Our Team

Venkat S. Raju

Venture Partner

Serial Entrepreneur (3 exits – 2 in Silicon Valley and 1 in Bangalore). He is also a seasoned corporate executive (MD & VP level roles) at F500 corporations across the globe; such roles include MD & VP roles Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley & Merrill Lynch (NY); SVP Products at VerticalNet (SFO), Chief Architect at British […]

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Disha Khattar

Executive - Investor Relations

Disha is part of the Investor Relations team at YourNest. She is a graduate in Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis from Delhi University. She has handled numerous leadership positions during her graduation and is passionate about the start-up ecosystem. She is also an avid reader and an artist.

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Amit Rapotra

Senior Manager - Finance

Amit Rapotra is currently in charge for functions of Financial controller at YourNest. He handles all the compliances including taxation, regulatory, finance, budgeting, cash flows, AOPs, Projections etc. He also supports Portfolio team in exits, cross border transactions, restructuring and other financial matters. He has previously worked with KPMG and BDO in Risk Advisory & […]

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Mohit Hira

Marketing Strategy Advisor

Mohit Hira is a strategic marketing consultant with a background in advertising, marketing, media and digital transformation. He has worked across diverse industry domains as well as creative and content functions in India and abroad with the WPP Group, The Times of India Group, NIIT, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group and Newsweek. He is currently an independent […]

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Monika Pande

Manager - Deal Flow

An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad and a post-graduate from NDRI Karnal. Monika has over 20 years of rich and diverse experience in the field of marketing, advertising and entrepreneurship. After short stints in the corporate sector in marketing and advertising, she forayed into social entrepreneurship, setting up an organization to provide career guidance services to […]

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Nupur Garg

Listed among India’s top 100 Women in Finance (AIWMI 2019) and an independent director on the Board of SIDBI, Nupur Garg has global experience spanning private equity investing, operations and finance in leading global organisations like PwC, Discovery Networks and IFC – an arm of the World Bank Group. Former Regional Lead, South Asia for […]

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Nikhil Madan

As a hands-on business practitioner, Nikhil values big ideas, creative thinking and teamwork that turns ideas into action. And as a serial global entrepreneur turned investor, he is also a quick-thinking strategist who enjoys building and growing technology-based businesses. Based in Germany with extensive experience in European and other global markets, Nikhil’s forté lies in […]

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Vipul Arora

Principal – Portfolio & Investments

Currently in charge of Portfolio & Investments at YourNest, Vipul has been an integral member of the team since 2012. He has more than eight years’ experience in the startup eco-system and in Due Diligence, Financial Analysis, Equity Research, Valuation, Corporate Finance & Investment Banking. Before joining YourNest, he was with Aadhar Securities and Ernst […]

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Sanjay Kumar Jha

Executive Secretary

Sanjay has over two decades of experience as a senior management assistant with considerable exposure to IT, Designing and Publishing. Part of the inception team at YourNest, his responsibilities include IT, HR & Admin and he remains the ‘go-to’ man for all our colleagues, portfolio founders and key investors. Before joining YourNest, Sanjay worked for […]

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Akshat Bhatnagar

Investment Analyst

Akshat supports the Investor Relations Team at YourNest and is a graduate from Christ University, Bangalore. He has also recently become an ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Affiliate and is looking forward to attaining his membership there. He has a keen interest in Financial Analysis & Valuation.

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