Atul Nishar Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 3


Atul Nishar General Information


Mr. Atul Nishar is the Founder and also serves as the Chairman Emeritus at Hexaware Technologies. He also served as Board Member at Acko General Insurance and Allygrow Technologies. He serves as Advisory Board Member at Avagmah. He is a well-known IT leader in India who has contributed to promoting Indian software capabilities across the globe. He has also successfully promoted and managed IT companies that have become global enterprises. He is the driving force behind Hexaware's strategic direction and marketing focus. Under his leadership, Hexaware Technologies has grown into a multi-million dollar, global software and BPO services corporation, listed on the Indian Stock Exchanges. An entrepreneur by nature, Nishar founded Aptech Limited, a computer training company, in 1985. Nishar grew Aptech into a leading global IT training outfit with over 2400 centers across 52 countries. He served as the chairman of Aptech till early 2003, when the promoters divested their stake in the company. The highly successful China joint venture was set up by Aptech under his headship. He is strongly associated with several government and trade bodies that play an instrumental role in the development of India's IT Sector. An active and known figure in the Indian IT industry, he was the Chairman of the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) in 2000 and he continues to be on the executive council of NASSCOM. He is also a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), a member of the managing committee of the Indian Merchants Chamber, and was the regional president, Western India Council, of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce from 2007 to 2009. In addition to chairing the Information Technology Committee (2001-2002), Nishar also served as a member of the national executive committee of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in 2000 and as a member of the steering committee of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). He has published several articles on information technology in leading Indian publications and has been a prominent speaker at conferences organized by Harvard Business School, NASSCOM, TiE, World Congress on Information Technology, the US Consulate, FICCI, and CII. Mr. Nishar is an FCA (Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) and has received his bachelor's degree in commerce and law from the University of Bombay. He has served as a Member of the Advisory Board at Infinity Venture.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Building Number 152, Millennium Business Park, A Block
  • TTC Industrial Area, Sector 3, Mahape
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra 400710
  • India
+91 022 0000 0000

Atul Nishar Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Acko 23-May-2017 Seed Round 0000 Multi-line Insurance Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000 000000 06-Mar-2017 00000 (00000 00.000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 0000 000000
0000000 16-Mar-2016 00000 00000 000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Nykaa 05-Oct-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Specialty Retail Profitable 0000 000000
Allygrow Technologies 11-Aug-2015 Early Stage VC 0000 Construction and Engineering Generating Revenue 0000 000000

Atul Nishar Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Allygrow Technologies 09-Jun-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00.000
00000 08-Nov-2021 000 00000
0000000 29-Jun-2020 000000000000000000

Atul Nishar Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Atul Nishar Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Atul Nishar Angel Investor 0 0 Mumbai, India