Jaithirth Rao Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 4
  • Portfolio
  • 4

Jaithirth Rao General Information


Mr. Jaithirth Rao is a Co-Founder & serves as Board Member 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.

Contact Information

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

Jaithirth Rao Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Global PayEx 13-May-2019 Seed Round Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000000 000
000000 01-Nov-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 000000000 000
Velvetcase 24-Nov-2014 Seed Round 000 Accessories Generating Revenue
Goli Vada Pav 01-Jan-2008 Angel (individual) 00.000 Restaurants and Bars Profitable 000000000 000
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Jaithirth Rao Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Jaithirth Rao Angel Investor 0 0 Bengaluru, India
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Jaithirth Rao Co-Investors (6)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Abhishek Nag 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Better Capital (India) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
First Cheque 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
J.P. Morgan 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kishore Ganji 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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