Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)) 13-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 000000 00000000

Ganesh Krishnan Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Roam Space Travel Solutions 26-Jun-2021 Out of Business
Avagmah 18-Jun-2020 000000000000000000
Pokkt 18-Mar-2020 000000000000000000
Overcart 20-Feb-2020 000000000000000000
Oximity 14-Nov-2016 000000000000000000
Delyver Retail Network 12-Jun-2015 000000000000000000 000
BookAdda 04-Dec-2014 Merger/Acquisition
Marketics Technologies 08-May-2007 Merger/Acquisition 000.00

Ganesh Krishnan Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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Ganesh Krishnan Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ganesh Krishnan Angel Investor 00 00 Bangalore, India

Ganesh Krishnan Co-Investors (61)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Srinivas Anumolu 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Brand Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nexus Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
RTP Global 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
WellFound 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Ganesh Krishnan FAQs

  • Who is Ganesh Krishnan?

    Ganesh Krishnan is an angel Investor who has made 31 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Ganesh Krishnan?

    Ganesh Krishnan is an angel investor.

  • What does Ganesh Krishnan do?

    As an angel investor, Ganesh Krishnan invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Ganesh Krishnan hold?

    Ganesh Krishnan holds 7 board seats including Verloop.io, Spark.Live, HungerBox, HomeLane, and OnlinePrasad.

  • What has Ganesh Krishnan invested in?

    Ganesh Krishnan has made numerous investments in companies like Podeum, Impact App, and Wyld within the Social/Platform Software, Business/Productivity Software, and Financial Software industries.

  • What has Ganesh Krishnan invested in recently?

    Ganesh Krishnan's latest investment was on 31-Mar-2023 in Podeum, a company within the Social/Platform Software industry.

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