Gautam Ivatury Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Portfolio
  • 1

Gautam Ivatury General Information


Mr. Gautam Ivatury serves as Senior Advisor and Investment Committee Member at Encourage Capital. He has been at the forefront of expanding financial services in emerging markets. He has founded or led pioneering ventures in India and East Africa, overseen global innovation programs with combined budgets of over $30 million, advised VC and private equity funds, consulted to Fortune 500 players including Microsoft and Visa, and developed projects in 9 countries. his work on the impact, design, and regulation of mobile and branchless banking has also included advice to regulators in multiple countries. In 2002-2003, he was the first CFO at SKS Microfinance, one of India's largest micro-lenders and the first to IPO. After SKS, he established and ran the $26 million Gates Foundation-funded CGAP Technology Program for digital finance at the World Bank. As co-founder of Signal Point Partners, a mobile services advisory and incubation firm, he helped launch JipangeKusave - the first credit/savings product on M-Pesa and the precursor to M-Shwari. Today he is co-founder and Head of Product at ArthImpact (one of India's leading digital lenders) and is a Director and investor in multiple fintech startups. He has been a senior advisor to Accion Venture Lab, the MIX, and chairperson of the GSM Association's Mobile Money for the Unbanked Fund. He earned an MA in International Economics and a BA in International Studies from The Johns Hopkins University.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 156 5th Avenue
  • Suite 804
  • New York, NY 10010
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

Gautam Ivatury Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
000000000 16-Mar-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
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Gautam Ivatury Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Gautam Ivatury Angel Investor 0 New York, NY
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