Kunal Upadhyay Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 1


Kunal Upadhyay General Information


Mr. Kunal Upadhyay serves as Investment Principal, Board Member & Investment Committee Member at Bharat Innovation Fund. He co-founded and served as Chief Financial Officer at Piramal Sarvajal. He also serves as Advisor, Senior Fund Manager at ADB Ventures. He was previously the Co-Founder of Infuse Ventures, India's first Sustainability and Cleantech focused Fund. He is the Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner- Venture Investing at the Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship. He joined CIIE in 2007 and co-founded CIIE's investment arm, raising over $10 million for seed funding of high-tech ventures. He set up the incubator and seed fund - leading the incubation of investment in over 120 seed-stage ventures across the technology sectors. He conceptualized many initiatives at CIIE including the iAccelerator, The Power of Ideas, MentorEdge, Renewable Energy Search, and Stay Hungry Stay Foolish. He was a Co-Founder at Sarvajal, focused on the drinking water market, and also bootstrapped a campus social network and recruitment start-up. Prior to joining CIIE, he worked across continents as an internal strategy and operation Consultant with Citigroup and American Express. He serves as a Board Observer at Aspiration Energy private limited. He serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Green India Building Systems and Services Private Ltd. He has several years of incubation, investment, entrepreneurial and consulting experience. He is an M.B.A. from IIM Ahmedabad, a B.Tech from IIT Madras, and is an alumnus of the London School of Economics.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • CIIE.CO, IIMA New Campus
  • Vastrapur
  • Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015
  • India
+91 097412 00000

Kunal Upadhyay Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
AlmaConnect 18-Feb-2016 Later Stage VC 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000000000.000 26-Oct-2015 00000 00000 00000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
00000 000000 23-Dec-2013 00000 00000 00.00 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
HashCube 17-Jul-2012 Seed Round 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
MangoReader Angel (individual) Educational Software Out of Business

Kunal Upadhyay Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
00000000000 01-Jun-2018 000 00 00000000

Kunal Upadhyay Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Kunal Upadhyay Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kunal Upadhyay Angel Investor 0 0 Ahmedabad, India