34th Meet the Investor series talk on “Case Studies & Insights from Investing in Startups” & Pitching clinic with Inflexor Ventures | 4 May 2022 | Time: 09:30 am | Hybrid mode

Venture Center is happy to announce its 34th Meet the Investor series talk on
“Case Studies & Insights from Investing in Startups”
by Inflexor Ventures
Followed by a pitching clinic to the Inflexor team
Organized by: NIDHI Center of Excellence @ Venture Center 
Supported by: Venture Center, DST-NSTEDB
When Wednesday, 04 May 2022 | Time: 09:30 via hybrid platform 
About the speakers: 
Venkat Vallabhaneni (Managing partner – Inflexor Ventures)

Venkat is currently a Managing Partner in Inflexor Technology Fund and IDFC Parampara Early Stage Opportunities Fund. A Serial Entrepreneur and technology evangelist with 25+ years of experience in technology and management, close to two decades of experience in the USA and 7+years in India. Venkat is an investor/ entrepreneur focused on incubating technology and engineering companies by providing the required capital and expertise. He specialises in investing with deep technology, IP driven companies. His previous investments prior to the funds include eVaidya.com acquired by Singapore/US based healthcare entity, Energy leader(Industrial Batteries Manufacturer) acquired by Enersys (ENS: NYSE) and Accurum, Inc. that was acquired by Kanbay.
Prior to this, Venkat was part of the senior management for Bank of America’s Global Delivery Centres. Prior to joining Bank Of America, Venkat was the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Accurum Inc. He was responsible for coordinating the company’s vision, executing the company’s strategy and growth through innovative solutions and client relations. He was instrumental in transforming the company to be a focused solutions provider in the CapitalMarkets segment. Accurum, Inc was acquired by Kanbay, Inc in March 2005.
He has worked with many start-up companies, where he gained significant knowledge of the intricacies of growing the technology business in the financial industry. Venkat holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Bachelors Degree from Manipal Institute of Technology.


Harsha Mundhada (Principal – Inflexor Ventures)

Harsha has been with the fund since its inception. As principal of the fund, Harsha is charged with a plethora of duties ranging from managing deal execution to portfolio management. Legally inclined, Harsha immerses herself into the nitty-gritty of the legal aspects of the fund and validates potential deals for the organisation.
Before joining Parampara, Harsha worked with the Big 4 companies in their Transaction and Advisory Departments, in various senior leadership roles. She was involved in executing financial due diligence and providing strategic advice.
Harsha is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.
Parmi Doshi (Senior Associate – Inflexor Ventures)
Parmi joined Inflexor in 2019. As an associate, Parmi plays a fundamental role in all the aspects of the fund. Right from sourcing deals to diligence to providing post-investment support to our portfolio companies. She enjoys working with numbers, leveraging her skills in finance and has a keen eye to detail. She also plays a critical role in managing Limited Partner relations and day-to-day functioning of the Fund. Before joining Inflexor, Parmi worked at PriceWaterhouseCoopers providing transaction advisory and compliance services to investment funds, including due diligence support and structuring investments. 
Parmi is a Chartered Accountant and is a CFA level 3 candidate.

Format of the event:
The event is FREE for participants 
Part 1 (talk): 09:30am | Open to all
Part 2 (pitching clinic): 10:30am – 12:00pm | Against invitation 

  • The talk will be conducted both in-person (Conference room, 900 NIP, Venture Center) and will also be streamed using Zoom video conferencing platform for remote participants
  • Only registered participants will be allowed to participate in the event 
  • Email invitations with links to participate at the event will be sent a day prior to the event
For event queries: 
Prateek Kumar (Asst. Manager – Incubation & Mentoring)

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