Jaithirth Rao Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 3

Jaithirth Rao General Information


Mr. Jaithirth Rao is a Co-Founder & serves as Non-Executive Director at VBHC Value Homes. He is also an Angel Investor. He holds a Master's degrees in Business Administration from the IIM-Ahmedabad as well as the University of Chicago, US. He is a visiting faculty at both institutions. He has been honoured with the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Chicago. He was also the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Mphasis during which time he was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award twice in 2001 & 2004, and the Karnataka State Rajyothsava Award in 2005. In the past, Mr Rao has served as chairman of NASSCOM. He was with Citicorp for 20 years in various capacities, including the Head of Citibank where he was primarily responsible for building one of the bank's Asian retail and credit card franchises, apart from working in various parts of the world. He has been an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Harvard Business School and lecturer at IIT, Bombay. He is on the Board of Trustees of the India Foundation of the Arts and Sujaya Foundation.

Business Details

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

Jaithirth Rao Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
PayEx 13-May-2019 Seed Round 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000000 000
Velvetcase 24-Nov-2014 0000 00000 000 Accessories Generating Revenue
Goli Vada Pav 01-Jan-2008 00000 (00000 00.000 Restaurants and Bars Generating Revenue 000000000 000

Jaithirth Rao Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Jaithirth Rao Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jaithirth Rao Angel Investor 0 0 Bengaluru, India

Jaithirth Rao FAQs

  • Who is Jaithirth Rao?

    Jaithirth Rao is an angel Investor who has made 3 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Jaithirth Rao?

    Jaithirth Rao is an angel investor.

  • What does Jaithirth Rao do?

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

  • What has Jaithirth Rao invested in?

    Jaithirth Rao has made numerous investments in companies like PayEx, Velvetcase, and Goli Vada Pav within the Financial Software, Accessories, and Restaurants and Bars industries.

  • What has Jaithirth Rao invested in recently?

    Jaithirth Rao's latest investment was on 13-May-2019 in PayEx, a company within the Financial Software industry.

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