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Ganapathy Subramanian


Mr Subramanian is the founder of StegaCapital (2009) that focuses on Advisory services to entrepreneurs and high growth companies. The clientele of StegaCapital includes companies across IT, mobile, services and education domains.

Mr Subramanian has rich experience of over 18 years in the entrepreneurial ecosystem as a VC and an entrepreneur. As a VC he has been primarily focussing on investments in young and high growth companies in services and products around technology in India and US-India Corridor. Mr Subramanian served on the Boards of several companies and has played an active role assisting those companies in business strategies, growth directions and strategic initiatives.

Mr Subramanian began his VC career at ICICI Venture in 1993 and has been involved in over 30 companies and 15 successful exits across several funds under management. Mr Subramanian played a key role in the Software Fund which was one of the successful funds during that period. In 2000, Mr Subramanian established JumpStartUp a VC firm, that raised US $ 45 million fund focussed on investments in early stage, information technology companies in India and US-India corridor. He led and managed several India based investments of the Fund. Most of the portfolio companies were sold to large listed companies while Meru Networks made a successful IPO in Nasdaq in 2010

In 2006, Mr Subramanian founded a mobile consumer services company, MyDuniya Networks, that provided mobile application platform supporting “Beyond Voice” applications. The company grew to 15 people and launched it services and was sold in 2008 following which he served as CEO of India Innovation Fund, where he helped fund raising efforts and negotiations with lead investors.

In his early career, he has held operational roles at Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Limited and Marico Industries Limited. Mr Subramanian graduated with Honours in Chemical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli and obtained an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur, India.